Posts Tagged ‘palace’

Palace of Galerius in Thessaloniki

The remains of the historical 4th century Galerian Palace Complex in the centre of Thessaloniki, one of the city’s most important archaeological sites, The Galerian complex is situated in the heart of Thessaloniki, on the corner of Gounari Street and Navarinou Square. The remains were first brought to light in the second half of the 20th… […]

King Charles Has ‘Evicted’ Prince Andrew From Buckingham Palace

King Charles, who was a friend of the late pedophile Jimmy Savile, has “evicted” his brother Andrew from Buckingham Palace in the wake of the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, according to reports. Charles has in the past also been criticized for his supporting another child sex offender, former Church of England bishop Peter Ball MSN reports: […]

Archaeologists Salvage Inscribed Palace Door Threshold at City of Nimrud

A 6.5-foot (2 meters)-high threshold stone from the 9th and 8th century BC has been unearthed by archaeologists at the ancient Iraqi city of Nimrud. This is the first major excavation at the site after it was destroyed by the Islamic State (ISIS) in 2016. Archaeologist Michael Danti is leading a team from the University […]

Buckingham Palace Aide Resigns Over ‘Unacceptable’ Comments To Black Charity CEO

Ngozi Fulani, the founder of U.K. charity Sistah Space, said that the royal household member asked her: “What part of Africa are you from?” Source

Palace Marks End Of Royal Mourning For Queen Elizabeth In A Timeless Way

A beautiful portrait of the late monarch signaled a return to official duties for members of the royal family. Source

Buckingham Palace Releases First Image of King Charles III at Work

LONDON (AP) – King Charles III has been pictured taking up his new state duties in Buckingham Palace for the first time. In the image, the monarch is seen looking into his official red box which contains documents from the British Government and the Commonwealth In a sign of royal continuity, the picture is taken […]

Buckingham Palace Releases New Queen Elizabeth Portrait Ahead Of Funeral

Buckingham Palace on Sunday released a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral. In the picture, taken by Ranald Mackechnie in May 2022 in Windsor Castle ahead of the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations — marking 70 years on the throne — the late monarch is shown smiling, wearing a blue outfit, pearl […]

Buckingham Palace Releases New Queen Elizabeth Portrait Ahead Of Funeral

Buckingham Palace on Sunday released a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral. In the picture, taken by Ranald Mackechnie in May 2022 in Windsor Castle ahead of the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations — marking 70 years on the throne — the late monarch is shown smiling, wearing a blue outfit, pearl […]

Buckingham Palace Releases New Queen Elizabeth Portrait Ahead Of Funeral

Buckingham Palace on Sunday released a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral. In the picture, taken by Ranald Mackechnie in May 2022 in Windsor Castle ahead of the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations — marking 70 years on the throne — the late monarch is shown smiling, wearing a blue outfit, pearl […]

Buckingham Palace Releases New Queen Elizabeth Portrait Ahead Of Funeral

Buckingham Palace on Sunday released a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II ahead of her funeral. In the picture, taken by Ranald Mackechnie in May 2022 in Windsor Castle ahead of the queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations — marking 70 years on the throne — the late monarch is shown smiling, wearing a blue outfit, pearl […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrived at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, making its way from Scotland through a rainy London as crowds lined the route to bid the Queen a final farewell. People waved as the hearse, with lights inside illuminating the flag-draped coffin, made its way into London after the Queen arrived from her […]

This Is The Moment Queen Elizabeth’s Coffin Arrived At Buckingham Palace

Media captured iconic photos and video of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arriving at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday night, as the queen’s journey to her final resting spot continues. King Charles III, and Camilla, Queen Consort, were present to receive the coffin, along with the new Prince and Princess of Wales, Kate Middleton and Prince William, […]

Pope arrives at Kazakh presidential palace

Pope Francis was welcomed by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Tuesday with an honour guard ceremony at the presidential palace in the capital, Nur-Sultan. The pope, forced to use a wheelchair and cane because of his strained knee ligaments, is on a three-day trip to the former Soviet nation. On Wednesday and Thursday, he will […]

Double Rainbow over Buckingham Palace Attributed to Queen and Her Husband

A double rainbow which appeared in the sky over Buckingham Palace on the day Queen Elizabeth II passed away has been attributed to the late monarch and her husband, Prince Philip.

Queen Elizabeth II dies, Buckingham Palace announces

Britain’s longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96, the Buckingham Palace said Thursday, Anadolu reports. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” said the palace. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow,” it added. The queen had mobility and […]

Double Rainbow Appeared Over Buckingham Palace Right Before News Of Queen’s Death

Two rainbows appeared over Buckingham Palace shortly before it was announced that Queen Elizabeth II had died on Thursday at the age of 96. Although the Queen reportedly died “peacefully” at her summer home Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, the presence of the rainbows over the palace from which she reigned for 70 years was […]

Doctors ‘Concerned’ Over Queen Elizabeth’s Health, Buckingham Palace Says

Buckingham Palace on Thursday said that doctors for Queen Elizabeth, 96, are “concerned” over her health. “Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her Majesty’s health and have recommended she remain under medical supervision,” the statement reads. “The Queen remains comfortable and at Balmoral” in Scotland. Advertisement Earlier this week, the […]

Freemasons open a lodge at Buckingham Palace

Freemasons open a lodge at Buckingham Palace… VIEW COMMENTS A Royal Mason: The Duke of Kent is the organisation’s Grand Master 12 April 2012 Abranch of the Freemasons secret society is being formed by members of the Royal Household and police who protect the Royal Family. And their decision to call it The Royal Household […]

Long Lost Palace of Genghis Khan’s Grandson Found in Turkey

Turkish and Mongolian scientists may have found the remains of a long-lost Khan palace in eastern Turkey that they believe was built by Genghis Khan’s grandson, Hulagu Khan.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Asia Read Later  Source

UK Royals’ Spending Up 17%, Mostly For Palace Overhaul Costs

The most expensive official royal tour in the past year was the trip taken by Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, to the Caribbean in March. Source

Sieving For Micro-Insights into the Maya Rituals at Palenque Palace

Archaeologists in Mexico are enjoying fresh insights into the Maya people’s relationship with animals, having devised a new sieve to capture micro-remains. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Tehran’s Golestan Palace to improve electronic protection systems

Tehran’s Golestan Palace to improve electronic protection systems – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Electronic protection systems of the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in Tehran are planned to be improved in the near future. A budget of 25 billion rials (about $84,000) has been set aside for the development of the palace’s electronic protection systems including digital video […]

5,000-Year-Old Palace Marks Birth of Chinese Civilization

Archaeologists have been excavating at the Nanzuo heritage site in Qingyang, on China’s Loess Plateau, in Gansu province. Dating back 4,600 to 5,200 years, according to China Daily , the Nanzuo site was found in an area that represents one of ‘the largest known human settlement complexes of its time,’ covering 600 hectares. Last Wednesday, […]

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. […]

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