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Dame Helen Mirren pays emotional tribute to The Queen in front of millions

Dame Helen Mirren has offered The Queen ”most sincere and loving thanks” on behalf of the Commonwealth as the Platinum Jubilee summer celebrations got under eway. Dame Helen, dressed as Elizabeth I, paid a fulsome tribute to Elizabeth II at the end of a special performance at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The Oscar winning star had taken to the stage as the first Elizabeth during…
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All aboard! Platinum Jubilee buses take to the roads of London

Eight Platinum Jubilee buses are now in service in London ahead of the big weekend of celebrations. The double deckers are decked out in purple and silver and feature the official Platinum Jubilee emblem on their sides. Photo by Transport for London Transport for London unveiled the buses on May 13th 2022, just three weeks ahead of the Jubilee weekend. There are eight Jubilee buses…
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The Platinum Pudding is....a trifle fit for The Queen

The Platinum Pudding has been revealed. A lemon Swiss roll and amaretti trifle created by Jemma Melvin was revealed as the winner of the contest to find a sweet treat fit for The Queen. The pudding pick was revealed by the Duchess of Cornwall on BBC One in a special programme on May 12th 2022. The Duchess is patron of the Big Lunch which helped organise the contest along with Fortnum and…
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Why Prince Charles and Prince William both have to attend the State Opening of Parliament in The Queen's absence

The Prince of Wales and the Duke of Cambridge will attend the State Opening of Parliament today as The Queen misses the ceremony for the first time in almost 60 years. And while Prince Charles will read The Queen’s speech, both he and Prince William need to be present for the machinery of state to operate. They are both attending Parliament on May 10th 2022 as Counsellors of State. The…
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