Platinum Jubilee service at St Paul's Cathedral happens next week The coming together of William and Kate with Harry and Meghan could be “very stressful”, a royal pundit speculates. Ahead of a Platinum Jubilee service at St Paul’s Cathedral next week, observers reckon there could be a repeat of when the Sussexes last appeared with the royals.
EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: How Lord Lucan's chum Mark Sykes made peace with his family before his sudden death
He was the last of the Chelsea Set of outrageous toffs who scandalised late 1950s London with their gambling and hard-partying. But perhaps the most surprising revelation about Mark Sykes, who has died suddenly aged 84, is that he was reconciled with his family. 'I actually spoke to him on the day he died,' his eldest son, Tom, tells me.
Lavinia Fitzalan-Howard, Duchess of Norfolk, received it after standing in for the Queen during a rehearsal of the Coronation in 1953 as the monarch was poorly The brooch is modelled in the form of the letters ER in the Queen's hand-writing It was accompanied by a letter from Elizabeth expressing her gratitude
Salford Shopping Centre celebrates Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee with a day of free festivities
Salford Shopping Centre has announced plans to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee on Thursday June 2nd with a fun day of free festivities for all the family. Starting at 11am, children – and adults alike – can have their face painted to kick off proceedings and are invited to be wild, imaginative or indeed regal with their requests.
According to royal biographer Andrew Morton, members in the royal household thought Prince William and Kate Middleton would be nothing more than a university fling in the early days of their romance Prince William's university romance with the Duchess of Cambridge was not expected to last, a royal expert has claimed.
The prince wore scarlet as Great Master of the Order and was present as the group took an oath and drew swords in the Henry VII chapel. England’s former chief medical officer and four ex-chiefs of the defence staff were among those to be awarded the Order of the Bath.
PRINCE CHARLES has stepped in once again for the Queen as he led a major ceremony. While she has missed a few key events in the royal calendar this year, the monarch has recently made a few public appearances. On May 13, she attended the second day of events at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, watching a few events and Lady Louise Windsor's exhibition on a carriage previously owned by Prince Philip.
This year, for the Jubilee instalment of the event, the Queen and Prince Andrew are expected to be joined by the Duchess of Cornwall, Princess Anne and Prince Edward, among several other senior royals for the occasion. Members of the Royal Family traditionally attend the annual procession and accompanying church service in white gloves, feathered hats and dark flowing robes, adorned with coats of arms.
Prince William features on a new £5 coin to mark his 40th birthday, but fans are unsure of the currency likeness. The Duke of Cambridge has his first solo outing on an official U.K. coin to mark the life milestone and the designer said he aimed to depict the royal's fresh energy as a young father.
Everything you need to know about the Platinum Jubilee parades, big lunches, beacons and concerts which will take place during the first weekend of June The two-week countdown is on for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee weekend. During the first weekend of June, millions of people across the world will be celebrating Elizabeth II's 70-year reign.
KATE MIDDLETON and Prince William's royal wedding was watched by millions of people all over the world and was subject to much debate. Which centuries-long tradition did the Duchess of Cambridge break on the big day? The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge got married in 2011 at Westminster Abbey.
Sunderland AFC will make their almost annual visit to Wembley when they face Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday, May 21 at 3pm and, unlike last year, you can be there. Many fans will make a weekend of it and, it’s fair to assume that Westminster Abbey and the Natural History Museum will not be on the itinerary for most of the adults.
If Londoners didn’t already have enough reasons to be excited about the Platinum Jubilee, TfL has launched a number of London buses in a regal shade of purple to mark the occasion. The eight double-deckers were released on Friday May 13 and are covered in a snazzy Cadbury-coloured wrap.
The London area that 'should become a World Heritage Site' alongside Stonehenge and the Great Wall of China
It's a place full of history and ancient secrets You would've heard of the greatest of World Heritage Sites - the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal, Stonehenge, Mont Saint Michel - those incredible places which are bursting with history and are deemed worthy of the greatest accolade you can get for historical importance.
THE QUEEN was all smiles during the first of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations despite fears that she may be unable to attend many of the upcoming events, as royal aides warn she now has "good and less good days". Her Majesty took part in the first of her national Jubilee celebrations on Sunday night (May 15) when she attended the spectacular finale of the Royal Windsor Horse show.
How Nottingham-born martial artist and Hollywood star got her first break News of Doctor Strange actress Zara Phythian’s conviction has sent ripples through the acting world, from the Midlands to Hollywood. The Nottingham-born actress, 38, and husband Victor Marke, 59, were hit with historic sex abuse charges.