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Princess Anne visits Gloucestershire hospitals to thank staff

The Princess Royal carried out her first public engagement since her father’s funeral, visiting three NHS hospitals in Gloucestershire. Princess Anne’s visits were to thank the staff of each hospital for their hard work over the past year and the many challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. She first visited the Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, where she opened a commemorative garden that…
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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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The Queen appoints Prince William to a pivotal new role

The Duke of Cambridge has been named the Lord High Commissioner to the 2021 General Assembly of the Church of Scotland. In this position, Prince William will act on behalf of The Queen as the Church of Scotland gathers online in May for its General Assembly. The Earl of Strathearn, as he is known in Scotland, was named for the position in an official letter to the Right Rev Dr Martin Fair…
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"Hello, Camilla": The Queen and her daughter-in-law combine forces to honour volunteers

Nearly a year after the United Kingdom went into its first national lockdown, Her Majesty joined the Duchess of Cornwall on a video call to honour Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) volunteers. The monarch, who is the patron of the RVS, and the Duchess, the Charity’s President, heard how more than a million new volunteers have joined the charity since last March. The organisation’s total…
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