British RoyalsInsightInterviewsThe Kents

Photographing Royalty: Rory Lewis on Edward, Duke of Kent

For centuries, the royal story has been told through portraits. From the carefully worked likenesses in the earliest manuscripts to the famous paintings that created the concept of king and queen through to the modern age when image is caught on camera, the regal tale relies heavily on visuals. In recent weeks, a new portrait of the Duke of Kent has been taken. It’s the work of top photographer…
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Japan

In Pictures: Emperor Akihito's reign

Emperor Akihito took the throne upon the death of his father, Emperor Shōwa, on 7 January 1989. Of course, Emperor Akihito’s reign comes to an end today with his abdication in favour of his elder son, Crown Prince Naruhito who will ascend the throne…
European RoyalsThe Netherlands

"An amazing party!" - See all the best photos of King's Day 2019

It was as if it was meant to be, the rain in Amersfoort stopped just long enough to allow the Dutch Royal Family to meet everyone along the route. Afterwards, King Willem-Alexander said, “We, and the sun, have had an amazing party! I would like to come back, and often too!” King Willem-Alexander celebrated in his 52nd birthday today. The visit began with a performance by artist Wudstik…
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FeaturesHistoryInsight

Your chance to visit Frogmore House, Windsor

Frogmore House, royal residence and regal wedding venue of choice for the Windsors, is throwing open its doors to visitors. The famous building at Windsor will be open for three charity days at the end of May this year. The visits are part of the annual charity garden open days. This year they fall on May 28th, 29th and 30th and support three different organisations – the National Garden…
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International royals

Princess Lalla Salma photographed for the first time in over a year in Morocco

For over a year, it has been a mystery as to the whereabouts of Princess Lalla Salma after her rumoured divorce from King Mohammed VI last year. It’s a subject the Moroccan media does not dare to touch, and the Moroccan Royal Court has never confirmed or denied that the couple have gone their separate ways. Embed from Getty Images However, after the Spanish state visit to the country and…
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