Family

Queen only answers the phone to two people & it’s revealed she WILL host Xmas at Sandringham


SHE’S one of the most famous women on the planet, but the Queen is said to only have two people that have instant access to her.

Her Majesty, 95, only answers her phone every time to these two chosen individuals – and they aren’t who you would expect.

Speaking on the Royally US podcast Christina Garibaldi, royal commentator Jonathan Sacerdoti revealed: “Apparently the Queen has two people who she speaks to the most on her phones and she also apparently has a mobile phone which is said to be Samsung packed with anti-hacker encryption by MI6 so nobody can hack into her phone.

“But the two people she phones the most is said to be her daughter Princess Anne and her racing manager John Warren.”

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that the Queen ‘is looking forward to hosting the entire royal family at Sandringham this Christmas’.

Her guests this festive season are said to include Charles and Camilla as well as William, Kate and their three children.

Other royals including Prince Edward, Princess Anne, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, along with their respective partners and children, have also received invites.

Read our Royal Family live blog for the latest updates…

  • Cambridges choose ITV over BBC after ‘reported row’

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have chosen ITV over the BBC to broadcast a special Christmas carol concert after the corporation screened a controversial royal documentary, it has been reported.

    The Westminster Abbey event was due to be hosted by the BBC the Sun newspaper reported, but it quoted a source which claimed the plans were switched to ITV after a row over the programme which examines William and the Duke of Sussex’s relationship with the media.

    Kate is reportedly hosting the programme and there is speculation that the couple’s children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, may feature in the show.

    The BBC has been criticised by the royal households for giving credibility to “overblown and unfounded claims” in the documentary.

  • Second interview with push Royals to breaking point, says expert

    A second Oprah interview with Meghan & Harry would send the Royal Family to breaking point, one royal author has said.

    Royal Expert Duncan Larcombe told Closer: “I really wouldn’t be surprised if they’re planning another Oprah interview. Harry and Meghan have caused chaos and I suspect there’s no stopping them.

    “I can totally see more of these high-profile, Hollywood-style interviews with A-list TV hosts happening. Especially if there’s lots of money being offered for it.

    “Harry will need promotion for his memoir, due to be released next autumn, too. Another Oprah interview, if it’s anything like the last, would surely push the royals to breaking point.”

  • William’s briefings (continued…)

    A senior royal source told The Sun: “William was clear from the start we were never to brief and never to say anything about anyone in the other households.

    He’d lived through that in the ’90s with his parents in the War of the Waleses and doesn’t ever want it happening again.

    “He’s in a much better place (with the Press) than his brother.”

    Aides for Princess Diana and Prince Charles had a bitter public spat during their break-up and divorce.

  • Prince William BANNED aides from briefing against family members

    PRINCE William banned aides from briefing against family members after seeing the devastating impact of his parents Charles and Diana’s media attacks — dubbed the War of the Waleses.

    His stand emerged as a BBC documentary explored William and Harry’s relationship with news outlets.

    The first episode of The Princes And The Press included an interview with author Omid Scobie, who it was revealed was briefed by Meghan, 40, and Harry, 37, for his book Finding Freedom.

    The documentary alleged leaks to the Press about Meghan’s bad behaviour towards staff came from other royal households shortly after the wedding in 2018.

    Scobie alleged: “There has been a lot of rumours for some time that a lot of the most damaging and negative stories about Harry and Meghan, that have ended up in the pages of the Press, have come from the other royal households or from other royal aides or courtiers. From my own experience that is true.”

  • ‘Meghan’s relationship with Eugenie has triggered alarm bells’

    A royal expert has claimed that by Meghan Markle has ‘dropped’ Eugenie ‘in it’ by mentioning a secret Halloween she attended with Prince Harry,

    Speaking on his Youtube channel Neil Sean said: “Meghan has created even more drama. That’s all thanks to her recent appearance on the lowly-rated Ellen Degeneres Show.

