Palaces & BuildingsThe Queen

'Controlled explosion' behind Buckingham Palace

On Thursday night, a suspicious vehicle was spotted behind Buckingham Palace around 9 pm. Found on a routine patrol, the vehicle caused Hyde Park Corner to be shut as a “controlled explosion” took place. A spokesperson for MET told the Express: “Shortly before 9 pm, officers on routine patrol reported a suspicious vehicle parked near Hyde Park Corner. “Officers remain in…
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A look at the top five royal residences

The British Monarchy has acquired residences across Great Britain through the centuries and moulded them to their own preferences. We look at the top five royal residences, how they were acquired, how they have changed over the centuries and the use that Queen Elizabeth II…
Palaces & Buildings

Staff at Buckingham Palace summoned for second important meeting this afternoon

Staff at Buckingham Palace have been recalled for a meeting this afternoon – the second meeting of importance today. According to the Daily Star Online, staff have been summoned to a meeting where an announcement of some nature will be made. A staff gathering also took place this morning regarding The Queen as she plans to spend more time at Windsor Castle as opposed to Buckingham Palace. It…
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Palaces & BuildingsSaudi Arabia

Saudi Royal Palace comes under attack - two guards are confirmed dead

A gunman has opened fire outside the Al-Salam Palace on Saturday, killing two members of the Saudi Royal Guard. According to Saudi Arabian media, a security spokesman for the Interior Ministry confirmed that an attacker opened fire upon the royal palace after exiting a vehicle. Two royal guards have been shot dead and three others were injured. SPA reports that the gunman was shot dead. The…
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Woman arrested following incident at Prince George's new school

Scotland Yard says that a 40-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary at Prince George’s new school. The woman was arrested at 14:15hrs on Wednesday, 13 September relating to an incident that occurred at Thomas’s Battersea School the day previously when an individual gained access to its premises. In a statement issued, the Metropolitan Police say that the woman…
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