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#Monarchy

# monarchy - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

'Unacceptable': British Royal aide quits after asking guest at event where she was 'really' from
# Buckingham Palace
# Buckingham Palace

'Unacceptable': British Royal aide quits after asking guest at event where she was 'really' from

Nov 30th 2022, 4:33 PM 54,053 Views 32 Comments

The UK’s late Queen Elizabeth’s lady in waiting repeatedly asked a black guest where she really came from.

# monarchy - September September 2022

Two-thirds of people approve of tricolour being flown at half-mast as mark of respect for queen
# Poll
# Poll

Two-thirds of people approve of tricolour being flown at half-mast as mark of respect for queen

Sep 13th 2022, 7:42 PM 30,042 Views 103 Comments

68% of people said they would welcome a future visit to Ireland by King Charles III.

Number of arrests made as events held across UK following death of Queen Elizabeth II
# Monarchy
# Monarchy

Number of arrests made as events held across UK following death of Queen Elizabeth II

Updated Sep 12th 2022, 4:22 PM 41,124 Views 0 Comments

In Edinburgh, a woman who was arrested during the accession proclamation for the king has been charged.

Woman arrested after protester holds anti-monarchy sign in Edinburgh
# Anti-monarchy
# Anti-monarchy

Woman arrested after protester holds anti-monarchy sign in Edinburgh

Sep 11th 2022, 4:52 PM 48,378 Views 0 Comments

The proclamation was one of three taking place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Sunday.

Charles formally declared British King as Elizabeth's funeral details released
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Charles formally declared British King as Elizabeth's funeral details released

Updated Sep 10th 2022, 5:25 PM 85,760 Views 28 Comments

“I am deeply aware of this great inheritance and of the duties and heavy responsibilities of Sovereignty which have now passed to me.”

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died
# Queen Elizabeth II
# Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died

Sep 8th 2022, 6:31 PM 147,627 Views 237 Comments
  • Buckingham Palace said the queen died peacefully this afternoon.
  • The flag at the palace in London was lowered to half mast at 6.30pm.
  • President Michael D Higgins expressed sympathy on behalf of the people of Ireland.

# monarchy - This year 2022

Prince William says British royal family 'supports' the Bahamas' decisions about its future
# Postcolonial
# Postcolonial

Prince William says British royal family 'supports' the Bahamas' decisions about its future

Mar 26th 2022, 11:51 AM 25,379 Views 7 Comments

There are increasing calls in Carribean nations to remove the British queen as head of state.

# monarchy - All time

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

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

Jul 30th 2017, 4:20 PM 20,753 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
# Choose Your Side
# Choose Your Side

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

May 28th 2017, 10:36 AM 21,446 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
# British Royalty
# British Royalty

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

Apr 17th 2017, 10:30 AM 28,534 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
# Thailand
# Thailand

Man beaten by mob for insulting Thai monarchy

Oct 18th 2016, 8:22 AM 9,377 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
# The King Is Dead
# The King Is Dead

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

Oct 13th 2016, 1:11 PM 17,630 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
# Break Away
# Break Away

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

Jan 25th 2016, 2:45 PM 16,354 Views 56 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"
# Form An Orderly Queue
# Form An Orderly Queue

"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 25,895 Views 40 Comments

Prince Harry is looking for love, it seems.

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old
# Cat Drama
# Cat Drama

Queen Victoria wrote this book when she was 10 years old

Apr 10th 2015, 6:15 AM 9,065 Views 8 Comments

Warning: This post contains spoilers.

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

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

Sep 17th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,029 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
# The Norn Iron Throne
# The Norn Iron Throne

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

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:59 AM 10,424 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
# Monarchy
# Monarchy

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

Jun 19th 2014, 9:56 PM 11,357 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
# Abdication Crisis
# Abdication Crisis

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

Jun 15th 2014, 2:55 PM 14,321 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
# Down With The King
# Down With The King

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

Jun 3rd 2014, 11:01 AM 17,005 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
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

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

May 24th 2014, 4:09 PM 7,107 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
# Royal Baby
# Royal Baby

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

Jul 23rd 2013, 7:16 PM 42,169 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
# BYE BYE BABY
From The Daily Edge
# BYE BYE BABY

Your Guide To Avoiding The Royal Baby Online

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:00 PM 11,136 Views 29 Comments

Quit your moaning.

WATCH: Man seems very confused about royal baby on Sky News
# Royal Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Baby

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

Jul 23rd 2013, 9:29 AM 2,913 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
# Monarchy
# Monarchy

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

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:29 PM 39,096 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
# No Pressure
# No Pressure

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

Jul 13th 2013, 9:15 AM 18,346 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
# Dem Bones Dem Bones
# Dem Bones Dem Bones

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

Feb 4th 2013, 1:31 PM 18,054 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
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Netherlands' Queen Beatrix to hand throne to eldest son

Jan 28th 2013, 8:51 PM 13,652 Views 39 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
# Royal Correspondence
# Royal Correspondence

Britain blocks publication of Prince Charles letters

Oct 16th 2012, 8:59 PM 10,176 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
# Fresh Prince
From The Daily Edge
# Fresh Prince

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

May 23rd 2012, 12:03 PM 2,162 Views 17 Comments

BOOM, SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE THE ROOM.

VIDEO: European royal diamond sold for €7.6m at auction
# Le Beau Sancy
From The Daily Edge
# Le Beau Sancy

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

May 16th 2012, 1:32 PM 3,045 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
# Thailand
# Thailand

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

May 8th 2012, 5:07 PM 6,579 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
# Brawl
# Brawl

Monaco prince hospitalised after brawl in New York bar

Feb 21st 2012, 8:44 AM 5,900 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
# Shindig
From The Daily Edge
# Shindig

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

Jan 18th 2012, 1:46 PM 2,613 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
# Commonwealth
# Commonwealth

"Outdated" succession law set to be changed

Oct 28th 2011, 1:19 PM 679 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
# Etiquette
From The Daily Edge
# Etiquette

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

May 10th 2011, 11:09 AM 3,414 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
# Royal Wedding
# Royal Wedding

Slideshow: The world watches the royal wedding

Apr 29th 2011, 8:53 PM 2,660 Views 0 Comments

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