Royal family

A look back at Queen Elizabeth’s ‘no-fuss’ approach to illness
The Queen at a reception at Windsor Castle
In Depth

A look back at Queen Elizabeth’s ‘no-fuss’ approach to illness

The monarch has skipped relatively few engagements over the years
27 Oct 2021
‘Japan’s Meghan Markle’: Princess Mako gives up title to wed ‘commoner’ sweetheart
Princess Mako wearing traditional clothes at a royal ceremony
Why we’re talking about . . .

‘Japan’s Meghan Markle’: Princess Mako gives up title to wed ‘commoner’ sweetheart

Former royal planning move to New York after row over marriage triggered PTSD
26 Oct 2021
The Queen’s biggest public gaffes
Queen with Duchess of Cornwall and Elin Jones
In Depth

The Queen’s biggest public gaffes

Monarch caught criticising leaders who ‘talk but don’t do’ before Cop26 climate conference
15 Oct 2021
All aboard the new Yacht Britannia
An artist’s impression of the new national flagship yacht issued by Downing Street
Fact file

All aboard the new Yacht Britannia

Boris Johnson wants a new ‘national flagship’ for Britain. Is it a good idea?
23 Sep 2021
Why Prince Andrew is staying silent over sex assault claims
Prince Andrew
Behind the scenes

Why Prince Andrew is staying silent over sex assault claims

Duke of York’s legal team reportedly instructed him ‘to refuse any request’ to discuss Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s lawsuit
13 Sep 2021
Queen supports Black Lives Matter, senior royal aide claims
Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
In Brief

Queen supports Black Lives Matter, senior royal aide claims

Official says race is ‘hot conversation topic’ in Royal Family after Sussexes’ ‘racist royal’ allegation
10 Sep 2021
‘Prince Charles will only prosper beneath a crown if he scores fewer own goals’
Prince Charles
Instant Opinion

‘Prince Charles will only prosper beneath a crown if he scores fewer own goals’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
9 Sep 2021

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Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace - what the critics are saying
A still from Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace
In Review

Harry & Meghan: Escaping the Palace - what the critics are saying

New made-for-TV film follows royal couple’s decision to start new life in California
8 Sep 2021
A short history of the UK’s honours scandals
Prince Charles
Fact file

A short history of the UK’s honours scandals

Prince Charles’s former aide steps down over claims ‘fixing’ honour for Saudi tycoon
6 Sep 2021
Finding Freedom: who wrote book on Duke and Duchess of Sussex?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Behind the scenes

Finding Freedom: who wrote book on Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

New edition reveals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle considered revealing ‘racist royal’
27 Aug 2021
Living with Prince Andrew
Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew
Behind the scenes

Living with Prince Andrew

Although divorced, Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew have lived together at Andrew’s official residence since 2006
19 Aug 2021
‘On Afghanistan, Biden’s credibility is now shot’
Joe Biden
Instant Opinion

‘On Afghanistan, Biden’s credibility is now shot’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
13 Aug 2021
What does the US abuse lawsuit mean for Prince Andrew?
Prince Andrew
Today’s big question

What does the US abuse lawsuit mean for Prince Andrew?

Source close to Prince Charles says case will end chances of a return to public life
12 Aug 2021
Prince Harry’s ‘intimate’ memoir: what might he reveal?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Why we’re talking about . . .

Prince Harry’s ‘intimate’ memoir: what might he reveal?

Duke of Sussex says he’s ‘excited’ for public to read account of his life ‘that’s accurate and wholly truthful’
20 Jul 2021
Inside Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace
In Depth

Inside Buckingham Palace

Public invited to visit royal gardens as the palace is renovated
14 Jul 2021
Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?
Prince Charles and Prince Edward looking into the distance
In Brief

Who will be the next Duke of Edinburgh?

Prince Charles reportedly reluctant to hand over his father’s title to youngest sibling
12 Jul 2021
The verdict on the Kensington Palace Princess Diana statue
Princes William and Harry with Diana statue
In Review

The verdict on the Kensington Palace Princess Diana statue

‘Could it be that Laura Ashley has made it on to a public monument?’
2 Jul 2021
How Princess Diana reshaped the Royal Family
Princess Diana
In Depth

How Princess Diana reshaped the Royal Family

Princes William and Harry unveil new memorial commemorating the People’s Princess
1 Jul 2021
‘Love Island has begun – and so have the Matt Hancock memes’
Matt Hancock
Instant Opinion

‘Love Island has begun – and so have the Matt Hancock memes’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
1 Jul 2021
Meghan Markle braced for ‘brutal showdown’
 Meghan and Harry in 2020
The latest on . . .

Meghan Markle braced for ‘brutal showdown’

Sources say Duchess of Sussex will demand Palace hands over ‘point-by-point’ details of alleged wrongdoing
22 Jun 2021
Prince William: a life in pictures
William, Harry, Diana and Charles in 1995
In pictures

Prince William: a life in pictures

Duke of Cambridge celebrates 39th birthday following surprise public appearance
21 Jun 2021
‘The name Lilibet Diana will always remind people who she is’
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
Instant Opinion

‘The name Lilibet Diana will always remind people who she is’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
7 Jun 2021
What happened to Lord Mountbatten?
Lord Mountbatten
In Depth

What happened to Lord Mountbatten?

Prince Philip’s uncle was killed in an IRA attack in 1979
20 Apr 2021
Prince Philip media coverage: how much is too much?
Prince Philip
Today’s big question

Prince Philip media coverage: how much is too much?

BBC received a record number of complaints after clearing its entire schedule to cover royal death
13 Apr 2021
Rare earths, Jordan and dishonour
Greenland
Podcast

Rare earths, Jordan and dishonour

What has Greenland’s general election got to do with China? Why has Jordan’s royal family split? And who has been stripped of their honours in secret?
9 Apr 2021
What will happen after Prince Philip’s death?
Prince Philip
In Depth

What will happen after Prince Philip’s death?

The Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest in the grounds of Windsor Castle
9 Apr 2021
Obituary: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
The Queen and Prince Philip pictured in 1947
In Focus

Obituary: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The longest reigning consort in British history has died at the age of 99
9 Apr 2021
Queen ‘to hire diversity chief’ to modernise monarchy
The Queen and Meghan Markle
Behind the scenes

Queen ‘to hire diversity chief’ to modernise monarchy

Palace seeking ‘independent views” on how to better represent ethnic minorities, disabled people and LGBTQ+ communities
22 Mar 2021
Meghan Markle challenges Royal Family to offer evidence of bullying
Meghan Markle during the interview with Oprah Winfrey
Behind the scenes

Meghan Markle challenges Royal Family to offer evidence of bullying

Duchess requesting ‘documents, emails or text messages’ that prove allegations against her
15 Mar 2021
Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 March
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 6 - 12 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news
12 Mar 2021
Podcasts: jailed fishermen, and royal sagas
Freshwater: a ‘fascinating’ look at the case of the Freshwater Five
In Review

Podcasts: jailed fishermen, and royal sagas

Featuring Freshwater, Radio Garden, and Pod Save the Queen
12 Mar 2021
‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’
Prince Charles visits NHS and MoD staff involved in the vaccine rollout
Instant Opinion

‘Modernising Royal family is Charles’s defining challenge’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
10 Mar 2021
Royal racism row: what we learned from the Palace statement
The royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
Between the lines

Royal racism row: what we learned from the Palace statement

Queen strikes ‘conciliatory’ tone - but leaves open questions over alleged racism
10 Mar 2021
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