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Charles and Camilla: Visit to Portugal

  April 1, 2011 at 6:34 am by

On the 14th March, it was announced that the royal couple would visit Portugal, Spain and Morrocco from the 28th March until the 6th April. Portugal was first on the list, and the couple were greeted by the Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva and his wife Maria Cavaco Silva today. It was a rainy start to the trip but hopefully the beautiful Portuguese weather will start to shine through soon. … Continue reading

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Final Month – Countdown to William & Kate’s Big Day

  April 1, 2011 at 2:32 am by

The month leading up to any bride’s wedding is always a stressful time, with many details still requiring finalisation. Royal bride-to-be Catherine Middleton will be no different – although she has dozens of courtiers to assist her, and one of her last-minute checks will be to ensure that the heirloom tiara she will wear is ready to go. Over the past few weeks, the British Royal Court has been slowly … Continue reading

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Little Savannah Makes Public Debut

  March 27, 2011 at 7:40 am by

She’s the youngest member of the British Royal Family, but yet three-month-old Savannah Phillips has already enjoyed one of the family’s most favoured past times – horses. Snug in her three-wheeler pram, Savannah attended the Gatcome Horse Trials at Gatcome Park, Gloucestershire yesterday with her mother, Autumn Phillips. The baby’s aunt, Zara Phillips, competed in the event. Princess Anne, Vice-Admiral Timothy Laurence and Captain Mark Phillips – Savannah’s grandparents – … Continue reading

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Prince William & Catherine Middleton in Coach to Buckingham Palace

  March 22, 2011 at 6:00 pm by

The British Royal Court has announced  what transportation will be used at the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton to take the main players back to Buckingham Palace. The wedding is to take place on April 29, 2011. From the official statement released by the British Royal Court: “At the end of their wedding service at Westminster Abbey, Prince William and Miss Middleton will travel in … Continue reading

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Kate Does It Again!

  March 18, 2011 at 2:32 am by

Prince William’s fiance has done it again, by wearing a coat that later sold out online in almost every size within hours, according to Burberry. While visiting Belfast, Northern Ireland on March 8, 2011 with Prince William, Kate wore a double-breasted beige lightweight wool coat with the frilled hem which was by Burberry. She had buttoned the coat up to the top and the belt looped. In January, Kate wore … Continue reading

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Prince William attends Christchurch Earthquake Memorial

  March 18, 2011 at 1:12 am by

Earlier today, Prince William attended a national memorial service in the earthquake-ravaged city of Christchurch, New Zealand. He was joined by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr John Key, as well as dignitaries from neighbouring Australia. The packed service took place at Hagley Park, which just a few weeks ago was the site of medical treatment tents following the February 22nd earthquake. The Prince was given a traditional Maori … Continue reading

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Royal Courts Release Wedding Websites

  March 17, 2011 at 2:17 pm by

A few weeks ago, both the British Royal Court and the Princely Court of Monaco released websites dedicated to the weddings of respectively Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and Prince Albert II and Charlene Wittstock. Prince William and Catherine Middleton will marry on April 29, there wedding website can be found HERE while Prince Albert and Charlene Wittstock will marry on July 1 & 2. Their wedding website can be … Continue reading

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The Prince William & Miss Catherine Middleton Charitable Gift Fund

  March 16, 2011 at 1:45 pm by

HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton have created a charitable gift fund to help celebrate their wedding. The fund will focus on assisting charities which support the five causes chosen by the couple, namely “Changing lives through Arts an Sport“, “Support for Services personnel and their families“, “Children fulfilling their potential“, “Help and Care at home“, and “Conservations for future generations“. More information about the causes can … Continue reading

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Musicians for the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

  March 16, 2011 at 1:41 pm by

The British Royal Court has confirmed the musicians for the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton. The wedding is to take place on April 29, 2011. From the official statement released by the British Royal Court: “Two choirs, one orchestra and two fanfare teams will perform the music at the Wedding Service of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton at Westminster Abbey on April 29th. These … Continue reading

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William and Catherine Visit Belfast

  March 9, 2011 at 4:34 am by

A super-secret visit to Northern Ireland yesterday, March 8th, by Prince William and his fiancé, Catherine Middleton, was kept so hush-hush that organisers only confirmed the visit after the couple had arrived in Belfast. The couple were greeted by Belfast’s Lord Mayor, Pat Convery, and the Lord Lieutenant, Dame Mary Peters, as they disembarked their plane at an airport east of Belfast. Prince William and Miss Middleton’s first stop was … Continue reading

