Palaces & Buildings

Why the Prime Minister typically meets Her Majesty at Balmoral

Throughout her 70 years on the throne, Her Majesty The Queen has appointed more than a dozen prime ministers. Typically, those ceremonies take place at Buckingham Palace. Instead, Prime Minister Liz Truss was appointed at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where The Queen is spending the summer. Truss will be the 15th head of government since The Queen took the throne in 1952. Although, she is…
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HistoryQueen Elizabeth II

Back to School with The Queen

The Queen has broken many records in her lifetime but one less known is that she and her sister, Princess Margaret, were the last to be educated by private tutors from home. Up to the age of seven, Princess Elizabeth was educated by her mother in reading and…
Palaces & Buildings

As the Cambridge family move out, take a look at the history of Kensington Palace

The Royal Household officially has confirmed that the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge and their three children are moving out of Kensington Palace for a cottage in Windsor. Kensington Palace has been home to many royals throughout history. In this article Royal Central takes a look at the property which is rich in royal history. Where is it located? Kensington Palace is still the capital…
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Palaces & BuildingsThailand

A look at the Grand Palace in Bangkok

Standing in the heart of Bangkok, the Grand Palace is one of the most popular attractions in the capital. It has been the official residence of the Kings of Thailand since the 1700s and covers 2,351,000 square feet. As soon as the palace comes into sight, its opulence is apparent. Real gold decorates the many buildings that include the temple for the Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace is…
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State & Ceremonial

The party's over - The Queen stands by to appoint the 15th Prime Minister of her reign

The party may soon be over for Boris Johnson following a series of high profile ministerial resignations which threaten the collapse of the government. Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer and Sajid Javid, the Health Secretary, both resigned on Tuesday evening, citing no confidence in the Prime Minister. Mr Sunak, one of the UK’s most senior politicians and a close ally of Mr…
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