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Spanish government cancels State Visit to UK

Spain’s caretaker government have cancelled the upcoming State Visit of King Felipe and Queen Letizia to the UK, amidst ongoing political difficulties in the country. The Spanish Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “Due to the process of forming a new government currently underway in Spain, the state visit has been postponed.” Buckingham Palace confirmed that The Queen has…
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'God Save The Queen' could be scrapped from UK sporting fixtures

Plans to drop the British national anthem, God Save The Queen, from being sung at sporting events will go before parliament this Wednesday for discussion. The proposals are that the famous anthem would be reserved only for Team GB sporting events, in which England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all take part. This is to reflect the fact that the Scottish, Welsh and Irish sports teams have…
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Princess Anne was 2015's hardest working royal

The Princess Royal was the hardest working royal last year, having conducted 544 engagements, more than any other member of the royal family. Princess Anne, who undertook 456 UK engagements and a further 88 overseas engagements, overtakes Prince Charles as the hardest…
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Traditional coronation ceremony could see major changes

The time-old coronation ceremony of monarchs could be set to change, following the publication of an inquiry into modern religious observance. A report from the Commision on Religion and Belief in British Public Life has recommended the ceremony should encompass the diverse range of faiths in a “pluralist” manner, with the Church of England playing a less prominent role. The next…
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Royal Family set to attend remembrance events

Over the following week members of the Royal Family will take part in multiple events to mark Remembrance in England and across the world in Australia. To start off, The Duke of Edinburgh and his grandson, Prince Harry will visit the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey…
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Details of Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's State Visit to Malta released

The full details of the State Visit to Malta by The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been released. Highlights of the three-day visit, from November 26th to November 28th, include a reception for the people of the island and a glittering State Dinner. The visit is being made to coincide with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting which will take place in Malta in November. The Prince of…
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