Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.

Royal Engagements

The Duke of Edinburgh, Chancellor, attends a reception to celebrate Cambridge University's partnership with industry and business, at St James's Palace. The Princess Royal, Chancellor, London University, visits the Institute of Education, London WC1, and the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London WC1; and presents the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers' Princess Royal Award at Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Kent, Trustee, the National Museum of Science and Industry, attends a reception at Spencer House, London SW1. Princess Alexandra, President of Children's Country Holidays Fund, attends the presentation to the charity of the "Investors in People" Award at FOCUS Central London Training and Enterprise Council, Centre Point, London WC1.

Changing of the Guard

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment mounts the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards, 11am; Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards mounts the Queen's Guard, at Buckingham Palace, 11.30am, band provided by the Coldstream Guards.