EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Going, going, gone! Christie’s turns away socialite’s art figures 

Princess Michael of Kent apologised for causing offence after wearing a Blackamoor brooch to a luncheon at Buckingham Palace which was attended by Meghan Markle. Now I can reveal that the world’s leading auction house, Christie’s, has stopped selling the historic art figures. It removed them from last month’s sale of items belonging to the … Read more

Princess Eugenie shares photos of son August visiting elephant sculptures in London’s Green Park

Princess Eugenie has shared a collection of sweet photographs of son August visiting a herd of 100 life-sized elephant sculptures in London‘s Green Park. The mother-of-one took her son August, who was born on 9 February, to see the herd and took adorable pictures to highlight the work of the Coexistence charity, which promotes co-existence of … Read more

Staff diversity ‘is not what we’d like it to be’, Palace admits

Staff diversity ‘is not what we’d like it to be’: Palace admits it needs to do more to promote diversity among royal household workers in wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s ‘racism’ claims Officials unveiled figures showing how many staff are from BAME backgroundsJust 8.5 per cent of those working for the Queen come … Read more

Inside the Audience Room at Buckingham Palace where the Queen met with Boris Johnson 

The Queen held her weekly audience with Prime Minster Boris Johnson at Buckingham Palace today for the first time in 18-months.    Standing on a French carpet from the 17th century beneath a glittering chandelier, Her Majesty certainly pulled out all the stops for the politician as he attended the palace for the first time since … Read more

The Queen and PM hold first in-person meeting since pandemic

Nice to see you again, Ma’am: The Queen finally welcomes Boris Johnson back to Buckingham Palace for their first weekly in-person meeting since the start of the coronavirus crisis in March 2020 The Queen welcomed Boris Johnson back to Buckingham Palace for an audienceFirst time they have met in person for weekly meeting since start … Read more

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: Her Majesty’s cyber wall ‘crashes systems near Buckingham Palace’

Cyber security is a deadly serious issue, with hackers holding to ransom record numbers of companies and institutions. The Royal Family is not immune and the Queen called in spooks from GCHQ’s cyber security division last year to advise on extra protection. But I hear the beefed-up measures to shield the royals from cyber criminals have … Read more

The UK family-run hotels passed down the generations – that are still getting rave reviews

For a truly warm and friendly welcome with wonderful hospitality throughout, there is nothing to match hotels that have been cherished by generations of the same family. While such establishments are commonplace in Europe, there are fewer of them in Britain but they certainly make their mark. Ranging from those with just a handful of … Read more

Prince of Wheels! Beaming Prince Charles hops on a bike to launch charity cycle ride in Highgrove

Prince of Wheels! Beaming Prince Charles hops on a bike to launch charity cycle ride in Highgrove and jokes: ‘I haven’t worked out the gears’ The Prince of Wales, 72, got on his bike to launch a charity cycle ride today Prince Charles took to the saddle at Highgrove, his Gloucestershire homeMore than 30 riders set … Read more