Dec 8, 2014

British royal couple arrives in New York

Crowds of jubilant royal watchers cheered as Britain’s Prince William and his pregnant wife, Kate, arrived in New York City on Sunday, kicking off a three-day trip to the East Coast. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s motorcade pulled up outside the Carlyle Hotel ...

Media minds manners in royal reportage

| Jun 7, 2014

Media minds manners in royal reportage

by Philip Brasor

As much as we all love them, the Imperial family doesn’t make for exciting reading. Last week, the European press was beside itself with news of the abdication of Spain’s King Juan Carlos, who has been hit by several public support-sapping scandals in recent ...

Aussie PM Abbott under fire over knights and dames

Mar 26, 2014

Aussie PM Abbott under fire over knights and dames

Monarchist Prime Minister Tony Abbott was accused Wednesday of sending Australia into a “time warp” by reintroducing knights and dames to the country’s honors list. The conservative leader announced the move Tuesday with ministers revealing he went straight to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Australia’s ...