Queen Elizabeth II

Prince Philip's saddest duty - telling his wife she was now Queen

February 6 1952 was expected to be just another day as Princess Elizabeth visited Kenya with her husband Prince Philip. In unfortunate circumstances, that day would change the Princess’ life forever. For on that day, she lost her father and became the United Kingdom’s new monarch, at the age of 25. The Princess and her husband had flown from Heathrow to Kenya on 31 January, seen off…
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The royals who attended the last Beijing Olympics

The upcoming 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing will look much different than when the city hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics. Besides the main difference between the Summer and Winter Games, this year, the world is still in a global health crisis creating many changes such as a…
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The Queen sends message of condolence to the King of Tonga after devastating tsunami

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the King of Tonga, His Majesty Tupou VI following a deadly tsunami. In the statement released by Buckingham Palace, The Queen wrote: “I am shocked and saddened by the impact of the volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga. My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Tonga, as you work together to recover from the damage caused.
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Historic Royal Palaces wants "your" royal images

In celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Historic Royal Palaces is asking for your personal royal photos. Life Through a Royal Lens will feature some of the most iconic royal photographs and will go on display alongside a host of images providing a glimpse of the Royal Family off-duty. Curators from Historic Royal Palaces are asking the public to send in their own…
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The Queen marks major health anniversary with special message

On the 100th anniversary of the first successful treatment with insulin, The Queen is marking the anniversary with a special message. In a statement, Her Majesty said: “On the 100th anniversary of the first successful treatment with insulin, I send my warmest good wishes to all those living with and affected by diabetes. “This milestone provides an opportunity to celebrate this…
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