    “Meghan herself has now dropped someone of quite high level within the British Royal Family in something of hot water.

    “She was delighting fans allegedly with insight into her brand new ex-royal life, you know, the Halloween party, the car story that we’ve all heard before, things like that.

    “It was supposed to resonate with people, people who thought, well, you know, she’s kind of normal, she’s like us, you know.”

  • Passenger recounts spotting Harry and Meghan on commercial flight

    According to the Daily Mail, a passenger who spotted Harry & Meghan took to social media to post: “Ok this might sound unbelievable and I couldn’t get a good picture and I get [sic] you can say this could literally be anyone….BUT….Prince Harry and Meghan were on our flight to LA last night.

    “We were held up for about 20 minutes from our departure time and they were snuck into the last 2 seats.

    “We didn’t even know until a girl waiting to get off the plane next to us pointed them out. I couldn’t get my phone out fast enough but it was them.

    “They were quickly whisked away and we were in shock that we were so close and breathing the same air as our beloved royals!”

  • Meg & Harry no longer using private jets

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have switched up how they travel across the USA, as they were snapped returning to California on November 13 following a three-day trip to the East Coast.

    The royal couple reportedly photographed on a commercial flight from New York back to their home in Los Angeles, unlike opting to hop on a private jet as they have done previously.

    The move follows Prince William and Kate who are also known to board commercial flights with their family for trips abroad.

  • Recap: What where the bullying allegations against Meghan?

    The Palace launched the investigation after the Duchess of Sussex was accused of bullying two senior staff members.

    Jason Knauf, who worked in comms for both the Cambridges and the Sussexes, submitted an official email in October 2018.

    Meghan allegedly snapped “it’s not my job to coddle people” after aides were left in tears and humiliated by her “difficult demands”.

    Knauf, who resigned from the royal household in September, would later be a surprise witness in the Appeals Court fight between Associated Newspaper and the Sussexes over the publication of her letter to her father.

  • Meghan’s uncle said his wife was ‘miffed’ they weren’t invited to wedding

    Meghan’s late uncle Joseph Johnson spoke to the media in 2019 where he said his wife Pamela, felt “miffed” at being snubbed for the royal wedding last May.

    He said: “’My wife was kind of miffed. You know — 800 guests. But I said, ‘Right, we’re not having that kind of close relationship right now.

    “Meghan has her own set of friends now. They were the ones she invited. I guess you could say they are Hollywood royalty. People in the spotlight, and that’s what her life is about.”

  • Personne de plume

    The Queen is looking for someone to write letters – the salary is £23,000 and you won’t need any qualifications for this royal role.

    This job would not only allow you to work for her Majesty herself, but you’d also be working in potentially the most glamorous office in the world: Buckingham Palace

    The Royal Household receives thousands of letters every year and the Queen is currently seeking an “Assistant Correspondence Officer” to help answer them all.

    The household believes that each of these letters deserves a timely and thoughtful response and that’s what letter-writers are for. 

    The job description states: “Every day you will respond to letters sent by the public in answer to various and often unique queries as well as general messages of good wishes.

    “In this way, you will help to support the important work of The Royal Household.”

  • Blooming majesty (continued)

    Historic Royal Palaces said: “Superbloom will bring a spectacular natural beauty to the urban space and introduce a new biodiverse habitat for wildlife.

    “It will celebrate the value of nature for our wellbeing.”

    It marks the first stage of a permanent transformation of the moat into a new natural landscape in the heart of the London.

    The moat was designed in the 13th century to defend the fortress and has been used as a medieval orchard, a grazing ground for Victorian livestock, and as allotments during the Second World War.

    In 1977, the moat featured a garden display in honour of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.

    When the display ends in September 2022, the new natural landscape created to support it will remain in the moat as a permanent Jubilee legacy.

  • Blooming majesty

    The Tower of London will be surrounded by a vibrant field of millions of colourful flowers in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year.

