Duchess Camilla and Prince Charles’ Cornish pasty recipe confuses royal fans

Put the flour and a pinch of salt in a large bowl and add the cubes of butter. Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until you have a mixture that resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Do not overwork this stage or it will become greasy. Add enough of the cold water to bind […]

Princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer says their mother Frances was not cut out for maternity

French-born Greg, who popped the question on 22 July, planned the proposal to a tee. The couple enjoyed a romantic lunch and spent the day by the pool before going back to their room, where Greg had arranged for rose petals and champagne to be set up.

Royals’ afternoon tea menus revealed – what the Queen, Kate Middleton and more eat

It is not known how often the Duke and Duchess of Sussex dine on afternoon tea, but when they do, they likely opt for a very modern version. Meghan is said to prefer herbal infusions over English breakfast tea; not only did she opt for mint tea instead of coffee during a visit to Birkenhead in […]

VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?

8.30pm – 10pm – The Nation’s TributeA special service, The Nation’s Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical […]