Posts Tagged ‘palace’

Probe launched over alleged rape at French presidential palace

French authorities are investigating an alleged rape that occurred earlier this year in the presidential Elysee Palace, the Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday. A woman soldier working at the palace accused a fellow serviceman of rape, according to French President Emmanuel Macron’s office. Both were stationed at the Elysee, but the accused serviceman has since […]

Majestic Minoan Knossos: Palace Or Funeral Parlor

Before 1900, the general knowledge about an ancient civilization on Crete was limited to the Greek mythology of King Minos and the heroic Theseus, prince of Athens, who slayed the minotaur in the labyrinth and won the heart of the princess Ariadne , and of Daedalus, the architect of the labyrinth who designed wings for […]

Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth Should ‘Rest For At Least The Next Two Weeks’

“Following on from their recent advice that The Queen should rest for a few days, Her Majesty’s doctors have advised that she should continue to rest for at least the next two weeks,” the palace said in a statement. “The doctors have advised that Her Majesty can continue to undertake light, desk-based duties during this […]

New Evidence of Human Sacrifice in Silla Dynasty’s Wolseong Palace

Archaeological excavations at the ancient Silla palace of Wolseong in Gyeongju, South Korea have produced new evidence confirming that human sacrifices took place there during the structure’s construction phase, in the fourth century AD. Korean folk history has long claimed that the Silla Kingdom , which ruled a united Korea for much of the first […]

Taliban Buys Hunter Biden Painting For Presidential Palace

KABUL—After a long week conquering Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the presidential palace in Kabul, and is so happy to finally enjoy the luxury of beds and electricity and bathrooms that they have been deprived of for so long as they hid out in the harsh mountains for twenty years. But after just a […]

Buckingham Palace Guard Ceremony Returns After COVID Hiatus

LONDON (AP) — British soldiers in scarlet tunics and bearskin hats paraded outside Buckingham Palace on Monday as the Changing the Guard ceremony resumed after a pandemic-induced 18-month gap. The tourist-pleasing spectacle was halted in March 2020 as Britain went into lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus. On Monday, soldiers from the Coldstream […]

Taliban take control of Kabul and presidential palace, Ashraf Ghani flees

Taliban forces are assuming control of the Afghan capital Kabul and have taken control of the presidential palace, after the country’s president Ashraf Ghani fled to Tashkent, Uzbekistan.  One of the Taliban’s units shared pictures of the Palace interior – seemingly intact, but empty and abandoned by Afghan officials – on an official Telegram account. […]

Unveiling of Princess Diana statue at Kensington Palace

Princes William and Harry unveiled a statue of their mother, Princess Diana, on what would have been her 60th birthday Thursday in a small, and brief, ceremony at London’s Kensington Palace. The statue is the creation of sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. Diana’s family joined the two brothers for the ceremony at the palace’s Sunken Garden, a […]

Ancient Necropolis Found Hidden in 17th Century Croatian Palace Garden

An ancient necropolis dating to the 4th and 5th centuries AD has been discovered at a 17th-century palace on the idyllic  Croatian island of Hvar. This Hvar necropolis is being called “the most important ever” in the island’s thousands of years of inhabitation.  Located in the  Adriatic Sea , Hvar is best known today as a […]

Buckingham Palace Once Banned Minorities From Office Roles: Report

Buckingham Palace faces new allegations of racist and discriminatory hiring practices, according to bombshell documents uncovered by The Guardian. In a report published Wednesday, The Guardian revealed that in 1968 “it was not, in fact, the practice to appoint coloured immigrants or foreigners” to serve in Buckingham Palace clerical roles, though minorities and foreigners were reportedly […]

Buckingham Palace Announces Prince Philip’s Funeral Arrangements

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip royal ceremonial funeral will take place April 17 at Windsor Castle — a slimmed-down service amid the COVID-19 pandemic that will be entirely closed to the public. Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, took part in planning his funeral and its focus on family was in accordance with his […]

Analysis: Palace Intrigue Harms Jordan’s Stable Image

Jordan’s former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein attends official celebrations of the 10th anniversary of King Abdullah’s accession to the throne, in Amman June 9, 2009. Picture taken June 9, 2009. Photo: REUTERS/Majed Jaber Unprecedented public criticism of Jordan’s monarchy by a senior royal who has been placed under house arrest has shaken the country’s […]

Meet the Hashemites: Who are the key players in Jordan’s palace intrigue

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Buckingham Palace Considers Diversity Czar In Wake Of Meghan Markle Interview

Buckingham Palace is considering appointing an official who would serve as a diversity czar after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s disturbing interview with Oprah Winfrey, according to several media reports. A source said that the palace has been working for some time to improve diversity in the royal households, but little progress has been made. […]

Sign Language Only in the Topkapi Palace of Suleiman!

