• Princess Grace Kelly's childhood home will reopen to the public

    The doors of Grace Kelly’s childhood home will be reopening to the public in the near future. Prince Albert of Monaco, who purchased his late mother’s Philadelphia home last year, opened up to People magazine about the plans for the colonial property, which won’t be “exclusively a museum.” Despite holding "different public events" at the property, Albert said that maintaining the Pennsylvania neighborhood’s residential quality will be key. "While it is a historical landmark, I don’t think that a dedicated museum is the right avenue to take," the Monaco royal shared. "There will though be any number of

  • Eight new coins unveiled to mark Queen's historic Sapphire Jubilee

    As the Queen marks 65 years on the throne on February 6, the Royal Mint is issuing a special collection of coins to celebrate her incredible reign. The Sapphire Jubilee range comprises £5 coins in silver and gold, inspired by regalia from her Coronation and bearing phrases from her 21st birthday speech: "My whole life, whether it be long or short, devoted to your service." The Kilo and Five-Ounce coins, also in silver and gold, feature the Royal Arms supported by an olive branch, a symbol of faithfulness and reconciliation, and a branch of oak, representing stability and loyalty in

  • The Queen to become first British monarch to reign 65 years – how will she celebrate?

    On Monday 6 February, the Queen will make history as she becomes the first British monarch to reach 65 years on the throne. The Sapphire Jubilee will mark yet another remarkable milestone in her reign, so how will Her Majesty celebrate? Despite the astonishing achievement, the Queen is not expected to hold any public celebrations. She will spend the day in private, behind closed doors, and will not have any official engagements to attend to. The Queen will remember her father King George VI on her landmark day GALLERY: Queen and Prince Philip's love story in pictures She will, after all, be