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The royal history of Notre Dame de Paris

A race against time and flames to save the priceless artwork of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has begun after it caught fire on the late afternoon of April 15th 2019. Fortunately, it appears that no one has been hurt in the blaze which engulfed the top part of the church as the sun began to fade. Within hours, chunks of history had melted away as the flames took hold.  And that history is…
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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!pic.twitter.com/ULB6trWVHX — M ♡ (@gua_x2) January 7, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Just hours earlier…
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Palaces & BuildingsThe Duke of EdinburghThe Queen

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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