Royal Baby Mania: the birth of a prince

If you think that royal baby mania is a new thing, think again. Seventy years ago this week, ahead of the birth of Prince Charles, the papers were filled with plenty of stories about his parents, their plans and a very regal pregnancy. As the then Princess Elizabeth prepared for the arrival of her first child, no morsel of information about her expected baby was too small to merit a mention. On…
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The Queen visits the City of London

The Queen has officially opened a major new building in the City of London. On November 7th, Her Majesty visited the new Schroders Headquarters to mark a fresh chapter in the history of the firm which has traded in London for over two centuries. The offices, which have…
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King of The Netherlands appointed a supernumerary Knight of the Garter

King Willem-Alexander has been appointed a supernumerary Knight of the Garter by Her Majesty The Queen today on the first day of the state visit. Embed from Getty Images Membership in the Order is limited and includes the Monarch, the Princes of Wales, no more than 24 companion members and various supernumerary members. Her Majesty The Queen is known as the Sovereign of the Garter, and only she…
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The Duchess of Sussex shares a special wedding day secret

We’re already too excited about the new documentary about the Queen set to air on ITV this week and now there’s even more reason to look forward to it. For we’ve just found out that the Duchess of Sussex will be answering one of the questions still being asked about her wedding outfit. In the programme, Meghan reveals just how she gave a nod to the tradition of brides wearing ‘something…
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The Queen attends Braemar Gathering with her children

The Queen attended the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering this weekend with her children, the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal. The Gathering, which has been held in its current form since 1832, took place at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park. The Queen…
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Princess Beatrice joins The Queen for church service near Balmoral

The Queen is currently enjoying her annual break at the Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire. And on Sunday her Granddaughter, Princess Beatrice, accompanied The Queen to a church service at Crathie Kirk. The Princess, who celebrated her 30th birthday just this week, wore all black for the service, while The Queen was seen in an elegant blue outfit with matching hat. Despite the wet weather, it would…
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