Latest Royalty Stories

2014-07-29 12:30:44

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrepoint [http://centrepoint.org.uk ], the leading UK charity supporting homeless young people, has begun a partnership with PR Newswire [http://www.prnewswire.co.uk ], who will provide its global PR and communication tools to help the charity raise awareness of its work and activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/699825 ) Centrepoint supports over 6,000 homeless 16-25 year olds into housing and...

2014-07-10 23:10:01

Customers Save 10 Percent For Back-To-School CLEARWATER, FL. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The Victoria Chart Company, a leading innovator in practical, easy to use reward charts for children announced they will celebrate 10 years in business on August 16th. To celebrate, all customers can use promo code “VCHART10” at checkout to get 10 percent off their orders through the end of 2014. “We’re elated to celebrate this milestone,” according to Victoria Ballard, Founder and CEO of The...

2014-06-26 08:27:41

MARKHAM, ON, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Saint Elizabeth, a national health provider and innovator, is proud to announce it will be working with three unique ventures who participated in the recently concluded Impact8 program , a bootcamp for social businesses to learn how to widen their impact. The program was co-sponsored by the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing and Saint Elizabeth. Saint Elizabeth became involved with Impact8 to support the work of entrepreneurs intent on empowering...

2014-06-20 23:08:17

Ethiopian Prince from the Imperial Royal House of David Speaks at the DuSable Museum of African-American History Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As movies such as “12 Years a Slave” are praised and popularized for their depiction of black history beginning with slavery in America, the Queen of Sheba Historical Research Foundation, Inc. in Chicago believes that a new narrative on black history needs to be written which goes beyond the painful legacy of slavery. The constant...

2014-05-21 08:31:17

QUEENSTON, ON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Willowbank School of Restoration Arts is honoured to announce that His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has agreed to become its new Royal Patron. The announcement was made on the occasion of The Prince's 17(th) visit to Canada. Willowbank, situated on the U.S.-Canada border near Buffalo, NY, delivers post-secondary education in the crafting of new futures for old places. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89639)...

The Fight For Richard III's Final Resting Place Begins In English Court
2014-03-13 13:15:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last summer architects began drawing up plans for a raised tomb that would house the remains of King Richard III, whose remains were unearthed in late 2012 and later removed from underneath a car park in Leicester, England last year. Shortly after it was noted that Richard III’s remains would be housed in a Leicester cathedral, living relatives of the last Plantagenet King demanded that the remains should be buried in York,...

Archaeologists Unearth An Unknown Pharaoh's Tomb In Egypt
2014-01-17 06:51:10

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's Penn Museum have made a discovery of epic proportions at the Egyptian dig site of Abydos. Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of the previously unknown Pharaoh, Woseribre Senebkay. Along with this amazing discovery, comes proof that the Abydos Dynasty from 1650-1600 BC existed. The team from the museum, working closely with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, revealed...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'