Mummy laughs and cries with us all, the Prince tells the Party at the Palace crowd.
This is the first time that Her Majesty has missed the State Opening in almost 60 years.
We wrote last week that “one cannot fudge membership of the working Royal Family”, and Buckingham Palace clearly thinks so too.
I have lost count of the number of times I have heard its demise confidently predicted or stridently recommended. Houdini-like, it has so far escaped this awaited fate.
It is not for nothing that the ‘hero’ of Ayn Rand’s despicable book ‘The Fountainhead’ is an architect.
As observant Christians approach minority status, public figures might become more willing to highlight the plight of believers abroad.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
But neither the American President’s concession to Britain nor the question of double standards are likely to deter some Parliamentarians.
As any crossword fan knows, that letter (or, ok, more usually her full monogram) represents the Queen. Here’s why it seems a topical signifier.
The institution’s present popularity is dependent on the Queen, and, surely, her likeableness is tied to her apoliticism.
The Supreme Court’s most important constitutional law decision this year was dangerously wrong.
Councils should adopt HRH’s thinking into their planning policies.
Conscientiousness will not be a sufficient defence if the monarch campaigns for policies to which Parliament or some substantial body of public opinion objects.
Let’s put the Prince of Wales in charge of delivering a new generation of garden cities