State & CeremonialThe Queen

60% say The Queen is the 'hardest working royal'

<![CDATA[Sixty percent of people believe that The Queen is the hardest working member of the Royal Family according to a recent poll conducted by Royal Central. The poll saw 1,002 people take part and 602 (60%) of those said Her Majesty was the hardest working Royal. Prince Charles came in second place with 12% of the votes and Prince William placed third with 9%. Prince Andrew received just…
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State & Ceremonial

The President of Singapore to make State Visit after invitation from The Queen

<![CDATA[Tony Tan Keng Yam, the President of Singapore, will make an official State Visit to the United Kingdom in October following an invitation from The Queen. During the visit, Tony Tan will be accompanied by his wife, Mrs Mary Tan, and the couple will stay in Buckingham Palace. This is the first State Visit to the United Kingdom by a President of the Republic of Singapore. The…
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State & CeremonialThe Wessexes

Prince Edward appointed Lord High Commissioner for 2014

<![CDATA[Prince Edward has been appointed ‘Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland’ for 2014, Royal Central has learnt. The appointment, though only active for one week (General Assembly week) in Scotland, will involve Prince Edward sitting in the assembly as The Queen’s representative, reporting back to Her Majesty what has been said during…
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State & Ceremonial

Royal Family set for series of overseas engagements

Members of the Royal Family including The Earl and Countess of Wessex, Duke and Duchess of Gloucester and the Princess Royal are set for several weeks of overseas engagements between them towards the end of January and into February as the Royal Family return from their festive break early next year. The Countess of Wessex will travel to France in early February. The Earl of Wessex is the first to…
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