King Charles will use George V’s red box, just like Queen Elizabeth

Not all red boxes used by the royals and the Government can be repurposed, but some are in good enough condition that they can be given a new lease of life. The King’s cypher will feature extensively on government despatch boxes and other official items made by Barrow Hepburn & Gale. The cost of the … Read more

Amber Heard finally prevails — as Google’s most-searched celeb of 2022

Haven’t you Heard? These are the most Googled celebrities of the year. Research from Hollywood news site CelebTattler analyzed data points from Google search trends in 2022, tracking over 150 notable celebrities — and eventually crowning “Aquaman” star Amber Heard as No. 1. Presumably due to her high profile court battle with her ex, the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s beloved corgis hated when she had to work: ‘Not the tiara again!’

Doggone it, Queen Elizabeth. The late monarch’s precious corgis were reportedly downcast when she had to undergo official royal duties. “When the queen would walk into this room wearing her tiara, the dogs would slump on the floor looking really sad because they knew she was the queen and they knew she was going to … Read more

How Queen Elizabeth saved the crown for Camilla

Princess Diana dubbed her the ‘Rottweiler’ after the aggressive German breed of dog. Angry women were said to have tossed bread rolls at her in a supermarket parking lot. Caricatured as a frumpy marriage wrecker, the third wheel in the doomed marriage of Charles and Diana, Camilla Parker Bowles was, for a time, the most … Read more

Floella Benjamin among Order of Merit winners as late Queen’s final awards list is revealed

Floella Benjamin and former nurse Dame Elizabeth Anionwu have become the first two black women to become members of the prestigious Order of Merit. They are among six notable figures personally chosen by Queen Elizabeth II as her final honours. The others named by Her Majesty in early September, just days before she died, are … Read more

‘The Crown’ Season 5 Episode 5 Recap: A Forward-Thinking Man

One can’t help but think that when Princess Anne, having read all about her brother Charles’s phone sex tryst with Camilla Parker-Bowles, tells him that his dirty talk “was a little gynecological for my taste,” Charles’s intellectual mind probably took it as a compliment. This conversation between Anne and Charles — dropped right in the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth ‘supported’ Harry and Meghan living out of UK: royal expert

Queen Elizabeth “would have supported” Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision to live outside of England “for years,” according to royal expert Andrew Morton. The “Diana: Her True Story — in Her Own Words” author described how the monarch would have been “understanding” of the Duke and Duchess of Sussexes’ decision to leave the Firm … Read more

Queen Elizabeth and Tom Cruise became secret friends before her death

Queen Elizabeth was tickled pink to make a new pal in the weeks before her death: “Top Gun” actor Tom Cruise, according to a report. The monarch and the “Mission Impossible” star “really hit it off” over the summer, a source told the Sunday Times of London. Cruise, 60, appeared as part of the Queen’s … Read more

UK to declare bank holiday May 8 to honor King Charles III

LONDON — The United Kingdom will have another reason to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III, for the government has declared a special public holiday to mark the occasion. The holiday will be on Monday, May 8, capping a three-day weekend that will begin with the coronation. The coronation of Charles’ late mother, Queen … Read more

Extra bank holiday for King Charles’ coronation confirmed

Britain will receive an extra bank holiday for King Charles III’s coronation after concerns about the effect on the economy were put aside by Downing Street. Rishi Sunak has designated Monday May 8 as an official day of rest – two days after the coronation and just a week after the May Day bank holiday … Read more