Royals

It’s Harry, not Meghan, who’s the real problem

24 November 2021 10:00 am

Who or what drove Harry and Meghan to leave the royal bosom for the land of slebs on the other…

The paradoxical integrity of our dodgy honours system

22 November 2021 9:25 pm

We are told that the Prince of Wales had no idea at the time that his underlings were offering to sell…

'What do you think the English will say?' Pablo Larrain on his pop horror Diana film

30 October 2021 9:00 am

Jasper Rees talks to the Chilean director Pablo Larrain about his new film, Spencer, which makes The Crown look like royalist propaganda

Prince Andrew has no good options

28 September 2021 8:05 am

It’s not a good look, aged 61, to be hiding behind your mother. The ninth in line to the throne…

Is Harry and Meghan's Time profile a parody?

17 September 2021 8:32 am

Of course the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are named in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2021. And…

The failed royal response to Prince Andrew's Epstein scandal

12 August 2021 4:25 am

The royals are dab hands at navigating crises. They’ve had no choice but to develop the necessary skills. Their armoury…

Spare us Prince Harry's 'literary memoir'

20 July 2021 9:22 pm

However you look at it, ‘freedom day’ turned out to be a bit of a damp squib. So thank goodness…

Prince William won't save the Union

13 June 2021 4:15 pm

Can the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge save the Union? Officials at Buckingham Palace are reported to be drawing up…

Why can't King's College academics cope with a photo of Prince Philip?

1 June 2021 12:32 am

Librarians aren’t known for causing trouble. But at our elite universities, in the grip of an increasingly unhinged culture of…

The infuriating truth about Harry and Meghan's activism

15 May 2021 4:00 pm

‘Why do you lot hate Harry and Meghan so much?’ It’s a question the formerly royal couple’s supporters often ask…

Will the Vanuatu tribes now worship Prince Charles?

25 April 2021 3:30 pm

In the days after the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, there was much eagerness to hear from a particular group of royal…

The royal redemption of Prince Andrew

16 April 2021 12:24 am

Seventeen months is clearly long enough, as far as Prince Andrew is concerned, to spend in the royal wilderness. While…

The truth about Prince Philip's 'gaffes'

9 April 2021 11:55 pm

However impressive Prince Philip was in photographs, it didn’t compare to his imposing bearing in the flesh. When I met…

Prince Philip epitomised a very British stoicism

9 April 2021 10:31 pm

So, Prince Philip has died, at home in Windsor Castle, thank goodness, and the Queen could be near him at…

A tribute to Prince Philip, 1921-2021

9 April 2021 9:09 pm

Prince Philip played a pivotal, yet often underestimated, role in ensuring the survival of the modern British monarchy. His self-confidence…

The Queen has a secret weapon in the War of the Waleses

20 March 2021 6:30 pm

It was a big call, sending the royals out and about straight after the Oprah interview. We have to be…

In defence of Charlie Hebdo's 'racist royals' cover

16 March 2021 6:56 pm

Amid the ongoing fallout from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s explosive Oprah interview, Charlie Hebdo seems to have done the…

The Royal response to Harry and Meghan is too little, too late

10 March 2021 6:28 am

They are 61 words that have taken more than 36 hours to hone. An ancient institution delaying action while a global…

Breaking: Piers Morgan leaves Good Morning Britain

10 March 2021 5:36 am

Oh dear. It’s been a difficult day for Piers Morgan who stormed off set after fellow presenter Alex Beresford accused him of ‘absolutely diabolical’…

Harry and Meghan have played a blinder

9 March 2021 12:39 am

If bouquets and Bollinger were winging their way to Montecito last night they were well deserved. When Harry and Meghan…

Meghan’s critics and defenders are both wrong

6 March 2021 1:09 am

When it comes to Harry and Meghan, is it time for everyone to take a collective deep breath? With the…

Meghan, Harry and the trouble with Oprah's 'truth'

4 March 2021 11:38 pm

Obviously, I can’t wait for the Meghan and Harry audience with Oprah Winfrey. Alas, it’s going to be broadcast at…

Megxit and the War of the Waleses

3 March 2021 10:20 pm

A 99-year-old prince is in hospital. His 94-year-old wife is displaying an almost childish delight as she continues to dip…

The monarchy failed Harry and Meghan

20 February 2021 11:19 pm

It will be a saddened Prince Harry who will digest the verdict of much of the British media on the…

Harry and Meghan’s podcast of political correctness

31 December 2020 3:26 am

Why is there not a single trans voice featured in Harry and Meghan’s first podcast? It’s a question that needs…