State & Ceremonial

The Queen is looking for a new Lord Lyon - could you do it?

The office of Lord Lyon King of Arms in Scotland is to fall vacant in December when the present office holder, Mr David Sellar steps down after 5 years of service. The Lord Lyon King of Arms is Scotland’s ‘chief of heraldry’ and also in charge of state ceremonial events in Scotland. Applications, which are being accepted publicly for the office, close on 31st October. Under the…
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State & Ceremonial

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set up court in grand style at Kensington Palace

Having just recently moved into their newly renovated quarters at Kensington Palace, the future King and Queen of England, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are bringing back the splendor of the glory days as they prepare to open court in a series of grandiose gala dinners to benefit their philanthropic pursuits. photo credit: usembassylondon via photopin cc The Palace’s Georgian state…
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State & Ceremonial

Zimbabwe's Mugabe 'threatens' The Queen over sanctions

Robert Mugabe, the dictator of Zimbabwe, wants The Queen to help get sanctions against his country lifted and has threatened that if she refuses, he will strip British businesses of their assets in Zimbabwe. The 89 year old dictator has threatened to sell British owned firms to Chinese rivals. The Mail on Sunday were passed secret documents that exposed Mugabe’s campaign of blackmail and…
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State & Ceremonial

Terrorists force David Cameron to cut short his stay at Balmoral

It may be David Cameron’s time to stay at Balmoral, but he wasn’t there long enough to enjoy The Queen’s full hospitality always extended to the Prime Minister of the day and their family in September. The Queen is currently at Balmoral where the Prime Minister and his family were invited to stay. On Saturday, the Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi was attacked by terrorists possibly…
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