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Prince Philip - from refugee to father of the UK and Commonwealth

While a key figure in the British Royal Family, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was first known as Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. Born into the Greek and Danish royal families, Philip was born on Corfu, Greece, on 10 June 1921 to Princess Alice and Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark. At the time of his birth, he was sixth in line to the Greek throne, and at the age of 18 months, his…
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April Sparkle: Diana's Diamonds

Diana, Princess of Wales was the first wife of Prince Charles and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. During her lifetime, the Princess had an extensive jewellery collection. Both of jewels she owned as a member of the British Royal Family and as a private…
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Diana, Princess of Wales's famous 1995 interview coming to Netflix

Diana, Princess of Wales’s infamous 1995 interview with BBC’s Martin Bashir, is coming to Netflix in April. Diana, The Interview that Shook the World will premiere on the streaming platform on 11 April. The documentary focuses on the interview where she spoke about her marriage to Prince Charles and his affair with Camilla Parker Bowles. The late princess famously said about Prince…
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What is Trooping the Colour?

For over 260 years, Trooping the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British sovereign. While Queen Elizabeth II was born in April, the annual event takes place in June. Over 1,400 parading soldiers, 200 horses, and 400 musicians come together for military precision, horsemanship, and fanfare during the event. Embed from Getty Images The streets are lined with crowds as the…
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Trooping the Colour is cancelled for second year in a row

For the second time amid the coronavirus pandemic, Trooping the Colour will not take place. The event, marking The Queen’s official birthday, usually takes place in June. However, owing to the pandemic, it has been cancelled for 2021. Thousands usually line the streets for the event which sees a battalion troop its colour in the Queen’s Birthday Parade. The Royal Family travel to…
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