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The Queen returns to London after winter break at Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth has returned to London and Buckingham Palace after spending her traditional Christmas break at Sandringham. The Queen was spotted at King’s Lynn on Tuesday wearing a lime green scarf and coat before boarding a train back into London. The Queen’s winter break was marred with health problems as the 90-year-old Queen battled a heavy cold over Christmas, missing the traditional…
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British Columbia spent over $600,000 on the Royal Tour of Canada last fall

The Province of British Columbia says it cost $613,363.93 to host the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children last fall during the Royal Tour of Canada. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, visited British Columbia and the Yukon from 24 September to 1 October. The Royal Tour consisted of seven communities: Bella Bella, Haida…
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Handwritten letters by Diana sell for over £15,000

Six handwritten letters from the desk of the late Diana, Princess of Wales, sold at auction for £15,100 – thousands more than estimated. The letters were written to Cyril Dickman, a former Buckingham Palace steward who worked there for over 50 years. In one letter dated 20 September 1984, Diana talks about how her eldest son, Prince William, quickly took to his new brother, Prince…
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2016 - A Look Back at the Royal Year

Let’s take a look back at the royal year of 2016. The Queen celebrated another milestone year, when on 21 April, she turned 90-years-old. On that day, 1,000 beacons were lit across the United Kingdom, including one at Windsor lit by Her Majesty. Her eldest son and heir…
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Princess Charlotte Receives a Special Christmas Present from her Bodyguards

Princess Charlotte will receive a very special Christmas present from her bodyguards when she opens a framed print commemorating the day she was born. The print, called On the Day You Were Born, will include details about her birthday, 2 May 2015, including her star sign, Taurus; birthstone, an emerald; what time the sun rose and set that day, and might also include her birth flower, a lily of the…
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