State & Ceremonial

Australia's Governor-General swears in monarchist Prime Minister

At a ceremony at Government House in Australia’s Capital City Canberra, on the 18th of september, the Governor-General of Australia, Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO made Anthony ‘Tony’ Abbott the 28th Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia. Mr Abbott, a British born politician and Rhodes Scholar, took the top job from former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in a…
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State & Ceremonial

Reactions to the Duchess of Cambridge's labour

With the news that the Duchess of Cambridge went into labour in the early hours of this morning, reaction from across the globe is already coming in. Much more reaction will be given in the coming days. The Duchess of Cambridge went into labour in the early hours of this morning. Prime Minister David Cameron said the Royal Baby is a “very exciting occasion and the whole country are hoping…
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State & CeremonialThe Netherlands

Future Dutch King Speaks Of A Will To Serve His People

Prince Willem-Alexander, in an interview with Dutch TV has spoken about his desire to serve his people and has even spoken about being happy to work with the government in reducing his constitutional powers to that of a purely ceremonial Monarch. He and his wife, Princess Maxima, are due to accede to the Dutch throne at the end of the month on ‘Queen’s Day’ when…
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State & Ceremonial

Succession To The Crown Bill, Report Stage

[box type=”info” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Today, the Succession To The Crown Bill is being debated at report stage in the House of Lords. We’re expecting big things today in terms of amendments. Lots were mentioned and promised last time including clearing up the Duchy of Cornwall titles and further discussion about other titles and styles. Follow all…
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