Former BBC royal correspondent Christopher Lee said Prince William and Kate’s eldest child George, who is third-in-line to the throne, will never wear the crown for a variety of reasons. He argued the popularity of the monarchy is largely down to Queen Elizabeth II herself, her longevity and her air of mystery. Her successor Prince Charles is far less popular, due to his reputation around his infidelity and the general treatment of the beloved Princess Diana.
His wife Camilla, Duchess of […] Prince George 'will never be King' as troubling prediction rocks Kate and William
Princess Anne, 70, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 73, have known each other for decades and in their 20s both had relationships with Andrew Parker Bowles. According to a body language expert, the former lover rivals have become friends in recent years. However, photos taken at an engagement last year suggests there is still some awkwardness between them.
On Thursday Clarence House tweeted a sweet selection of throwback photos of Princess Anne receiving an honorary degree from Camilla at a […] Princess Anne vs Camilla body language: Anne 'submits to future Queen' in old photo
British conservative commentator Toby Young lashed out at Meghan and Prince Harry after it emerged Archewell is supporting the UCLA Centre For Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2). The journalist, who is also general secretary of the Free Speech Union, accused the Duke of aligning with people, whom he alleges are “hard-left political activists”, who are taking free speech away.
He said: “The people the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are funding are hard-left political activists who want to censor […] Meghan and Harry told they are 'taking away free speech' with Archewell's 'woke agenda'
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their departure from the Royal Family last January and settled into a new independent life in the United States with a string of new ventures. Omid Scobie, co-author of a hit book on the pair, Finding Freedom, said: “To be at the point they are at now, having set up an empire and a charity in just over nine months.”
Mr Scobie claimed the achievements show “just how hard they have worked to make this transition a success.”
He continued: […] Royal Family LIVE: Meghan Markle and Harry 'set up an empire' for life outside the Firm
Sarah Ferguson, affectionately known as Fergie, has just announced her debut romance novel will be published later this year by Mills & Boon. As the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, she spent several years in the royal fold and once counted Princess Diana as her best friend. However, years in the spotlight and the competition over the public’s affections created many tensions within their relationship — and one of Fergie’s books was the final straw for the Princess of […] Sarah Ferguson’s book led to year-long war with Princess Diana
The Queen has been staunchly apolitical in the public eye throughout her reign. Her neutrality has been both admired and admonished, but is ultimately credited with ensuring the longevity of the monarchy by making sure she can represent every British citizen and person in the Commonwealth. The Queen is the Head of the Commonwealth — an international organisation made up of 54 countries — and head of state to 16 of those Commonwealth nations.
While her neutrality has, for the most […] Queen's 'political' intervention into Barbados republic quest 'would have been welcomed'
The Earl of Wessex and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, are part of the so-called New Firm, the seven senior royals who were photographed with the Queen at Windsor last month. They are expected to be taking on more responsibility after the departure of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, as well as Prince Andrew’s retreat into the shadows. The Royal Family has changed a lot in recent years, modernising itself to become more relevant, but Edward has previously had difficulty with […] Prince Edward’s fury with Princess Diana exposed: ‘She changed Royal Family’
The Prince of Wales recently appeared virtually at the One Planet Summit, which was also attended by world leaders such as French President Emmanuel Macron. He used the summit to push forward his Terra Carta environmental initiative, which he is using to encourage businesses to adopt green practices.
Speaking to a room full of delegates, the Prince of Wales delivered his opening remarks in French, before switching back and forth between French and English as he went.
Prince Charles began by […] Prince Charles wows world leaders with surprising skill as he tackles 'critical challenge'
The Queen is determined to host the Trooping the Colour parade in its full splendour in London – if the pandemic will allow it, a source has said. Showing just hints of frustration at the latest lockdown a royal aide has suggested the Queen desperately wants her birthday plans to go ahead as usual but of course will abide by the rules set. With June set to be a very important month for the Royal Family, the monarch wants to gather her family at Buckingham Palace to celebrate crucial milestones […] Queen frustrated with lockdown 'wants birthday parade to go ahead'
Graham Smith told Express.co.uk that the Her Royal Highness and His Royal Highness titles that are both abbreviated to HRH should stop being awarded as they “mean nothing”. Mr Smith is the CEO of Republic, an organisation that campaigns for the monarchy to be abolished.
He said: “Now is a good opportunity to stop giving out HRH titles.
“They are a silly title anyway, they don’t really mean anything.
“Why not? It is an opportunity for the royals to grow up a bit.
“They need […] Royal warning: Monarchy told to stop giving out 'meaningless' HRH titles and 'grow up'