State & Ceremonial

Queen sends her 'thoughts and prayers' to Glasgow helicopter crash victims

The Queen has sent a message of support to the victims of the Glasgow police helicopter crash. A police helicopter carrying three people crashed into a pub in the city centre on Friday evening, killing those on board and five inside the pub. Scottish police confirmed a further 14 people are being treated for “very serious injuries” in several hospitals across Glasgow. The 87-year-old…
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State & Ceremonial

Queen welcomes the President of South Korea to UK

Her Majesty The Queen, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family have formally welcomed Her Excellency Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea to the United Kingdom on a state visit, at Horse Guards Parade this morning. The ceremonial welcome began when The Duke of York accompanied Her Excellency to Horse Guards Parade where she inspected a Guard of…
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State & Ceremonial

Prince William to hold first investiture on behalf of The Queen

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge is to hold his first investiture on Thursday at Buckingham Palace on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, it has been reported. The Duke, who recently quit the RAF to pursue causes of his own, was confirmed in September to be taking on more duties which does include performing investitures, a duty he will one day perform frequently as King, in addition to…
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State & Ceremonial

Queen invites Malala Yousafzai to Buckingham Palace

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who survived being shot by the Taliban, has been invited to Buckingham Palace by the Queen. Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls education. The Queen is reportedly impressed by Malala’s bravery and has been closely following her progress in Birmingam Hospital, showing keen interest in her recovery. Malala has been…
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