“You go back a couple of generations and it was literally like waxworks coming out, it was very stiff and there wasn’t much hands-on parenting at all.”
The Queen is set to meet Donald Trump for a second time during his state visit to the UK next week. And while President Trump may be looking forward to his royal meeting, he won’t be staying at Buckingham Palace due to building works - nor will he be taken on a carriage procession, at the insistence of US security services. The Queen is set for one of her easiest state visits , according to royal biographer Robert Hardman - but it is certainly not her first meeting with a US President. Read more from Yahoo News UK: Trump says he might meet Boris and Farage during state visit More than 750k Europeans have applied to stay in UK after Brexit Unseen messages show how Nazis fell for D-Day plan In fact, Her Majesty has met with 12 Presidents, including Trump, during her time as Queen. One of those was in fact when she was still a mere princess - but came three months before she became Queen. Here is the roll call of all the Presidents the Queen has had the pleasure of getting to know over the years...
Yahoo UK's Head of Finance Lianna Brinded speaks to royal finance expert David McClure about how the Queen gets her money and how she spends it. Host Kate Thornton also speaks to the Queen's former press secretary Dickie Arbiter, PR expert Nick Ede and economics journalist Daisy McAndrew. They discuss whether the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will opt for the royal baby photocall, how transparent the royals should be about their finances and whether they could take a leaf out of the Swedish Royal Family's book, when it comes to their historic properties.
On Thursday, British makeup brand Charlotte Tilbury announced the launch of their newest lipstick, The Queen. The vintage crimson takes inspiration from the woman herself as well as other iconic British reds, like the Wimbledon strawberry picnic, the royal red in the Union Jack flag, the iconic red of the Royal Post Boxes and the Royal Variety red carpet. HRH The Queen once said, “I have to be seen to believed,” when asked about her bold colour choices — and that quote really stuck with Tilbury while she was creating this shade.