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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on November 23rd, 2011
No stranger to scandal herself, you can see why Madonna chose the story of Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson as the topic of her second directorial offering W.E..
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on September 15th, 2011
It’s a little difficult to sort out what really went on when Mike Tindall and some of his teammates went to a nightclub on Sunday in Queenstown, New Zealand, where they are competing for the Rugby World Cup.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 1st, 2011
Guitar shops are magical places. There are all of these beautiful, shiny instruments on the walls, and they’re all slightly different – Gretsches, Gibsons, Rickenbackers, Fenders – so any self-respecting string-twiddler will ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on August 26th, 2011
We all know about the famed romance of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, widely viewed as one of the great love stories of the twentieth century, the real-life fairy tale of a king who gave up his empire for the woman he loved.
By staff | Posted on August 10th, 2011
More than seven decades after their distinctly anti-royal wedding, the romance between Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson continues to fascinate.
The rules of love are difficult to define, constantly changing, draconian and libertarian at one and the same time, and hard to read through all the steam, but there are common threads which unite generations. Beautiful women fall for ...
By Laura Trevelyan | Posted on March 31st, 2011
Not every royal has as public and pageant-filled a wedding as Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s will be. When the Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, married Wallis Simpson on June 3, 1937, it was a rather simpler ...
Due to her on-again-off-again relationship with Prince Harry, Chelsy Davy has become a point of fascination for many royal watchers. But who is she? BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt takes a look.
By peterhunt | Posted on March 1st, 2011
Kate Middleton will be a military bride when she walks down the aisle on April 29. Prince William has expressed wishes to see the front lines of war, but is this even possible for a man who will one day be King? BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt looks at the history of the royals and military service.
By Laura Trevelyan | Posted on February 1st, 2011
Wallis Simpson never became Queen, but the Baltimore-raised society hostess did win the heart of a King. The 1930s love affair between Wallis, the American socialite, and King Edward VIII, ended with the King abdicating so he could be ...