The Yorks

Buckingham Palace responds to Prince Andrew 'groping' allegation

Buckingham Palace has responded to news that the Duke of York has been named in newly released US court papers which allege he groped a woman at a party hosted by Jeffrey Epstein. The accusation was revealed by a judge on Friday after the allegation was contained in documents from a 2015 defamation case. Buckingham Palace said that these court documents relate to US proceedings “to…
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The Cambridges

Princess Charlotte greets well-wishers in her own unique way

How do members of The Royal Family greet well-wishers? A handshake comes to mind, or a friendly wave to a waiting crowd, and of course there is sticking out one’s tongue. This was how four-year-old Princess Charlotte greeted the hundreds of people who had gathered on the Isle of Wight on Thursday in order to get a glimpse of the Cambridge family. In a image snapped by a…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the King's Cup

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived on the Isle of Wight to compete in the King’s Cup. The King’s Cup was moved forward one day due to forecasts of heavy rain, thunder and lightning and winds of up to 50 miles an hour. In a statement, Kensington Palace said ”Due to adverse weather conditions forecasted for Friday in Cowes, The King’s Cup hosted by The Duke and…
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Royal Relations: how Elizabeth II is linked to King Willem-Alexander

Her Majesty The Queen is related to many of Europe’s sovereigns, not in the least because of Queen Victoria’s matchmaking but also because of another woman, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Princess Carolina was born on28 February 1743 as the daughter of William IV, Prince of Orange and Anne, Princess Royal, the daughter of King George II and Caroline of Ansbach, after whom…
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