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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their Engagement

Clarence House, the home of Prince Charles, announced today, 27 November 2017, that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged to be married. Following the announcement, the happy couple appeared for a brief photo shoot by the pond at Kensington palace where Meghan showed her ring to the world for the first time. This was only the first time that they had publicly appeared with each other since their initial appeareance together at the Invictus Games on 25 September 2017.

William and Catherine Expecting their First Baby - Pregnant Kate in Hospital

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A very special Royal baby has been announced!  At just before 4PM on the afternoon of 3rd December 2012, St James' Palace issued a statement that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant, expecting her first child.  The announcement was after Catherine had been admitted to King Edward VII private hospital in central London as a precaution, due to her suffering from an acute form of morning sickness known as Hyperemesis Gravidarum. 

Prince William Supports Conservation of the Endangered Black Rhino

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A Black Rhino at Namibia in Africa.
Photo by Frank Vassen.

In a rare interview to the BBC, Prince William has spoken out against Rhino poachers, describing people who kill rhinos for their horns as "ignorant, selfish and wrong". William said that he wanted to help the softly spoken world of conservation, a subject that he has always been interested in.

Prince William is the Royal Patron of Tusk Trusk, which was formed in 1990 with an aim of stopping the decline in Africa's wildlife and to help to combine the interests of the African people and their natural heritage.

Queens Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames

Boats on the Thames during the Queen's Jubilee Pageant
A section of Boats on the River Thames during the Queen's Jubilee Pageant.
Photo by Ian Patterson.

The centrepiece of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee took place on the Thames in London on Sunday 3rd June 2012. Celebrating 60 years of the Queens reign, 1,000 boats, kayaks and watercraft took to the Thames in a spectacular seven mile long procession.

This is only the second time in history that a British monarch has lived to celebrate a diamond jubilee.

Catherine's Wedding Dress and Veil for the Duchess of Cambridge's Marriage to Prince William

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Catherine's Wedding Dress as she leaves Westminster Abbey with Prince William.
Photo courtesy of It's a Foot.

Catherine's wedding dress first came into view as she left the Goring Hotel with her father, Mike in the Rolls Royce 1. Even then, with only the top half of the dress in view as she journeyed in the car toward Westminster Abbey, it was imediately clear that this was a dress which was perfect for Catherine.  The V-shaped neck with intricate lacework around the shoulders and arms gave a very elegantly stylish first impression, and the amazingly fine veil enabled everyone to see Catherine's joy on her way to her marriage ceremony.

Prince Charles Discusses Sustainable Farming with President Obama during Washington Tour

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The White House in Washington DC where Prince Charles met President Barack Obama
Photo by ~MVI~.

Following his thought-provoking speech about environmentally sustainable farming at Georgetown University on 4th May 2011, Prince Charles topped off his visit to Washington later that day with an informal chat with President Barack Obama in the White House's Oval offfice.  During a relaxed discussion, Charles praised the work that First Lady, Michelle Obama had done in her campaign against obesity and in favour of healthy eating where she has encouraged large corporations like Wal-Mart to reduce sugars and fats in food.

Prince Charles Speaks of Environmentally Sustainable and Organic Farming in Washington Tour

Dozens of American students came out in the cold rain at Georgetown University to welcome Prince Charles on the second day of his Washington Tour on 4th May 2011. At the University, Prince Charles gave a 40 minute speech about one of his particular passions, environmentally friendly sustainable farming, at The Future of Food Conference.

Prince Charles Visits Urban Farm and Wounded Soldiers in Washington USA Tour

It's a busy life being a Prince! Just a few days after taking his part as Father of the Groom at William and Catherine's wedding, Prince Charles flew off to the Washington in the USA on a tour where he concentrated on his passions of organic farming and environmental sustainability.

The two day USA tour starting 3rd May 2011 was the first offical engagement by Prince Charles since William and Catherine's Royal wedding, which enthralled not only the UK but millions of Americans too.

Prince William and Catherine's Wedding Ceremony at Westminster Abbey

Prince William and Catherine leaving their wedding ceremony.
Prince William and Catherine on their parade from the wedding ceremony to Buckingham Palace
Photo by Robbie Dale of anonlinegreenworld.

With her father, Michael Middleton proudly at her left side, and her sister Philippa supporting the train as Maid of Honour, Catherine stepped into Westminster Abbey looking gracefully beautiful and radiant.  A brief stop in front of the grave of the Unknown Warrior, gave Philippa the chance to arrange the 2.7 metre train of Catherine's stunning wedding dress behind her.

Meanwhile, William and Harry exited Westminster Abbey's traditional groom's waiting area at Saint Edmund's Chapel and walked to the Abbey's altar, where William looked straight ahead.  His Brother Harry, standing on his right hand side, provided a few words of commentary or reassurance as William waited patiently for his bride to complete her walk up the aisle.

Day after the Royal Wedding: William and Catherine Delay Honeymoon

On 30 April 2011, the day after Prince William and Catherine's wedding, hundreds of people queued up to get in to Westminster Abbey to see up close just how the Abbey looked in all its resplendence with the decor and trees that would remain there for a few days after the wedding. Catherine's wedding bouquet rested there on the grave of the Unknown Warrior.

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