Charles and Camilla are seen driving out of Aberdeen airport

Set to sing Auld Lang Syne! Charles and Camilla are seen driving out of Aberdeen airport to spend New Year’s Eve in Scotland despite Nicola Sturgeon cancelling Hogmanay to curb Omnicron spread

  • Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were spotted leaving Aberdeen
  • Couple are set to spend New Year’s Eve at their Birkhall estate in Scotland
  • Royals spent Christmas at Windsor Castlewhere they came under threat from a crossbow-wielding man threatening to ‘assassinate the Queen
  • Prins Charles en Camilla, Hertogin van Cornwall were spotted leaving Aberdeen airport today as they arrived in Scotland to celebrate New Year.

    The heir, 73, en sy vrou, 74, flew via private jet from RAF Marham in Norfolk, which is near Die koningin‘s Sandringham home.

    Dit kom soos Nicola Sturgeon today insisted large-scale New Year’s Eve parties in Scotland are still cancelled as English border pubs brace for as many as 100,000 Scottish and Welsh revellers to cross into England to celebrate on Friday.

    The Scottish First Minister announced a ban on large gatherings last week which torpedoed Hogmanay festivities and this afternoon she insisted the crackdown is necessary to slow the spread of the Omicron variant.

    Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were spotted leaving Aberdeen airport today as they arrived in Scotland to celebrate New Year

    Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall were spotted leaving Aberdeen airport today as they arrived in Scotland to celebrate New Year

    Ms Sturgeon said it is ‘prudentand ‘essentialto take action to reduce transmission of the disease in order to ‘avoid the sheer volume of cases overwhelming us’.

    Sommige 15,849 positive cases were recorded in Scotland yesterdaythe highest number of the pandemic ‘by some margin’ – terwyl 679 people were in hospital, 80 more than the previous day.

    Ms Sturgeon’s comments came as Boris Johnson said ‘everybody should enjoy New Year but in a cautious and sensible wayas he stressed the data on Omicron shows it is ‘obviously milder than the Delta variant’.

    The couple are travelling north after spending Christmas at Windsor Castlewhere they came under threat from a crossbow-wielding man threatening to ‘assassinate the Queen in revenge for 1919 Amritsar massacre’.

    Jaswant Singh Chail, 19, who has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act, uploaded a pre-recorded video to Snapchat vowing revenge for the 1919 Amritsar, or Jallianwala Bagh, bloedbad, when British troops killed hundreds of Indian protesters.

    Vandag, Charles – who is known as the Duke of Rothesay while in Scotland- was seen driving himself as he sported his signature tweed suit and tie.

    The heir, 73, en sy vrou, 74, flew via private jet from RAF Marham in Norfolk, which is near The Queen's Sandringham home

    The heir, 73, en sy vrou, 74, flew via private jet from RAF Marham in Norfolk, which is near The Queen’s Sandringham home








    Meanwhile Camilla wrapped up warm for the Scottish winter in a coat and sat in the passenger seat, an aid joined the couple in the back of the car.

    The royals are believed to be spending New Year at Birkhall, their private estate on Balmoral.

    It follows muted Christmas celebrations which the Queen was forced to tone down due to rising levels of Covid-19.

    Instead of the usual grand Christmas at Sandringham, Haar majesteit – celebrating the first festive period since the death of Prince Philipwas joined by Charles, Camilla Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex for a muted affair in Berkshire.

    Vandag, Charles – who is known as the Duke of Rothesay while in Scotland- was seen driving himself as he sported his signature tweed suit and tie.

    Security at Windsor must undergo a radical review after a series of troubling lapses, experts have said.

    They called on police to carry out a root and branch shake-up of security protocols at the historic castle and other royal residences in Windsor Great Park.

    Sam Armstrong, of counter-terrorism think-tank the Henry Jackson Society, gesê: ‘It is clearly not geared up to be a primary royal residence.

    The Queen is spending more and more time there, which is entirely understandable at this time of transition for the Royal Family. But the police now need to step up and do their part.

    The couple spent Christmas at Windsor Castle - where they came under threat from a crossbow-wielding man threatening to ¿assassinate the Queen in revenge for 1919 Amritsar massacre¿. They are pictured on their way to St George's Chapel

    The couple spent Christmas at Windsor Castlewhere they came under threat from a crossbow-wielding man threatening to ‘assassinate the Queen in revenge for 1919 Amritsar massacre’. They are pictured on their way to St George’s Chapel

    ‘Windsor presents a new set of challenges in terms of security because of the size of the estate and its semi-rural location on the edge of town.

    Elders, The Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles will read extracts of Charles Dickensfestive classic A Christmas Carol in a series published on social media set to run over the 12 days of Christmas.

    The series, broadcast via @DuchessofCornwallsReadingRoom on Instagram, began on Christmas Day, with the Prince of Wales reading stave one of the famous story in which Ebenezer Scrooge rediscovers the magic of Christmas.

    Other contributors include Miriam Margolyes, Paterson Joseph, Sir Derek Jacobi, Simon Callow, Stephen Mangan and Bridgette Amofah.

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