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Tapes of Princess Diana discussing her failed marriage to air next month
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Tapes of Princess Diana discussing her failed marriage to air next month

Jul 30th 2017, 4:20 PM 20,727 Views 34 Comments

Channel 4 has planned the broadcast for next month – but those who were close to Diana say the tapes will cause distress.

Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad
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Belgian King vs Burger King: Country's royal family outraged at fast food chain ad

May 28th 2017, 10:36 AM 21,404 Views 32 Comments

An online ad asks users to choose between King Philippe or Burger King.

Prince Harry on how he eventually dealt with his feelings over Princess Diana's death
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Prince Harry on how he eventually dealt with his feelings over Princess Diana's death

Apr 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 28,514 Views 60 Comments

“My way of dealing with it was sticking my head in the sand, refusing to ever think about my mum,” he said.

Man beaten by mob for insulting Thai monarchy
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Man beaten by mob for insulting Thai monarchy

Oct 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 9,327 Views 14 Comments

Videos showing mob justice in Thailand come after the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej last week.

Beloved Thai king, the world's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 88
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Beloved Thai king, the world's longest-serving monarch, dies aged 88

Oct 13th 2016, 1:11 PM 17,527 Views 55 Comments

It is a major test for the country’s generals, who seized power in 2014 vowing to restore stability after a decade of political chaos.

Australia's state leaders push to cut ties with Queen Elizabeth
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Australia's state leaders push to cut ties with Queen Elizabeth

Jan 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 16,112 Views 62 Comments

Almost all of Australia’s state and territory leaders have signed up in support of the country becoming a republic.

"I would love to have kids right now, but there's a process that one has to go through"
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"I would love to have kids right now, but there's a process that one has to go through"

May 11th 2015, 11:38 AM 25,867 Views 40 Comments

Prince Harry is looking for love, it seems.

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old
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Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old

Apr 10th 2015, 6:15 AM 9,027 Views 8 Comments

Warning: This post contains spoilers.

Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king
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Scientists use modern forensics to find out which gory wound killed this English king

Sep 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,008 Views 12 Comments

Three of his injuries had the potential to cause death quickly – two to the skull and one to the pelvis.

Queen Elizabeth is going to visit the set of Game of Thrones
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Queen Elizabeth is going to visit the set of Game of Thrones

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:59 AM 10,405 Views 37 Comments

The Queen will also meet with Martin McGuinness in a former prison.

"Long live the king!": Spain says hello to its new head of state
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"Long live the king!": Spain says hello to its new head of state

Jun 19th 2014, 9:56 PM 11,304 Views 22 Comments

The king promised an “honest and transparent” monarchy after scandals that dogged his father Juan Carlos in a Spain recovering from recession.

King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity
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King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity

Jun 15th 2014, 2:55 PM 14,288 Views 28 Comments

That’s if the Government have anything to do with it.

"No more kings!" - Huge crowds gather to protest against the monarchy in Spain
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"No more kings!" - Huge crowds gather to protest against the monarchy in Spain

Jun 3rd 2014, 11:01 AM 16,950 Views 73 Comments

The protesters are calling for a vote on the future of the monarchy after the abdication of King Juan Carlos.

Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President
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Prince Charles compared Putin to Hitler. 'Unroyal behaviour' says the Russian President

May 24th 2014, 4:09 PM 7,076 Views 88 Comments

Charles reportedly made the comment to a Polish woman, who had fled the Nazis as a child.

This is the first image of the royal couple and their new baby
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This is the first image of the royal couple and their new baby

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:16 PM 42,135 Views 176 Comments

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will soon leave the hospital in London with the new prince

Your Guide To Avoiding The Royal Baby Online
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Your Guide To Avoiding The Royal Baby Online

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:00 PM 11,115 Views 29 Comments

Quit your moaning.

WATCH: Man seems very confused about royal baby on Sky News
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WATCH: Man seems very confused about royal baby on Sky News

Jul 23rd 2013, 9:29 AM 2,868 Views 2 Comments

If you only watch one thing related to the royal baby make it this video.

Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne
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Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:29 PM 39,014 Views 156 Comments

Prince William’s baby son follows him in the order, overtaking William’s younger brother Prince Harry at third in line to the throne.

This 6-year-old boy is the future of Japan’s monarchy
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This 6-year-old boy is the future of Japan’s monarchy

Jul 13th 2013, 9:15 AM 18,164 Views 22 Comments

Prince Hisahito is the only boy in four decades to be born into the world’s oldest monarchy – and will one day by emperor of Japan.

Skeleton found under car park is King Richard III, say archaeologists
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Skeleton found under car park is King Richard III, say archaeologists

Feb 4th 2013, 1:31 PM 17,460 Views 52 Comments

The announcement by researchers at the University of Leicester was met with loud cheers at a press conference this morning.

Netherlands' Queen Beatrix to hand throne to eldest son
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Netherlands' Queen Beatrix to hand throne to eldest son

Jan 28th 2013, 8:51 PM 13,580 Views 41 Comments

Beatrix, who turns 75 this week, will step down in April – on the same date that her mother stood down in 1980.

Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters
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Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 PM 10,153 Views 10 Comments

The attorney general blocked the letters saying it could be difficult for Charles to fulfil his duties as king if they are released.

VIDEO: DJ Prince Charles hits the decks, spins some tunes
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VIDEO: DJ Prince Charles hits the decks, spins some tunes

May 23rd 2012, 12:03 PM 2,077 Views 17 Comments

BOOM, SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE THE ROOM.

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction
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VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction

May 16th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,021 Views 4 Comments

Extraordinary jewel has had a rich history passing through royal families in France, the Netherlands, England and Prussia since the 17th century.

Thai man imprisoned over anti-royal family texts dies in prison
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Thai man imprisoned over anti-royal family texts dies in prison

May 8th 2012, 5:07 PM 6,555 Views 18 Comments

The 62-year-old grandfather, who was suffering from cancer, was handed a 20-year sentence for ‘insulting the morachy’ via text message.

Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar
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Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar

Feb 21st 2012, 8:44 AM 5,870 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old prince, the son of Princess Caroline of Monaco, was briefly hospitalised after the brawl.

Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
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Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee

Jan 18th 2012, 1:46 PM 2,594 Views 24 Comments

Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.

"Outdated" succession law set to be changed
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"Outdated" succession law set to be changed

Oct 28th 2011, 1:19 PM 657 Views 19 Comments

A change in succession laws in Commonwealth countries means male heirs no longer can take the throne ahead of their older sisters.

Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe
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Don't call me princess: Fáilte Ireland makes Queen gaffe

May 10th 2011, 11:09 AM 3,337 Views 4 Comments

So our national tourism board got the British royal etiquette wrong – but how easy is it to know how to greet a monarch? We look at international royal meet ‘n’ greet customs.

Slideshow: The world watches the royal wedding
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Slideshow: The world watches the royal wedding

Apr 29th 2011, 8:53 PM 2,646 Views 0 Comments

Billions of people watched the British royal wedding today – from Kabul to Novia Scotia.