State & Ceremonial

Crisis talks take place between Buckingham Palace & Downing Street over The Queen's independence

Extensive talks have been taking place between Buckingham Palace and Downing Street over the importance of The Queen’s independence after aides fear the monarch will be dragged into the Brexit crisis. According to the Sunday Times, talks have been taking place between The Queen’s Private Secretary, Edward Young, the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Mark Sedwill and Peter Hill, the Prime…
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State & Ceremonial

Boris Johnson told off by aides after revealing what The Queen said to him in private audience

Despite being Prime Minister for less than an hour, Boris Johnson has already made a major gaffe as he revealed what The Queen said to him in private audience. According to Euronews, Her Majesty said to Mr Johnson: “I don’t know why anyone would want the job.” The Prime Minister made the remarks when he first entered Downing Street and was given a tour of the building. Aides quickly…
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State & Ceremonial

British colonial flag hung in Hong Kong legislative chamber

The British colonial flag is currently being hung in the legislative chamber of Hong Kong after protestors stormed the building. After defacing the Hong Kong Bauhinia emblem in the chamber, protestors proceeded to fly the old style flag in the parliament building which was invaded on Monday night. The British colonial flag is a common sight at protests in Hong Kong. This week marks 22 years since…
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State & Ceremonial

Donald Trump ridiculed after calling Prince Charles 'The Prince of Whales'

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, is being widely ridiculed on social media after referring to Prince Charles as the ‘Prince of Whales’. The heir to the throne, who is, in fact, the Prince of Wales, met President Trump during his state visit to the United Kingdom earlier this month. Taking to Twitter, President Trump tweeted: “I meet and talk to “foreign…
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