The Crown & Us: Story of the Royals in Australia

Great news for royal fans in Australia. A new documentary will air on Sunday, 3 March 2019, at 7.40 am on ABC and ABC HD. This two-part series explores the historical relationship between Australians and the British Royal Family from the time when Queen Victoria's son, Prince Alfred, visited our shores in 1867. The story…

Royal Birthday: Queen Matilde of Belgium

Mathilde, Queen of the Belgians, celebrates her 46th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019, with a new photo released to mark this special occasion. Childhood Mathilde was born in Uccle in Belgium in 1973, the eldest daughter of Count Patrick d'Udekem d’coz and Countess Anna Maria Komorowka. She has three younger sisters, Marie-Alix, Elisabeth, Hélène…

Royal Birthday: Countess of Wessex

One of Britain’s hardest-working members of the Royal Family, the Countess of Wessex celebrates her 54th birthday on Sunday, 20 January 2019. The Countess of Wessex was born Sophie Helen Rhys-Jones at the Ratcliffe Infirmary in Oxford on 20 January 1965. She is the second child and only daughter of Christopher Bournes Rhys-Jones and the…

Philippe, King of the Belgians 5th Anniversary on Throne

King Philippe celebrates his 5th Anniversary as monarch in Belgium on 21 July 2018. He was sworn in about one hour later following his father's abdication for health reasons. He took the constitutional oath before the combined chambers of parliament during his enthronement on 21 July 2013, as the 7th King of the Belgians. The…

New Official Photos To Mark Royal Engagement

Kensington Palace has released three official photos to mark Prince Harry’s engagement to Ms Meghan Markle which was announced on 27 November 2017. Fashion and celebrity photographer Alexi Lubomirski took these photographs earlier this week at Frogmore House, Windsor, showing off Meghan’s sparkling engagement ring. Meghan was wearing an extravagant sheer black ball gown, created…

Podcast: Queen Elizabeth’s New Biography, Princes In The Tower & Not the Republic Again!

Prince William's tribute. Philippa Langley plans to find out who actually killed the Princes in the Tower. The Republic Debate again in Australia and news from Sweden and Norway. Prince William's Preface Prince William wrote a preface for a new book about Queen Elizabeth II, paying tribute to his grandmother as monarch. Visit Penguin Books…