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Lawyers for Harry and Meghan have written to the media asserting that the BBC’s claims are false and defamatory. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s decision to name their second child Lilibet, a childhood nickname of Queen Elizabeth, was seen as an attempt by the c(...)

Pair of George VI art deco candelabra from the Painted Hall at Greenwich €18,000–€20,000 will feature in Hegarty’s’s sale on November 15th

Auction results Lyon and Turnbull UK, October 22nd Lalique set owned by Florence St George, lover of artist William Orpen, achieved £26,250 (£10(...)

 Nijinsky, ridden by Lester Piggott, wins the 1970 Epsom Derby, recording the fastest finishing time in over 60 years. Photograph: Dennis Oulds/Central Press/Getty Images

You don’t have to smell or touch to be in the presence of greatness, it can be witnessed and savoured from afar; and, in the year of 1970, as weeks an(...)

Enable finished second at the 2019 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe with Frankie Dettorri on board. Photo: Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/AFP via Getty Images

Connections have nominated a number of factors which will see Enable have her prep for the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Kempton rather than York. It (...)

Lucy Worsley’s Royal Photo Album: the historian turned cosplayer got to dress like Queen Elizabeth

The excellent historian turned historical cosplayer Lucy Worsley is back this week, guiding us through the photographic history of the British royal f(...)

Down Royal officials believe it’s unlikely their biggest meeting of the year will be significantly affected in the event of no-deal.

Willie Mullins has downplayed fears the impact of a no-deal Brexit might have on Down Royal’s upcoming ‘November Festival’ dates. The two day fixture,(...)

 Presenting Percy  has only had one run this season.

Ante-post favourite Presenting Percy heads a list of 20 horses left in the Magners Gold Cup at the confirmation stage, as he seeks to win at the Chel(...)

Lot 117,  the vanity case that belonged to Kitty Kiernan, bereaved fiancée of Michael Collins

Whyte’s of Molesworth Street has just published the catalogue for The Eclectic Collector auction on May 5th. The sheer variety of items is likely to a(...)

Irish ballerina Ninette de Valois on stage at Covent Garden. Photograph: Claude Harris/Getty Images

A new weekly series for Irish Times Abroad profiles an Extraordinary Emigrant from Irish history, based on entries from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dict(...)

Nico de Boinville riding Might Bite (left) clear the last to win The  King George VI Steeplechase at Kempton Park. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

“He likes to say ‘look at me’,” Nicky Henderson said of Might Bite after the King George VI Chase at Kempton, and it seems that a horse with a reputat(...)

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