To succumb to conspiracy is to be human.
In August 1997, the death of Diana, Princess of Wales was followed by a huge outpouring of grief. Here's why.
Documentary makers, museum curators, PR teams and the royal family all want their say on the 20th anniversary of her death.
The hat is an example par excellence of aristocratic excess, the equivalent of a peacock's tail in seducing the Queen's subjects.
Emotional restraint in public life has a lot going for it.
It turned out to be a fairly minor announcement, but the palace knows how to work the news cycle.
Netflix’s most ambitious and expensive original drama is historical fiction at its most lavish.
British society takes monarchy far more seriously than they did two centuries ago. Far too seriously.
Royal PR in pictures started with the Stuarts 400 years ago.
The British monarchy is in good shape. Here's how to make sure it stays that way.
Sir John Kerr probably made his own decision to dismiss the Whitlam government much earlier than he acknowledged publicly while alive – but he came to this conclusion in discussion with others.
Some excerpts from the diary of Ivan Maisky, the WW2 Soviet ambassador in London.
The Queen has now been on the throne for 63 years and 217 days. As the embodiment of Britain, it has been certainly been a role that's out of the ordinary.
Having a Queen is a distinct business advantage, particularly due to reverence for the monarchy in new and emerging markets like China.
Two decades ago, MI5's archives were surrounded by secrecy like that of the royal archives. There's a reason this has changed.
Only three of the original 63 clauses remain in force today, but the legacy of Magna Carta runs much deeper.
Members of the British royal family were far closer to Nazi Germany during World War II than has previously been recognise, Russian and Spanish archives suggest.
How the royal propaganda machine tries to make hereditary millionaires seem just like the rest of us.
The life of a princess has traditionally not been pleasant.
The Crown has become a little less discriminatory with changes to the rules of succession – and descendants of George II who failed to get permission to wed need no longer fear their marriage is void.