British RoyalsHistory

Restored Brighton pavilion saloon belonging to George IV is unveiled

It may have taken three years of hard graft, but finally, George IV’s 1823 room has been reformed to its former shining glory. The room was initially created at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton when George IV was crowned King, following his years as the Prince of Wales. The saloon displays an array of gorgeous crimson and gold silks along with silver walls, palm trees, gold dragons and…
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Thailand

Thai cabinet approves new royal anthem

The Thai cabinet has given its approval to the royal anthem “Sadudee Jom Racaha,” the Prime Minster’s Office has recently announced. Written for His Majesty KingMaha Vajiralongkorn, the song is to be played at state or royal ceremonies and also at events organised…
International royals

Dubai princess goes missing after posting a haunting video online

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa and her friend have disappeared in mysterious circumstances off the coast of Goa. The 33-year-old royal from Dubai had previously instructed her lawyer to circulate a chilling video, which sees the princess talk directly to the camera, should her death or disappearance occur. Latifa is reported to have gone missing alongside an American known as Herve Jaubert and has…
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The Queen

Queen gives Mappin & Webb royal seal of approval

Mappin & Webb has long been associated with timeless elegance and beautiful craftsmanship. In 1775, at the age of 18, Jonathan Mappin started a small cutlery workshop in Sheffield. Within a year the first Mappin hallmark was recorded at the assay office and in 1780 Jonathan Mappin was given the Freedom of the Cutlers Company. Mappin & Webb on Regent Street in London (2011) Jonathan…
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