Friday, April 23

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Buckingham Palace has shut down all rumours of royal drama in a statement
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Buckingham Palace has shut down all rumours of royal drama in a statement

Getty ImagesThis weekend saw Prince Philip‘s private funeral, with just 30 attendees invited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Guests included valued staff, close friends and royal family members, with Prince Harry flying over to the UK to attend the service. This was the first time that Prince Harry and Prince William have seen each other since their reported fallout and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s tell-all Oprah interview where Harry explained that they ‘were on different paths’. The two brothers, who have reportedly had ‘unproductive conversations’ since the interview reunited at the funeral to walk behind the Duke of Edinburgh’s coffin, with their cousin Peter Phillips walking between them. Getty Images When this lineup was first announced ahead ...
The Queen will be moving out of Buckingham Palace permanently following Prince Philip’s death
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The Queen will be moving out of Buckingham Palace permanently following Prince Philip’s death

Getty ImagesBuckingham Palace confirmed the tragic news this month that Prince Philip had passed away, aged 99. ‘It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,’ Buckingham Palace announced in a statement. ‘His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.’ Royal family members have paid tribute to the late Duke of Edinburgh and have been rallying around the Queen, with Prince Harry even flying back to the UK and HM’s ‘gang of four‘ stepping up to support her. This weekend saw Prince Philip‘s private funeral, with just 30 attendees invited due to COVID-19 restrictions. Guests included valued staff, close friend...
Prince Philip Honored With Traditional Tribute Outside of Palace
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Prince Philip Honored With Traditional Tribute Outside of Palace

A royal sendoff. Shortly after Buckingham Palace confirmed the news of Prince Philip‘s passing, the late husband of Queen Elizabeth II was honored with a message outside the royal establishment’s gates. Prince Philip Through the Years: The Duke of Edinburgh's Life in Photos Read article On Friday, April 9, a framed version of the family’s statement was placed outside of the palace for all passersby to view. The outdoor tribute is part of a longstanding tradition. “Due to the pandemic and current national lockdown, it will be removed shortly to avoid crowds gathering,” royal expert Omid Scobie tweeted on Friday. Photos of royal aides placing the easel outside of the palace emerged shortly after Philip’s death made headlines. “It is with deep sorrow that Her ...
Prince Philip was the most popular royal family member amongst palace staff
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Prince Philip was the most popular royal family member amongst palace staff

'If you’ve talked to any of the staff, Philip’s the one they all love really.’Getty ImagesBuckingham Palace has confirmed the tragic news that Prince Philip passed away this morning, aged 99. ‘It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,’ Buckingham Palace announced in a statement today. ‘His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.’ Royal family members including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have been among the first to share tributes to the much-loved royal. Also mourning this tragic news will be the royal staff, with Prince Philip reportedly being the most-popular ro...
Queen Elizabeth Opening Palace Gardens to Public for Summer Picnics
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Queen Elizabeth Opening Palace Gardens to Public for Summer Picnics

London calling! Queen Elizabeth II is opening Buckingham Palace gardens to the public for summer picnics for the first time in history. How Coronavirus Has Affected the Royals’ Schedules, Schooling and More Read article “This summer we’re opening Buckingham Palace garden for visitors to explore,” the Royal Collection Trust announced on Wednesday, April 7. “Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to picnic on the palace lawns.” Buckingham Palace was previously open to the public for guided tours of the State Rooms, but was temporarily shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. Beginning in May, the tours will kick off the summer season in England once again. In an unprecedented move, Her Majesty is offering guided tours in April and May of the estate’s garde...
Meghan Markle's ex-boyfriend has come to her defence following claims she ​'bullied' palace staff
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Meghan Markle's ex-boyfriend has come to her defence following claims she ​'bullied' palace staff

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appeared in a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey last month, it divided opinions across the globe. While the interview prompted thousands of complaints to British broadcasting regulator Ofcom, numerous A-listers, politicians and pundits alike spoke out in support of the couple. The interview heard Meghan open up about a number of struggles she’s faced as a result of being a part of ‘the firm’ – from the racism she’s been subjected to in the British press – and, most shockingly, within the royal family itself – to her struggles with suicidal thoughts while pregnant with Archie. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Marie Claire UK (@marieclaireuk) //platform.instagram.com/en_US/...
The Palace has been flooded with letters about Meghan Markle
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The Palace has been flooded with letters about Meghan Markle

Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle may have stepped down as royal family members and relocated to California, but that certainly doesn’t stop them from making headlines. This past month was no exception as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed the news that they were expecting their second child and announced that they would not be returning to royal duties. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made particular news this month as they sat down for an in-depth interview with Oprah Winfrey, a rare move for the notoriously private couple. The Duke and Duchess spoke about everything from mental health and their relationship with the royal family to their current pregnancy, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle even revealing that they are expecting a baby girl. It was their words a...
Prince Charles Led Palace Response to Meghan and Harry, Royal Expert Says
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Prince Charles Led Palace Response to Meghan and Harry, Royal Expert Says

It was Prince Charles rather than his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, who took charge in responding to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s scandalous claims in their tell-all interview, a royal expert claims. Every Revelation From Meghan and Harry's Interview Read article The Evening Standard’s royal editor, Robert Jobson, wrote in a piece for Hello! magazine that he believes Charles formulated Buckingham Palace’s response to his youngest son and his wife. “I think the Prince of Wales has also taken the lead on how the palace has responded,” Jobson wrote. “The queen is 94 and the Duke of Edinburgh is incapacitated, so he will be trying to placate and learn lessons from this so something can be worked out to everyone’s satisfaction.” “The royal family like to do th...
The palace even stopped Meghan Markle from getting coffee with her mum
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The palace even stopped Meghan Markle from getting coffee with her mum

Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle may have stepped down as royal family members and relocated to California, but that certainly doesn’t stop them from making headlines. This past month was no exception as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed the news that they were expecting their second child and announced that they would not be returning to royal duties. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made particular headlines this month as they sat down for in an in-depth interview with Oprah Winfrey, a rare move for the notoriously private couple. The Duke and Duchess spoke about everything from mental health and their relationship with the royal family to their current pregnancy, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle even revealing that they are expecting a baby girl. It was Megha...
Meghan Markle's email to the Palace about the Kate Middleton false report has been released
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Meghan Markle's email to the Palace about the Kate Middleton false report has been released

Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle may have stepped down as royal family members and relocated to California, but that certainly doesn’t stop them from making headlines. This past month was no exception as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed the news that they were expecting their second child and announced that they would not be returning to royal duties. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made particular news this month as they sat down for in an in-depth interview with Oprah Winfrey, a rare move for the notoriously private couple. The Duke and Duchess spoke about everything from mental health and their relationship with the royal family to their current pregnancy, with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle even revealing that they are expecting a baby girl. It was Meghan Mar...