British RoyalsPrince Charles and CamillaThe CambridgesThe Sussexes

The Royal Family's 2017 finances are released

Clarence House has released its annual accounts which reveal that funding for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex, including capital expenditure and transfer to reserves, has grown by forty per cent in a year which saw both a royal baby and a royal wedding. The increased expenditure on the activities of the Cambridges and Sussexes is accounted for under “Other Costs” on…
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NorwayThe Cambridges

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Oslo - Day 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today have completed their visit to the Norwegian capital, Oslo. The visit to Norway occurred after the Duke and Duchess spent two days in Stockholm. The British royals arrived yesterday morning at Oslo Airport where they were received by Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. On the first day of their visit, the royals, among other things, had the…
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British RoyalsPalaces & Buildings

Increase in crimes around the royal palaces since the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

In a new report released by the Metropolitan Police in response to a freedom of information request, statistics reveal that crimes around Buckingham and Kensington Palaces have more than tripled since the royal wedding in 2011. In 2011 just 13 crimes took place within palace grounds and also just outside but the number jumped to 41 in 2016. Scotland Yard has confirmed that: “The vast majority of…
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British Royals

2016 - A Look Back at the Royal Year

Let’s take a look back at the royal year of 2016. The Queen celebrated another milestone year, when on 21 April, she turned 90-years-old. On that day, 1,000 beacons were lit across the United Kingdom, including one at Windsor lit by Her Majesty. Her eldest son and heir, Prince Charles, spoke before she lit the beacon, saying, “But this, ladies and gentleman, is a very special occasion and this…
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