Monthly Archives: May 2011

Trooping the Colour: The Queen’s Birthday Parade

One benefit of being Queen is celebrating two birthdays. For Queen Elizabeth II, April 21 marks the anniversary of her birth, observed privately by the Queen and her family. The Queen also celebrates her official birthday on the second Saturday … Continue reading

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William and Kate meet US President

Looking tan and relaxed after their 10-day honeymoon in the Seychelles, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge met with Barack and Michelle Obama at Buckingham Palace during the President’s state visit this week. However, as befits their status of … Continue reading

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Beatrice’s Wedding Hat Sells for $130,710

Princess Beatrice, wearing an unconventional hat designed by milliner Philip Treacy, caused one of the biggest sensations at the recent royal wedding. Treacy, defending his creation, said he felt Beatrice looked “elegant” and “beautiful” wearing the hat. Meanwhile, the hat … Continue reading

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The Return of Sarah Ferguson

We’ll be seeing a lot more of Sarah Ferguson in June. The television documentary series “Finding Sarah” will premiere on the OWN network June 12, chronicling Sarah’s journey to rebuild her life after being caught in an undercover sting last … Continue reading

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Queen Breaks Record, Becomes Second Longest Reigning Monarch

This week the Queen achieved a momentous milestone by becoming the second longest reigning monarch in British history. On Thursday, 12 May 2011, the Queen reigned 59 years, 3 months, 5 days, surpassing the reign of George the III, who … Continue reading

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A Cautionary Tale To The Post-Wedding Paparazzi

With an audience of over 2 billion worldwide and another 1 million in London, the television media enjoyed sky-high ratings during last week’s royal wedding. The print media also experienced a post-wedding boost, with sales of The Sun up 10% … Continue reading

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William & Kate: Canada & California Summer Tour

After three days of rumors, it was confirmed today that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit California after their official tour to Canada. The royal couple will first visit Canada June 30-July 8 and then travel to California … Continue reading

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