Articles Tagged 'The Royal Family'

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LOOK: The Queen Sends Her First Tweet

This should not feel momentous, really. Now that almost everyone is on Twitter (apart from the people who make a fuss about not being on Twitter) the presence of the the head of the British Royal Family should be of no real consequence. And it’s not as if the monarchy don’t have their own Twitter […]

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Prince Harry at Trooping the Colour this past June for the Queen's birthday.

Royal Roundup: Not Yet Born, Royal Baby Already Has Travel Plans

Contrary to some recent rumors, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has not as of this posting gone into labor, so we (and plenty of others worldwide) are still patiently and excitedly awaiting the royal baby. But there is news to share. The royal child will accompany his or her parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, on […]

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Duchess Of Cambridge Phone Hoax Nurse Has Been Found Dead

The other day, we ran the story about the two Australian radio DJs who had rung London’s King Edward VII Hospital, pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles. It wasn’t a malicious phone call per se, but they wanted to see how tight the security around the Duchess of Cambridge was, especially after the […]

Royal Roundup: Murder at Sandringham?

  It sounds like the type of fictional murder mystery that the English virtually invented – except that in this case, the body is very real. Sorry, even the previous sentence sounds like book jacket copy for a whodunit set among the landed gentry, but we just can’t help ourselves – the body in question […]

Pippa Middleton Is Britain’s Fantasy Snow White

Polls are strange things: you ask a bunch of people the same question, and gather together the most common answers. Does that mean you can extrapolate outwards to make a sweeping generalisation like in the headline above this very blog post? Well, no, clearly not. And yet, when YouGov conducted a poll of 2,024 adults, […]

Royal Roundup: Prince of Wales Visits Tanzania and South Africa

Prince Charles is in Tanzania, the second leg of his African tour, after a five-day visit to South Africa. The major themes of the trip to the continent are trade, education and the issue the Prince is most closely identified with, the environment. In Tanzania, Charles held talks with the east African nation’s president Jakaya […]

Obscene Graffiti From 1902 Found In Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace has been the home of some of Britain’s most respected members of the Royal Family. Queen Victoria used to live there, so did Diana, Princess of Wales. George II and Princess Margaret did too. Which makes the discovery of some rude graffiti, left by a workman over 100 years ago, all the more […]

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