The Duke of Edinburgh

Royal Marines to celebrate Prince Philip's birthday and their 350th anniversary

<![CDATA[The Royal Marines are set to commemorate their 350th anniversary of creation in June, and these celebrations are to coincide with The Duke of Edinburgh's 93rd birthday. Around 400 military personnel and musicians will perform together in the largest ever Royal Marines Beating Retreat. The Retreat is a military pageant of music, as well as a precision drill, and will be held on…
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The Cambridges

Prince William knights doctor who delivered Prince George

<![CDATA[Prince William had knighted Sir Marcus Setchell, the doctor who delivered Prince George, today at an investiture at Buckingham Palace. The now retired doctor received his insignia as a Knight Commander of the Victorian Order on Tuesday afternoon. Sir Marcus helped deliver Prince George in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in July last year. At the time of his birth, George…
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The Queen

Jubilee singer Katherine Jenkins presented with OBE

<![CDATA[Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, a favourite of Her Majesty's, who was awarded an OBE earlier this year, was presented with her OBE by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace today. The 33-year-old received the OBE in The New Year’s Honours list for 2014 for her services to music and charitable services. However, this is not the first award for the popular singer.
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The Wessexes

Family photo released to mark Prince Edward's 50th birthday

<![CDATA[A family photo of the Earl and Countess of Wessex with their two children Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn has been released by Buckingham Palace today to mark the Earl's 50th birthday. The photograph was taken by Millie Pilkington (the same photographer who took the personal photographs of the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011) in the dining room at…
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