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Articles Tagged 'Buckingham Palace'

Football match at Buckingham Palace

PHOTOS: Buckingham Palace Hosts Soccer (Football) Match

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, also holds the title of President of The Football Association (FA), the governing body of English football. With this year marking the 150th anniversary of the FA, the duke invited the Civil Service Football Club  and Polytechnic Football Club, to compete on the grounds of Buckingham Palace as part […]

Royal Roundup: Duchess of Cambridge’s First Royal Patronage

The Duchess of Cambridge has signed on for her first royal patronage, but this one’s in the family. Kate is now the official patron of The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry, which she has been working with closely since it was established in 2009. The organization is aimed at coordinating the charity work […]

Royal Roundup: Body Undiscovered for Years in St. James’s Park

Suppose someone died in Washington D.C.’s Pershing Park, just a few minutes walk from the White House, and nobody noticed it for three years? Although not an exact parallel, something very similar has happened in London. Authorities have conducted an inquest into the death of an American royal fanatic who is believed to have died […]

Royal Roundup: Honoring 9/11 Dead, Charles Recalls Family Tragedy

Prince Charles observed the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, honoring the families of those killed and adding some very personal remarks about the assassination of his uncle in 1979. Speaking in London’s Grosvenor Square September 11 Memorial Garden, Charles told family members that “for so many of those left behind it must be an […]


Royal Roundup: Kate Casts Long Shadow on Fashion Runways

As New York Fashion Week begins, The New York Times predicts that Kate Middleton‘s impact will surely be felt on the runways, “if not in any literal sense, then surely as a state of mind.” The paper quotes Ed Burstell, the managing director for Liberty of London, who said, “We are in a Kate moment.” […]

Gettin’ Jiggy With Royal Wedding Jelly

If you’re one of the many royal wedding fans ringing in Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s April 29 nuptials, I’m sure you have your British-themed menu and accompanying party favors all ready to go. But consider this: a Buckingham Palace jelly mold. Harry Parr and Sam Bompas are the authors behind Jellymongers: Glow-in-the-Dark Jelly, Titanic […]

Royal Roundup: William Invites 10-Year-Old Australian Boy to Wedding?

With 1,900 people invited to your wedding, there’s always room for one more. When Prince William was in Queensland, Australia consoling flood victims over the weekend, he shook hands with 10-year-old Zander Locke. The boy was so impressed, Locke said he would never wash his hand again. That prompted William to invite Locke to his wedding, an account his parents […]