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European royals out in force for London society wedding

Before embarking on their current visit to Germany, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were in London on Saturday, 4 February with their daughters to attend the wedding of Greek socialite Marianna Goulandris to shipping heir Filippos Lemos. Queen Máxima is close to the bride, Mariana, and has many pieces by the talented jewellery designer who launched her first collection in 2015. The lavish…
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BREAKING NEWS: Prince Andrew releases unprecedented statement denying rift between himself and Charles

The Duke of York has released an unprecedented statement categorically denying media reports that he is in the midst of a bitter dispute with his brother, Prince Charles, over the future roles of Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. The statement in full: “Over the past few weeks a number of stories have been run in various newspapers that have no basis of fact and the most recent, relating to…
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Who is Princess Beatrice of York?

Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York was born on 8 August 1988, as the first child of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and his wife, Sarah, Duchess of York. Beatrice has a younger sister, Eugenie, who was born in 1990. Princess Beatrice was named after Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, and her middle names come from her grandmothers. After Princess Charlotte of Cambridge’s birth in 2015, she…
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Queen attends her 71st Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph with her family

The Queen has led tributes to the British and Commonwealth war dead this weekend at the Remembrance Sunday service in central London. Thousands of people gathered at the Cenotaph for a two-minute silence at 11 o’clock to honour those killed in wars and conflicts past and…
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Why can Princess Alexandra undertake engagements but Beatrice & Eugenie can't?

As Royal Central has been reporting in recent days, tensions have been emerging between the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York over the question of whether Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie should become full-time working royals. While Prince Andrew is pushing for his daughters to gain more recognition and not be overshadowed by their cousins, Princes William and Harry, the Prince of Wales has…
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