The monarch is the head of the Church of England but as Britain has become more diverse so has the approach to religion in jubilees.
A new book telling the story of the last 25 years of the House of Windsor reveals a family that briefs against each other freely.
This year’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations will draw on traditions that have bolstered support for monarchs since the early 1800s — it could help this year’s celebrations succeed again.
An expert on the royal family’s finances explains how they still benefit from historical connections to slavery and empire.
Imagine if the PM had caught COVID two years ago? We knew so little about COVID with certainty back then, and what we did know was truly frightening. Here’s what’s changed since then.
Souvenirs celebrating royal events have been a staple since the 17th century.
More than 2,000 pages of letters spanning 36 years and nine prime ministers have now been made public, albeit with disappointing redactions throughout.
The Queen has stripped Prince Andrew of his patronages, but she can’t go much further.
While many of the letters are quite candid, their release after so many years is hardly damaging, and the efforts to keep them secret for so long are again shown to be absurd.
Most Australians have known no British sovereign other than the queen. Without her, questions about a republic will again come to the fore.
The late Princess of Wales has become a vehicle for others to reflect their own feelings.
Prince Philip died at 99. Living to such a ripe old age isn’t unusual for UK royals. Nor is it surprising, argues an expert on aging and longevity.
Obituaries tend to play down any negative aspects of character. Over time, they reveal what we value in life.
The marriage of the future British queen and her consort was part of an ancient tapestry of royal intermarriage in Europe.
Born into post-World War I European royalty, the Duke of Edinburgh came to represent the archetypal English aristocrat. Along with those ‘gaffes’.
Concerns raised by the Sussexes about racism within the royal family point to a larger issue. The Windsors are entangled in a history of colonialism and racism.
Using the physical representation of a public figure to provoke an emotional response and encourage a certain action is a well-known strategy. Can it work for the COVID-19 vaccine?
New documents expose a chink in the queen’s armour of secrecy.
More than ever, the language used by Elizabeth II could be a source of reassurance for families seeking stability.
The chorus of disapproving voices declaiming The Crown’s approach to royal storytelling are angling for the biographers’ holy grail and seeking to protect their own lucrative market share.