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Princely Narcotics: Did a Saudi Prince Traffic Drugs?

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 8, 2020 3:15:33 AM

 

Why would a Saudi Prince with immense wealth get involved in a shady drug deal? It sounds far-fetched, but this is a true story.

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TRUE ROYALTYNow Live! The Real Camilla: HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 8, 2020 3:13:55 AM

 

  • In 2018, director Jane Treays and her documentary film team were given unprecedented access to Camilla during her 70th year.
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Topics: Prince Charles, Camilla

Did a future king kill his brother?

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 5:01:35 PM

 

 

It was a calm evening in the seaside town of Estoril, Portugal when a gunshot shattered the silence. It was March 29th, 1956 and a member of Spain’s exiled Royal Family had just been killed.

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Camilla: The Early Years

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 5:00:01 PM

 

How much do you really know about Camilla? For example, did you know that HRH her great grandmother Alice Frederica Keppel was the long term mistress of King Edward VII? If you’re interested in finding out more about the future Queen consort, read on to delve into her childhood and early years with Prince Charles.

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Topics: Princess Diana, Prince Charles, Camilla

Now Live! The Queen’s Castle Collection

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:57:50 PM

 

If you want to go beyond what the tourist sees when they look round Windsor Castle, then The Queen’s Castle collection is your answer. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to both castle and Queen. Filming over the course of a year, these documentaries show that this turreted citadel is no museum: it is a living, breathing castle which serves as a beloved home to the Royal Family and their staff.

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Topics: The Queen, Prince Philip

The Queen’s Royal Residences

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:55:15 PM

 

The collection of properties belonging to The Crown Estate are valued at £14.1bn, but only a few of these are occupied by members of the Royal Family, with even fewer numbering among the official residences of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Topics: The Queen

Now Live! The Royal Wives of Windsor

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:53:29 PM

 

For more than a hundred years, the strong-willed women who have married into the House of Windsor have stamped their indelible mark on the character of the British Royal Family. Now they have been joined by Meghan Markle – who may yet prove to be the greatest agent of change of them all.

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Topics: Princess Diana, Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton

The Gilded Cage: The Dangers of Marrying into Royalty

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:50:10 PM

 

Marrying a Prince  may sound like a fairy tale come true, but the reality of Royal life can be harsh and unforgiving. From navigating an endless list of unwritten rules to living the rest of your life in the public eye, Royal life can turn into a full-blown nightmare after just one faux pas.

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Topics: Princess Diana, Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton

The Highs and The Lows of Royal Fashion

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:46:48 PM

 

Royal women may not have official job titles, but they work hard at being brand ambassadors for their family and for Great Britain in general. With all the world watching what a Royal lady wears, it’s very important that they get it right – but as many a Royal can attest, it is often a precarious balancing act between tradition and forward-thinking style.

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Famous Royal Feuds

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 5, 2020 4:44:48 PM

 

  • You’ve heard the claims that Meghan allegedly made Kate cry at a dress fitting for Princess Charlotte and that Meghan and Harry moved to Frogmore to get away from the Cambridges. But how much of this is actually true and how does it compare to other Royal feuds throughout history?
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Topics: Princess Diana, Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton, Princess Margaret