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Is this the best royal wedding dress of all?

We’ve just had another royal silver wedding anniversary although the couple involved is so discreet, it’s perhaps not a surprise that it’s passed pretty much under the radar. Lady Sarah Chatto, niece of the Queen, celebrated twenty five years of marriage with husband, Daniel, on July 14th 2019. And that gives us a great excuse to take another look at her wedding dress. For this…
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The Duchess of Brabant joins her mother, Queen Mathilde in Kenya for Unicef

The 17-year-old Duchess of Brabant – heir to the Belgian throne – has joined her mother, Queen Mathilde in Kenya for Unicef in her first major mission abroad. Queen Mathilde has been the honorary president of Unicef Belgium for ten years. She previously visited Haiti in 2012, Ethiopia in 2015 and Laos in 2017. Kenya currently houses around 200,000 unaccompanied minor refugees. Queen…
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'Once more a supreme test has to be faced': George VI's words on D-Day

As D-Day took place, King George VI spoke to the people of Britain and the Empire it still retained. His speech was set to inspire, to comfort and to look to the future with determination as World War Two entered a new phase, one which he himself referred to as ‘a fight to win the final victory for the good cause’. As tens of thousands of troops prepared to battle to free Europe from…
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Kensington Palace gives sneak peek of Kate's 'Back to Nature’ Garden

Last night, Kensington Palace revealed a sneak peek at the Duchess of Cambridge’s ‘Back to Nature’ Garden at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show. In a series of tweets, the Palace revealed several images of the Duchess working on the garden and even swinging on the swing set which is “hanging below the garden’s centrepiece, a high platform tree…
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