Author believes desire not to upset royals is reason documents are still under wraps
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Sunday 24 November 2013
Growing up in 1980s Southport, Matthew Baylis always felt a sense of solidarity with the gaffe-prone Duke of Edinburgh, who was, like him, “unpopular, posh, misunderstood and mocked”. So when he later learned of a tribe that worshipped Prince Philip as a god, he decided to investigate. Man Belong Mrs Queen tells the story of Baylis’s trip to the Melanesian island of Tanna, where he stays with the “Philippists”, shares their diet of yams and potent narcotics, and tries to get to the bottom of their religion.
Monday 11 November 2013
Belgium has been sprucing up its cemeteries, renovating museums and churning out commemorative memorabilia as the centenary approaches next year of World War One, a four-year-long event which is expected to bring millions of new visitors to the nation.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Your weekly guide to what's really going on in the world of books
Friday 27 September 2013
The christening will be a private event with photographs released afterwards
Sunday 18 August 2013
Detectives say they are 'scoping' the information and 'assessing its relevance and credibility'
Sunday 11 August 2013
Amputees among 2,500 competitors in biennial 608-mile race featuring more women than ever
Wednesday 10 July 2013
One half of DJ duo has also announced that she will take action against Southern Cross Austereo, her lawyer announces
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Phones put children at risk on the roads
Friday 07 June 2013
The Duke of Edinburgh, who will be 92 on Monday, had surgery on his abdomen under general anaesthetic and the results will now be analysed
Coronation 60th anniversary: Archbishop leads tributes to monarch as Queen marks occasion with real game of thrones
Tuesday 04 June 2013
St Edward’s Crown, the official coronation crown of kings and queens for more than 350 years, leaves the Tower of London for first time in six decades amid secrecy and tight security
Tuesday 07 May 2013
Prince of Wales to attend Commonwealth meeting in place of 87-year-old mother
Pomp, grandeur and even a little joke – how a ceremonial funeral took the life of Margaret Thatcher beyond politics and back down to humanity
Thursday 18 April 2013
If nothing else the sheer classiness of the route for Margaret Thatcher's last journey was of a piece with the grandeur of the occasion.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Here is the timetable for events surrounding the funeral of Baroness Thatcher today.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
He has a reputation for misadventure, but Mark Thatcher is determined to do the right thing by his late mother
Wednesday 20 March 2013
The Duchess of Cambridge has been given a gift every pregnant woman travelling on the London Underground probably needs - a “Baby on board” badge.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity