The Royal Family
03/26/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
Ahead of Mother's Day, The Duchess of Cambridge talks about the role of mothers in society and has encouraged families across the country to talk to mums about how they are feeling.
The Duchess was speaking at the launch of a series of films on maternal mental health created by Best Beginnings, a charity partner of the Heads Together campaign.
Heads Together, a campaign spearheaded by the...
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The Royal Family
03/24/2017 at 22:42. Facebook
The Prince of Wales today visited King's College Hospital to meet paramedics, support staff and those injured in the Westminster terrorist incident.
The Royal Family
03/24/2017 at 16:23. Facebook
At a reception today The Duke of Edinburgh met widows and relatives of those who fought in the St Nazaire Raid 75 years ago during the Second World War. The Duke has been Patron of the St Nazaire Society since 1980.

Among those that The Duke met at today's reception was Alice Arnold, whose father took part in the St Nazaire Raid. Alice, speaking about her father's role in the Raid, also said:...
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03/24/2017 at 09:31. Facebook
The Duchess of Cambridge was at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists yesterday with Heads Together, to launch a new series of films designed by the charity best beginnings to raise awareness of maternal mental health challenges and start new conversations about the wellbeing of parents and their children.

The Duchess said: "Two in ten women will suffer mental health issues...
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The Royal Family
03/23/2017 at 11:42. Facebook
Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to the Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service following yesterday's events.

"Following the shocking events in Westminster, Prince Philip and I are sorry that we will not be able to open the New Scotland Yard building as planned today, for very understandable reasons. I look forward to visiting at a later date.
My thoughts, prayers,...
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Message to Acting Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service Craig Mackey
The Royal Family
03/21/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
Prince Harry has spent the day in Leicester to see the work of three local projects.
His Royal Highness started his visit at Hamilton Community College to see how the 'Yes You Can' and 'I Have a Dream' projects are empowering pupils to achieve their dreams.
Prince Harry then visited Leicestershire Aids Support Service (LASS), a charity that provides information, advice and support for those...
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Prince Harry visits Leicester
The Royal Family
03/21/2017 at 15:42. Facebook
Today we're announcing exciting plans for a new public garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, inspired by the 17th-century physic garden once within the Palace grounds. The historic garden, created to teach students about the medicinal properties of plants, was the first of its kind in Scotland, and the origins of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh can be traced back to it. The new garden will...
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The Royal Family
03/21/2017 at 11:53. Facebook
The Princess Royal has been to Portsmouth this week to name the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier jetty.
The new "Princess Royal Jetty" will be home to the Royal Navy’s 65,000-tonne Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.
HRH met some of the workers involved in the jetty’s construction over the last two years, as well as Royal Navy bomb disposal experts.
The Princess Royal also unveiled a...
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited Paris for two days of official engagements.
Their Royal Highnesses were met by French President François Hollande, visited veterans at Les Invalides, young people from the British Council programmes in France and saw the Impressionists Gallery at the Musée d'Orsay.
They also attended a reception at the British Embassy where The Duke gave a speech...
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Paris
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting Paris for two days of official engagements. Today their Royal Highnesses visited the Élysée Palace for the start of the tour where they were welcomed to Paris by French President François Hollande.
Then they visited the British Embassy where The Duke delivered a speech at a special event celebrating the UK and French relationship.
"Before I came...
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This morning The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Irish Guards barracks in London to present them with Shamrock as part of St Patrick's Day celebrations.
Regimental mascot, Irish Wolfhound Domnhall, led 350 soldiers and the Band of the Irish Guards into the Parade Square, where they received their shamrock from the Duchess of Cambridge.
The parade concluded with a march-past where The...
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Today Prince Harry led a panel discussion at the Veterans' Mental Health Conference at The King's Centre for Military Health Research in London.
During the discussion, three former members of the UK and US Armed Forces talked about their experiences managing their mental health problems.
Prince Harry attended as part of the #HeadsTogether campaign to tackle the stigma around mental health....
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The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke of Kent, has reopened the National Army Museum following its three year redevelopment.

The Museum has been transformed into five new thematic galleries – Soldier, Army, Battle, Society and Insight, which provides a space to explore and discuss the British Army and its relevance to society.

Included in the new display is Her...
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Prince Harry visited Epping Forest today to mark its dedication to The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, as part of Commonwealth Week.

During his visit His Royal Highness learnt how Epping Forest, London's largest open space, is being preserved and maintained. He was introduced to Longhorn cow Lucky who grazes across the forest using satellite collars and fenceless technology.

Local school...
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Her Majesty The Queen has this evening launched the 2017 UK-India Year of Culture with a reception at Buckingham Palace.

The Year of Culture will mark the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence through a year-long programme of events and exhibitions.

Tonight's reception celebrated the best of British and Indian culture and creativity.

Her Majesty and other members of the Royal Family met...
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This week The Countess of Wessex is in Malawi to see how The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Trust is working to end avoidable blindness and champion youth leadership.
HRH is the Vice Patron of The Trust which is a charitable foundation established in 2012 to celebrate The Queen's 60 year contribution to the Commonwealth.
During the week The Countess has visited a number of Trust supported initiatives...
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The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry presented medals at Buckingham Palace today to the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles following their return from Afghanistan in December.

After marching to Buckingham Palace, 154 Gurkhas filled the Ballroom to be awarded with either the Afghanistan Operational Service Medal or the Accumulated Campaign Service Medal. Following the ceremony The Prince of...
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Today The Queen marked Commonwealth Day by launching The Queen's Baton Relay for the XXI Commonwealth Games and attending the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey.

The Forecourt of Buckingham Palace was decorated with 70 Commonwealth flags to celebrate the start of The Queen's Baton Relay. The Baton will travel through all 52 Commonwealth countries for 388 days covering 230,000...
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Watch as Prince Harry reads at the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial service which has been held in London's Horse Guards Parade.
It was attended by many members of the Royal Family yesterday and is a dedication to military and civilian personnel who served over the past 25 years.
His Royal Highness read from the book of Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 at the service which was followed by an unveiling of the...
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Yesterday Her Majesty The Queen, along with many members of The Royal Family, attended a service at Horse Guards Parade, dedicated to those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, military or civilian, and those who supported them at home.

Prince Harry, who served in Afghanistan in 2007 and 2012, carried out a reading at the service and military bands provided music.

After the service The Queen...
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