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1980 snapshot: Lady Diana Spencer stalls her Mini Metro outside her Earl’s Court flat

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FLASHBACK snapshot: 1980 – “Lady Diana Spencer’s look of astonishment as she stalls her car – a new Mini Metro – outside her Earl’s Court flat when leaving for her job as a teacher at a kindergarten in Pimlico, London. …

Posted: 17th, July 2013 | In: Flashback, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Live from Paddington: the mad scene outside Kate Middleton’s hospital

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OUTSIDE  St. Mary’s Hospital, London, the scene is set. Men and women with ladders and cameras are waiting to hear news of  a new Royal baby.

Marcus Setchell, the Queen’s surgeon gynaecologist, is scrubbing up and giving the golden plunger …

Posted: 14th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comments (8) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Kate Middleton: The most hateful Royal baby souvenirs

DUCHESS Catherine Windsor, nee Kate Middleton, is expecting a baby. The excitement outside the maternity wards at London’s St Mary’s hospital is at fever pitch. They are there to stare. But not only stare. Some subjects have prepared gifts. Let’s …

Posted: 5th, July 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photos of the best and worst hats at Royal Ascot 2013

LADIES Day at Royal Ascot is that time when ladies wear unwearable hats in deference to aged protocol. The highlight was not only the Queen’s first win in the Gold Cup – Jockey Ryan Moore rode the Queen’s filly Estimate

Posted: 20th, June 2013 | In: Royal Family, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Duchess of Cambridge launches Royal Princess liner (27 photos)

President and CEO of Princess Cruises Alan Buckelew with the Duchess of Cambridge as she looks at an image taken of herself by Getty photographer Chris Jackson during a tour of the Princess Cruises ship after its naming ceremony at Ocean Terminal, Southampton.

TODAY Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, smashed 15litre of champagne into boat called the Royal Princess. We know that’s the name of because Kate told us “I name this ship Royal Princess … May God bless her and all who

Posted: 13th, June 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Who photobombed the Queens BBC news photobomb?

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TODAY the Queen officially opened the BBC’s rebuilt Broadcasting House. At one point she photobombed the newsreaders:…

Posted: 7th, June 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Photos and video: The Coronation Review of The Fleet at Spithead, 1953

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh with officers commanding foreign warships, whom her Majesty received aboard the Royal yacht, the dispatch vessel Surprise, before leaving Portsmouth for the Coronation Naval review at Spithead.

THE Coronation Review of The Fleet at Spithead. On July 14 1953 the newly crowned Queen was piped onboard:

These photographs include snaps of the Queen carrying out the Coronation Review of the Royal Air Force, at RAF Station, Odiham, …

Posted: 7th, June 2013 | In: Flashback, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In 60 photos the Queen celebrates 60 Years of “utter self-sacrifice”

The congregation as they attend a service at Westminster Abbey in central London to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation.

IN 60 photos the celebrations to mark 60 years of Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth 2 on the throne.

Before 2000 guests at Westminster Abbey, The Archbishop of Canterbury commended the Queen’s “utter self-sacrifice” ever since holy oils anointed her …

Posted: 4th, June 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


White jihadi plot to kill Prince Harry – homeless fraudster turns to Islam for free prison bed and food

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IN “Jihad Brit in Harry kill plot”, the Sun reports on “a white Muslim convert” who “walked into a police station and told cops he was going to kill Prince Harry”.

Ashraf Islam made his chilling threat

Posted: 2nd, June 2013 | In: News, Royal Family | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


What did Prince Philip say to a Polish research scientist as he toured Cambridge’s Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology?

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WHAT did Prince Philip says to a Polish research scientist as he toured Cambridge’s Medical Research Council’s Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)?

a) “Watch out for the Germans”

b) “Liz’s plumbing’s gone bit leaky”…

Posted: 25th, May 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Princess Charlene of Monaco doing a Diana with ‘tampon’ Byron Kelleher?

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CAN it be that Princess Charlene of Monaco thinks Prince Albert not enough for her? Allegations abound that the Princess is doing a Diana with a rugby player. This one’s called Byron Kelleher, a 36-year-old former All Black.…

Posted: 17th, May 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In photos: Prince Harry meets the cheer leading display team at the US Air Force Academy base in Colorado Springs

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PRINCE Harry continues his trip to the US of A with a visit to the cheer leading display in the American football indoor training centre, at the US Air Force Academy base in Colorado Springs, USA, during the Warrior Games.…

Posted: 13th, May 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In photos: Prince Harry’s anti-landmine trip to the landmine loving USA

PRINCE Harry is in the USA. The focus is on the girls cooing for the guys and his work with the Halo Trust, the world’s biggest demining organisation. The United States is not a signatory to the 1997 international Mine …

Posted: 11th, May 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Queen’s Diamond Jubilee jigsaw collapses like a Prince Andrew Jenga set

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Posted: 29th, April 2013 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In photos: Prince Harry, Prince William and Duchess Kate do Harry Potter

THE tree amigos, the House of Windsor’s A-team, Brand Royal that is Duchess Kate, Prince Harry Baseball Cap and Wills made a visit to the Harry Potter film set during their visit to Warner Bros studios in Leavesden, Herts, where …

Posted: 27th, April 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Princess Diana played Golden Girl Dorothy, dodged a ‘randy old Taurean’ and went to the gay bar with Freddie Mercury

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KENNY Everett’s busty distraction Cleo Rocos has a book out. One section deals with the time she met Princess Diana. Over bellinis, Shy Di would refer to people as “that randy old Taurean” or “Typical Sagittarian, always dancing on the

Posted: 1st, April 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh are statues in Fifield, Berkshire

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Posted: 1st, April 2013 | In: Royal Family, Strange But True | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


When Zara Phillips met an ‘unnamed overzealous’ guard at the Cheltenham Festival

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HOW the media works: the paper have been at the Cheltenham Festival. If Pippa Middleton is not in the stalls, the journalists turn their eyes to any other female Royal. They spot Zara Phillips.

The Telegraph’s Andrew Hough reports:

She

Posted: 16th, March 2013 | In: Royal Family, Sports | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Artist gives Queen Elizabeth a make-over on Australian five dollar note

WHEN her Majesty The Queen puts down her copy of Majesty‘The Quality Royal Magazine’ – (an ITV documentary reveals that Liz subscribes to the organ that records her own life. Whenever Phil asks her how her day went …

Posted: 15th, March 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Duchess Kate calls her child Elizabeth Diana Carole

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USWeekly says Duchess Kate’s baby will be called Elizabeth Diana Carole. They’ll name the child after Prince William’s granny. Middle names will be nods to the couple’s mothers.

The brains at the US glossy maust have spent moments working that …

Posted: 14th, March 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Cressida Bonas knows hard work – some time ski instructor shows us her CV

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CRESSIDA Bonas, Prince Harry’s latest flame, appears in an OK! magazine feature. The mag wants us to look beyond the “long glossy hair, flawless kin and sparkling smile” to see the woman of substance beneath the perfection. In a section …

Posted: 8th, March 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pregnant Kate Middleton gives teddy to her Dumeril’s Monitor

Royal visit to Grimsby

IS Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, having a dinosaur? When Sandra Cook, 67, gave Kate a teddy bear in Grimsby, the Duchess said: “Thank you, I’ll give that to my d…”

Daughter. Sandra Cook thought so. Kate never finished the …

Posted: 6th, March 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Duchess Kate in Grimsby: caption contest


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THE Duchess of Cambridge sits next to a dummy of the Ship’s Mate at the Skipper’s Table on display during her tour of the National Fishing Heritage Centre, Grimsby.…

Posted: 5th, March 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0