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Interview with Young Monarchist Mark Salmon regarding the forthcoming royal visit, Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit boards the Literature Train, more controversy surrounding Richard III’s skeleton and some royal April Fools’ Day jokes.

Listen to this week’s show …

Mark Salmon Interview

Mark Salmon is a media spokesperson for the Australian Monarchist League (AML) discusses the royal visit in April, knighthoods and damehoods, as well as the next Governor of NSW.

Young Monarchist Mark Salmon with fellow monarchist preparing to welcome Prince Charles to Sydney in 2011. © Carolyn Cash

Young Monarchist Mark Salmon with fellow monarchist preparing to welcome Prince Charles to Sydney in 2011. © Carolyn Cash

Irish Community Reception

The Queen and Prince Philip host a reception for the Irish Community at Buckingham Palace.

One Direction’s Niall Horan thanks the Queen for her invitation on Twitter.

One Direction's Niall Horan thanks the Queen on Twitter.

 

Literature Train

Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit boarded the Literature Train to share her love of reading and to inspire others.

Some Royal April Fools’ Jokes

According to The Sun, the Queen had given permission for drilling for gas at Buckingham Palace to help reduce electricity bills. We wonder if the Queen was amused?

The Sun's April Fools' headline

The Sun’s April Fools’ headline

InterCity Coaches prepares for Royal Visit to New Zealand.

New Zealand's Intercity Coachlines media release on their Facebook page

New Zealand’s Intercity Coachlines media release on their Facebook page

See the video on YouTube.

Last, but not least, Seven Network’s Sunrise program with their suggestion to rename the 2016 Commonwealth Games as the British Empire Games in honour of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s visit.


Video courtesy of Yahoo7

Useful Links

Australian Monarchist League (AML)
Leicester University – The Discovery of Richard III