    Historic Royal Palaces said the “Superbloom” floral display will fill and transform the moat around the tourist attraction in central London.

    In spring 2022, more than 20 million seeds will be sown from carefully designed seed mixes.

    From June to September, the field of flowers will erupt into new colours and patterns, with visitors able to wander along a weaving path into the centre of the blooms.

    Plants have been chosen to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators, and a specially commissioned sound installation and sculptural elements will be part of the experience.

  • Explained: What will the future King do?

    When the end of the second Elizabethan age ends, and the Carolinian one dawns the monarchy could look very different.

    A royal expert has said that Prince Charles will introduce a “very different” monarchy era, but he will struggle to match up with the Queen’s phenomenal reign

    Professor Anna Whitelock said: “Just by virtue of the fact that the Queen is celebrating her seventieth year next year, by virtue of her longevity, her life, what she’s lived through, what she’s seen, she’s been unmatched.

    “Charles, given his own age, he’s never going to be able to surpass that, and what the Queen has seen and been through.”

    She added: “I think we are in a very different, and we are going to be, in a very different era with a very different kind of monarch, and a very different kind of monarchy in the future.”

  • The rise and rise of Camilla (continued)

    This is a far cry from her early days with the Royal family.

    She first began an affair with Charles in the 1970s but was pushed aside in favour of the ‘pure’ and younger Princess Diana.

    Still the affair continued till the point Diana declared there were ‘three people in her marriage’ and Camilla became a hate figure.

    This hatred did not ebb after Diana’s death in 1997 and when Camilla was finally allowed to marry Charles in 2005 she chose to taken on the title of Duchess of Cornwall rather than becoming the new Princess of Wales.

    The current plan is for her to become Princess Consort when Charles becomes King but her popularity has been gradually building and her advocacy for the victims of sexual violence is just one sign of her growing confidence and independent voice.

  • The rise and rise of Camilla

    Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall has been labelled ‘one to watch’ as she prepares for a busy year. 

    Royal expert Russel Myers spoke to Lorraine about Camilla’s new look and lifestyle changes, saying: ” “I’ve just returned from Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall’s tour in Jordan and Egypt and there was a lot of people commenting on Camilla’s new look.

    “Apparently she’s got a new hairdresser, I mean look at these images, she looks absolutely resplendent for 74 and lots of people talking about her new image.

    Russel continued to say: “I think this is part of the rest of the royals stepping up, she knows she’s got a busy year next year with the Queen’s Jubilee coming up, and maybe she’s putting her health and her best foot forward.

    “So she looked fantastic. The tour was fantastic. And I think a lot of people are saying that Camilla is the one to watch.

  • Palace questions over Meghan input in BBC doc

    The Palace is reportedly angry that Meghan arranged for her lawyer to appear and answer questions on her behalf.

    She was the only Royal Family member to take part — raising the possibility the BBC told her what was going to be in the documentary while leaving the rest of the royals in the dark.

    She was defended on camera by Jenny Afia, of Schillings, who represented Meghan in her High Court case against the Mail on Sunday.

    She denied accusations in the Press that Meghan had bullied staff which led to her nickname “Duchess Difficult”.

    Ms Afia insisted: “This narrative that no one could work for the Duchess of Sussex that she was too difficult and demanding a boss and that everyone had to leave is just not true.”

  • Harry & Meg may stay in US for Xmas to avoid ‘media frenzy’

    There’s been plenty of speculation on whether the Sussexes plan a return to the UK this year.

    It’s understood the family had been invited to join the Royal Family at Sandringham – with the Queen doubtless hoping to meet her great-granddaughter Lilibet for the first time.

    However, sources claim they’ll remain in America to avoid a “media frenzy”. It will be the first Christmas for the family since Prince Philip’s death in April.

