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…

Podcast: Fred and Mary’s USA Visit, Ballater Flood Victims & The Cambridges in Canada

Sophie finishes her DofE challenge, Denmark's Crown Prince Couple visits the USA, Queen Elizabeth meets flood victims, the Cambridges arrive in Canada and condolences for Israel. Sophie's DofE Challenge Ends Find out about the ups and downs during Sophie's journey from Edinburgh to London. #DofEChallenge = Completed! A photo posted by The Royal Family (@theroyalfamily)…

Podcast: Northern Ireland, Silver Jubilee Cruise & Battle of the Somme Centenary Commemorations

Northern Ireland visit, King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee Cruise, Earl Mountbatten's great-granddaughter marries, a royal visit to Canada and Battle of the Somme Centenary commemorations. Northern Ireland What was the Queen's response when she was asked if she was feeling well during her visit to Northern Ireland?   A fantastic reception for The…

Podcast: Silver Jubilee Cruise, 40th Wedding Anniversary & New Queen Victoria Film

More on Royal Ascot, a royal visit to Canada, King Harald and Queen Sonja's Silver Jubilee cruise, Swedish Royal 40th Wedding Anniversary, Queen Margrethe's new ballet and a new film about Queen Victoria. Royal Ascot, Part II Find out more about the Queen's horse winning at Royal Ascot this year. Embed from Getty Images   Silver Jubilee…

Podcast: DofE Bike Ride, Diana’s Grave, Invictus Games & Rude Chinese

Sophie's Duke of Edinburgh Challenge, Diana's grave, Japan's Imperial Couple reduce their workload, Invictus Games, another Royal Visit to Bhutan and new royal baby photos. Why was Queen Elizabeth II cheesed off with the Chinese? Sophie Wessex’s Duke of Edinburgh Bike Ride Visit Countess of Wessex's DofE Challenge for more details Diamond Challenge Duke of…