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  • 1 June 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Queen held an Investiture at Buckingham Palace this morning. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Craig of Radley (formerly Chief of the Air Staff and Air Aide-de-Camp) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of Air Chief Marshal Sir Peter Squire (formerly Chief of the Air Staff and Air Aide-de-Camp) which was held at St. Clement Dane's Church, London WC2, this morning. The Prince of Wales was represented by Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Stirrup KG. The Duke of Kent was represented by Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were represented by Mr. Angus Campbell (Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset) at the Service of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Lord Digby (formerly Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Dorset) which was held in Sherborne Abbey, Dorset, this afternoon. The Prince of Wales was represented by Captain Michael Fulford-Dobson RN. The Duke of York was represented by Brigadier Hugh Pye. The Princess Royal was represented by Leonora, Countess of Lichfield. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester were represented by Mr. James Gibson Fleming. The Duke of Kent was represented by Mr. Nicolas Adamson.

  • 1 June 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Duke of York this morning called upon Mr. Cai Qi (Communist Party Secretary for Beijing and Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China) at Diaoyutai State Guest House, 2 Fucheng Road, Haidian, Beijing, China. His Royal Highness later called upon Mr. Jiang Jianguo (Vice Minister of the Publication Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China) at Diaoyutai State Guest House. The Duke of York, Founder, [email protected], today held [email protected] China 2.0 at Diaoyutai State Guest House.

  • 31 May 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach was received by The Queen today upon relinquishing his appointment as Chief of the Defence Staff. The Queen gave an Afternoon Party in the garden of Buckingham Palace. The Duke of Cambridge, Princess Eugenie of York, The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, The Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, the Hon. Lady Ogilvy were present. Her Majesty's Body Guard of the Honourable Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms and The Queen's Body Guard of the Yeomen of the Guard were on duty. The Bands of the Household Cavalry and The Royal Logistic Corps played selections of music during the afternoon.

  • 31 May 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales this morning held a Meeting for The Prince of Wales Foundation Romania in Viscri, Brasov County, Romania.

  • 31 May 2018

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Cambridge this evening took the salute at Beating Retreat by the Massed Bands of the Royal Marines on Horse Guards Parade, London SW1.

  • 31 May 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Duke of York this morning called upon Mr. Wang Zhigang (Minister of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China). His Royal Highness this afternoon attended a Business Lunch at the Bank of China, 1 East Chang'an Avenue, Wang FuJing, Dongcheng, Beijing, China. The Duke of York was later invested as an Honorary Doctor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, UCAS Yuquanlu Campus, 19A Yuquanlu. His Royal Highness, Fellow, the Royal Society, this evening attended a Dinner given by President Bai Chunli (President, Chinese Academy of Sciences).

  • 31 May 2018

    Kensington Palace

    The Duke of Gloucester, Grand Prior, the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, this morning attended a Service at the Priory Church of St. John, Clerkenwell, London EC1, to commemorate the Centenary of the Bombing of the St. John Ambulance Brigade Hospital at Étaples and was received by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London (Sir Kenneth Olisa).

  • 30 May 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Hon. George Brandis was received in audience by The Queen today upon his appointment as High Commissioner for the Commonwealth of Australia in London. Her Majesty, Colonel-in-Chief, Governor General's Foot Guards, this afternoon received Honorary Colonel Bryan Brulotte, Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Lynam (Commanding Officer) and Chief Warrant Officer Neal Porter. Mr. Christopher Weatherley was received by The Queen when Her Majesty invested him with the Insignia of a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order. The Rt. Hon. Theresa May MP (Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury) had an audience of The Queen this evening.

  • 30 May 2018

    Clarence House

    The Prince of Wales was received this afternoon by The President of Romania at Cotroceni Palace, Bucharest, Romania. His Royal Highness afterwards called upon Mrs. Viorica Dancila (Prime Minister of Romania) at Victoria Palace. The Prince of Wales this evening called upon Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Crown of Romania at Elisabeta Palace.

  • 30 May 2018

    Buckingham Palace

    The Duke of York, Founder, [email protected], this morning attended [email protected] China 2.0 Boot Camp sessions at Zhonggchuan National Innovation Demonstration Zone Exhibition Centre, 2 Xingjiangongmen Road, Haidan District, Beijing, China. His Royal Highness Founder, [email protected], this evening attended a Dinner at Chao Hotel Sanlitun, 4 Workers' Stadium Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing.