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Reporters Must Adhere To Strict Dress Code During Royal Visit To US

November 22nd, 2014 9:00am EST
Journalists Wearing Jeans Won't Be Allowed To Cover Kate Middlet
Journliasts wishing to cover appearances by the British royal family must adhere to a strict dress code, which includes a no jeans policy.

Prince William and Kate Middleton are planning a trip to New York City and Washington, D.C., in early December, and Buckingham Palace has made it clear to reporters that they must look a certain way if they hope to interact with the famous couple.

The Daily Beast got its hands an an email to American journalists on Friday that read: “Journalists wishing to cover Royal engagements, whether in the United Kingdom or abroad, should comply with the dress co...
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Duchess Kate Shows Off Growing Baby Bump

November 14th, 2014 12:58pm EST
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Royal Variety Perfo
Leave it to One Direction's Harry Styles to say something inappropriate to the future Queen of England.

After months of waiting for baby bump number two to make an appearance, Duchess Kate looked stunning showing off her growing belly at the Royal Variety Performances in London on Thursday.

The Duchess wore an elegant floor-length lace Diane von Furstenberg gown to the event.

The Prince and Duchess met internationally famous boy band One Direction at the fete, and The Mirror reported Harry Styles broke royal protocol by asking the Duchess about her pregnancy!

While the official photo sh...
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Is Prince Harry Looking To Settle Down?

November 10th, 2014 11:40am EST
Prince Harry
In what can only be described as an unprecedented moment of personal candor, Prince Harry has openly declared his sincere interest in finding a wife that he will share his life with. The prince is notorious for his party lifestyle and string of one time lovers and has only been openly serious with two women, one being a Zimbabwean heiress Chelsy Davy and the other was pretty bohemian English socialite Cressida Bonas. Despite his affable happy-go-lucky lifestyle, the prince is in fact far more conservative than portrayed and it’s telling that his own serious relationships have been with wome...
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Duchess Of Cambridge Displays Royal Baby Bump

October 24th, 2014 10:11am EDT
Duchess Of Cambridge Displays Royal Baby Bump
The Duchess of Cambridge revealed the tiniest of baby bumps last evening, as she returned to public duties following a period of rest in the early stages of her second pregnancy.

Duchess Kate is a patron of Action on Addiction and attended its Autumn Gala Evening dinner and reception in London.

The Duchess is 12 weeks pregnant and looked stunning in a black crochet Temperley London dress. The figure-hugging frock was stunning, but Kate hid her belly with either her hands or a strategically placed handbag.

Kate has been a patron of the charity since 2012.

The Duchess wrote the forward fo...
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Queen Elizabeth Sends First Tweet, Or Does Someone Else?

October 24th, 2014 9:52am EDT
Queen Elizabeth Sends First Tweet, Or Does Someone Else?
On a trip to London’s science museum, Queen Elizabeth II officially sent her first tweet. The reigning monarch has an account named "The British Monarchy."

In photos from the event, Queen Elizabeth was seen typing on an iPad. Immediately a furor broke out among the media that the Queen was not actually tweeting, rather that someone else was doing it for her since the comment was sent via iPhone.

According to The Verge, The British Monarchy claimed the tweet was "sent personally by the Queen." The following tweet from #BritishMonarchy states, "The last tweet was sent personally by The Quee...
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The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In April

October 20th, 2014 10:47am EDT
The Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge's Second Baby Will Arrive In Apr
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge have revealed that their unborn baby will arrive in April. The birth will coincide with the couple's fourth wedding annivesary.

The Duchess, also known as Kate Middleton, is expecting the couple's second child.

Kensington Palace said in a statement, "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm they are expecting a baby in April 2015."

The statement also confirmed the Duchess is feeling better following a case of severe morning sickness -- the same condition she battled during her first pregnancy.

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Celebrities With Royal Blood

September 17th, 2014 11:12am EDT
Celebrities With Royal Blood
There's Hollywood royalty, and then there's the blue blood ancestry that neither talent (nor money) can buy.

Angelina Jolie was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to actors Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand. The "Malificent" star's maternal grandfather was French Canadian, while her maternal grandmother was Dutch and German.

It's believed that Jolie is related, on her mother's side, to French King Philip II, known as Philip Augustus. He ruled from 1180 to 1223. Philip transformed France from a small feudal state into the wealthiest and most powerful country in Europe.

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Prince Harry’s New Wax Figure Is Extremely Life Like

September 10th, 2014 6:00pm EDT
Prince Harry’s New Wax Figure Is Extremely Life Like
There is something about wax figures that make them a little scary. Not death by clown scary, but scary in the fact that their likeness to the original person is unbelievably realistic. In the case of Prince Harry’s latest wax rendition, this is exactly the case!

Yesterday, Madame Tussauds of London unveiled a new wax model of Prince Harry to celebrate his 30th birthday. The figure cost some $240,000 to create and replaces the 2006 version of the prince in wax, where the royal prince was 22 and donning a blue suit.

“Our Royal figures are amongst the most popular here at Madame Tussauds...
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A Royal Sibling On The Way For Prince George!

September 8th, 2014 8:22am EDT
A Royal Sibling On The Way For Prince George!
A royal sibling is on the way for Prince George!

Clarence House made a formal announcement in the wee hours U.S.time, that, "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child."

"The Queen and members of both families are delighted with the news."

"As with her first pregnancy, The Duchess is suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Her Royal Highness will no longer accompany The Duke of Cambridge on their planned engagement in Oxford today. The Duchess of Cambridge is being treated by doctors a...
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Cambridge Confidential: Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Show Themselves As Less Groundbreaking & More

September 1st, 2014 9:40pm EDT
Kate Middleton
William and Kate are living a low-key, ‘normal’ life, but the more he and the Duchess refuse to cooperate with courtiers who are invested in the success of the monarchy, it is certain that soon even the courtiers will be resigning their positions en masse and leave the royal family exposed and unguarded. The courtiers are the backbone of the monarchy, determined to protect the royals, but as of late their patience has been strained to the limit and they are currently coming to a consensus that William might not be salvageable.

The idea of a normal life for the ducal couple was initially en...
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