Queen opens Queensferry Crossing

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh opened the Queensferry Crossing at South Queensferry near Edinburgh on September 4th. This was the Duke’s first official engagement since retiring last month. Continue reading

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Duke of Edinburgh at Captain General’s Parade

The Duke of Edinburgh conducted his final official solo engagement when he attended a Parade to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge at the Buckingham Palace Forecourt on August 2nd. The Duke of Edinburgh has gone into retirement and though he may attend some engagements with the Queen, he will not accept any invitations henceforth. The Duke was appointed Captain General of the Royal Marines on 2nd June 1953, in succession to the late King George VI. Continue reading

Spanish State Visit to Britain- Day 3

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain just finished their 3-day State Visit to Britain, from July 12th to the 14th, on advice from the Spanish Government, to strengthen political, economic, and cultural ties between the two countries. They were hosted by the British Royal Family, and stayed at Buckingham Palace for the duration of the State Visit. Click HERE to read about the Program, HERE for Day 1, and HERE for Day 2. Continue reading

Spanish State Visit to Britain

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are on a 3-day State Visit to Britain, from July 12th to the 14th, on advice from the Spanish Government, to strengthen political, economic, and cultural ties between the two countries. They are being hosted by the British Royal Family, and will stay at Buckingham Palace for the duration of the State Visit. Click HERE to read about the Program. Continue reading