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Queen could move out of Buckingham Palace

The Queen might be forced to move out of Buckingham Palace while it undergoes £150 million in repairs. It would mark the first time a monarch has been forced to move out of Buckingham Palace since Queen Victoria designated it an official residence in 1837. King George VI and his wife famously remained ensconced in Buckingham Palace during the London Blitz of the Second World War. Most of…
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Senior royals pay tribute to Queen in new ITV documentary

To help celebrate the Queen’s upcoming 90th birthday, senior royals have sat down with ITV for a special documentary, Our Queen at 90. Members of the royal family, including Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, the Duke…
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Church of England picks ten-year-old’s logo for The Queen’s birthday

Out of over a thousand entries, the Church of England’s commemorative logo for Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday celebrations was designed by a ten-year-old boy. The Church of England held a contest throughout its schools to decide on a logo for the celebrations, and young Luke Salinger’s design – children holding hands around a cross with the Queen’s insignia and the Royal Crown at the…
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By Royal Appointment: Twinings & Co.

Today in our series on Royal Warrant holders, we’re going to take a look at Twinings & Co., which has held a Royal Warrant since the reign of Queen Victoria. Although tea is as quintessentially British as one can imagine, it wasn’t always a staple drink in the…

Netflix Premiers trailer for Queen Elizabeth drama 'The Crown'

The first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming regal drama, The Crown, was released earlier this week, teasing the world with an intriguing look inside the royal life of Queen Elizabeth II. The four-minute trailer premiered on 6 January, and has already been viewed 167,000 times. The trailer opens on a scene of Queen Elizabeth wearing St. Edward’s Crown at Buckingham Palace, watched by her young…
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A Very British Christmas

Are you eager to spend your Christmas as if you were a member of the British Royal Family? Clear your calendars, because you’re in for a busy week. Christmas with the Queen begins the week before, with a pre-Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace for all members of the Royal…
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The Queen Acknowledges Christmas Tradition

It was revealed last week that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, had responded to the grandson of a man who had sent her a Christmas card every year for sixty years. In a public Facebook post, Simes told the unlikely yet heartwarming story. His grandfather had always sent…
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Catherine wears one of Diana's signature tiaras to Diplomatic Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted wearing the Cambridge Lover’s Knot tiara, one of Diana’s signature pieces, last night to the annual Diplomatic Reception held at Buckingham Palace. The Cambridge Lover’s Knot Tiara was commissioned by Queen Mary in 1913 from Garrard using pearls and diamonds already in her possession and based on a tiara worn by her grandmother, Princess Augusta of…
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