Staff working for the British royal family have been summoned to a meeting in London, according to a royal source. Royal aides were told the year-old would retire at a Palace meeting this morning. News that Buckingham Palace had summoned royal household staff for an emergency meeting prompted a flurry of speculation overnight. Since the s racegoers have gathered at the end of each day of the Royal Meeting for a joyous choir. But the manner in which the latest one was called, with such short notice and a day after the UK Parliament was dissolved ahead of a June general election, appeared unusual. Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on WhatsApp Opens in new window. If you would like to add a comment, please register or log in. Staff from royal residences such as Windsor Castle and Sandringham have been asked to come in, as well as those from further afield as Balmoral in Scotland, suggesting that that any announcement will affect them all. GETTING DOWN AND DIRTY Naked girls wrestle in muddy water and straddle each other at Woodstock music festival in Poland. Gym-juries Nearly half of Brits injure themselves in bid to shed pounds and get 'beach body' ready, study reveals. Hats, headpieces or a fascinator may be worn but are not compulsory. The BBC reported that the meeting was being held at 10am on Thursday. Video Video news Feature shows HLN TV shows TV visa karte sicherheit Faces of CNN Worldwide CNNVR. Prince Philip leaves hospital after two nights of treatment. Sport Football Golf Tennis Motorsport Horseracing Equestrian Sailing Skiing. Hats may also be removed within any enclosed external seating area within the Royal Enclosure Garden. Bricklayer punches out alleged thief and waits for police. UK UK politics education media society law scotland wales northern ireland more. Comments Share what you think. Past members have included Florence Nightingale the first female member , composers Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Benjamin Britten, writers Thomas Hardy and T. Former BB star Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace goes topless for a steamy shower session on holiday in LA. Share this article Share. The Queen was last seen on May 3 arriving at Buckingham Palace ahead of an audience with Prime Minister Theresa May to mark the dissolution of Parliament for the General Election. The Royal Standard flag over Buckingham Palace remains at full mast today meaning that there has been no death in the royal family. SHE SCRUBS UP WELL Former BB star Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace goes topless for a steamy shower session on holiday in LA. SUMMER GETAWAY HELL Holidaymakers face travel chaos as motorway crashes cause MILE tailbacks and airports warn of 'three-hour' passport queues. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Royal aides were told the year-old would retire at a Palace meeting this morning.