Palaces & Buildings

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Buckingham Palace turned into movie set for Mary Poppins

The Mall leading up to Buckingham Palace was closed off on Saturday as Disney filmed scenes for the new Mary Poppins film in Central London. People flooded to social media to express their concern after they spotted camera crews, expensive lighting and cranes outside of The Queen’s London residence. The film crew were tight-lipped about what they were filming, however, the flying bicycles…
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Palaces & BuildingsThe CambridgesThe Sussexes

Kensington Palace is getting a basement expansion

With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge packing up from their Anmer Hall home to relocate their main base to London, Kensington Palace is starting to become a tad squishy. Currently home to Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, the Duke and Duchess of Kent, the Cambridges along with Prince Harry who lives in Nottingham Cottage and Princess Eugenie and her…
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Palaces & BuildingsThe Yorks

Former royal residence demolished

When Prince Andrew, Duke of York, married Sarah Ferguson in 1986, The Queen gifted them with a £15 million 12-bedroom mansion she had built for them. Their marriage only lasted ten years; now after two years of demolition, their love nest and former home has been torn down…
Palaces & BuildingsThe Queen

The Queen likely to host Donald Trump at Balmoral to avoid large protests

Despite a record number of Britons signing a petition to avoid having The Queen meet with Donald Trump while on his State Visit, it seems all is a go. However, the mass amounts of protests to his visit have raised substantial problems and to help minimise those, it is likely that Queen Elizabeth will host the President at her private estate in Scotland. Alex Salmond, the former first minister of…
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Palaces & Buildings

Buckingham Palace ramps up security after Berlin attack

Only hours after the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov was shot dead on live television, a lorry crashed into crowds at a Berlin Christmas market killing 12 and injuring another 48. In light of the attack, which Islamic State has claimed responsibility for, London’s Metropolitan Police announced road closures would be in effect as of Wednesday in front of Buckingham Palace to…
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