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Amalienborg celebrates 225 years as a Danish royal residence

Amalienborg is celebrating 225 years as a Danish royal residence. The Amalienborg Palace complex is where the Queen and Crown Prince Family reside in Copenhagen, as have eight former kings since 1794. Today marks exactly 225 years since King Christian VII moved into Amalienborg after a devastating fire destroyed Christiansborg Palace leaving only the Riding Line system. Initially meant to be…
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VIDEO: The Queen's Guards perform Bohemian Rhapsody outside Buckingham Palace

The Queen’s Guards have performed a special rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody outside of Buckingham Palace. The Band of the Grenadier Guards played the Queen melody on Monday to the delight of onlookers. Bohemian Rhapsody at Buckingham Palace today 🎶🎺 So cool! — M ♡ (@gua_x2) January 7, 2019 Just hours earlier…
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The Queen and Prince Philip to move out of Buckingham Palace in 2025

It has been revealed that The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will move out of Buckingham Palace in 2025 when Her Majesty will be 99-years-old, and Prince Philip will be 104. The monarch and her husband will leave their private apartment in the building to enable vital renovation work to take place. Buckingham Palace is currently undergoing a ten-year renovation project which will cost £369…
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The Queen's Guards play Aretha Franklin's Respect outside of Buckingham Palace in tribute to the Queen of Soul

The Queen’s Guards paid tribute to the Queen of Soul on Friday morning as Aretha Franklin’s 1967 hit was played outside of Buckingham Palace. The Grammy Award-winning tune was played by the Band of the Welsh Guards outside of Her Majesty’s London residence during the Changing of the Guard ceremony. At Changing of Guard at Buckingham Palace this morning, Respect paid to Aretha…
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