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Princess Anne’s ‘stoic’ body language is very different with Zara: ‘Genuine but cautious’

Princess Anne has lived much of her life in the public eye and has worked as a senior royal since she was just 18-years-old. A body language expert has commented on her relationship with her daughter, Zara Tindall.

Both royals have a keen interesting in horse-riding and both competed in the sport.

When they have been seen together, body language expert Darren Stanton commented on their close relationship.

While he claimed the royals have a lot in common, he highlighted one outing where they appeared distant.

He claimed: “In one really interesting picture Princess Anne is not making eye contact with Zara.

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“Her position is very rigid and stoic. I do not feel there is a great deal of rapport happening here.

“If you look at Princess Anne and Zara’s feet positions, it is quite telling.

“It shows that Anne wants to disengage and go in the other direction.”

Any supposed distance between the two, however, Darren suggested may have just been a result of the public nature of the outing.

“The emotion that the human face demonstrates most of all is a smile.

“We smile from when we are anxious to when we are embarrassed.

“But in this picture, the whole face is engaged and clearly the two are enjoying the moment.”

Princess Anne and Zara will likely see a lot of each other as they are neighbours at Gatcombe Park.

The royal line of succession – who outranks who?

The line of succession to the British throne dictates the order in which each member of the Royal Family would ascend to the throne.

It is also seen as a ranking of importance with the head of the line, the Queen, taking the place of ruler.

Older children come before younger children. Traditionally boys came before girls, but this law was changed on March 26, 2015 before the birth of Prince William’s first child.

Incredibly, Catholics are still excluded from the line of succession, as are children born outside of wedlock.

The royals, who usually stick to a strict protocol when appearing in public, often arrive at events in ascending order of importance, with the most important royal arriving last.

Prince Charles, 72, is currently first-in-line to the British throne, followed by Prince William, 39, his oldest son.

Then comes Prince William’s children, George, seven, Charlotte, six, and Louis, three, and they are followed by Prince Harry, 36. Prince Harry is succeeded by his son Archie Harrison, born in May 2019.

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‘Gorgeous as always!’ Zara Tindall wears floral dress and unique pink hat for Royal Ascot

As for jewellery, the royal was seen wearing pear-shaped quartz earrings, which glistened a light orange hue in the sun.

She also wore her diamond engagement ring on her left hand.

Zara’s short blonde locks were pulled back in a classy ponytail, tied with her own strands of hair at the nape of her neck.

Since Zara is the daughter of Princess Anne, she is permitted to sit in the Royal Box for the duration of the races.

The royal had a badge stating this on her left lapel, with the words “Mrs Mike Tindall” written on it.

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Zara Tindall's 'dominant' body language is 'playful but protective' with Prince Charles

Zara Tindall does not step out as much as others in her family. When she has been seen at gatherings, a body language expert highlighted her relationship with Prince Charles.

As she is not a working royal, Zara usually only joins her family at the races or key events such as Trooping the Colour.

This has not stopped her forming close relationships with her family members however.

Analysing pictures for Express.co.uk, body language expert Judi James explained she seems particularly close with Prince Charles.

This can be seen even though the royals appear to have different personality traits, the expert claimed.

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She said: “The body language dynamic between Zara and her uncle Charles has been giving joy for many years.

“If you were to place all the royals on some sliding scale of PDAs and tactile behaviour in public you’d see Charles close to one end as a rather hands-off, stuffy-looking kind of a guy while Zara would sit firmly at the other end as the most spontaneous and gloriously-gregarious-looking royal adult.”

Judi explained Zara is often tactile in public where this is not something Charles naturally is.

As well as being more “hands on”, Judi suggested Zara has looked almost protective of her uncle.

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“Put the two together and you might expect Zara to tone her playfully affectionate rituals down with her uncle but instead she seems intent on cutting through any formal stuff by instigating some very dominant-looking hugs that seem to both surprise and delight the Prince,” the expert continued.

“[During one outing] Zara’s trick with Charles seems to be the neck embrace, which is both dominant, emphatic and escape-proof when she meets him.

“Here she keeps some torso distance but places a rather protective arm around his upper shoulders with her fingers touching his neck.”

Zara shows her affection more than Charles but the future King’s body language could still give a look into their “playful” relationship.

“Her more confident pose involves some leg-splay plus a hand in a fist-shape on her own waist and the elbow stuck out,” Judi added.

“Charles’s pose is more passive, with his hands clasped behind his back, but their eye-to-eye contact and head closeness signals an easy-going and playful relationship.”

At another outing, and before the coronavirus pandemic, Zara and Charles once again displayed their family affection for each other.

Judi stated Zara appeared to take the lead and looked to be the “dominant” one of the duo.

Prince Charles welcomed this which seemed to show their bond.

Judi concluded: “This pose shows Zara’s emphatically dominant, steering greeting ritual with her uncle.

“She with that arm placed around his shoulders and the hand clasping his neck.

“Her eye contact and pinging smile look like an invitation to join in the fun and Charles responds with what looks like a truncated reciprocal gesture, placing his arm out towards Zara’s waist but without touching her in a hug here.”

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Zara owner Inditex to close all stores in Venezuela, local partner says

Zara owner Inditex to close all stores in Venezuela, local partner says© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a Zara retail store, with its shutters drawn, at a mall in Caracas September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Inditex (MC:), owner of brands including Zara, Bershka and Pull & Bear, will close all its stores in Venezuela in coming weeks as a deal between the retailer and its local partner Phoenix World Trade has come under review, a spokesperson for Phoenix World Trade said.

