British Royals

The Queen and her heirs pose for portrait marking the new decade

The Queen and the three princes who will in turn inherit the Crown have been caught on camera in a new portrait to mark the start of the 2020s. And in the background of this historic image is the throne that links the destinies of all four. The photo was taken by Ranald Mackechnie on December 18th when the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George joined the Queen to make…
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The Consorts of 2020: Europe

To be a consort is an interesting role in this new century. On paper, they are the support act, the person walking two steps behind. But in a media driven world, where royal watching places an emphasis on style, they can often be the star of the show. In 2020, the consorts…
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The royal memories that made a decade

As the Royal 2010s come to an end, the team at Royal Central are looking back at the highlights of the decade just gone. Brittani Barger, Moniek Bloks and Lydia Starbuck are joined by Laura Faurot, Oskar Aanmoen, Sydney Zatz, Jess Ilse and Kristin Contino as they try to pick their standout moments of the royal years just gone. We’d love to hear from you, too. Share your favourite memory…
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The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s big announcement revealed

The Duke of Cambridge has announced today a new environmental initiative, the Earthshot Prize, “an ambitious set of challenges initiating global, cross-sector action that will repair the planet,” according to Kensington Palace. Kensington Palace said that William is “kick-starting 2020 with a new drive to dispel the current pessimism around the environment, and replace it with…
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The Royal 2010s: the Diamond Queen

The last decade has given the Windsor’s many happy reasons to celebrate, and the world has joined in on the fun as glamorous weddings were held and babies warmly welcomed. But undoubtedly, the biggest celebration was held for The Queen, herself. February 6, 2012, saw…
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The Royal 2010s: the most historic moment of all

In a decade packed with royal moments to remember, this was the one that will linger. On September 9th 2015, Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history. It was a milestone in some ways beyond her control but as she reached it, tributes poured in from around the world, celebrating her service and her success throughout her long reign. Here, Royal Central looks back at the…
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