Royal News Roundup: Buckingham Palace Opens Doors to Visitors, Queen Letizia Wears Chic Red Pants & More

Plus, the Duchess of Edinburgh’s tribute to daughter Lady Louise

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for April 4, 2024. 

  • The British royal family will open the doors of Balmoral Castle and Buckingham Palace to visitors starting this summer. 
  • At Buckingham Palace, the tours will take place in the East Wing, which was recently reopened following a reservicing program.
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  • This week, Queen Letizia of Spain attended the National Sports Awards 2022 at El Pardo Palace. She wore a chic outfit, including red leather pants paired with matching pumps and a white blouse. 
  • Netflix will release a brand-new drama, titled Scoop, on April 5 starring Gillian Anderson and Rufus Sewell. The movie will feature a fictionalized account of how the BBC exposed Prince Andrew and his connection to Jeffrey Epstein.
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  • D-Day veteran John Roberts revealed the card he received from King Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, in honor of his 100th birthday. It featured a photo of the royal couple on the front and included a personalized message on the inside. 
  • On the latest episode of Royally Obsessed, co-hosts Rachel Bowie and Roberta Fiorito discussed King Charles’s all-new partnership with Burberry. Inspired by the monarch’s Highgrove House, the British fashion brand has launched a collection of scarves and trench coats that resemble the gardens at the royal residence. 
  • The podcast hosts also explored the rumors surrounding the Invictus Games and how it could potentially take place in the United Kingdom in 2027. The U.K. reportedly placed a bid to host the annual games, which were founded by Prince Harry.

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