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"My thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by these tragedies," she wrote to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Read the full statement here.
The most senior members of the British Royal Family have offered their condolences to the Philippines after the devastation wrought by Typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut). A death toll of 81 has been reported, with the numbers expected to increase as the ...
 
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These watches have appeared at coronations, royal weddings, and engagements.
Luxury timepieces are markers of history, products of keen craftsmanship and bearers of heritage stories.For royals, as they are for everyone else, they're also a style statement, a memory, an inheritance, a family heirloom, or a prized possession of sentimental value.Below, the signature ...
 
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Owned by different matriarchs from the Russian and British royal families, the Vladimir Tiara has survived a revolution, smuggling, and many redesigns.
With the recent centennial anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the world can’t help but reflect on what is indisputably one of the most perplexing periods in history, and of course, the infamous family caught in the middle of it all—the Romanovs. Today, ...
 
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It was made at the workshop of Segundina Vizcarra.
As soon-to-be-monarch and a celebrated public figure, then Crown Princess Elizabeth received thousands of presents and well wishes from almost every corner of the globe in honor of her wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947.U.S. President Harry Truman and his ...
 
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“I’ve seen one coronation and been the recipient of another, which is pretty remarkable," Queen Elizabeth says in a new documentary.
Queen Elizabeth might have begun her reign from the unfortunate moment her father King George VI died in his sleep, but it was her coronation that officially launched her as a ruler presented to the rest of the world.This is the idea ...
 
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The attempt was subsequently covered up by the New Zealand government.
A disturbed New Zealand local has been revealed to have attempted to assassinate Queen Elizabeth in the 1980s. The news of the incident was broken by Hamish McNeilly in a six-part investigation for Stuff.While assassination attempts on royals aren’t new, one so ...
 
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Live like a king or queen by buying brands and products with royal warrants.
With the recent news about the Queen’s royal bra-maker Rigby & Peller being stripped of its 57-year-old royal warrant, we decided to revisit the business of the Royal Warrant Association and the brands the royal family remains loyal to.How is a royal warrant ...
 
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Prince Philip was separated from his family at an early age, and later lost his sister in a plane crash.
It’s no secret that Prince Charles’s relationship with his father Prince Philip is flawed. In the past, the heir to the British throne has described his father as “harsh” and “hectoring."Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, admits that he and his son are ...
 
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Who were “Murgatroyd” and “Winterbottom"?
Queen Elizabeth and the British monarchy faced a number of hurdles in the late '50s. She had only been on the throne for less than a decade when the U.K. found itself in the throes of an economic crisis. The country was ...
 
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What happened at the Thursday Club and who was his private secretary, Mike Parker?
Prince Philip has been the subject of infidelity rumors throughout his 70-year marriage with the Queen. Past reports include affairs with some high profile personalities, such as actress Pat Kirkwood and Helene Foufounis but none of the scandals ever had any real ...
 
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For the first time, the Royal Navy took part in the Changing of the Guard. Here's why that matters.
When it comes to traditions, only a handful of countries can rival the United Kingdom. From tea culture to royal customs, it seems there’s a tradition for everything. So when the Royal Family Twitter account wrote about a ceremony and a historic ...
 
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Off-duty, butlers sometimes get to party with royalty.
From the mouths of those who have dedicated their lives to serving the British crown come intimate glimpses into a very secret world.In the past, we’ve heard stories of the royals’ daily diets and their roles as employers. Now, another former butler has ...
 
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The Crown's Matt Smith gives hints about Season Two, talks about actress Claire Foy, and sends a message to his Filipino fans.
It’s difficult to imagine anyone other than Matt Smith in Prince Philip’s shoes on the hit Netflix show The Crown. The British actor is, after all, almost a carbon copy of a young Duke of Edinburgh. But Smith isn’t as stern or serious ...
 
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Inheritance beyond regal titles and net worth.
Prince Michael of Kent is the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as a second cousin to Prince Charles. These are just some of the first cousins of Queen Elizabeth. Prince Michael is thought to resemble the stern front of ...
 
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Out of the 800 plus brands with royal warrants, these ones are available in the Philippines.
For centuries, members of the royal family have been granting royal warrants to certain businesses. A royal warrants means a tradesman has been appointed to supply the royal grantor with goods. Warrant holders have since been held in high regard, since their ...
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