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Daphne Dunne, 97, (left) was first in line to meet Prince Harry (right) on Wednesday after waiting in the pouring rain for more than seven hours at Campbell Cove jetty in Sydney

Daphne Dunne, 97, (left) was first in line to meet Prince Harry (right) on Wednesday after waiting in the pouring rain for more than seven hours at Campbell Cove jetty in Sydney

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Her wish came true: War widow, 97, who waited seven hours in the pouring rain to meet Prince Harry is reunited with him after they struck up a friendship on his 2015 visit Daphne Dunne was first in line to meet Prince Harry in Sydney on Wednesday She waited at least seven hours in the pouring rain at Campbell Cove Jetty The war widow first met Prince Harry in 2015 during his visit to Sydney 'He gave me a hug and a kiss and said it was great to see me,' Ms Dunne said She offered him a beer, but he said he didn't have time and was soaking wet Rain dampened the start of his visit to launch 2018 Invictus Games countdown A war widow was first in line to meet Prince Harry during his flying visit to Sydney – and grabbed another kiss from the royal after waiting at least seven hours i
Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition From Prince William

Victoria Beckham Gets Royal Recognition From Prince William

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The fashion designer has received her OBE. It was a posh day at the palace for former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham. The pop singer-turned-fashion designer was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on Wednesday. Prince William presented the award at Buckingham Palace. "I'm proud to be British," she said in a statement. She was accompanied by her parents and her husband, retired soccer star David Beckham, who received his OBE in 2003. The couple's four children did not attend. The 43-year-old Beckham has made a success of her fashion line despite initial skepticism about her ability to cross over from singing to design. She recently released her Target collaboration, which reportedly sold out within hours. "I really wanted to celebrate femininity and ...
Princess Victoria of Sweden in tears

Princess Victoria of Sweden in tears

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Princess Victoria of Sweden was overcome with emotion on Saturday when she visited the scene of Friday’s suspected terror attack in Stockholm. Victoria could be seen in tears as she laid flowers at the memorial site accompanied by her husband Prince Daniel. The Royal couple stood in silence as a sign of respect for the victims of the shocking attack. On Friday, a lorry was driven into the Ahlens department store in the Swedish capital, killing four people and injuring 15. The four killed have been confirmed as being one Brit, a Belgian woman and two Swedes. The Mail reports that one victim of the attack was an 11-year-old girl on her way home from school. Princess Victoria of Sweden in tears at the attack site in Stockholm Princess Victoria, who is a mother herself to Princess Es
The Amazing Netflix Series “The Crown” Uncovers foremost dramatic issues of 21st-century powerful women

The Amazing Netflix Series “The Crown” Uncovers foremost dramatic issues of 21st-century powerful women

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In recent months, young British queens have ascended to the throne of prestige TV. In November, Netflix debuted its series The Crown, which follows the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II, who came to the throne in 1952. And in January, PBS launched the new drama Victoria, which traces the rise of Queen Victoria in the 19th century. Any historical TV show is bound to make choices about which events and themes are most important. But the shows’ approaches are particularly noteworthy because they reflect 21st-century expectations about women in leadership positions. Contemporary audiences assume that a young woman in power—regardless of the era in which she rules—would necessarily be filled with self-doubt, and be forced to spend much of her time winning over skeptical men. The Crown and Vi