State & CeremonialThe Queen

Crisis averted for The Queen as Royal Ascot & the State Opening of Parliament fail to overlap

A near-crisis has been averted for The Queen after it was revealed that the State Opening of Parliament and Royal Ascot meeting would fall on different days. It was feared that Her Majesty would be forced to miss one of her favourite days of the year at the Berkshire racecourse if the State Opening occurred on the same day. The State Opening of Parliament will take place on Monday, June 19th.
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Major changes for the 2017 State Opening of Parliament revealed due to election

There will be major changes to this year’s State Opening of Parliament due to the snap general election due to be held in the UK in June. In a heavily dressed down affair, Her Majesty will not wear her Imperial Crown or Robes of State this year, and will also arrive in car instead of a carriage. Also absent from the annual ceremony this year will be the Prince of Wales and Duchess of…
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BREAKING NEWS: Theresa May calls snap UK General Election

The Prime Minister Theresa May has called a snap General Election for the United Kingdom. Embed from Getty Images This means the British people will go to the polls in June to elect a Prime Minister. Mrs May said that Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the triggering of Article 50 to leave the European Union. The Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said that he…
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Who will The Queen appoint as Prime Minister in June?

Theresa May has announced that she will call a snap General Election for June 8th in which the British public will go the polls and vote for a new government. The current Prime Minister will stand in the election as leader of the Conservative Party – but there are also many other candidates. Theresa May – Conservatives Theresa May, who has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for…
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