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All the bombshells from the latest book on the royal bullying scandal

The book is already making for some very juicy gossip — and this is just the one excerpt released so far

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King Charles III’s new cypher unveiled as mourning for Queen to end

Charles’ monogram will appear on government buildings, state documents and on some post boxes in the coming months and years

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All the tributes to the Queen seen at London Fashion Week

Designers found their own ways to pay homage to the Queen this fashion week, which was held just days after her death

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Richard Quinn honours the Queen with epic LFW show

Her Majesty sat front row at his 2018 show and launched his career. To close London Fashion Week, the designer paid his respects 

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Queen’s funeral: guests arrive wearing sombre black

Jill and Joe Biden, Bear Grylls and Carole Middleton lead the arrivals

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The Countess of Wessex’s floral dress has hidden tribute to The Queen

Designer Suzannah Crabb tells us of Sophie’s secret mark of respect to the monarch she called ‘Mama’

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How Sophie Wessex became the Royal Family’s secret weapon

Images of the Countess of Wessex comforting Princess Anne as she looks on at her late mother’s coffin have come to symbolise the Royal Family’s grief. But how did she become such a key member of The Firm and what could her new role in the monarchy look like? Giulia Crouch reports

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How Princess Eugenie became the great royal peacekeeper

Onlookers say the youngest York sister was the most “relatable” of all the royal mourners this week and insiders say she could play an “invaluable” role in restoring the “link” between the Sussexes and the rest of the family — so how did she forge her role as confidante? Katie Strick reports

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What will happen to the Queen’s jewellery collection now

The late Queen’s personal jewellery collection is decades old and worth millions, but it will now pass into the hands of her family

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The Queen’s funeral in numbers

England will come to a standstill this Monday, 19 September, as the country prepares for what’s expected to be the largest state funeral in the history of the United Kingdom.

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Unseen portrait of joyous Queen released ahead of final farewell

The photograph, taken in May ahead of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, shows the Queen beaming brightly at the camera in Windsor Castle

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Is the rift between Meghan, Harry and The Firm beginning to thaw?

As the former ‘Fab Four’ come together to mourn the late Queen, could this unhappy event heal old wounds, asks Luciana Bellini?

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Inside the home where Princess Diana grew up

The Spencers have called the estate home for more than 500 years

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The significance of lying-in-state and what it meant to the late Queen

The late Elizabeth II was a nervous nine-year-old when she was taken to Westminster Hall to pay her respects to her beloved grandfather George V. Here, Matthew Dennison, her biographer, recalls a poignant moment and reflects on what the tradition means now

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Who is Peter Phillips? Royal to walk behind Queen’s coffin

Peter Phillips, who isn’t a ‘working royal’, will be walking behind the Queen’s coffin today, led by the King

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‘Phoney’ or a ‘first class orator’? Meghan Markle’s best speeches

No-one can deny that the Duchess of Sussex is a world-class orator — often without the need for prompts. Amy Francombe runs through some of her best speeches

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At Buckingham Palace —amid the flowers, a triumph of diversity

The streets of London were always going to be filled with thousands of people wanting to commemorate the Queen but as Melanie McDonagh discovered, the different types of mourners, from every sector of society, creates a deeply touching public experience

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30 of the most inspirational and moving quotes from Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty The Queen spoke eloquently and with infinite wisdom on family, faith, and royal duty - always carefully weaving in messages of advice for the nation

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A history of awkward curtsies to royals

Two etiquette experts explain where they went wrong - and how to get it right if you ever encounter royalty

Diary

The Queen’s cousin shares memories of Balmoral and Buckingham Palace

Ella Mountbatten, Anna Wintour and others share personal memories of the Queen

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From Barbour to Burberry — the Queen’s favourite fashion designers

Her Majesty’s most beloved brands as well as the designers behind some of history’s most famous photographs

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How Angela Kelly became the most important person in the Queen’s life

From humble beginnings in Liverpool to pulling pranks on Her Majesty — the Queen’s confidante will be feeling the loss of the Queen acutely. Luciana Bellini looks back on an unwavering (and perhaps unlikely) friendship

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All the Queens of England and how long they reigned

England’s first female monarch took the throne in 1553

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Eight key moments that shaped the Queen’s reign

As the nation mourns, Luciana Bellini looks back on the highs and lows of a much-loved monarch

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The Queen provided a rock of stability during extraordinary times

Dedicating herself to a life of service, the Queen stuck to fundamental principles while bringing the monarchy closer to the people. Robert Jobson on a life of celebration

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Inside Lambrook, the Cambridges’ new £20k-a-year school

Beekeeping, podcast-making and survival skills are among the activities on offer at Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis’ new school. Katie Strick asks parents what it’s really like

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Meghan Markle and Mindy Kaling on the problem with the ‘perfect’ life

Meghan said that, as a child, she dreamed of having the the perfect “cookie-cutter” life

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Who exactly is advising Meghan and Harry? Meet the Sussex squad

Meghan’s speech in Manchester and “extraordinary” interview with The Cut has led commentators to ask who’s advising them — and whether they’re listening to that guidance. Katie Strick unveils the power players at Sussex HQ

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Mariah Carey and Meghan Markle: top revelations from the podcast chat

The second episode of Archetypes has been more warmly received than the first. Giulia Crouch on the duchess’s latest star guest