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Prince Edward gears up for Duke of Edinburgh title with key Scottish engagement today

The Queen was said to have humoured Edward when he requested the 11th Century title on the basis that he liked the character of Lord Wessex in the blockbuster film, Shakespeare in Love. But at the time of his wedding, it was also announced the Queen and Philip intended for Edward to be created the […]

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The jewellery Kate and Meghan inherited from Diana – including their ‘something blues’

Princess Diana left her famous jewellery collection to her two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, after her death in a car crash in 1997. The princes’ wives Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have since been spotted wearing several memorable pieces from their late mother-in-law’s jewellery box. Express.co.uk spoke to jewellery experts about […]

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Princess Diana’s ‘revenge dress’ moment showed her ‘complete change of emotional state’

PRINCESS DIANA’s ‘revenge dress’ has gone down in history as one of the most famous royal fashion moments ever. And according to a body language expert, the moment signalled a “complete change of emotional state” for Diana following the breakdown of her marriage to Prince Charles. Source link

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Kate Middleton’s engagement ring has fitting link to Queen Victoria

The engagement ring Kate, Duchess of Cambridge now wears with immense pride first belonged to the late mother-in-law she never met, Princess Diana. Then Lady Diana Spencer debuted the ring to much royal fanfare when her engagement to Prince Charles was announced in 1981. After Charles and Diana’s marriage ended in divorce in 1996, and […]

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Princess Diana’s ‘shocking’ landmine trip was one of her ‘finest moments’ – body language

In a touching tribute to his mother, Harry also walked through an active minefield site in Dirico during his trip. Like Diana, he was pictured walking alone while wearing a visor and a protective vest from the Halo Trust. He said: “Landmines are an unhealed scar of war. By clearing the landmines we can help […]

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The most unusual hairstyles you might have missed from Queen and other royals

At 96, the Queen is sporting a new haircut, with recent photos showing the monarch has opted for slightly shorter sides this summer. The Queen has largely stuck to the same smart haircut throughout her reign, but at times she and other royals have chosen to stray from sensible and experiment with styles and shapes. […]

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Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress was ‘perfect something borrowed’ from the Queen

The Queen’s granddaughter Princess Beatrice saw her original royal wedding plans derailed due to coronavirus restrictions, like many prospective brides and grooms. But the Royal Family rallied to create a special day Beatrice and Edoardo would never forget at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at the Royal Lodge in Windsor in July 2020. The […]

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The most unusual royal wedding dresses – including Princess Diana’s ‘frothy confection’

Sophie, Countess of Wessex After the elaborate wedding dresses of Lady Diana Spencer and Sarah Ferguson in the 1980s, Sophie Rhys-Jones’ wedding dress was distinctly simpler back in 1999. Fashion entrepreneur Aditi Oberoi Malhotra (fancycorrectitude on Instagram) told Express.co.uk: “The coat-style gown had a unique elevated appeal that sets it apart from other royal wedding gowns, a […]

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Pretty in pink! The best outfits worn by royals like Kate, Lady Louise and Zara Tindall

Pink has long been a firm favourite with royal women, and the Queen and her many relatives are known to don the colour for important events. The first half of the year has already seen an array of stunning pink royal outfits, and you can have your say on your favourite in the comments section […]

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When the Queen will travel to her beloved Balmoral retreat in Scotland

The Queen retreats to Balmoral sporadically throughout the year whenever she needs a well-earned break, and she recently visited the Highlands to replenish before the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. But she spends a longer stint in Scotland during the summer months, and the Queen is usually joined by several members of the Royal Family to enjoy the great outdoors Balmoral […]