It’s the most exclusive afternoon tea in England. It’s held in a palatial garden that is closed to the public. It offers the opportunity to rub shoulders with movers and shakers. And it is free.
Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, is expected not to undertake any royal duties in order to convalesce after undergoing exploratory surgery in a London hospital, Buckingham Palace said.
Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, is “progressing satisfactorily” after undergoing exploratory surgery in a London hospital, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.
"As we move forward, we should remember that despite the range of views that have been expressed, we have in common an enduring love of Scotland, which is one of the things that helps to unite us all. Knowing the people of Scotland as I do, I have no doubt that Scots, like others throughout the United Kingdom, are able to express strongly held opinions before coming together again in a spirit of mutual respect and support, to work constructively for the future of Scotland and indeed all parts of this country."
- Buckingham Palace on Sep 20, 2014