September 23, 2019

William and Kate choose Kensington Palace for home

William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided to take the former home of the Queen's sister, Princess Margaret, as their permanent London residence. St James's Palace said the couple had chosen an apartment in Kensington Palace to be their base in the city. However, … [Read more...]

President Obama off to find his ‘roots’ in Ireland

US President Barack Obama is on his way to the Republic of Ireland, the starting point for his week long tour of Europe. Like a cheap coach trip holiday, Obama is packing in Ireland, The United Kingdom, France and Poland in his seven days. Just for added excitement he is going to attend a … [Read more...]

Prince Harry’s royal wedding reception speech brings the house down

Freed from the pomp and ceremony of the royal wedding, Prince Harry has let his hair down with a best man's speech at the wedding reception that brought the house down. The reception for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was held at Buckingham Palace on Friday evening with 300 close family and … [Read more...]

William and Kate ‘split’ on royal wedding stamp

The leader of the Pacific nation of Niue has defended stamps issued there to mark Britain's royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. The stamps have a perforated line that splits the happy smiling couple in two. Prince William's stamp is NZ$3.40 and Kate Middleton's is cheaper at … [Read more...]

New Governor-General of New Zealand Announced

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has announced that New Zealands next Governor-General will be former head of the Defence Force Lieutenant General Jerry Mateparae. The current Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand ends his term in August 2011. The Governor-General is the head of state in … [Read more...]