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Squatters Pose Risk to Buckingham Palace Security

Across the street from Buckingham Palace, a rather unusual embassy has been established through less than official and legal means. Dubbed by its occupants as ‘the Rogue Embassy’, the seven-storey property on the very fashionable Grosvenor Gardens. has been taken over by a band of squatters as an act of political activism. Hanging numerous banners from the windows of their new…
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Palaces & Buildings

You can now say "I do" at Kensington Palace

Many young brides dream of looking like a princess on their wedding day, but it is also possible to get married at a palace. Kensington Palace is licenced for weddings and some can form some of the eighty public functions it can hold during the year. The suggested place for the nuptials is the Orangery, built for Queen Anne to protect her orange trees during the winter, it was also used for many…
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Palaces & BuildingsSweden

You can ring in the new year at Stockholm Palace

It is said that what you do in the first hour of the New Year will be what you do for most of the year. Next year could finally see your royal dreams coming true, as the Royal Palace in Stockholm is giving you the chance to ring in 2017 like royalty, with a big New Year’s Eve Concert in the Royal Chapel. “On the last day of the year, we welcome you to the Royal Chapel at the Royal…
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Palaces & Buildings

You may not ever live in Buckingham Palace, but this is a close second

If you have given up your hopes of spending a night or two at Buckingham Palace, there is no reason to despair. You can now own something not too dissimilar. Hinwick House; the 300-year-old house that is modeled on the Queen’s official residence is now up for sale at £14,500,000 only. It is a snatch considering that the owners’ justification for selling is because the house is too far…
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