CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen is moved from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle after coronavirus crisis talks

The Queen has taken up residence in Windsor Castle after leaving Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty has moved to Windsor following crisis talks as the government decides how best to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. It is understood that if the situation continues to worsen, she will be placed into quarantine at Sandringham alongside the Duke of Edinburgh. Her Majesty usually stays at Windsor…
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CoronavirusThe Queen

The Queen could miss Royal Ascot for the first time in her 68-year reign

The Queen could be forced to miss Royal Ascot for the first time in her 68-year-reign as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Her Majesty, who turns 94-years-old next month, has never missed the five-day meeting in the entirety of her reign. However, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the monarch may decide to stay away from the event as a precautionary measure. Her Majesty has already…
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CoronavirusFeaturesSpain

Spain's King and Queen share coronavirus test results

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have tested negative for Covid-19. The Royal House confirmed the results in a short statement. The couple were tested after Letizia met government minister, Irene Montero, who has since been diagnosed with coronavirus. Several other leading politicians are also in quarantine as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. Queen Letizia will continue to undergo…
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CoronavirusHistoryHistory

The King whose illness led to the naming of a pandemic

While the coronavirus continues to spread, we can rewind a little over a hundred years in time. In 1918 and 1919, another virus as ravaged countries across the globe. It caused widespread devastation but, despite its origins, it became known as Spanish flu because of a much maligned king. The Spanish flu came not from Spain, but from France at the very end of the First World War. The…
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