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Duchess of Sussex and Elizabeth II take part in first engagement

  June 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm by

On June 14, the Duchess of Sussex and the Queen participated in their first joint engagement together as they visited Cheshire. The two first watched a performance by a children’s theatre company at the Mersey Gateway Bridge which celebrated a thousand years of the bridge’s usage. A minute’s silence was then observed for the victims of Grenfell Tower, which occurred a year ago in London. The Queen was praised for … Continue reading

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Royal Children Steal the Trooping the Colour Show!

  June 9, 2018 at 6:11 pm by

On June 9, various members of the British royal family gathered on the Buckingham Palace balcony to watch the annual flypast celebrating the Queen’s birthday. This year; the Duchess of Sussex was in attendance for the first time as she was seen accompanying her husband Prince Harry in the carriage and exchanged warm glances between the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cambridge on the balcony. The Queen was seen … Continue reading

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Introducing The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Harry and Meghan Marry in Windsor

  May 19, 2018 at 5:24 pm by

On 19 May, Prince Harry married his fiancee Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor. The wedding was attended by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, as well as other members of the royal family. Prince Seesio of Lesotho was also in attendance, as were many famous faces, from Oprah Winfrey to David Beckham. Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle Sr, was not in attendance due to a reported heart attack, resulting … Continue reading

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That’s It For Another Year! Royal Windsor Horse Show Wraps Up For 2018

  May 13, 2018 at 7:57 pm by

It was the last day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show today, which takes place annually in the grounds of Windsor Castle every May. Over the weekend, Queen Elizabeth and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh were present; and Prince Philip seemed to be all-smiles following his hip replacement as he drove his Land Rover. Equally joyful was the Countess of Wessex, who was proudly snapping away at her daughter Lady … Continue reading

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New Photos of Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte

  May 5, 2018 at 5:51 am by

On May 5, Kensington Palace released two new photographs of newborn Prince Louis and his older sister Princess Charlotte, who turned three last week. The photos were taken at home by the Duchess of Cambridge, and Charlotte can be seen wearing one of Prince George’s cardigan, and Louis is also wearing part of one of Charlotte’s first public outfits in turn. The baby prince is just over two weeks old … Continue reading

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New Cambridge Baby Named: Welcome, Louis Arthur Charles!

  April 28, 2018 at 5:45 am by

On April 27, it was announced that the newest member of the British Royal Family and third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge has been named Louis Arthur Charles. Louis is said to be in honour of Louis Mountbatten, Prince Philip’s uncle who was killed by the IRA in 1979. Prince William and Prince George both have Louis as their middle name; and their distant cousin Lord Nicholas Windsor … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth To Second Son

  April 23, 2018 at 8:20 am by

Kensington Palace has announced the Duchess of Cambridge was “safely delivered of a son” at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington at 11:01am local time this morning. “The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well,” the statement continued, before confirming that all close family have been informed. The medical staff who assisted the birth were Guy … Continue reading

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Attend The BAFTAs

  February 18, 2018 at 7:45 pm by

On February 18, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the BAFTA award ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall. The Duke is President of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a green Jenny Packham evening gown, with a black sash and accessories, which the media speculated was in support of the TimesUp movement against sexual assault in the film industry. However, the Duke … Continue reading

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First Female Black Rod Appointed By Queen Elizabeth II

  February 13, 2018 at 5:05 pm by

At Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II presented the first female Black Rod with her ceremonial staff during an official audience. Sarah Clarke, a former championships director at the All-England Lawn Tennis Club, was appointed Lady Usher of the Black Rod in November by a special selection panel. She is the first female to hold the position in the Black Rod’s 650-year history. The Black Rod is responsible for … Continue reading

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Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Visit Edinburgh

  February 13, 2018 at 4:33 pm by

On February 13th, Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle visited Edinburgh on their first visit together to Scotland. Their visit started at Edinburgh Castle, where they greeted well wishers in the crowds and met Cruachan, the Shetland pony mascot of The Royal Regiment of Scotland. They then joined Sargent Dave Beverage for the one o’clock gun salute. The couple then visited an enterprise cafe, Social Bite, where they spoke to founders Josh … Continue reading

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“Means So Much”: Meghan’s Secret Visits To Grenfell Tower Victims

