The Cambridges

Pregnant Kate joins Royal Family to celebrate Queen's Birthday

The Duchess of Cambridge joined the Royal Family today to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. Mum-to-be Kate beamed with joy as she joined Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry in a carriage to attend today’s ceremony at London’s Whitehall. The ceremony is held every year to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday. Kate glowed as she joined Royal Family today As the…
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History

The Coronation – as watched on television

On 2nd June 1953, a remarkable young woman was crowned at Westminster Abbey. Aged just 27, Elizabeth II had been born at the time of the 1926 general strike, had seen the 1936 Abdication Crisis first hand, had been evacuated during World War Two then helped with the war effort and had celebrated VE day amongst the crowds of London. Now, after acceding to the throne on the death of her father King…
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Other

Queen To Attend Baroness Thatcher's Funeral

Buckingham Palace has confirmed this morning The Queen be in attendance at the funeral of Baroness Thatcher. There was some uncertainty whether Her Majesty would attend, and last night Buckingham Palace had said a decision was awaiting information. It is a precedent as it is the first ceremonial funeral for a former British Prime Minister The Queen has ever attended. Although, Her Majesty did…
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Other

Baroness Thatcher Has Died

Baroness Thatcher, Britain’s first woman prime minster, has died this morning after suffering a stroke at the age of 87. It was announced by her children in a statement. A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen was sad to hear the news of the death of…
The Queen

The Queen Wins Honorary Bafta

The actor Sir Kenneth Branagh presented her with the award in a star-studded event held at Windsor Castle, and the 86 year old seemed overjoyed with her new Bafta. As The Queen was honoured for her “outstanding patronage of the film and television industries&#8221…
The Queen

Stella McCartney: "I'd Love To Dress The Queen"

Sir Paul McCartney’s designer daughter, Stella was at Buckingham Palace last week to collect the Order of the British Empire honour. While at the Palace, the British designer revealed she admires the Queen’s style and believed her to be a great fashion Icon, she said: “She’d be up there, I would have to say. She has a great timeless quality about her in what she wears and…
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