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A slice of royal history goes on sale for £500, Australia Post celebrates Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest-reigning monarch, more Royal baby news from Sweden and Prince Albert II says sorry.

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Royal Wedding Cake

An anonymous bidder bought a slice of cake from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s wedding. Did you know most of the ingredients came from Australia? Listen to the show and find out …

 

Long May She Reign

Australia Post celebrates another royal milestone with new stamps commemorating Queen Elizabeth becoming Britain’s longest-reigning monarch on 9 September 2015.

©Australian Postal Corporation 2015. This material has been reproduced with permission of Australia Post.

©Australian Postal Corporation 2015. This material has been reproduced with permission of Australia Post.

Available at participating post offices, via mail order on 1800 331-794 or visit Australia Post for more information about the Long May She Reign stamp issue.

Sweden Royal Baby News

It’s official. Congratulations to Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel who are expecting their second child in 2016.

The Crown Princess Couple and Princess Estelle. Photo Kate Gabor royalcourt.se

The Crown Princess Couple and Princess Estelle. Photo Kate Gabor royalcourt.se

Prince Nicolas Christening

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O'Neill's son. Photo: The Royal Court, Sweden

Princess Madeleine and Christopher O’Neill’s son. Photo: The Royal Court, Sweden

Prince Nicolas will be christened in Stockholm in October 2015.

Meanwhile in Monaco

Prince Albert II (pictured below) has apologised on behalf of Monaco for the nation’s treatment of Jews during World War II at a recent memorial service to honour victims who were deported.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website – www.dfat.gov.au [CC BY 3.0 au (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website – www.dfat.gov.au [CC BY 3.0 au (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons