The French government intervenes in planned sale of historic royal items

The monarchy in France has been confined to the history books for many years now but that hasn’t stopped the country’s government intervening to stop artefacts linked to its royal past being auctioned and possibly ending up overseas. The French Culture Minister has ensured that three items due to be sold by descendants of the former ruling house of France can’t now go under the hammer…
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The Cambridges

The Duke of Cambridge ends his paternity leave

The Duke of Cambridge is heading back to work today after a four-week paternity leave following the birth of his second child. Prince William is resuming his work with the East Anglian Air Ambulance where he is in the final stages of training as one of their pilots. The Duke of Cambridge took unpaid leave from his job as a pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance ahead of the birth of Princess…
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Queen Victoria to be the subject of a major new ITV drama

A new TV drama based on the life of Queen Victoria will begin filming in September If you were looking for a perfect television character to star in a new eight part Sunday night drama then the ruler of an empire and a woman who had such a large family that she ended up as the ancestor of just about every other reigning house in Europe would be pretty irresistible. So it’s no surprise that…
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The Wessexes

The Countess of Wessex marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands

The war ended for them twenty-four hours later than it did in London and ever since have kept May 9th as a very special day. As the people of the Channel Islands marked seventy years since they were freed from Nazi occupation, The Countess of Wessex visited the two largest Channel Islands to represent The Queen at events marking the 70th anniversary. The Countess of Wessex during her visit to…
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