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The Countess of Wessex supports survivors of sexual violence in Kosovo

The Countess of Wessex has been in Kosovo to learn more about how survivors of sexual violence have been supported following the conflict in 1998-1999. With the support of the Foreign Office and the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative from the UK government, Sophie met with survivors, families, charitable organisations and government bodies to learn more about how they are…
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The Countess of Wessex takes on a new patronage

The Countess of Wessex was announced as the new patron of the Love Musgrove charity following a visit to the Musgrove Park Hospital on Tuesday. Sophie was in Taunton to celebrate the opening of a new MRI suite after the hospital’s charities and the local community helped fundraise the £1 million required for it. She had previously visited the hospital in March 2018 during her time as the…
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King and Queen of Malaysia receive Earl of Wessex

The Earl of Wessex is visiting Malaysia this week and was greeted by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, the monarch of Malaysia, and his wife, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah. Edward, who is visiting Malaysia and Australia as part of a visit to promote the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, of which he is…
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A 'bridie' for Sophie: Forfar's new countess gets a traditional welcome

It’s been eaten by generations in Forfar and as she made her debut there as its countess, Sophie was more than willing to join in the fun. The Countess of Forfar tucked into a traditional bridie on her first visit to the area since receiving her new title and went on to give her lunch the royal seal of approval. A bridie is a meat pasty which has been made in the area for years. It’s…
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