Royal family

The islanders who met their god – Prince Philip

17 April 2021 3:00 pm

Some time around 2006 my then flatmate, a filmmaker, had a good idea: why not make a programme of reverse…

Should we fear for the future of the monarchy?

17 April 2021 9:00 am

Fourteen prime ministers; 18 general elections; seven changes of government. Even in a stable country like Britain it is remarkable…

The day I danced with the Duke of Edinburgh

17 April 2021 9:00 am

The day I danced with the Duke of Edinburgh

How to eulogise the Duke of Edinburgh

17 April 2021 9:00 am

The reason why Greeks and Romans would have found it difficult to eulogise the Duke of Edinburgh was that he…

Prince Harry's new job is hardly 'public service'

25 March 2021 2:21 am

At the tender age of 36, Prince Harry has got his first job since leaving the royal family. Congratulations to…

I was Oprah Winfrey’s hero

20 March 2021 9:00 am

Gstaad Some of you may have noticed that I have not commented at all about the ongoing soap opera and…

Letters: What really irritates Meghan’s critics

20 March 2021 9:00 am

Meghan’s adroitness Sir: Tanya Gold suggests that people criticise Meghan Markle because she is mixed race and a woman, and…

Portrait of the week: Harry and Meghan’s interview, Piers Morgan’s resignation and Biden’s pets in the doghouse

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Home The world was agog, some in tears, some in synchronised toe-curling, as the Duchess of Sussex and her husband…

Are Harry and Meghan legally married at all?

13 March 2021 9:00 am

I have been slow in the uptake. When I saw the Duchess of Sussex complain in her interview clips about…

‘My’ truth about Meghan and Harry

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Caroline Rose Giuliani, the daughter of the former mayor of New York, Rudy, has been talking to the press about…

In defence of Meghan, the demonised duchess

13 March 2021 9:00 am

The unfair demonisation of a duchess

Battle royal: Harry and Meghan’s modern brand of revenge

13 March 2021 9:00 am

Harry and Meghan’s brand of revenge

Labour has stumbled into the royal culture war

9 March 2021 5:45 pm

Given Starmer’s aim of getting red wall voters back on side, Labour should not have touched the Harry and Meghan…

Can Boris sustain his royal silence?

9 March 2021 4:32 am

Boris Johnson is clearly determined to avoid being dragged into this Harry and Meghan story. At his press conference this afternoon,…

Fact check: did Harry and Meghan have a secret wedding?

9 March 2021 4:05 am

Oh dear. Not content with having claimed that baby Archie was denied his rightful title, last night’s interview with the…

Minister's Sussex snub

9 March 2021 3:06 am

What does No. 10 think about Harry and Meghan’s Palace intrigue? Perhaps we can glean some insight from the comments…

Prince Harry’s brave revelation

8 March 2021 9:28 pm

Monarchy is madness, a national delusion in which adults behave as children and project onto the objects of their desire.…

What the Oprah interview means for the monarchy

8 March 2021 9:27 pm

An institution that weathered and survived the abdication crisis and the aftermath of the death of Diana Princess of Wales…

Harry and Meghan’s incendiary accusations

8 March 2021 9:18 pm

Well! On the bright side, Oprah Winfrey got her money’s worth. Also on the bright side, Prince Harry is sixth…

Portrait of the week: A Covid Budget, a Cotswold meteor and Angelina Jolie sells Churchill’s painting

6 March 2021 9:00 am

Home First-dose coronavirus vaccinations totalled more than 20 million. A study suggested that in the over-eighties, a single dose of…

Hollywood can’t believe Harry’s dissed Queen Oprah

6 March 2021 9:00 am

Santa Monica is a soothing place to be locked down. I moved here from New York for four months in…

Princess Eugenie and the perilous business of baby names

21 February 2021 7:00 pm

Naming a child turns out to be one of the hardest things you can do. The secret to nailing it…

Harry, Meghan and the nature of public service

20 February 2021 6:45 pm

Well, the ways have parted. That 12-month revision of the departure of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for California…

Portrait of the week: A royal baby, Boohoo buyouts and France legalises lunch al desko

13 February 2021 9:00 am

Home On Sunday 7 February, as the week began, 11,465,210 people in the United Kingdom had received a first vaccination…

The echoes of Diana in Prince Harry

9 January 2021 9:00 am

The echoes of Diana in Prince Harry