Latest royal news: Camilla Queen Consort arrives at Cheltenham as Fergie discusses Harry and Meghan
Cheltenham: Queen Consort Camilla arrives for Ladies Day
Queen Consort Camilla has arrived on the second day of the annual Cheltenham Festival horse racing.
The 75-year-old, who is an honorary member of the Jockey Club, wore a camel wool coat and fur-trimmed hat for the occasion. It is unconfirmed if the king wears faux fur.
Meanwhile, Sarah Ferguson has said Meghan is giving Harry a “love he’s never had before”.
In a new interview for her romance novel, Ferguson, 63, Prince Andrew’s ex-wife, said she would never “judge” Harry’s decision to step down from royal duties and move to America.
Meanwhile, a video from their Netflix documentaries showing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex supporting each other has gone viral on TikTok.
The clip, which shows Meghan Markle hugging Prince Harry after receiving a text message from the Prince of Wales, has resurfaced on the social media platform as questions about her attendance at the King’s coronation continue to swirl.
The couple have said they received “email correspondence” about the coronation on May 6, but have not announced their decision on whether to attend.
Camilla Queen Consort arrives for Cheltenham Ladies’ Day
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Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 5:00 p.m
The silhouette of King Charles III. appears on postage stamps for the first time – without a crown
The first stamps featuring the King’s silhouette are set to go on sale, with the historic floral set a nod to the green-fingered monarch’s love of gardening.
The uncrowned profile of King Charles III, in silver and facing right in the upper left corner, appears on a collection of 10 commemorative stamps celebrating the nation’s most beloved flowers.
Unlike the famous silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II, the king does not wear a laurel wreath.
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Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 7:00 p.m
Camilla meets a Nigerian ballet dancer who went viral dancing on the streets of Lagos
The Queen Consort have met with a young Nigerian ballet dancer who was the subject of a viral video that led to him being offered a scholarship.
Camilla wished Anthony Madu “good luck” while attending Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham, where he now trains, after a 44-second video posted online in 2020 of him pirouettes barefoot in the rain scored more than 16 been viewed millions of times.
Madu’s story is now being made into a Disney documentary titled madudirected by Matt Ogens and Kachi Benson.
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Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 6:00 p.m
Prince William opens up about Diana’s influence as he meets the homeless
Prince William has been candid about the impact of Princess Diana’s philanthropic work on his own attitude.
Ahead of Red Nose Day, the Prince of Wales has been spending time with Groundswell, a homeless organization funded by Comic Relief.
It is understood the Prince of Wales is making the comments in a one-off film to be shown on BBC One and iPlayer on Friday (17 March).
In the film, the future king says: “My mother introduced me to the cause of homelessness at a young age and I’m really glad that she did.
“I think she would be disappointed that we are still no further along in tackling and preventing homelessness than we were when she was interested and involved.” The mirror reports.
Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 5:10 p.m
Sarah Ferguson claims she was arrested with Princess Diana at a bachelorette party
The Duchess of York has been promoting her new romance novel, revealing countless stories about the royal family in the process.
Speaking ofThe Kelly Clarkson Show After the publication of the novel a fascinating lady which debuted on March 4th. In the interview, the 63-year-old recalled the time she was allegedly arrested with Princess Diana at Ferguson’s bachelorette party before her marriage to Prince Andrew in 1986.
She revealed that she was once arrested with Princess Diana during a night out.
The two royals went to a nightclub dressed as police officers to celebrate the Duchess’ upcoming wedding to the Duke of York. “It was extraordinary because we went to a nightclub, of course you go to a nightclub with the Princess of Wales,” she recalled of Diana, who was then married to Charles, then Prince of Wales.
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Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 4:17 p.m
“Meghan gives Harry a love he’s never had before,” says Sarah Ferguson
In a new interview to promote her new romance novel, Sarah Ferguson praised Harry and Meghan’s relationship.
Ferguson, 63, the ex-wife of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, said she would never “condemn” Harry’s decision to step down from royal duties and move to America.
The Duchess of York said the Duchess of Sussex “loves him and the children very much”. The Telegraph reports.
She said: “I’m looking at how much [Meghan] love him and love the children and give him a love he never had before.”
The Duchess of York went on to reveal that she herself moved to America after her divorce and found “support” from the “American people”.
She added, “I looked to America for support and help, and I really can’t thank the American people enough for what they have given me and what they have done for me.”
Ellie MuirMarch 15, 2023 09:13
WATCH: King delivers message at first Commonwealth Day service as monarch
King Charles III called out the family of nations in its first Commonwealth Day address on Monday (13 May).
He also paid tribute to his “beloved mother” and described how Commonwealth Day was a moment of pride for the late Queen Elizabeth II, who dedicated “her long and distinguished life” to serving the “Commonwealth family”.
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King Charles urges nations to ‘work together’ in his first Commonwealth Day speech as monarch.
Ellie MuirMarch 14, 2023 5:44 p.m
King Charles and William ‘absent’ at California christening of Sussexe’s daughter Lilibet
King Charles III and the Prince of Wales were reportedly absent from the christening of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s daughter Lilibet Diana.
People reports that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex held a christening for the 21-year-old in an intimate ceremony at their home in Montecito, California last Friday (March 3).
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Ellie MuirMarch 14, 2023 4:40 p.m
Camilla meets a ballet dancer who is set to star in a Disney documentary
The Queen Consort has wished “good luck” to a young dancer whose dreams of becoming a ballet star went viral and are now being fleshed out in a Disney documentary.
Camilla met Anthony Madu while attending ballet school, which offered him a scholarship after a 44-second video posted online in 2020 of him pirouetting in the rain was viewed more than 16 million times.
The 13-year-old from Nigeria is now in his second year at the Elmhurst Ballet School in Birmingham, which is celebrating its centenary and has the Queen Consort as its patron.
Camilla visited the school to mark the milestone and meet the student, who has grown a few inches and now has a more English accent since his story captured the hearts of social media users.
When she asked Anthony if he had always loved dancing, he replied: “Yes, since I was five years old.
Camilla replied, “It’s getting you, you can’t help it – good luck.”
Disney announced in September it would be making a documentary about the boy, whose family lives on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital, Lagos. He had little formal training before coming to Britain but showed great talent.
After Camilla’s visit, Anthony said of Elmhurst, “My dancing is going well, it’s really, really great, and I’m really enjoying it.”
He said he was adjusting to life in the UK but was struggling a bit with the weather.
“It’s still pretty cold,” he said.
Speaking about his journey, he added, “I just hope that younger dancers from around the world… I just hope to inspire them to follow their dreams and never give up.”
Kate NgMarch 14, 2023 4:40 p.m
‘Impossible’ that Harry and Meghan’s Frogmore Cottage eviction isn’t linked to Spare, says royal expert
King Charles III’s decision to ask the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to “vacate” their British residence can only be seen as a reaction to the publication of Prince Harry’s memoir, a royal expert has said.
RS Locke, a freelance writer and royal commentator, pointed to reports that Harry and Meghan were asked to vacate Frogmore Cottage “within days of the book’s release”.
Ellie MuirMarch 14, 2023 3:59 p.m
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