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"I like Ike!" President Dwight D. Eisenhower and royal orders

One of, if not the, most decorated man to have served as President of the United States was Dwight D. Eisenhower or “Ike” as he was commonly known. The reason for his long list of US and foreign honours relates to his time serving in World War Two where he was General, the Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force, Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, and helped orchestrate the…
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State & Ceremonial

Supreme Court declares prorogation of Parliament is null and void

The Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the prorogation of Parliament was illegal and have quashed the suspension with immediate effect. The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, will now be tasked with recalling Parliament. On Tuesday, the highest court in the land has unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled The Queen over the prorogation of…
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Royal Wedding Rewind: Constantine and Anne-Marie of Greece

It was a marriage that sealed a famous love story and turned a princess into a queen. On September 18th 1964, royalty from across Europe gathered in Athens to see the continent’s newest monarch wed a bride who had just turned eighteen. Constantine II of Greece and Anne-Marie of Denmark’s romance has since weathered political crises and exile – here’s a look back at a very royal wedding…
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State & Ceremonial

Court rules The Queen was given unlawful advice over prorogation by the Prime Minister

Three of the most senior judges in the land have ruled that The Queen was given unlawful advice to prorogue Parliament by the government. The Scottish Court in Session ruled that the advice conveyed was unlawful because “It had the purpose of stymying Parliament.” The government will appeal the decision to the Supreme Court. Lawyers acting for the winning party at court…
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