Japan's Empress Masako at the enthronement ceremony at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace in October 2019. Photo: Reuters

How Japan’s Empress Masako overcame the pressures of the throne – 5 things to know about the once-shy wife of Emperor Naruhito

Japan’s formerly reclusive Empress Masako has come a long away since marrying Emperor Naruhito in 1993

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Japan's Empress Masako at the enthronement ceremony at Tokyo’s Imperial Palace in October 2019. Photo: Reuters
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Olivia Colman portrays Queen Elizabeth in a scene from the third season of Netflix drama The Crown. Photo: AP

Love The Crown on Netflix? 5 British palaces, castles and estates you can visit – and 5 royal-approved nearby hotels worthy of Queen Elizabeth

As season 3 of The Crown debuts on Netflix, here are five real-life royal residences any fan can visit – from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle – and five nearby hotels fit for Meghan Markle or Kate Middleton

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Olivia Colman portrays Queen Elizabeth in a scene from the third season of Netflix drama The Crown. Photo: AP
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