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Prince of Wales’s 70th birthday party at Buckingham Palace

  November 15, 2018 at 2:42 am by

On November 14, as the Prince of Wales turned seventy, his mother Queen Elizabeth hosted a birthday celebration for him at Buckingham Palace with the British and European royal families in attendance. From the British royal family; the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Princess Royal and Tim Lawrence, the Duke of York, the Earl … Continue reading

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British royals attend Remembrance Day services

  November 11, 2018 at 2:28 am by

On November 11; it had been a hundred years since the end of the First World War, which was marked with a service at the Cenotaph and at Westminster Abbey in London where the royal family were present. The Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke of York, the Princess … Continue reading

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British royal family attend Remembrance Day concert

  November 10, 2018 at 2:14 am by

On November 10, various members of the British royal family attended a Remembrance Day concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, England. As well as the Queen; the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Duke of York, the Duke of Kent, the Princess Royal and her husband Tim … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Complete Their First Royal Tour

  October 31, 2018 at 8:00 pm by

October 31 marked the last day of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tour across the Southern Hemisphere to Australia, the Fiji Islands, Tonga and New Zealand. The tour began in Australia on October 15, which was welcomed with the exciting news that the couple were expecting their first child, which is due next spring. During their time in Sydney, they visited Taronga Zoo and received a stuffed kangaroo and a baby … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Coach Core in Essex

  October 31, 2018 at 1:58 am by

On October 30, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Basildon Sporting Village to meet children and young people who were a part of the Coach Core programme of The Royal Foundation. Once they were inside the sports halls, the Duke and Duchess participated in various sports activities with the children, including tennis and indoor athletics. Together, as Duke versus Duchess, they participated in a game of boccia, a seated … Continue reading

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Last of Queen Elizabeth II’s Corgis Passes Away

  October 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm by

On October 26, it was announced that twelve-year-old Whisper, Queen Elizabeth’s last remaining corgi. had passed away. Her dorgis Vulcan and Candy are the last remaining canine companions for the Queen. Whisper was adopted by the Queen in 2016 after she offered to take him in following the death of his former owner, Sandringham staff member Bill Fenwick, whose wife Nancy was known as “keeper of the Queen’s corgis” as she looked … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to The United Kingdom: Day Two

  October 24, 2018 at 8:00 pm by

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima began their second and last day of the visit with a business breakfast at the residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Mr. Charles Bowman. The Earl and Countess of Wessex were present as well. During the meeting they were informed about some examples of commercial solutions that Dutch and British companies and knowledge institutions offer for societal challenges. Start tweede dag staatsbezoek … Continue reading

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Dutch State Visit to The United Kingdom: Day One

  October 23, 2018 at 9:49 pm by

Today, Tuesday October 23, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands began their two-day state visit to the United Kingdom. The King and the Queen started the day at the residence of the Dutch Ambassador where they were greeted by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, before having a meeting with the Dutch community resident in Great Britain. At noon took place the official welcoming ceremony at … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex Expecting First Child

  October 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm by

On October 15, Kensington Palace announced that the Duchess of Sussex was pregnant with her first child, which is due in the spring of 2019. Kensington Palace posted on Twitter this morning that “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019”. The pair, who are currently on tour in Australia, … Continue reading

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Second British Royal Wedding of 2018 as Princess Eugenie Marries Jack Brooksbank

  October 12, 2018 at 5:47 pm by

On October 12, Princess Eugenie of York, the youngest daughter of the Duke of York and his former wife Sarah Ferguson, married Jack Brooksbank, the son of accountant George Brooksbank, in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle. There were 850 guests in total at the wedding, including Cara Delevigne and Robbie Williams, whose daughter Theodora was one of the bridesmaids. The other bridesmaids were Princess Charlotte of … Continue reading

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First Joint Engagement for the Cambridges Since Prince Louis’s Birth

  October 9, 2018 at 3:07 pm by

On October 9, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge participated in their first joint engagement since the birth of their son, Prince Louis, in April. The couple attended the Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit ahead of World Mental Health Day at County Hall in Southbank, London. The Cambridges met Dario Vargas, a Columbian artist who painted an abstract painting which he showed to William and Kate, which represented the concept of loneliness … Continue reading

