The Queen

Buckingham Palace releases photo of The Queen working from home as she speaks with the PM over the phone

Buckingham Palace has released an extremely rare image of The Queen conducting her weekly audience with the Prime Minister. Speaking to Boris Johnson over the telephone, Her Majesty is pictured at her desk in Windsor Castle as she continues to work from home. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, The Queen’s audiences with the Prime Minister are to be held over the telephone for the…
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Tough questions for Nicola Sturgeon as she cites patient confidentiality over Prince Charles coronavirus test

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has refused to be drawn on why the Prince of Wales & Duchess of Cornwall were tested for coronavirus. Mrs Sturgeon was asked by reporters why it is that Charles & Camilla can be tested for COVID-19 when members of the public generally cannot. The First Minister said that she sends her “best wishes” to the…
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The Queen "remains in good health"

Buckingham Palace has said that The Queen “remains in good health” following the news that her eldest son, the Prince f Wales, tested positive for coronavirus. Her Majesty last saw Prince Charles on 12 March, meaning there is no risk that he passed the highly…
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Boris Johnson's address was the most watched television event since Princess Diana's funeral

Boris Johnson’s Prime Ministerial Address to the people of the United Kingdom was the most watched TV event of the millennium so far. More than 27 million people watched the Prime Minister address the nation over the coronavirus pandemic, one of the most watched moments in broadcasting history. Not since the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales in 1997 has a TV broadcast attracted more…
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Dominic Raab named as 'Designated Survivor' should the Prime Minister be incapacitated with coronavirus

Dominic Raab has been named as the ‘designated survivor’ of the British government and will fill in for the Prime Minister should he fall ill with coronavirus. Mr Rabb serves as Her Majesty’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, and is also First Secretary of State. The latter role means the 46-year-old is de facto Deputy Prime Minister, and will cover…
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