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The Queen arrives in the Scottish State Coach for Trooping the Colour

The Queen chose a covered carriage to take her to Trooping the Colour this year. Elizabeth II made the short journey from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards’ Parade in central London in the Scottish State Coach. Embed from Getty Images The enclosed carriage was chosen as a precaution against the weather which had started off windy and wet although the sun had come out by the time the Royal…
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Queen Anne helps Olivia Colman scoop another honour

She’s already bagged an Oscar, a Golden Globe and a BAFTA and now the year when Olivia Colman was showered with honours for her star turn as Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’ has got a royal seal of approval, too. The actress has been named a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Recognised under her real name of Sarah Sinclair, the acting star has been rewarded for…
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The Queen: 'on behalf of the whole free world, thank you'

The Queen has paid tribute to the strength of those who fought on D-Day, 75 years ago, as she was joined by US President Donald Trump at commemorations marking the anniversary of the Normandy landings. President Trump was at the Queen’s side as she stood to deliver a heartfelt and emotional speech to veterans and families gathered in Portsmouth. ”When I attended the commemoration of…
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President Trump and the Queen: the photos from the official welcome at Buckingham Palace

There was pomp, there was ceremony and there were lots of smiles. The US State Visit to the United Kingdom began officially at Buckingham Palace as President Donald J. Trump and First Lady, Melania Trump, were welcomed to the UK by the Queen. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were first to greet the President and his wife as they arrived in the grounds of the Palace by helicopter.
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