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Olivia Colman's royal role scoops a Golden Globe

Olivia Colman has won one of biggest acting prizes in Hollywood for her portrayal of Queen Anne. She took home the Golden Globe for Best Actress (Comedy or Musical) for her part in ‘The Favourite’ at the awards ceremony. The Globes are the first big film and TV prizes of the Hollywood season with a whole host of big names taking to the red carpet to get awards season started. Other…
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The queen most likely to grab a Golden Globe

This weekend, Olivia Colman is up for Best Actress at the Golden Globes for her portrayal of Queen Anne in ‘The Favourite’, the first time anyone has been nominated for playing the last Stuart monarch. Anne, who ruled between 1702 and 1714, hasn’t found favour with…
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Prince Charles pays tribute at memorial for one of Britain's worst maritime disasters

Prince Charles has paid tribute to those who died in one of the UK’s worst maritime tragedies in peacetime. The Prince travelled to the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides on New Year’s Day 2019 to remember those who perished on the HMY Iolaire on the 100th anniversary of its loss. The Prince, who is known as the Lord of the Isles while in the Hebrides, read a passage from scripture at…
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The Queen's 2018 - in pictures

It was a year filled with family celebrations as well as state occasions and the daily business of being Head of State. And the past twelve months have produced some rather special and memorable photos of the Queen. As the year winds to its end, here are twelve images that sum up the Queen’s 2018. Meeting Mr President Embed from Getty…
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Bringing Queen Victoria's wedding to life

It’s one of the most famous events in royal history, and now the wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert is being brought to life once more. A new TV programme, presented by historian Lucy Worsley, will reconstruct the marriage that began years of happiness for a…
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Queen Silvia of Sweden on retirement

There’s good news for all of us who have a bit of a soft spot for Queen Silvia of Sweden. The royal, who turns 75 next week, has promised she has no plans to retire. The confirmation that we’ll be seeing a lot more of Silvia in the future came in an interview with Swedish media outlet TT ahead of her milestone birthday. Silvia says that as long as she is able to carry on working…
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