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Swan Upping To Take Place Later This Month

Swan Upping, an annual ceremony dating back to the twelfth century, will start on the 17th of July. Swan Upping is a yearly census of the swan population along the River Thames. Announcing the schedule for this year journey along the River Thames was the Queen’s Swan Marker, David Barber who said: “There has been a consistent decrease in Cygnet numbers over recent years and we are very…
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Canada's Military Takes Their Part in Queen's Guard

Canadian Troops will take up their ceremonial duties as the Queen’s Guard in London England on the 18th of June, they will continue until July 3rd. Personnel from the 2nd Batallion of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry as well as members of the Royal…
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William, Kate & Harry make donation for Glenfell Tower fire victims

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge alongside Prince Harry have donated to the Evening Standard’s fund for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Several appeals have been made for money to help those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire that took place on Wednesday. Several London-based firms and members of the public donated to the Evening Standard’s appeal. As of reporting, the Evening…
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King Felipe confirms posthumous Order of Civil Merit to Spanish London attack victim

King Felipe of Spain has confirmed that a posthumous award will be granted to the Spanish victim in the recent London terrorist attack. Ignacio Echeverría, who was working in London for HSBC, was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit by the Spanish government. The Prime Minister, Marian Rajoy, recommended the award to recognise his “heroic and exemplary act” where he…
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Queen Mother's racist comment covered up because ‘It was too awful’, says scholar

Roy Strong, the man who has spent years documenting the lives of members of the Royal Family, has alleged that the Queen Mother made a racist comment. Sir Roy Strong has published numerous books about his long relationship with the Royal Family. The second volume was gossip filled and covered royal scandals and upsets between 1988 and 2003. Despite the revealing nature of the books, Strong says he…
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