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Will Her Majesty be absent from The Queen's Speech?

It has been confirmed that this year’s Queen’s Speech has been delayed by a few days due to the Conservative Party failing to reach an agreement with Northern Ireland’s DUP. If an agreement cannot be made, then it is likely that The Queen’s Speech will not be passed resulting in another General Election. But by delaying the speech, Her Majesty will inevitably have to miss…
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The Royal Tennis Court at Hampton Court

The Royal Tennis Court at Hampton Court Palace will host its inaugural Real Tennis Champions Trophy between 11-16 July 2017, with the world-class competitors draw being reduced down to the eight top-ranking players from the UK, United States, Australia and France. The qualifying rounds open on 11 July, with a pro-am tournament on 12 July, resulting in three tournament days which conclude with the…
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The King who was killed by a monkey

Throughout history, many royals have died in brutal and bizarre ways. Royals have been killed in attacks, by illness and by accident. However, only one European royal has ever been murdered by a monkey. That is the Greek King Alexander, who died at 27-years-old in 1920. Prince Alexander was born in 1893 as the second son of Greece’s King Constantine I and his wife, Queen Sophia, born as…
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