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Windsor Quartet Attend Duke of Edinburgh Awards Service of Thanksgiving

  November 24, 2016 at 6:13 pm by

Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Earl and Countess of Wessex today were present at a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey to mark the 60th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards. Over 2,000 participants of the Awards over its six decades attended the service led by the Dean of Westminster, where Prince Edward gave a speech that thanked the Duke for his commitment to young … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Cornwall Visits Hampshire For Hospital Reopening

  November 24, 2016 at 3:56 pm by

A forest-green clad Duchess of Cornwall made her way to Hampshire today where she reopened a children’s cancer ward at a hospital in the region. The Piam Brown Children’s Cancer Ward at the Southhampton Children’s Hospital has undergone a £1.7 million refurbishment this year that took seven months. Camilla spent time chatting and playing with the children who are receiving treatment at the hospital. She also spoke with nurses and parents. Earlier in the … Continue reading

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The Prince of Wales Attends New Syriac Orthodox Church Consecration

  November 24, 2016 at 1:48 pm by

The St Thomas Cathedral, a new Syriac Orthodox Church, was today consecrated in West London with Prince Charles in attendance. He joined 600 worshipers – including the Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church – for the consecration service led by Archbishop Mor Athanasius Toma Dawod Dakkama, the United Kingdom’s Archbishop of the Syriac Orthodox Church. In a speech he delivered during the service, Prince Charles said he found it “deeply … Continue reading

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Prince Harry’s Caribbean Tour: Day Four – St Kitts and Nevis

  November 23, 2016 at 9:16 pm by

The fourth day of his Caribbean tour took Prince Harry to St Kitts and Nevis today, seeing the islands’ gorgeous sights and meeting local schoolchildren. First, the Prince (who had arrived early aboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Wave Knight he is travelling on and was forced to wait aboard until the official party had arrived) was greeted in Port Zante by the Governor-General, Sir Tapley Seaton, before the two men inspected … Continue reading

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Not A Cake One Sees Everyday: Prince Charles Hosts Charity Anniversary

  November 23, 2016 at 3:25 pm by

The Prince of Wales, as patron, today hosted a reception at Clarence House for the breast cancer charity Walk the Walk, which is this year celebrating its 20th anniversary. Charles had the attendees – including Absolutely Fabulous actress Jennifer Saunders and the charity’s founder Nina Barough – in fits of laughter when it came time to cut the celebratory cake, which was decorated with a pink glitter bra in icing. “I’ve … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Begins Caribbean Tour in Antigua and Barbuda

  November 21, 2016 at 6:25 pm by

Kicking off his two week tour of the Caribbean, Prince Harry landed in Antigua and Barbuda on Sunday afternoon, inspecting a military guard of honour at V.C. Bird International Airport before a reception with the Governor-General, Sir Rodney Williams, at Clarence House. The Prince’s first full day on the island began with by attending the Youth Sports Festival at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium alongside the country’s cricketing legends Sir Vivian Richards, Sir Andy Roberts and … Continue reading

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Princess Beatrice Wins IPSO Complaint Against Mail Online

  November 18, 2016 at 10:58 pm by

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has upheld a complaint made by Princess Beatrice of York against the MailOnline about an article published on their website in June. The article, ‘Beatrice makes a splash on yet ANOTHER day off! Princess dives into the sea in a very skimpy bikini as she enjoys a sunshine break on a yacht in Monaco’, included photographs taken with a long-range lens of the Princess, her … Continue reading

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The Countess of Wessex Unveils Painting During Visit to Sandhurst

  November 18, 2016 at 5:26 pm by

The Countess of Wessex was in Camberley today, where she visited the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst for the unveiling of a new painting that marks the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps involvement in Operation Gritrock. Operation Gritrock was undertaken by the British, Irish and Canadian Armed Forces between October 2014 and November 2015 to eradicate the Ebola virus in West Africa. Sophie, in a full black ensemble with the badge … Continue reading

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Buckingham Palace Gets £369million Renovation

  November 18, 2016 at 9:46 am by

Britain’s best known landmark will undergo a 10 year planned refurbishment which is to cost £369million. After Parliamentary approval, the palace will undergo the essential renovation on replacing boilers, cables, pipes and electrical wires. Work is to start taking place next April. Buckingham Palace is the Queen’s official home since 1952 and she hosts most of her state visit’s, garden parties and events. You can read the official announcement here. Embed … Continue reading

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“We Aren’t Moving Fast Enough”: Prince William’s Plea At IWT Conference in Vietnam

