Today, 20 November is the 20th anniversary of the fire at Windsor Castle. It was a sad day in 1992 when, during refurbishment work on the 900 year old castle, a spotlight was believed to have overheated and caught fire to one of the curtains by the altar.
As the UK gears up to celebrates the Diamond Jubilee, amid street parties, parades and flotillas, it is timely to take a closer look at one of the less edifying aspects of the royal family - the links between royalty, the military and the arms industry.
Since he stopped being the Special Whatever He Was, Prince Andrew is actually costing us more to keep him in the manner to which he was always accustomed, than when he was in what might loosely be termed 'full employment.'
Princess Beatrice has graduated from Goldsmiths University of London - and the Duchess of York could barely contain her excitement
So the reviews are in - William & Catherine: A Royal Romance is unsurprisingly a dud.
The recent clash of events over Prince Andrew amply demonstrates that royalty should stay out of business, and they should equally stay out of the business of Government.
A friendship with a billionaire paedophile is never a good idea. Nor is being photographed with a teenage prostitute or having
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The Duke of York is to step down from his role as the UK's roving business ambassador, according to