Duchess of Sussex’s Birks Diamond Earrings

Happy Birthday to the Duchess of Sussex, who turns 40 today! The accomplished American Actress who married Prince Harry and is now creating a new role outside the Royal Family, the Duchess has a unique style which is reflected in her jewellery. Since we have already covered all of her heirloom pieces, to mark the anniversary today, we are taking a look at the Duchess’ Birks Diamond Snowflake Snowstorm Earrings! Continue reading

British Parliament to restore Queen’s prerogative to dissolve Parliament

The Parliament of the United Kingdom is set to start debate on legislation that seeks to revive the Queen’s power to dissolve parliament that was formerly exercised by virtue of the royal prerogative.
A. V. Dicey, a constitutional theorist from the 19th century, described the royal prerogative as “the remaining portion of the Crown’s original authority, and it is therefore … the name for the residue of discretionary power left at any moment in the hands of the Crown, whether such power be in fact exercised by the King himself or by his Ministers”. Continue reading