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Royal Navy sailors will perform Changing of the Guard for first time in history

Next week will see nearly 90 sailors from 45 of Her Majesty’s Royal Navy Ships and establishments perform the first ever Royal Navy Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in London. The sailors have been undergoing extensive training to learn the intricate routines and drill movements needed to execute the historic royal guarding duties and ceremony at The Queen’s official residence. They…
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The Prince of Wales leads the nation in remembrance at the Cenotaph

The Prince of Wales led the nation in remembrance at the Cenotaph on Sunday as thousands of people gathered at the memorial to honour those killed in wars and conflicts past and present. Prince Charles laid a wreath on behalf of his mother, The Queen, who this year watched…
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Jacinda Ardern swears alliance to The Queen as she is officially appointed New Zealand's PM

Jacinda Ardern has officially taken up the office of Prime Minister as she swore alliance to Queen Elizabeth II in a ceremony which took place on Thursday morning. Jacinda Ardern has sworn the oath and is now officially the PM of NZ. pic.twitter.com/U5NuVXAYf2 — Laura Walters (@WaltersLaura) October 25, 2017 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Her Majesty couldn’t be at the ceremony…
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The Queen's ousted Private Secretary becomes a Lord and receives his 3rd knighthood

It has been announced that The Queen’s ousted Private Secretary, Sir Christopher Geidt, is to become a Peer of the Realm in the House of Lords. Sir Christopher, who will soon become Lord Geidt, will sit as a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords meaning he will not be aligned to any political party. The appointment has been made by recommendation of the Prime Minister. Also joining the Lords…
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