We should be celebrating, but the nation is sombre: Queen's emotional birthday message The Queen has urged Britain to remain strong in the “face of adversity” following the recent tragedies in London and Manchester. In an emotional birthday message she admitted she found it hard to ignore the “very sombre mood” across the country. On the day of her official birthday, she said while today is “traditionally a day of celebration” she was, like others, still in shock. She said: “Today is traditionally a day of celebration. This year, however, it is difficult to escape a very sombre national mood. "In recent months, the country has witnessed a succession of terrible tragedies.” Accompanied by the Duke of Cambridge, the Queen visited west London on Friday after a deadly fir
Prince William says he and Prince Harry let Princess Diana down in new documentary Prince William and Prince Harry have said they helped make a documentary about their mother because they felt they had "let her down" in not being able to "protect her". The documentary seeks to tell "the inside story of the tumultuous and unprecedented week that followed the death of Diana, Princess of Wales". This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's death in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997. Prince William was 15 and Prince Harry was just 12 at the time of their mother's death. The film features in depth interviews with the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry, in which they speak in detail about the week following their mother's death. "Part of the reason w...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their sixth wedding anniversary this April, and they received plenty of love from royal well-wishers in honor of the occasion. And, as any polite couple might, they reciprocated with individual thank-you notes—complete with a photo they took on their trip to Bhutan last year. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are most grateful to you for the message you so kindly took the trouble to send on the occasion of their 6th Wedding Anniversary. It was most thoughtful of you and Their Royal Highnesses send you their warmest thanks and best wishes,” the note reads. Being a modern couple, they also took to the Internet to share their own good tidings. Five days ago, Kensington Palace posted a thank-you message alongside their wedding photo on Instagram:
Prince George has a new preschool! Prince William and Kate Middleton, parents to Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, 22 months, announced the news Friday via Kensington Palace’s Twitter account: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced that Prince George will attend Thomas’s Battersea School in London from September 2017.” The little prince, who turns 4 on July 22, will attend the private school, which has 540 students between the ages of 4 and 13, costs $22,000 per year, and boasts the motto “Be kind.” Model Cara Delevingne and singer Florence Welch are reportedly former students. According to a story published by ABC News, principal Ben Thomas previously penned a letter to parents explaining Prince George’s arrival. “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided on P
Wills gets the cash to fly in: Prince being credited for a sharp rise in corporate donations to the air ambulance service where he works Amount of money East Anglia Air Ambulance receives from business has tripled Charity received six per cent less in its collecting tins since he joined it in July Bulge in corporate donations suggests more companies have become involved The ‘Prince William effect’ is being credited for a sharp rise in corporate donations to the air ambulance service he works for. The amount of money East Anglian Air Ambulance receives from businesses has tripled since the Duke of Cambridge started as a pilot, from £55,101 in 2015 to £163,082 last year. However, the charity has received six per cent less money in its collecting tins since he joined it in Jul