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Recent articles by Tom:

Joe Biden Arrives at Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral in the ‘Beast.’ Other Leaders Take the Bus.

Joe Biden arrived—in his own vehicle—at Westminster Abbey for the queen’s funeral shortly after 10 a.m. Prince George and Princess Charlotte were expected to join the cortege. → Read More

Pass the Smelling Salts! Queen’s Cousin Faints at Solemn Ceremony

Lady Gabriella Windsor reportedly fainted during Wednesday’s proceedings. → Read More

Yes, Prince Andrew Can Still Stand In for King Charles

The disgraced Duke of York (and Prince Harry) is still in line to be deputized if the new monarch were to become sick or incapacitated. Understandably, people are confused. → Read More

Harry and William Ate Apart on Night of Queen’s Death, but Bombshell Text Brought Them Together

The warring princes did not even see each other when Harry was in Scotland. But a text from William prompted the Windsor reunion walkabout. → Read More

Prince Harry’s Solo Departure From Balmoral Suggests the Bitter Royal Feud Has Outlived the Queen

He was the last to arrive and the first to leave Balmoral. He had to rent his own plane. A clear message that Harry is no longer a core part of the family is being sent. → Read More

Prince Harry Is Refusing to Meet Prince William Until He Apologizes. William Feels the Same.

The absurdity of the Sussex-Windsor feud was laid bare after sources close to Harry insisted he wasn’t snubbed—he actually didn’t want to meet up with his brother. → Read More

Queen Scraps London Trip as New Health Fears Swirl

For the first time in 70 years, a new prime minister will be appointed outside London. → Read More

It’s Princess Charlotte’s Turn to Pull Funny Faces at the Stadium (But Louis Still Wears The Crown)

Kate and William’s daughter appeared to take a leaf out of her brother’s book as she entertained the crowd with a variety of funny faces Tuesday. → Read More

Prince Harry’s Bombshell Memoir Reportedly Handed In, All Ready To Ruin The Royals’ Christmas

Rumors of a slight delay seem justified, but the most dreaded book in royal history should be out in time for the holiday season after all. → Read More

Prince Andrew’s Train-Wreck BBC Interview Is Being Made Into New Film

Hugh Grant’s reps have denied rumors he is to play Andrew. → Read More

Meghan Markle Bullying Report Buried by Palace Which Is ‘Terrified of Upsetting or Provoking Harry and Meghan’

Allegations were first made in 2018—but mysteriously only surfaced right before the big Oprah interview → Read More

Lilibet Finally Meets Her Grandpa Prince Charles

The meeting happened when Harry and Meghan were in the U.K. for the jubilee. → Read More

Meghan Markle Says Prince Harry Had a ‘Guttural’ Reaction to Overturning of Roe v. Wade

Meghan gave an interview to Vogue, which may renew speculation she is eyeing a role in politics. → Read More

The People of York Want Prince Andrew to Stop Dragging Their City’s Good Name Through The Mud

New law aiming to make it possible to remove titles is proposed by lawmaker from city of York. → Read More

Why the Queen Keeps Prince Andrew Inside the Royal Circle

Famed author Andrew Morton says the queen hasn’t forgotten Andrew’s wartime service and values his absolute loyalty to her. → Read More

Prince Andrew’s Daughters, Beatrice and Eugenie, Just Might Have a Royal Future

Prince Andrew’s reputation is in tatters, with Prince Charles and Prince William blocking his return to public life. But Beatrice and Eugenie may still have roles to play. → Read More

William and Kate to Move to Four-Bedroom ‘Cottage’ That Is, Like, Really Tiny, for Them

Maybe the royals should check the definition of cottage: “A small house, typically one in the country.” → Read More

Prince Harry Unharmed After Falling Off Horse in Polo Match

The royal was playing at his California club. → Read More

Royal Source Accuses Harry and Meghan of ‘Overshadowing’ Queen’s Jubilee With Abrupt Exit

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle slammed the metaphorical door on their way out of the U.K., bringing a sour note to a weekend that was supposed to be one of celebration. → Read More

Prince William Praises Youth Environmentalists and Prince Charles Praises ‘Mummy’ at Buckingham Palace Party

The princes spoke during an epic London concert. → Read More