Phoenix World Trade, a company based in Panama and controlled by Venezuelan businessman Camilo Ibrahim, took over operation of Inditex stores in the South American country in 2007.

“Phoenix World Trade is re-evaluating the commercial presence of its franchised brands Zara, Bershka and Pull&Bear in Venezuela, to make it consistent with the new model of integration and digital transformation announced by Inditex,” the company said in response to a Reuters request. “The five stores which remain open… will cease to operate in coming weeks”.

Spanish group Inditex did not respond to Reuters’ request for information about the closing measures.

The closures come as Inditex, the world’s largest clothing retail group, scales back smaller outlets worldwide in favor of expanding flagship stores, with 1,200 closures expected by the end of 2021.

Up to 700 stores are due to close in Europe, as well as 100 in the Americas and 400 elsewhere in the world.

In at least three large Venezuelan malls, the spaces formerly occupied by Zara and Pull & Bear – another Inditex brand – are empty, said two local retail executives. Both spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to talk publicly about the decision.

In the capital, three stores have closed in May, according to Reuters witnesses. The Zara stores open until last week in Caracas were offering items from the spring collection.

Ibrahim became Inditex’ local partner in 2007 to assist in dealing with changing local regulations and keeping shelves stocked as socialist former President Hugo Chavez’ government exerted tight control over the foreign-exchange market, and businesses needed approval from the government to buy the dollars needed to import clothing.

That occasionally left clothing stores empty as businesses struggled to obtain hard currency.

Despite the decision to shut Zara locations, Venezuelan businessmen are currently allowed to import goods and sell them at hard-currency prices, a break from years of price controls on many key items. Luxury stores known as bodegones, and coffee shops that advertise prices in dollars, have surged as part of a chaotic economic liberalization.

The white walls blocking the entrance of a closed Zara store in Caracas announce the upcoming opening of a store by the name of Lola, an unknown brand in the country. According to local sources, Ibrahim’s group will reopen those stores, without the commercial agreement with Inditex.

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Roblox Zara Larsson Dance Party event: Start time, schedule for encores this weekend

Speaking about the album and the upcoming Roblox event, Zara said: “I’d never sat down and said, ‘Let me really listen to this, the melodies, the lyrics.’ And I was thinking about the future — what will make a really good concert. I like to write songs, but I’m a performer first and a writer second. This album will be fantastic when played live, and I’m really excited to be able to play a select list of songs to the whole world for the first time inside Roblox.”

The Zara Larsson Dance Party event will take place in and around the singer’s Swedish lake house and features tons of fun mini games, interactive challenges and exclusive merchandise.

The in-game gear that will be on offer includes emotes, an avatar bundle as well as a free item.

While there will also be animals roaming around the virtual property for the Roblox event, including pigs – Zara’s favourite.

If you’re hoping to get in line and attend the Zara Larsson Roblox performance then here are the start times and dates…

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Zara Tindall's body language shows surprising 'playful but protective' bond with Charles

Zara Tindall and Prince Charles have crossed paths at various events during their time in the Royal Family. When doing so, a body language expert opened up on the surprising relationship of the royals.
Zara and Prince Charles have shown to have a close relationship, body language expert Judi James commented.

She said: “The body language dynamic between Zara and her uncle Charles has been giving joy for many years.

“If you were to place all the royals on some sliding scale of PDAs and tactile behaviour in public you’d see Charles close to one end as a rather hands-off, stuffy-looking kind of a guy while Zara would sit firmly at the other end as the most spontaneous and gloriously-gregarious-looking royal adult. 

“Put the two together and you might expect Zara to tone her playfully affectionate rituals down with her uncle.

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“But instead she seems intent on cutting through any formal stuff by instigating some very dominant-looking hugs that seem to both surprise and delight the Prince.”

Despite having “differences” the expert claimed they appear to get on very well, with Zara looking “protective” of her uncle.

“Zara is clearly very fond of her uncle and in terms of showing that affection in public she just goes for it, taking the lead in a way that makes her look rather protective of him,” Judi continued.

“Charles is much more reserved in terms of his reciprocal signals but his wide grins and his close-quarters eye contact suggests he’s a very doting uncle to his sister’s consistently upbeat and fun-looking daughter.

The expert concluded: “Zara’s trick with Charles seems to be the neck embrace, which is both dominant, emphatic and escape-proof when she meets him.

“[In one photo] she keeps some torso distance but places a rather protective arm around his upper shoulders with her fingers touching his neck.

“Her more confident pose involves some leg-splay plus a hand in a fist-shape on her own waist and the elbow stuck out.

“Charles’s pose is more passive, with his hands clasped behind his back, but their eye-to-eye contact and head closeness signals an easy-going and playful relationship.”

The royal line of succession – who outranks who?

The line of succession to the British throne dictates the order in which each member of the Royal Family would ascend to the throne.

It is also seen as a ranking of importance with the head of the line, the Queen, taking the place of ruler.

Older children come before younger children. Traditionally boys came before girls, but this law was changed on 26 March 2015 before the birth of Prince William’s first child.

Incredibly, Catholics are still excluded from the line of succession, as are children born outside of wedlock.

The royals, who usually stick to a strict protocol when appearing in public, often arrive at events in ascending order of importance, with the most important royal arriving last.

Prince Charles, 72, is currently first-in-line to the British throne, followed by Prince William, 38, his oldest son.

Then comes Prince William’s children, George, seven, Charlotte, five, and Louis, two, and they are followed by Prince Harry, 36. Prince Harry is succeeded by his son Archie Harrison, born in May 2019.