Queen ‘turned down’ Boris Johnson’s plan to name £200m royal yacht Britannia after Prince Philip

The successor to the Royal Yatch Britannia will not be named after the late Duke of Edinburgh as Prime Minister Boris Johnson had hoped.    Costing up to £200 million, the boat will be used to host ministerial summits and diplomatic talks as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to build links with other countries … Read more

Boris Johnson announces successor to Royal Yacht Britannia flagship

Boris Johnson announces successor to Royal Yacht Britannia flagship to ‘promote British trade on the world stage’ following Brexit Vessel will be used to host trade fairs, ministerial summits and diplomatic talks Will be first national flagship since Britannia, which was decommissioned in 1997 PM faced pressure to name it after Prince Philip, who helped … Read more

Prince Harry was ‘afraid’ to return to England for Prince Philips funeral

For Harry, returning to London to attend Prince Philip‘s funeral last month meant once more facing a place where he felt trapped and hunted by cameras. It would be a test of his ability to cope with the anxiety that was bubbling up again. ‘I was worried about it, I was afraid,’ Harry told The … Read more

Prince William and Kate Middleton reveal George, Charlotte and Louis are missing Prince Philip

Prince William and Kate Middleton have shared a touching message with royal fans to thank them after they were sent notes of sympathy following the Duke of Edinburgh‘s death. The Duke, 38, and Duchess of Cambridge, 39, have revealed their three children, Prince George, seven, Princess Charlotte, six, and Prince Louis, three, are missing their ‘much loved’ great-grandfather Prince … Read more

How the Queen is reshaping her life, writes MATTHEW DENNISON

With the announcement of a national lockdown in March 2020, an extraordinary and unexpected opportunity opened up for the Queen and Prince Philip. At last, after more than seven decades of marriage, the Royal husband and wife, then aged 93 and 98 respectively, were able to experience something approaching the shared leisure enjoyed by other … Read more

Royal aides want Harry and Meghan to give up their titles

Palace aides have called on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to give up their titles following Prince Harry’s latest ‘disgraceful’ assault on the Royal Family. In a withering condemnation of the couple’s continued attacks on the Royals, senior courtiers told The Mail on Sunday of a growing sense of ‘bewilderment and betrayal’. They are particularly … Read more

Queen will return to Balmoral ‘out of season’ a month after her husband’s death

The Coyles of Muick, around ten miles by road from Balmoral Castle, are the most peaceful of hills. They gleam gold in the sunshine, and purple when the heather blooms. It was here, on a summer’s day back in 2003, that the Countess of Wessex took a picture of the Queen and Prince Philip as … Read more

Prince Charles ‘wasn’t parented’ as a child and didn’t spend enough time with William and Harry’

Prince Charles ‘wasn’t parented’ by the Queen and Prince Philip, and instead had a ‘Victorian style upbringing with nannies’, a royal expert has claimed. Speaking to Channel 5’s Charles & Harry: Father & Son Divided, which airs on Saturday at 9pm, royal experts also revealed that Charles is a ‘workaholic’ and wouldn’t take time off to … Read more

Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry name daughter after Prince Philip? Bookie’s top pick is Philippa

Their baby girl is due in the ‘summertime’ and as such, speculation is mounting as to what Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will call their daughter. One name is currently a frontrunner when it comes to betting odds, with UK gambling site Ladbrokes revealing Philippa is now the most popular prediction following Prince Philip’s death … Read more

GMB host Alastair Campbell forced to apologise after accidentally telling viewers Queen is DEAD

Guest GMB host Alastair Campbell is forced to apologise after accidentally telling viewers the Queen is DEAD in on-air blunder Alistair Campbell made the gaffe whilst hosting Good Morning Britain as a guest He was interviewing former England footballer Vinnie Jones when he misspoke Campbell accidentally announced ‘death of the Queen’ meaning Prince Philip By … Read more