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.

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 […]

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

When she’s not indulging in the rich chocolate cake loved by the Queen, Camilla Parker-Bowles likely enjoys classic British favourites such as smoked salmon, potted shrimp or roast venison sandwiches, all of which were served at her royal wedding to Prince Charles in 2005. The couple also feasted on miniature scones with clotted cream and […]

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 […]