Ladies in waiting

Ladies in waiting - Queen Consort Camilla has brought the tradition of having ladies in waiting to an end and will instead be assisted by a team of 'Queen's companions' during her time on the throne. Ladies-in-waiting have played an integral role in the Royal Family since the Middle Ages. But, in a bid to overhaul the monarchy Camilla has modernised the title and her six assistants will work on a more occasional and informal basis. As for the former ladies-in-waiting, who served the late Queen Elizabeth II, they'll now help King Charles III to host events at Buckingham Palace and will be known as "ladies of the household".

 

Last local news

Evening Update Monday 22nd of April

Some communes in the Alpes-Maritimes will be plunged into darkness this Monday evening. For the third year running to mark Earth Day, mayors in the Al... Evening Update Monday 22nd of April Read More

22/04/2024

French and Riviera News Monday 22nd April 2024

Gendarmes in the Var have appealed for information after a 34-year-old man went missing in Cavalaire-sur-Mer.... French and Riviera News Monday 22nd April 2024 Read More

22/04/2024

Evening Update Friday 19th of April 2024

A man from Nice used a stolen bank card to make purchases in Monaco, spending over €1,700 in various shops, mostly on airpods that he planned to resel... Evening Update Friday 19th of April 2024 Read More

19/04/2024

French and Riviera News Friday 19th April 2024

Electric bike-sharing firm Pony says all of its vehicles will be back out on the streets of Nice no later than June, after they were withdrawn last mo... French and Riviera News Friday 19th April 2024 Read More

19/04/2024

Evening Update Thursday 18th of April

Gabriel Attal announced new measures In response to recent acts of violence among young people during a visit to Viry-Châtillon. Attal highlighted the... Evening Update Thursday 18th of April Read More

18/04/2024