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Royal Biopic Wins Film’s Highest Honour

  March 1, 2011 at 2:48 am by

A film about the stutter of Britain’s King George VI has taken out Hollywood’s most coveted award – the Best Picture Academy Award. The King’s Speech, directed by Brit Tom Hooper, was the odds-on favourite to take home the award, and left the Kodak Theatre the major winner of the night; also winning Best Director for Tom Hooper, Best Actor for Colin Firth (in his role as King George VI) … Continue reading

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Catherine’s Official Royal Engagement Debut

  February 28, 2011 at 8:59 am by

Ms Catherine Middleton has undertaken her first official royal engagement, during a visit to Wales with fiancé, Prince William; followed by a visit to Scotland. The first engagement took place on Thursday February 24th, when the duo were in Anglesey, Wales for the dedication of the Welsh Trearddur Bay Lifeboat Station’s newest lifeboat, the ‘Hereford Endeavour’. Around 2,000 locals turned up in the town which Prince William and Ms Middleton … Continue reading

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Queen ‘Utterly Shocked’ by New Zealand Earthquake

  February 23, 2011 at 6:42 am by

HM Queen Elizabeth II has released a statement in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake which shook Christchurch, New Zealand yesterday, February 22nd. “I have been utterly shocked by the news of another earthquake in Christchurch. Please convey my deep sympathy to the families and friends of those who have been killed; my thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this dreadful event. My thoughts are also … Continue reading

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Lady Ella Starts Studies at Oxford

  February 21, 2011 at 1:56 pm by

Lady Gabriella, who will turn 30 this April, graduated from Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, in May 2004 with a BA degree in Comporative Literature. Since then, Ella Windsor, as she is professionally known, had worked as a journalist (she has written for Hola!, The Spectator, The Mail on Sunday and other publications). “She graduated six years ago, so it is quite a thing to go back”, The Telegraph quotes … Continue reading

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Invitations to William and Catherine’s Wedding Have Been Sent

  February 20, 2011 at 6:39 am by

The invitations to the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011, in the Westminster Abbey, have been sent. They were sent last Wednesday and Thursday, February 16 and 16, 2011. The press release read as follows: Wedding invitations – The wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton 19th February 2011 Invitations to the wedding of Prince William and Miss … Continue reading

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150th Anniversary of Helena, Duchess of Albany’s Birth

  February 17, 2011 at 12:00 am by

February 17th marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversay of Helena, Duchess of Albany’s birth. Born Helena Frederica Augusta in 1861 in the capital of Waldeck, Arolsen; Princess Helena was the fifth child and daughter of the reigning Prince of Waldeck-Pyrmont, George Victor, and his wife, Princess Helena (nee, Princess of Nassau). The Princess had seven siblings, six from her parents’ marriage and one from her father’s second marriage to … Continue reading

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British Royal January and February Events

  February 15, 2011 at 6:45 pm by

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh Current Events; January 9th; The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh attended a Sunday church service at St Mary Magdalene church on the royal estate at Sandringham in Norfolk. January 16th; Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip attended a church service at Hillington Parish Church, Norfolk, Britain. January 20th; Queen Elizabeth has made her annual visit to The Sandringham Women’s Institute, at West Newton … Continue reading

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Clarence House Releases Names of Royal Bridal Party

  February 14, 2011 at 8:59 am by

Clarence House has issued a press release, announcing the names of the bridal party which will accompany Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton at their upcoming wedding. The bride and groom have chosen their respective younger siblings to be their main supporters – Prince William asked his brother, Prince Harry, to be his best man; while Miss Middleton asked her sister, Philippa, to be her maid of honour. There will … Continue reading

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Queen and Prince Charles Contribute to Flood Relief Appeal

  January 14, 2011 at 11:37 pm by

Buckingham Palace and Clarence House have both confirmed that HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH the Prince of Wales have both contributed to the Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal, whose funds will go towards helping rebuild the Australian state of Queensland following disaster flooding which began in December 2010. A statement from Buckingham Palace said the Queen had made a private donation to the Appeal, while Clarence House’s Twitter stated that … Continue reading

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Princess Michael: New Book in the Works

  January 14, 2011 at 7:34 am by

According to her own website, Princess Michael of Kent is currently working on a new book – a historical novel called “Knights of Betrayal”. Quote: “Set in the first half of 15th century France, it is both a love story and a murder mystery. The setting is the civil war in France which enables the charismatic young King Henry V of England to invade and conquer the French at Agincourt … Continue reading

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