A bookmaker has stopped taking bets on the Queen announcing her abdication this year after a large wager was placed in Windsor.
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'Gentle succession' underway as Prince Charles prepares to assume some of his mother's royal duties - and maybe more of an activist role
Monday 20 January 2014
Constitutional experts believe Charles could be preparing to become a more "controversial" monarch
Sunday 19 January 2014
Faint praise has been Sire De Grugy’s lot so far this season, but surely it must be time to acknowledge that he is a two-mile chaser of the highest order, with or without the damning shadow of Sprinter Sacre.
Friday 17 January 2014
From David Cameron to Stephen Fry to Damian Lewis, politicians, actors, musicians and artists have supported our elephant appeal. Check out our interactive graphic to see what they said.
Thursday 16 January 2014
One of the most interesting dates in the diary next week will see Frances Segelman bring theatre to the world of sculpture. The artist is due to sculpt a bust of Sir Derek Jacobi in front of a live audience, in just two hours.
The bizarre presents gifted to the Royal Family in 2013: Including a gingerbread Cathedral, a gnome and an Oyster Card
Thursday 16 January 2014
Granted, the royals probably aren't the easiest to buy for. But a book called Your Arms Remind Me of Pork Luncheon Meat? Really?
Sunday 12 January 2014
This year's charity appeal has raised more than £300,000 for our partner charity, Space for Giants, exceeding last year's total of around £250,000. We are within sight of breaking the record for a charity appeal by this newspaper – £356,000. So more donations would be appreciated.
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Prince will study agricultural management at Cambridge for 10 weeks
Monday 06 January 2014
William set to spend 10 weeks at Cambridge studying agricultural management
Monday 30 December 2013
Second in line to the throne will be studying agricultural management
Sprinter Sacre pulled up with 'irregular heartbeat' as Sire De Grugy wins the Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton
Friday 27 December 2013
The favourite was pulled up by jockey Barry Geraghty after the seventh on his comeback
Wednesday 25 December 2013
For many going to church is an act of life-risking bravery, he tells Christmas worshippers
Christians are under pressure to keep quiet about their faith, says former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey
Tuesday 24 December 2013
Christians are under pressure to be “silent about their faith” and display “increasing timidity” about admitting they have a faith at work, according to Lord Carey.
Friday 20 December 2013
Photo features the Prince of Wales looking a tad confused by it all
Thursday 19 December 2013
The 'Someone Like You' singer received Most Excellent Order of the British Empire at Buckingham Palace this morning
Wednesday 18 December 2013
Victims and family members of those being 'attacked' told the Prince about their experiences in the region
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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