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Stamps released to mark Her Majesty and Prince Philip's 70th wedding anniversary

On Monday, 20 November, Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will celebrate a milestone few couples realise – their 70th wedding anniversary. The then Princess Elizabeth had to fight to marry the man who’d captured her heart. They were married at Westminster Abbey in 1947. 2,000 guests observed the ceremony that was broadcast on radio to millions around the world. A new set…
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Saudi Arabian prince killed in helicopter crash

On Sunday, the helicopter carrying a Saudi Arabian prince crashed killing him and seven others. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin was a son of former Crown Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz who served as Crown Prince for four months in 2015 until he was forced out by his brother, King…
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Wedding tiara of The Duchess of Cambridge to go on display

The wedding between the then Kate Middleton and Prince William at Westminster Abbey on 29 April 2011 drew over a billion viewers. If you weren’t able to make the trip to London, thanks to the internet and television, you could watch the ceremony anywhere in the world. One of the most eye-catching moments of the day was the arrival of the bride. Kate’s iconic Alexander McQueen lace gown…
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Does The Queen own a McDonalds?

Her Majesty The Queen is in possession of many diverse and varied items from the country’s swans, to thousands of acres of property around the world. Oh yes, and a McDonalds franchise! Technically, as the franchise is located 80 miles outside London in Banbury Gateway…
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The Duchess of Cambridge makes first public appearance at #WorldMentalHealthDay after announcement of third pregnancy

Despite still suffering from severe hyperemesis gravidarum (a severe form of morning sickness) Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge attended a reception for 2017 World Mental Health Day alongside her husband, the Duke of Cambridge, and brother-in-law, Prince Harry. It’s her first public appearance since the announcement of her pregnancy, and the first time she’s been seen in…
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Diana, Princess of Wales made private phone call and reveals divorce battle is 'grim'

In July of 1996, pop star George Michael secretly recorded an intimate phone call between himself and the late Diana, Princess of Wales where the late princess reveals intimate details about her ongoing divorce battle with Prince Charles. Michael died on Christmas Day last year at the age of 53. The singer and his childhood friend Andros Georgio were at Michael’s house in Hampstead in North…
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