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Back To Work For The Duchess of Cambridge

  October 2, 2018 at 7:55 pm by

On October 2, the Duchess of Cambridge performed her first official engagement since taking maternity leave after the birth of Prince Louis in April, visiting children at Sayers Croft Forest School and wildlife garden in Paddington, London. The children and the Duchess hunted for “mini beasts” together, when Kate commented that she does the same activities with her older children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The project that collaborates with … Continue reading

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First Solo Engagement for the Duchess of Sussex

  September 25, 2018 at 11:00 pm by

On September 25, the Duchess of Sussex took part in her first solo engagement at an exhibition showcasing artwork from the Oceania region at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. Various pieces of art from Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia were on display at the exhibition, which was held a month ahead of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tour to the Fiji Islands and Tonga. The Royal Academy of … Continue reading

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Duke of Sussex and Doria Ragland accompany Meghan on first solo project as member of the royal family

  September 21, 2018 at 2:52 am by

On September 20, the Duchess of Sussex and her husband the Duke of Sussex as well as her mother Doria Ragland attended the launch of her new book which consists of recipes created by Grenfell Tower survivors in order to raise money for them and their families. In January, after Meghan paid a private visit to the Hubb Community Kitchen in Kensington where she met survivors of the fire, which … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding No. 3! Lady Gabriella Windsor engaged to Tom Kingston

  September 20, 2018 at 2:40 am by

In August 2018, Lady Gabriella Windsor; the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, became engaged to her boyfriend Tom Kingston, though their engagement was announced with a photograph by Buckingham Palace on September 19. Buckingham Palace stated that “Prince and Princess Michael of Kent are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter Lady Gabriella Windsor to Mr Thomas Kingston. “The engagement took place in August; Mr Kingston … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend “100 Days to Peace” gala

  September 6, 2018 at 2:33 am by

On September 6, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who was wearing a blue dress by Jason Wu, attended the music gala 100 Days to Peace in aid of Help for Heroes as well as Combat Stress and Heads Together. The Royal Armouries presented the concert, which also marked the centenary of the end of World War One. The former head of the British army, Lord Dannatt, was also present. … Continue reading

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex attend WellChild Awards

  September 4, 2018 at 2:24 am by

On September 4, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended the WellChild Awards which took place at the Lancaster Hotel in London, England. WellChild is a British charity that focuses on helping children and young people with serious illnesses leave and live independently from hospital. The Duke of Sussex is patron of the WellChild charity and visited the home of a child who was being supported by the charity. Also … Continue reading

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Harry and Meghan Attend Charity Performance of Hamilton

  August 29, 2018 at 9:05 pm by

On August 29, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a special performance of the musical Hamilton in aid of Sentebale, the Lesotho-based charity that Prince Harry co-founded with Prince Seeiso of Lesotho. The event took place at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre. Lin-Manuel Miranda, who created Hamilton – an American song and rap musical about the life of the Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, was also in attendence. Miranda’s wife Vanessa Nadal also met the Duke … Continue reading

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Duke of Cambridge and Theresa May Attend Amiens Memorial Service

  August 8, 2018 at 3:39 pm by

On August 8, the Duke of Cambridge attended a commemorative service at the cathedral in the French city of Amiens for the centenary of the Battle of Amiens with British Prime Minister Theresa May. The Battle of Amiens began in August 1918 and was the start of the Allied phase which would become known as the Hundred Days Offensive, eventually leading to the end of World War One. The battle had … Continue reading

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Countess of Wessex and Lady Louise Sailing at the Solent

  August 6, 2018 at 5:23 pm by

On August 6, the Countess of Wessex and her daughter Lady Louise Windsor were spotted at the Haslar Marina in Gosport where they met representatives from the Association of Sail Training Organisations. Sophie, who is the patron of the organisation, met members of the crew with her daughter, fourteen-year-old Louise. The crew have just started their week’s worth training before they earn their membership to the Royal Association Competent Crew. … Continue reading

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