Funding for tree planting projects to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth announced

Funding for tree planting projects to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth announced

Credit: Trees for Cities New funding to plant trees in communities nationwide in honour of the late Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has been announced by Forestry Minister Trudy Harrison. New funding to plant trees in communities across the country in honour of the late Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has been announced by Forestry Minister Trudy Harrison today (Friday 2 December). Defra will provide lead delivery partners of The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) with half a million pounds in funding to…

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Extra bank holiday approved to mark King’s coronation

Extra bank holiday approved to mark King’s coronation

Bank holiday proclaimed in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III The Prime Minister has decided to proclaim an additional bank holiday to mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III next year. The bank holiday will fall on Monday 8 May, following the Coronation on Saturday 6 May. In line with the bank holiday to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation in 1953, this will be an opportunity for families and communities across the…

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Amalia in public eye as Dutch royals pose for photographers

Amalia in public eye as Dutch royals pose for photographers

The Dutch royal family have once again posed for photographs which are aimed at ensuring the paparazzi leave them alone during private engagements. The royals used to pose twice a year – once in the summer and once ahead of their winter sports holiday – but are now only appearing as a family for photographers when all three daughters are together. Princess Alexia is currently at school in Wales but is home for half term. The last family photo session…

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Paddington Bears pictured with Camilla as tributes to late Queen sent to charity

Paddington Bears pictured with Camilla as tributes to late Queen sent to charity

Over 1,000 Paddingtons and Teddy Bears left at Royal Residences as tributes to Queen Elizabeth to be donated to Barnardos children’s charity Buckingham Palace, The Royal Parks and Barnardo’s children’s charity are pleased to announce that over 1,000 Paddingtons and teddy bears left in tribute to Queen Elizabeth outside Royal Residences in London and Windsor will be donated to Barnardo’s children’s services. The teddy bears will all be professionally cleaned and delivered in the coming weeks. In 2016, Her Majesty Queen…

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Unveiling the First Official Effigy of King Charles III on a Coinage Collection Honouring Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Unveiling the First Official Effigy of King Charles III on a Coinage Collection Honouring Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

New coins featuring the portrait of King Charles have been revealed, with a 50p carrying his image entering general circulation within weeks. The coins follow centuries of tradition with the monarch now facing left – the opposite way to his predecessor. As with previous British kings, and unlike the Queen, he wears no crown. King Charles personally approved the effigy, and was understood to be pleased with the likeness. Today we are honoured to reveal the first official effigy of…

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Princess Diana’s Ford Escort sells for £650K at auction

Princess Diana’s Ford Escort sells for £650K at auction

Photo: Silverstone Auctions A car which was used by the late Diana, Princess of Wales has sold for £650,000 at auction. Princess Diana, who died nearly 25 years ago, drove the black Ford Escort RS Turbo for nearly three years from August 1985. She was pictured with the car outside the boutique shops of Chelsea and in Kensington. The car, registration C462FHK, was eventually sold by Silverstone Auctions in Warwickshire to a buyer in Cheshire. This historic black Ford Escort…

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Prince William and Duchess Kate unveil first official portrait together: See the painting

Prince William and Duchess Kate unveil first official portrait together: See the painting

Image: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 2022 by Jamie Coreth. Credit, Jamie Coreth/Fine Art Commissions. The first official portrait of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, by award-winning British artist Jamie Coreth, has gone on public display at the Fitzwilliam Museum. The Duke and Duchess had the opportunity to view the painting, commissioned in 2021 by the Cambridgeshire Royal Portrait Fund, on Thursday 23 June. During their visit, Their Royal Highnesses met with Jamie Coreth, supporters of the project,…

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Norway’s Royal Family release stunning new portraits of future Queen marking 18th birthday

Norway’s Royal Family release stunning new portraits of future Queen marking 18th birthday

Foto: Ida Bjørvik NORWAY’s Royal Family is celebrating the first female heir to the throne in centuries by releasing three new stunning portraits. Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra’s 18th birthday was celebrated 16 and 17 June 2022. Thursday 16 June the Norwegian Government hosted a celebratory dinner at Deichman Bjørvika in Oslo. On 17 June Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a gala dinner at the Royal Palace. At the gala dinner in honour of her 18th birthday,…

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Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have welcomed their first child – a son

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have welcomed their first child – a son

Crown Copyright Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely delivered of a son today, 9th February 2021, at 0855hrs at The Portland Hospital. Jack Brooksbank was present. The baby weighs 8lbs 1oz. The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news. This is Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s first child, The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York’s first…

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Prince Albert of Monaco to deliver keynote address at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit

Prince Albert of Monaco to deliver keynote address at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit

Prince Albert of Monaco to deliver keynote address at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit (PRNewsfoto/Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week) – Reimagined ADSW 2021 comprises high-level virtual events including ADSW Summit, IRENA Assembly, Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum, Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum, Youth 4 Sustainability Virtual Forums and World Future Energy Summit Webinars – Global leaders from policy, industry and technology to explore social, economic and technological opportunities for delivering a green recovery H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco, Head of…

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