  November 17, 2016 at 7:22 am by

The Duke of Cambridge has made a plea for faster and greater action to help combat the illegal poaching and wildlife trade during the third Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference in Hanoi, Vietnam today. In his speech at the opening of the conference, Prince William said that despite the increased collaborative efforts of the past two years since the first IWT in London, “rhinos, elephants, pangolin, lions – they are all … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Visits HIV/AIDS Charity in London – With Some Luxembourg Royals

  November 15, 2016 at 4:56 pm by

Continuing the work he began earlier this year to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS, Prince Harry has visited NAZ Project, the oldest and largest charity addressing sexual health in the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in England. The Prince met with NAZ staff and volunteers, learning about their efforts to help the community with their sexual health, particularly how they develop their programs to be culturally sensitive to the people … Continue reading

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‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ Exhibition To Be Staged At Kensington Palace in 2017

  November 15, 2016 at 6:19 am by

A new exhibition highlighting the fashion of the late Diana, Princess of Wales will be staged at the Piggott Gallery in Kensington Palace next year. 2017 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Princess’s death. It has been designed to “trace the evolution of the Princess’s style, from the demure, romantic outfits of her first public appearances, to the glamour, elegance and confidence of her later life”. Among the outfits that will go … Continue reading

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Royals Attend Remembrance Service At The Cenotaph In London

  November 13, 2016 at 6:30 pm by

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were joined by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence, the Duke of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent, and Princess Alexandra of Kent at the Remembrance Service at the Cenotaph in London to commemorate those who … Continue reading

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British Royals Attend Annual Festival of Remembrance

  November 12, 2016 at 7:23 pm by

Each November, the British Royal Legion hosts a Festival of Remembrance performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London to ‘commemorate all those who have lost their lives in conflicts’. Queen Elizabeth II was joined by a number of members of the Royal Family for the evening performance, which featured the Royal Air Force Squadronaires and the Band of HM Royal Marines, and to mark the 100th anniversary, a presentation on the Battle … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Is Joined By Princess Charlene At A Rugby Match

  November 12, 2016 at 1:28 pm by

Prince Harry was joined by Princess Charlene at a rugby match that took place today between England and South Africa at Twickenham Stadium. Embed from Getty Images Prince Harry who is vice patron of the Rugby Football Union watched England win the Autumn International match, 37-21. Prince Harry and Princess Charlene both wore poppy badges. Before the match, Prince Harry laid a poppy wreath at the memorial outside the stadium, ahead … Continue reading

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Prince Harry Leads Armistice Day Service of Remembrance

  November 11, 2016 at 3:38 pm by

Prince Harry represented the Queen at the Service of Remembrance at the National Memorial Arboretum today, Armistice Day. The Prince, watched on by representatives of the three branches of the Armed Forces and dozens of veterans and their families, laid a wreath at memorial ahead of two minutes silence at 11am. He also delivered a reading of The Soldier, a poem written by Rupert Brooke in 1914 that expresses a deceased soldier’s … Continue reading

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Prince William Hosts Centrepoint Gala at Kensington Palace

  November 10, 2016 at 8:10 pm by

The Duke of Cambridge this evening hosted Centrepoint’s annual gala at Kensington Palace, with a number of famous faces joining the homeless youth supported by the charity. In his speech, William praised the efforts of the charity and the youth who have taken up the support available and used it positively: “First and foremost, these young people are ordinary people – like our sons and daughters and friends. The same … Continue reading

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A Busy Day For Charles and Camilla in Bahrain

  November 10, 2016 at 5:33 pm by

The final stop of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s Middle East tour is Bahrain, and the couple’s day today was jam-packed with engagements. Joint engagements made up the morning schedule, with Charles and Camilla visiting the Old Post Office Museum, the Manama Old Souq and the 200-year-old Krishna Temple, events designed to inform them about the country’s history. At the temple, the royal couple were welcomed with traditional … Continue reading

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Field of Remembrance Opened in London by Princes Philip and Harry

  November 10, 2016 at 11:05 am by

At Westminster Abbey this morning, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Harry officially opened this year’s Field of Remembrance, organised by the British Royal Legion to honour the British servicemen and women who lost their lives fighting for their country. Both wearing military dress, the two men planted wooden Crosses of Remembrance in the field prior to the sounding of the Last Post and two minutes silence. The Duke and Prince Harry … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth II Opens Multi-Million Pound Francis Crick Institute

  November 9, 2016 at 5:15 pm by

London’s £650million Francis Crick Institute, the largest biomedical research centre found in one building in Europe, was today officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke of York, was given a tour of the Institute, in the process meeting some of the 1,250 plus scientists that work in the state-of-the-art facilities that will research the “prevention, diagnoses and treatment of diseases such as … Continue reading

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