Team Meghan leap to her defence: Duchess’s former ‘Suits’ colleague leads fight back

Meghan Markle’s American friends have orchestrated a fightback today against Buckingham Palace as the transatlantic row between the Sussexes and the Windsors boiled over ahead of Sunday’s bombshell Oprah interview. Meghan’s supporters in the US media as well as colleagues from her time on Suits have queued up to back her in the bullying row with … Read more

Team Meghan leap to her defence: Duchess’s former ‘Suits’ colleague leads fight back

Meghan Markle’s American friends have orchestrated a fightback today as the Sussexes’ row with Buckingham Palace caused a transatlantic fissure that could damage the Queen’s popularity in the United States and saw the Duchess’ allies repeatedly compare her to Harry’s mother Princess Diana. Meghan’s supporters in the media as well as colleagues from her time on … Read more

Royal family are ‘united in prayers’ for Prince Philip, 99

Members of the Royal Family are ‘united in prayer’ today as Prince Philip started his first full day in Britain’s top cardiology hospital where he could stay for up to six weeks.   Fears for the Duke of Edinburgh’s health is mounting after the 99-year-old was taken by ambulance from King Edward VII’s Hospital in a … Read more

Milan Fashion Week: Max Mara takes inspired by Queen’s off-duty wardrobe for 70th anniversary show

Padded jackets, headscarves and sturdy leather brogues have long been staple items of the Queen’s off-duty wardrobe. Now Her Majesty’s countryside chic has made it onto the catwalk, having inspired Italian fashion house Max Mara’s 70th anniversary ‘platinum jubilee’ show in Milan. Presenting its autumn/winter 2021 collection via a virtual runway staged at the Trienalle … Read more

1969 BBC royal documentary banned by Queen since 1972 is on YouTube

A controversial documentary about the royal family which was famously banned by the Queen from ever being shown again after its 1969 release – and which featured season three of The Crown – has reappeared on YouTube. In 1972, Her Majesty ordered the BBC’s fly on the wall documentary, Royal Family, which featured her calling … Read more

Novelist says the Queen ‘not nearly as formal’ as everyone expects

Author who researched the Queen for new murder mystery novel depicting the monarch as a detective insists Her Majesty doesn’t expect palace staff to ‘drop everything’ for her and is ‘not nearly as formal as people imagine’ Sophia Bennett spent years researching royal family for novel, The Windsor Knot Author claimed Her Majesty doesn’t expect … Read more

The Queen has responded to the challenges of 2020 ‘with confidence’

The Queen has responded to the challenges of 2020 with ‘dexterity and confidence’ and saw herself as an ‘anchor in a time of trouble’, historian Sally Bedell Smith tells Vanity Fair Sally Bedell Smith predicts Queen’s speech will be dominated by the pandemic Monarch has faced challenges with Covid-19 crisis, Prince Andrew and Megxit  Historian says … Read more

Queen seeks a personal assistant for her Private Secretary’s Office

Could YOU be the new Buckingham Palace PA? Queen advertises for £35,000 assistant in her private secretary’s office to help manage diaries and draft correspondence Queen is recruiting a personal assistant to work in the Private Secretary Office Duties include coordinating diaries, drafting correspondence, managing inbox  Based at Buckingham Palace, employee will receive up to £35,000 … Read more

Which royals will be chosen for the Queen’s Christmas bubble? 

The three-household limit on bubbles over the Christmas period may pose a challenge to the Queen’s usual festive celebrations. For the last 33 years, the monarch, 94, has travelled up to Sandringham for the holidays, where she hosts close family members, after the Christmas party for extended family members at Buckingham Palace in December.  But … Read more

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry royal rift is widening, says expert

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are growing further apart from the royal family because they ‘do things their own way whatever the cost, while the Firm refuses to bend the rules’, a royal expert has claimed. Katie Nicholl noted the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s decision to publicise a visit to Los Angeles National Cemetery on … Read more