Day: March 14, 2017

So is it time for the Queen to step down?

So is it time for the Queen to step down?

Prince Charles
When will Prince Charles become king? Prince Charles has been first-in-line to the throne for 65 years, longer than any other heir in UK history. Should he replace the Queen, he would be the oldest monarch to accede to the throne. Over the past few years, however, Charles has taken on more of his 90-year-old mother's duties as a kind of "unofficial co-regency" and last night, represented her at an evening reception to mark Commonwealth Day. So is it time for the Queen to step down? Constitutionally, there is nothing to prevent Queen Elizabeth, who became the UK's longest-reigning monarch last September, from stepping down. Her uncle, Edward VIII, famously abdicated in 1936 in order to marry US divorcee Wallis Simpson, making his brother, the Queen's father, King George VI. ...
Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden celebrated her ‘name day’ at the Swedish palace with crowds of supporters on Sunday

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden celebrated her ‘name day’ at the Swedish palace with crowds of supporters on Sunday

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Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden celebrated her 'name day' at the Swedish palace with crowds of supporters on Sunday. The royal was joined by her husband, Prince Daniel, and their two children, Princess Estelle, five, and Prince Oscar, who has recently turned one. The little ones stole the show together, looking as cute as ever while wrapped up in coats and hats as they enjoyed 'Victoria day'. The day is celebrated every year on March 12 as each calendar day in Sweden is attached to a person's name, with numerous links to royals. Victoria looked elegant as she was honoured with flowers and a traditional gun salute. Princess Estelle joined her 39-year-old mum on stage with a huge smile while holding on to a bouquet of flowers tightly as the Swedish royals greeted well-wishers in fro...
Prince Harry Got Mistaken for Ed Sheeran—and His Response Was So Good

Prince Harry Got Mistaken for Ed Sheeran—and His Response Was So Good

Duchess Catherine
Prince Harry Got Mistaken for Ed Sheeran—and His Response Was So Good Apparently, Harry Potter's Rupert Grint isn't the only famous redhead who gets mistaken for Ed Sheeran. None other than Prince Harry was asked if he was the "Shape of You" singer while meeting with students from Francis Holland School in Regent’s Park today, where he chatted with a group of pupils who were invited to meet him following a Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey. The royal paused to talk to 12-year-old Tiya Thornton as he approached a lineup of 70 flag-waving girls, who commented on his resemblance to Sheeran, People reports. "Are you the real Prince Harry?" she asked. "Yes, the other one is Ed Sheeran," he hilariously replied. The Brit then laughed before sharing the funny exchange with