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Prince Charles cashes in on Prince George with a range of tat and drugs paraphenalia

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Posted: 31st, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince George: The Daily Mirror fills pages with hate and love for Royal baby

HOW does the Daily Mirror report on Prince George? With confusion, covering all angles in a welter of hagiographic praise and anti-monarchical rants presented as Republicanism:

Today The People (the Mirror’s Sunday cousin) tells readers:

Prince William is to take

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Posted: 28th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The funniest moments from the Royal baby coverage on BBC and Sky News

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FOR those of you who missed the Royal Baby Prince George coverage on the telly, here are a few highlights to keep as souvenirs:

Kay Burley gets a Brazilian

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Posted: 26th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How Belfast and Dublin received news of Prince George’s birth

SO. How did the Sun’s Dublin and Belfast editions celebrate the birth of Prince George?

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Posted: 25th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Guardian’s snobby Republicans replace the Royal baby news of Comic Con and 2D heroes

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THE Guardian gives its online readers two versions of its front page. If you’re interested in the celebrity news that everyone else is getting, you can read its welter of facts and details on the Royal baby. If you’re not, … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal Baby: ‘Its a black boy’ on Sky News with Kate Burley (video)

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SKY NEWS’ Kay Burley was LIVE! outsides St Mary’s hospital for the Royal baby’s emergence. She did not smoke. She did not not bite her nails. Burley Kate eased her nerves by talking and talking and talking. At one point … READ ON

Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, TV & Radio | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


That Royal Baby – the newspaper front pages and ‘pull outs’ (with forceps)

A ROYAL baby is born. Hold everything. Was is over. Get the experts to pen 300 words on blue planceta:

 

What was Kate’s birth weight? Hopefully, the Express’ sister organ, OK!, will confront that question:

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Posted: 23rd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Brands use the royal baby to flog their crap – the best and worst examples of desperate marketing

ASK not what your  can do for your future King but what your future King can do for you. Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son is but a few hours old and already he’s working  hard:

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Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal baby: Prince William beat Hospital at Ballinrobe

TO Ballinrobe, Ireland, for the result of the Tote Return Profits To Racing M’dn H’dle on the night of the birth of Kate Middleton and Prince William’s son:

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Third was a delighted Camilla Parker … READ ON

Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


PROOF! Kate Middleton gave birth last week (says US tabloid)

LAST week Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth. Well so said US Globe magazine:

Prince Charles’ drunken wife Camilla suffered a devastating secret collapse as it became clear new mom Kate and her baby are going to be…

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Posted: 22nd, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment (1) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal baby: Lupo the dog picks out the names ‘Ace’, ‘Kirk’ and ‘Joey’

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STILL awaiting for the arrival of Kate Middleton’s baby, we turn for news to Hello! magazine. Lupo, Wills and Kate’s dog, has been talking:

“According to reports, Lupo has been nothing but co-operative — helping his owners choose their baby’s

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Posted: 19th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Austin Mitchell’s tax rate is lower than that of the Prince of Wales

AUSTIN Mitchell’s Tax Rate Is Lower Than That Of The Prince Of Wales….

A fact which makes his comments in the Commons yesterday really rather interesting.

Mitchell announced that the Prince of Wales pays tax at a lower rate than … READ ON

Posted: 18th, July 2013 | In: Money, Politicians, Royal Family | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Royal Baby Tat Watch: The Sick Bag

YOU could use  the Royal wedding sick bag. Or you can splash out on a Royal Baby sick bag.  Designer Lydia Leith never did produce a Kate Middleton morning sickness sick bag. That would have been in poor taste:… READ ON

Posted: 18th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family, The Consumer | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0


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. … READ ON

Posted: 17th, July 2013 | In: Flashback, Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 14th, July 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comments (8) | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 5th, July 2013 | In: Key Posts, Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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 EstimateREAD ON

Posted: 20th, June 2013 | In: Royal Family, Sports | Comment | Comments 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 READ ON

Posted: 13th, June 2013 | In: Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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:… READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2013 | In: Reviews, Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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, … READ ON

Posted: 7th, June 2013 | In: Flashback, Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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 … READ ON

Posted: 4th, June 2013 | In: Reviews, Royal Family | Comment | Comments 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

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Posted: 2nd, June 2013 | In: Reviews, Royal Family | Comments (2) | Comments 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”… READ ON

Posted: 25th, May 2013 | In: Celebrities, Royal Family | Comment (1) | Comments 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.… READ ON

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