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Prince Andrew steps down from royal duties

Well that happened more quickly than I expected. Prince Andrew announced this afternoon that he is stepping down from royal duties. In a statement Buckingham Palace dropped at 1pm US ET/6pm GMT, the Duke of York said: It has become clear to me over the last few days that the circumstances relating to my former […]

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Prince Andrew must step down from royal duties

On Saturday night, Prince Andrew – who has been accused of raping Jeffrey Epstein victim, Virginia Giuffre (nee Roberts) – gave an interview to Emily Maitlis for BBC Newsnight, against a backdrop of Buckingham Palace. The interview was an attempt to… clear his name, broker some good PR, publicly deny the allegations against him? Whatever […]

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Paradise Papers reveal Queen Elizabeth’s offshore investments

The transparency of the royal finances have been dragged up again as the Paradise Papers – a huge batch of leaked documents – show Queen Elizabeth‘s Duchy of Lancaster invested in offshore funds in the Cayman Islands and Bermuda.

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Royal Foundation invests £2 million in digital mental health start-up

After spending the summer putting their heads together, Heads Together dropped some info on phase two of their campaign yesterday. After spending a year telling people it’s okay to have conversations about mental health, Heads Together will now focus on helping people have those conversations. To do this, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and […]

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Royals respond to Las Vegas attack

On Sunday night in Las Vegas, at a country music festival, 59 people were killed and 527 people were injured in the worst mass shooting in US history. Several royals have issued statements of condolence for the tragic, unnecessary loss of life.

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Royals send condolences for Barcelona & Cambrils attacks

On Thursday and Friday, there were a string of terror attacks in Spain, killing over a dozen people and injuring over 100. The Guardian has a good timeline of events here and here, if you’re interested. In what is sadly feeling more and more like routine as the world suffers more and more attacks this […]

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Prince Henrik of the Fragile Ego refuses to be buried next to Queen Margrethe

Prince Henrik has a history of being outspoken when it comes to his title, and now he’s added yet another item to the list as he announced this week that he is refusing to be buried next to his wife, Queen Margrethe II, because he was never made King Consort.

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Prince Philip stepping down from public duties

In the wee hours of the morning on May 4, there was word that there was a meeting called with the royal staff about a big announcement regarding the royals, and speculation went wild wondering what it was about. It turned out not to be as drastic as had been speculated, but it was very […]

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Order of the Garter canceled as State Opening of Parliament moved

Just Wednesday I included the Order of the Garter ceremony on Kate’s schedule as an unconfirmed event. Well, the Order of the Garter ceremony has been confirmed… as canceled. Due to the General Election, the State Opening of Parliament has been moved to June 19, which has caused the Order of the Garter ceremony to […]

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