Royals

Gove’s Royal yacht proposal in full

16 January 2012 15:28

This morning’s Guardian scoop about Michael Gove’s suggestion that the nation should present the Queen with a new Royal yacht…

Yet more questions for News International to answer

11 July 2011 13:18

The phone hacking controversy first began to come to public attention because of a story in The News of the…

An historic moment

17 May 2011 15:44

There is something incredibly resonant about the images of the Queen arriving in the Republic of Ireland this afternoon. You…

A princely marriage

29 April 2011 18:38

There are some things that Britain does better than any country in the world, and we saw one of them…

The Royal Wedding around the world

29 April 2011 18:13

So we’ve seen the ceremony at Westminster Abbey. How was the Royal Wedding celebrated – by expats and locals alike…

From the archives: the marriage of Charles and Diana

29 April 2011 16:54

It is just under thirty years since Prince William’s parents, Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, were themselves married…

The Royal Wedding: across the web

29 April 2011 16:18

Here is a selection of articles on the Royal Wedding from around the web. For those, like me, who wouldn’t…

Street party … in Tirana

29 April 2011 15:41

Wedding-themed street parties are underway not only in Britain, but wherever Brits are living. I’m in Tirana in Albania where…

From the archives: the Queen’s wedding

29 April 2011 10:05

Perhaps it’s the pageantry of the occasion, but it does feel like one of those days for looking back as…

The PM turns for his tailcoat

20 April 2011 13:20

The Prime Minister will now wear a morning suit to the Royal Wedding, Ben Broganreports. Since I first revealed in…

From the archives: The Royal Marriage Question

26 November 2010 12:34

Like father, like son. Prince William took his time to propose to Kate Middleton, almost as long as his father…

How to pay for the Royal wedding? Simple: public subscription

25 November 2010 14:53

Now that we have a date in the diary, we can begin the traditional rites and customs on the path…

Who will benefit from the Royal wedding?

23 November 2010 16:33

David Cameron is playing down the effect the Royal Wedding will have on the 5th May elections, especially the AV…

The royal engagement, now with added video

16 November 2010 19:36

I’m sure we’ll all be bombarded with footage over the coming days, weeks and months – but, in the meantime,…

A royal wedding bounce?

16 November 2010 15:59

Slap all kinds of health warnings on this, but – in view of speculation that the Wills and Kate nuptials…

What Kate should know

16 November 2010 13:39

CoffeeHousers, you may have heard: Prince William and Kate Middleton are going to marry. Even now, the news helicopters are…

Bonfire of the vanity photographers

16 November 2010 12:15

Today is a very good day to bury bad news. Prince William and Kate Midddleton’s engagement is going to dominate…

Saluting the fallen in Afghanistan

14 November 2010 16:01

It is to be hoped that Prince William’s visit to Afghanistan for Remembrance Sunday was a morale boost to the…