Podcast: Queen’s Portrait, Prince Andrew Statement & 40th Anniversary

The Queen's portrait has returned to Stormont House, Prince Andrew issues statement, World Water Week in Sweden, a royal wedding anniversary and 40th Anniversary since Louis Mountbatten's death. Prince Andrew Statement Buckingham Palace has released a statement on the Duke of York's behalf regarding disgraced financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Will Queen Elizabeth…

The Assassination of Lord Mountbatten

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Louis Mountbatten, the 1st Earl of Burma, by the Irish Republican Army (IRA), which occurred on 27 August 1979. Lord Mountbatten was Prince Philip’s maternal uncle, Queen Elizabeth’s second cousin once removed, and was Prince Charles’ honorary godfather. He was a British Royal Navy officer…

Royal Birthday: Prince Carl Philip of Sweden

Prince Carl Philip celebrates his 40th birthday on Monday, 13 May 2019, with the Swedish Royal Court releasing a new photo to mark this milestone. However, Prince Carl Philip will be spending the day with his family, celebrating in private. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia’s second child and only son, Carl Philip Edmund…

Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday 2018 Stamps

Australia Post has released two new stamps to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s 92nd birthday on Saturday, 21 April 2018, with a floral theme. This year’s stamps focus on the Queen Elizabeth rose which was released in 1954 to honour Her Majesty’s accession in 1952 and her coronation the following year. Jason Watts from the Australia…

Podcast: Countess Mountbatten, Prince Philip’s 96th Birthday & Danish Golden Wedding Anniversary

Countess Mountbatten dies, the Grenfell Fire tragedy, Prince Philip celebrates his 96th birthday, a Royal Golden Anniversary and Princess Charlene writes an article about water safety. Vale Countess Mountbatten (1924-2017) Prince Charles' beloved godmother Countess Mountbatten passed away at her home on 13 June 2017. Embed from Getty Images Grenfell Tower Visit On Friday, 16…

Prince Carl Philip Celebrates 38th Birthday

The Swedish Royal Court has released a new photo to celebrate Prince Carl Philip's 38th birthday on Saturday, 13 May 2017. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia's second child, Prince Carl Philip Edmund Bertil, Duke of Värmland, was born on 13 May 1979 at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. He was baptised in the Royal…

Which Bank? Prince Charles’ Personal Tour

Governor Mark Carney gave Prince Charles a guided tour during a visit at the UK’s central bank, the Bank of England on 7 December 2016. The Prince of Wales’ visit was aimed to recognise and celebrate the Bank’s mission to promote the good of the British people by maintaining monetary and financial stability. Prince Charles…

Louis Mountbatten: 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Viceroy of India

British naval officer Lord Louis Mountbatten accepted the Japanese surrender during World War II. He was the last Viceroy of India, and also mentor to Prince Charles. Mountbatten, known as “Dickie” to family and friends, was born Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas on 25 June 1900 at Frogmore House, Windsor. His parents were Prince Louis…

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark’s New Year Address, 2015

HM Queen Margrethe II gave her New Year's Address on 31 December, at 6.00 pm (local time) from Fredensborg Palace, which was broadcasted on television and radio. "God Save Denmark" The original transcript of Queen Margrethe's New Year's Address. A transcript of the English translation is also available. History The New Year's Address is usually…

Podcast: Prince Harry, Ireland Visit & Henry VIII Does Elvis

Prince Harry wants the government to bring back National Service and attends the Chelsea Flower Show. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit Ireland, and plans for Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday in 2016. Chelsea Flower Show View image | gettyimages.com Visit Sentebale for more information and/or to make a donation. Ireland…