Palaces & BuildingsState & Ceremonial

VIDEO: The Queen's Guards perform Bohemian Rhapsody outside Buckingham Palace

The Queen’s Guards have performed a special rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody outside of Buckingham Palace. The Band of the Grenadier Guards played the Queen melody on Monday to the delight of onlookers. Bohemian Rhapsody at Buckingham Palace today 🎶🎺 So cool!pic.twitter.com/ULB6trWVHX — M ♡ (@gua_x2) January 7, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Just hours earlier…
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State & Ceremonial

The Queen honours her Director of Communications as she leaves her role

The Queen has honoured her Director of Royal Communications who leaves her role this week at Buckingham Palace for pastures new. Sally Osman was received in audience by the monarch on Tuesday where she was invested with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order. Ms Osman spent four years as Director of Royal Communications where she oversaw the running of the press offices for…
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State & Ceremonial

MPs force a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May

British Members of Parliament have triggered a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Theresa May following a backlash against her proposed Brexit deal. 48 Conservative MPs have declared that they have no confidence in Mrs May meaning she will now face a vote of no confidence. The vote will take place this evening with the result being declared by the end of the day. The PM has said that…
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State & Ceremonial

Four people are arrested following the theft of the Portland Tiara

Four people have been arrested following the theft of a diamond tiara from the Welbeck Estate in Nottinghamshire. The Portland Tiara, part of a jewellery collection at the Welbeck Estate, was worn by the Duchess of Portland to Edward VII’s coronation in 1902. It was taken along with a diamond brooch on 20 November. Three men, 46, 38 and 33, and a 30-year-old woman have been arrested on…
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