Almost everyone at the Istanbul Topkapi Palace was a slave, but this is not the only curious attribute the palace had when ruled by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent. Everyone was forced to learn and use only sign language. Why could this be? This article examines how sign language was first introduced at the Topkapi Palace […]

Pensioner Finds 800-Year-Old Bishop’s Palace in His Back Garden

An 81-year-old retired banker’s construction plans have been halted by the discovery of a lost bishop’s palace in Wiveliscombe, Somerset, England. While archaeologists have called the Medieval ruins a “significant find”, the surprise has been both exciting and unfortunate for the man. BBC News reports that the ruins of the bishop’s palace – a Medieval […]

Māori Politician Has ‘Perfect Response’ To Palace Racism Claims

The co-leader of New Zealand’s Māori Party didn’t mince words Tuesday when asked about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s revelation that the royal family were concerned about the color of their baby’s skin before he was born. “The Crown? I mean, I don’t know why everyone’s so surprised that the Crown’s racist,” said Debbie Ngārewa-Packer, […]

Female Ruler Sporting Rare Diadem Unearthed at Bronze Age Palace

Archaeologists from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona have discovered Western Europe’s first Bronze Age palace in Murcia, Spain. The site also holds a unique burial including a probable female ruler who sported her rare silver crown-like object, a diadem, all the way to her grave. The Bronze Age site was uncovered at La Almoloya in […]

Palace Silent On Bombshell Accusations From Meghan Markle And Prince Harry

Buckingham Palace remained silent on Monday, a day after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made incendiary revelations against the monarchy that have threatened devastating repercussions on the royal family’s reputation. In the explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday night in the U.S. and on Monday in the U.K., Meghan and Harry accused the […]

Prince Philip Recovering From Surgery For Heart Condition, Palace Says

Prince Philip has undergone a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition, Buckingham Palace has said. The Duke of Edinburgh, 99, has been in the hospital for more than two weeks, and underwent surgery on Wednesday. The palace said in a statement: “The Duke of Edinburgh yesterday underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart […]

Buckingham Palace Gives An Update On Prince Philip’s Condition

Buckingham Palace on Monday released an update on Prince Philip’s hospitalization, confirming for the first time that the Duke of Edinburgh is being examined for a preexisting heart condition while he undergoes treatment for an unspecified infection. Philip, 99, who has been hospitalized for nearly two weeks, “remains comfortable” and will stay in the hospital […]

Recent drone attack on Saudi royal palace launched from Iraq, says Iran-backed militia official

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Buckingham Palace Reveals Cause Of Prince Philip’s Hospitalization

Buckingham Palace on Tuesday revealed the cause of Prince Philip’s hospitalization, a week after the 99-year-old royal was admitted to the hospital. “The Duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII’s Hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection,” the palace said in a statement shared with HuffPost. “He is comfortable and responding to […]

Lan Na Kingdom Palace Uncovered in Thai Prison Demolition

During the demolition of a correctional center in Chiang Mai, Thailand, workers discovered what was once a palace structure. Now, below the site of Chiang Mai’s Women’s Correctional Center, a treasure trove of artifacts has been found. The find confirms the area’s links with the early Lan Na Kingdom of the Mangrai Dynasty. Prison Demolition […]

Alireza Jahanbakhsh available for Crystal Palace match

TEHRAN – Iranian winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh is available for the match against Crystal palace, Brighton coach Graham Potter said. Potter is hoping Alireza Jahanbakhsh can return to the squad after missing the last nine games due to a hamstring injury. Jahanbakhsh has not featured since the FA Cup third round against Newport last month due […]

Rendlesham Royal Palace Linked to Famous Sutton Hoo Burial Site

In 2016 archaeologists unearthed an Anglo-Saxon royal palace and settlement at Rendlesham, located only 6 km (four miles) away from the famous Sutton Hoo burial site in Suffolk, England. Continued work over the years has unearthed a series of fascinating finds, revealing more about the East Anglian kingdom and a probable link between the palace […]

‘Putin palace’ is mine, says Russian billionaire Arkady Rotenberg

Arkady Rotenberg, a billionaire with close ties to the Kremlin, said on Saturday that he became the “beneficiary” of the opulent mansion “a few years ago”. The property hit the headlines earlier this month following a video report by Mr Navalny, Russia‘s most prominent opposition leader. Mr Navalny and his team allege the mansion, which […]

Regarding Putin’s Palace Worth of 1 Billion, We just Discovered One Picture was Photoshopped

Home » Economy, Europe, Manipulation » Regarding Putin’s Palace Worth of 1 Billion, We just Discovered One Picture was Photoshopped     The entire mainstream media, including the Russian one is running a story about Vladimir Putin being one of the richest people in the world, owning at least $200 Billion and a huge palace […]

Putin denies owning £1bn Black Sea palace after Navalny exposé

Mr Putin said he had “not had the time” to view the much-discussed investigation, released on 19 January shortly after the Putin critic was jailed. Nonetheless, the president asserted extracts he had seen represented an  “attempt to brainwash” Russians using “10-year-old rumours”.  “They decided it was a good time to put things together and brainwash […]

Israel to unveil Herod’s palace, almost perfectly preserved for past 2000 years

    Israeli authorities will open King Herod’s palace-fortress in Herodium this Sunday, affording tourists the opportunity to peer back some 2,000 years and discover the lavish lifestyle of the tyrannical Roman-era leader. The already-popular tourist destination near Bethlehem has been undergoing excavation for the past 13 years, following the discovery of Herod’s grave. Archaeologists […]

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