    One insider told Page Six: “There’s a lot that goes into the logistics and the planning of the family Christmas, so of course, staff know that Harry and Meghan are not coming. If they were, they would have communicated it to their family by now. But this is Her Majesty’s first Christmas without her husband, so one would have hoped they would want to be with her.”

  • Continued…

    The duke added: “This is an unprecedented agreement, and it sends a powerful message to all emergency responders that mental health is, and will remain, a firm priority for the UK’s emergency services.

    “It means that, for the first time, a uniform set of standards for supporting the mental health of emergency responders will be adopted and integrated into their workplaces.

    “New resources and tools will be rolled out across the services. And the independent oversight bodies will be able to assess organisations’ work in this area against consistent criteria, which will help change culture and hold leadership to account.”

    During the event William told one of the guests he “misses the uniform” and in his speech said supporting the mental health of the emergency services was extremely “personal” to him and he often thought about his past role.

  • William hails mental health at work commitment adopted by emergency services

    The Duke of Cambridge has hailed an “unprecedented agreement” signed by the emergency services to adopt a package of mental health support for their workers.

    William said the development will send a “powerful message to all emergency responders” that the issue of mental health will remain a “firm priority”.

    Speaking during the Royal Foundation’s Emergency Services Mental Health Symposium in London, the duke gave a personal account of the mental health issues he faced when flying helicopters for RAF Search and Rescue and later the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

    He described how he would return to Kate and their children “… with the stresses and strains of the day weighing on my mind, and wanting to avoid burdening my family with what I had seen”.

    Health Secretary Sajid Javid and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick joined emergency services leaders, frontline workers, policymakers and academics at the event to hear William announce that senior leaders, representing national bodies of the emergency services community, have signed the Mental Health at Work Commitment.

  • ‘Overblown and unfounded’

    The Royal Family have blasted the BBC for “overblown and unfounded claims” about a rift between Prince William and Harry, following the first in a two-part documentary that was aired on Monday.

    The royals went on to ban the BBC from hosting their Christmas carol charity fund-raiser, giving the rights to ITV.

    It is thought that the Westminster Abbey carol concert will support causes close to the hearts of Wills and Kate — including NHS Charities Together, which funds mental health support for young people and counselling for NHS staff.

    There are also rumours that the family could cut the BBC off forever after one source told the Daily Mail that William would have to “seriously consider” any further projects.

    The Royal Family had also warned BBC chiefs they could report them to Ofcom over anti-monarchist Amol Rajan’s documentary.

    Part two of the documentary ‘The Princes and The Press’ will air Monday.

  • There are only two people the Queen answers the phone to every time

    She’s one of the most famous women on the planet, but the Queen is said to only have two people that have instant access to her.

    Her Majesty, 95, only answers her phone every time to these two chosen individuals – and they aren’t who you would expect.

    Speaking on the Royally US podcast Christina Garibaldi, royal commentator Jonathan Sacerdoti revealed: “Apparently the Queen has two people who she speaks to the most on her phones and she also apparently has a mobile phone which is said to be Samsung packed with anti-hacker encryption by MI6 so nobody can hack into her phone.

    “But the two people she phones the most is said to be her daughter Princess Anne and her racing manager John Warren.

    “He is the son-in-law of the Queen’s friend, the late Earl of Carnarvon and his home was Highclere castle in Berkshire which viewers of TV may know better as Downtown Abbey.

    “So this is apparently who can get through to the Queen from anywhere in the world if he calls she answers.”

  • BBC documentary will air Monday

    Part two will be shown on Monday.

    The relationship between the BBC and the royals had already soured this year following the Martin Bashir scandal.

    Mr Bashir was exposed as having faked documents in order to persuade Princess Diana to give her bombshell 1995 interview to Panorama. 

    Following the news, William issued a statement attacking both the journalist himself and the BBC’s management structure.

    He said their actions had fuelled Diana’s “fear, paranoia and isolation”.

    A friend told the publication the scandal is still “very raw” for the prince.





Source link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.