  February 12, 2018 at 6:03 pm by

In an exclusive report on Monday, The Mirror has revealed secret trips Meghan Markle has made to meet victims of last June’s Grenfell Tower inferno. Meghan has visited the Al Manaar community mosque, which in the aftermath of the inferno has became a central support point for residents of the Tower, twice in recent months, meeting with survivors. She was accompanied by a royal aide and a royal protection officer. A community leader said that … Continue reading

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New Details Announced For Harry and Meghan’s Windsor Wedding

  February 12, 2018 at 5:54 am by

Further details have been announced today by Kensington Palace for the May 19 nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The couple’s wedding ceremony, held at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, will begin at noon conducted by the Dean of Windsor, David Conner. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will then officiate the vows. Following the ceremony, the bridge and groom will take part in a carriage procession from the Chapel … Continue reading

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The Royals in PyeongChang: Opening Weekend

  February 11, 2018 at 10:00 pm by

Following Friday night’s opening ceremony, the XXIII Olympic Winter Games kicked in to high gear over the weekend, with the first medals awarded and dozens of events held across PyeongChang and neighbouring Gangneung. Amongst the thousands of spectators were royals from the Netherlands, Monaco, Luxembourg and the UK. King Willem-Alexander, an honorary member of the International Olympic Committee, and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands were on hand on Saturday to congratulate three … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Death of Princess Margaret

  February 9, 2018 at 6:00 am by

February 9, 2002: Members of the public read the announcement hanging on the gates of Buckingham Palace that Princess Margaret, sister of Queen Elizabeth II, had died earlier that morning at the age of 71. The Princess had suffered a stroke and died at 6:30am, local time, at King Edward VII Hospital in London.

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32m Underground: Charles and Camilla Open New London Power Tunnels

  February 7, 2018 at 2:50 pm by

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were charged with officially opening the London Power Tunnels project of the National Grid UK on Wednesday, at the Highbury sub-station in London. Ahead of the opening – where Charles and Camilla pushed the large red button with Snap’s I’ve Got The Power playing in the background – the Prince donned a fluro orange hi-vis jacket and hard hat, and headed 32km underground … Continue reading

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Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank To Wed On October 12

  February 2, 2018 at 11:45 am by

On Friday, the Duke of York announced the date that his younger daughter, Princess Eugenie, will marry her fiancee, Mr Jack Brooksbank: the couple will marry on October 12th. The Princess and Mr Brooksbank, who announced their engagement on January 22nd, will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor in the year’s second royal wedding at the location. The marriage of Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie to Mr Jack Brooksbank will … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Diana in New York

  February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am by

February 2, 1989: The Princess of Wales visits the Urban Family Centre on the Lower East Side during her three-day visit to New York City.

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Harry and Meghan Present The Endeavour Fund Awards

  February 1, 2018 at 8:58 pm by

The Endeavour Fund Awards honouring wounded servicemen and women who have achieved sporting and adventure successes were presented on Thursday evening at the Goldsmiths’ Hall in London, with Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle in attendance. Harry and Meghan, following a reception with the nominees, each took to the stage during the ceremony to present an award. Meghan, who said she was “privileged” to be at the event, presented the Celebrating Excellence … Continue reading

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Catherine Stuns In Alexander McQueen During Dinner In Norway

  February 1, 2018 at 8:49 pm by

The Duchess of Cambridge led the fashion stakes on Thursday evening during a black-tie dinner hosted at the Royal Palace of Olso by King Harald V of Norway in honour of the Cambridges’ official visit to the Scandinavian nation. ‘Grecian goddess’ was the term most frequently used by the media to describe Catherine’s appearance in a cream chiffon Alexander McQueen evening gown with a cape overlay and diamanté embellishment around … Continue reading

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Duchess of Cornwall A Captive Audience During Visit To Royal Academy of Dance

  February 1, 2018 at 11:14 am by

On Thursday, the Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to the Royal Academy of Dance headquarters in Battersea, where she was treated to a number of ballet performances. One of the main groups that danced for her was the Silver Swans, a ballet class for women over the age of 55 to help them with their “mobility, posture, coordination and energy levels”. Camilla – wearing a lovely blue check skirt and jacket … Continue reading

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