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The youngest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II turns 16 at the end of a year when he got a new title

The youngest grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip is turning 16. James, Earl of Wessex is celebrating his big day privately and his birthday comes at the end of a year that saw him change title. Formerly known as Viscount Severn, the Earl of Wessex was born on 17 December 2007 at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey to Prince Edward and Sophie, now Duke and Duchess of…
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The Duchess of Edinburgh visits Colombia in focus on women's rights

The Duchess of Edinburgh has visited women’s organisations in Colombia as she begins a visit to the country to support those impacted by armed conflict. Her Royal Highness arrived in Bogota on November 28th 2023 where her first engagement was an audience with the Vice President of Colombia, Francia Marquez. One of the main focuses of the visit is support for women who have survived…
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The Duchess of Edinburgh speaks out on eye health on World Sight Day

The Duchess of Edinburgh released a video message marking World Sight Day, calling for the elimination of trachoma and praising the work that has been done globally to help eliminate the condition in 17 countries around the world. In a video from Ethiopia, Sophie said: “World Sight Day reminds us all how important eye health is and how sometimes we can take this important sense for granted.
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Cookery classes for the Duke of Edinburgh on a day in Brighton

The Duke of Edinburgh visited Brighton and Hove on Wednesday to meet with young adults working on their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Awards.  Photo by Dan Homer, DofE Prince Edward first visited Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College to meet with Duke of Edinburgh Scheme participants and try his hand at baking. He helped students bake pastries to donate to two local food charities while…
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