Royal family

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

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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
Inside Piers Morgan’s exit from Good Morning Britain
Piers Morgan in 2019
Behind the scenes

Inside Piers Morgan’s exit from Good Morning Britain

Host departs after clash with ITV executives over Meghan Markle mental health coverage
10 Mar 2021
‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Instant Opinion

‘You can’t calm the tabloid sharks by throwing steaks at them’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
9 Mar 2021
How the world responded to Harry and Meghan
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Global lens

How the world responded to Harry and Meghan

As “The Firm” considers its next move - with the Queen reportedly vetoing a prepared statement last night - the world’s media are filling the vacuum left by their silence over what The Times’ Carol Midgley describes as a “televised napalm raid” on the Palace
9 Mar 2021
The royal row
Prince Harry whispers to Meghan Markle
In Focus

The royal row

Relations between Sussexes and ‘The Firm’ reach all-time low
9 Mar 2021
The most explosive claims from Harry and Meghan’s interview
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
Why we’re talking about . . .

The most explosive claims from Harry and Meghan’s interview

Allegations of racism within Royal Family dominate headlines following the Sussexes’ televised tell-all
9 Mar 2021
Crisis talks at Palace amid ‘whodunnit’ race to name ‘racist royal’
The royal family attends church on Christmas Day 2018
Behind the scenes

Crisis talks at Palace amid ‘whodunnit’ race to name ‘racist royal’

Queen vetoes statement aimed at diffusing tension with Sussexes
9 Mar 2021
What next for the Royal Family after ‘racism’ allegations?
Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
Today’s big question

What next for the Royal Family after ‘racism’ allegations?

Explosive claims about royal concern over the colour of Archie’s skin are set to rock ‘The Firm’
8 Mar 2021
Can Harry and Meghan avoid the ‘revenge of the Sussex survivors’?
Prince Harry whispers to Meghan Markle
Behind the scenes

Can Harry and Meghan avoid the ‘revenge of the Sussex survivors’?

Palace investigation into bullying claims undermines bid to rebuild royal relations
4 Mar 2021
Are Royal aides out to sink Meghan Markle - or is she really a ‘bully’?
Harry and Meghan Markle
Today’s big question

Are Royal aides out to sink Meghan Markle - or is she really a ‘bully’?

Duchess of Sussex hits back at accusations of bullying from Kensington Palace staff
3 Mar 2021
Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?
Harry and Meghan
The latest on . . .

Are Harry and Meghan pushing it with their request for press privacy?

Couple have been accused of hypocrisy after granting interview to Oprah Winfrey
2 Mar 2021
What Meghan Markle’s court win means for Royal Family - and the media
Meghan and Harry Ch
Getting to grips with . . .

What Meghan Markle’s court win means for Royal Family - and the media

High Court judge rules that newspaper invaded Duchess of Sussex’s privacy by publishing personal letter to her estranged father
12 Feb 2021
Queen ‘used royal consent rule’ to lobby for law change to hide her wealth
The Queen at the Flanders' Fields Memorial Garden at Wellington Barracks.
Why we’re talking about . . .

Queen ‘used royal consent rule’ to lobby for law change to hide her wealth

Monarch’s private lawyers dispatched to put pressure on civil servants involved in drafting new legislation
8 Feb 2021
What is in the Royal Family film they don’t want you to see?
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Why we’re talking about . . .

What is in the Royal Family film they don’t want you to see?

YouTube removes fly-on-the-wall documentary that has been ‘banned’ for 50 years
29 Jan 2021
Prince Andrew used internet troll to attack abuse accuser
Prince Andrew attends a service at Manchester Cathedral marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
The latest on . . .

Prince Andrew used internet troll to attack abuse accuser

Aides allegedly wanted Twitter provocateur to set up fake account in bid to smear Virginia Roberts Giuffre
18 Jan 2021
How Harry and Meghan’s departure hit the Royal Family
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend the Commonwealth Day Service in March.
Behind the scenes

How Harry and Meghan’s departure hit the Royal Family

Insiders say couple ‘love’ their new life in US - but relations with monarchy remain frosty
8 Jan 2021
Inside the Royals’ traditional Christmas residence
Sandringham Estate
In Depth

Inside the Royals’ traditional Christmas residence

The family usually congregate at the Norfolk country retreat - but Covid means plans have changed
18 Dec 2020
Prince Andrew ‘delayed family holiday’ to party on Epstein’s private island
Prince Andrew during his infamous interview with BBC Newsnight.
In Brief

Prince Andrew ‘delayed family holiday’ to party on Epstein’s private island

15 Dec 2020
Prince William ‘asked Diana’s brother to stop Harry wedding’
Prince Harry Prince William
In Brief

Prince William ‘asked Diana’s brother to stop Harry wedding’

New book claims the younger Royal was ‘furious’ about other family members being dragged into row
5 Oct 2020
Harry and Meghan to star in ‘fly-on-the-wall’ Netflix show
Harry and Meghan
In Brief

Harry and Meghan to star in ‘fly-on-the-wall’ Netflix show

Former minister accuses couple of ‘exploiting’ royal links with big-bucks deal
28 Sep 2020
Royals to ‘scrutinise’ Harry and Meghan’s $150m Netflix deal
Harry and Meghan
In Brief

Royals to ‘scrutinise’ Harry and Meghan’s $150m Netflix deal

Duke and Duchess of Sussex have inked agreement to produce documentaries and films for the streaming service
4 Sep 2020
Harry and Meghan pitch mystery project idea to Hollywood
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
In Brief

Harry and Meghan pitch mystery project idea to Hollywood

The Sussex royals have been shopping their concept around tinseltown since June
20 Aug 2020
Instant Opinion: Harry and Meghan ‘nothing without gossip’
Harry and Meghan
In Depth

Instant Opinion: Harry and Meghan ‘nothing without gossip’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 28 July
28 Jul 2020
Reaction: Prince Harry and Meghan biography rocks the Royals
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
In Depth

Reaction: Prince Harry and Meghan biography rocks the Royals

Senior royals labelled ‘vipers’ by those closest to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
27 Jul 2020
Gough Whitlam: did the Queen dismiss Australia’s PM?
Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam
In Depth

Gough Whitlam: did the Queen dismiss Australia’s PM?

Newly released letters reveal Palace’s role in one of the most sensational political events in Australian history
14 Jul 2020