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Royal Roundup: Prince Charles Visits Far North Scotland While On Holiday

While staying at the Castle of Mey on Caithness Coast, Prince Charles recently visited Reid’s Bakery in Thurso, where he attempted to make strawberry tarts. Prince Charles, whom is known as Duke of Rothesay when he visits Scotland (instead of Prince of Wales), has been visiting far northern Scotland recently while on holiday at the […]

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Royal Roundup: Prince William Registers Prince George’s Birth

According to tweets by BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt, this morning Prince William registered the birth of his son, Prince George. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly remained at home with her parents for the event. The birth certificate, which officially named the newborn baby as His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, also […]

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60th Anniversary of Royal Yacht Britannia

Ahoy there, matey. Please doff your sailor’s cap to honor a bit of British nautical history. It was sixty years ago today (April 16) that Queen Elizabeth II christened Britannia, the last in a long line of royal yachts that date back to the 17th century. For Elizabeth, Britannia was a floating royal residence, a […]

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Gallery: British Royal Babies of the Past Century

The announcement of a royal baby is always a momentous occasion, and today’s news (December 3) that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child is no exception, with the web atwitter at the prospect of a new heir to the British throne. Well, we’ve been inspired to create our own album […]

Royal Roundup: Princess Anne, Olympic Torchbearer

In a rainy ceremony in Athens that included school children singing “God Save the Queen,” Princess Anne accepted the Olympic torch on Thursday as it was symbolically handed over to London. The Princess Royal is heading the delegation that is bringing the torch to Britain, where it is scheduled to arrive on Friday afternoon. Also […]

Royal Roundup: Town Earns a Royal Title for National Service

For the first time since 1909, and only the third time in the history of England, a town has been officially recognized as a “royal” town. The Wiltshire town of Wootton Bassett was commemorated for the difficult role it has played as the first receiving point for the bodies of UK military personnel killed in […]

News Roundup: TV Star Defends ‘Crass’ Amanda Knox Debate

British TV presenter Matthew Wright – a kind of cut-price Piers Morgan (he’s a fellow former tabloid writer, and every bit as oily) – has defended his decision to start a debate about Amanda Knox on his Channel 5 mid-morning discussion show The Wright Stuff. The topic of discussion wasn’t whether she is innocent of […]

Royal Roundup: Kate and William Open a Children’s Cancer Clinic

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge opened a new children’s cancer treatment center in south London on Thursday. The visit received attention because it was Kate’s first official invitation to a hospital and because it’s one of the few scheduled appearances she has made recently. St. James’s Palace has said her public appearances will be […]

Royal Roundup: Prince Charles and Camilla Visit Riot Neighborhoods

Interrupting their summer vacation in Scotland, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visited some of the areas hit hardest by last week’s rioting. The couple began their tour in North London, in Tottenham and Hackney, and then went south to Lambeth and Croydon. They visited businesses and homes destroyed in the unrest, heard the […]

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Historic Irish Visit Begins

After a troubled history between the two nations, Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to make a state visit to the Republic of Ireland, BBC News reports. Irish President Mary McAleese invited the Queen to Ireland for the four-day trip, calling the event “an extraordinary moment in Irish history — a phenomenal […]

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