State & Ceremonial

Captain Tom Moore receives a knighthood from The Queen after raising £33m for the NHS

Captain Tom Moore has received a knighthood from The Queen after raising almost £33,000,000 for NHS Charities Together. 100-year-old Captain Tom, who was recently promoted to honorary Colonel by the Monarch, is “overwhelmed” at the news. Prime Minister Boris Johnson nominated the war veteran for the honour in a special request. Captain Tom raised money for the UK’s National Health…
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British RoyalsFeaturesHistoryRoyal WeddingsThe Sussexes

Happy 2nd wedding anniversary to Harry & Meghan - take a look back at their special day

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are celebrating their second wedding anniversary. Harry and Meghan married on 19 May 2018 at St George’s Chapel, Windsor. As the couple mark this milestone, Royal Central rewinds to their royal wedding. Engagement On 27 November 2017, Clarence House announced that Prince Harry would marry Meghan Markle in the spring of 2018. Meghan was given a bespoke…
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InterestsSweden

May Jewels: Sweden's rare emeralds

Sweden’s emerald collection may be few, but they make up for it in their beauty. From older pieces to the newest tiara, we take a look at Sweden’s rare emeralds. There are a large emerald necklace and two brooches that are seen on the Swedish royal ladies that…
CoronavirusHistoryHistoryPalaces & BuildingsSweden

Taking a look at Stenhammar Palace – the Swedish Royal Family's 'Corona Palace'

Since the outbreak of coronavirus, many royal families have had to live their lives quite differently. The same applies to the Swedish Royal Family. King Carl Gustav and Queen Silvia decided to temporarily move from Stockholm Palace to the smaller Stenhammar’s Palace. Let us take a look at this rather unknown Swedish castle which is now the Swedish royal family “corona&#8221…
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HistoryHistory

May Jewels: Queen Mary's Deal with a Duchess

The Grand Duchess Vladimir Tiara is one of the most impressive pieces in The Queen’s tiara collection. It is one of her favourite tiaras and is frequently worn for different events. It is notable, not only for its sheer size and brilliance but for the fact that it can be worn with either 15 pearls or 15 emeralds hanging from the diamond circles. But how did it end up in the British Royal…
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