The Kents

Prince Michael of Kent reveals his battle with cancer

<![CDATA[Prince Michael of Kent has revealed that he recently underwent surgery for prostate cancer which has proven successful. The 72-year-old was diagnosed and treated for the disease last year according to the Daily Mail’s diary. The Prince’s spokesman, Simon Astaire, said “This particular problem was, happily, diagnosed very early and treated successfully last year by a…
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Queen's horse Estimate finished second in Royal Ascot Gold Cup

<![CDATA[It was one of the most pulsating finishes in Royal Ascot history, four horses were battling to the finish line in the Gold Cup but The Queen's horse estimate finished in 2nd place and lost by a nose to Leading Light. The Queen looked on in the Royal Box alongside her racing manager John Warren as Estimate crossed the line; hoping that Estimate would win for the second year in a…
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Royal Ascot begins

<![CDATA[One of Europe's most famous racing meetings got underway earlier today. Royal Ascot, which is attended by over a quarter of a million people, began with the royal procession along the racecourse. On the first day of the races, Her Majesty The Queen was…
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Queen's horse Estimate 'ready' for Gold Cup glory

<![CDATA[The Queen's horse Estimate is looking to make history again by winning the Royal Ascot Gold Cup two years in a row. Last year, the Queen became the first reigning monarch to own the winner of the prestigious race. Speaking of Estimate, trainer Michael Stoute said “she’s made some progress in the last month. The Gold Cup’s a tough assignment this year, but I…
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Page boy standing 8ft away from the Queen faints during Queen's speech

<![CDATA[A page boy, who was standing just 8 feet away from the Queen, fainted as she read out her speech to the House of Lords. The page boys stand just a few feet away from the Queen Just under nine minutes in from the start of the speech, a loud thud was heard as the boy fainted onto the ground. The Duchess of Cornwall, who was sat beside the boy, looked on with concern as he was carried…
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