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The Countess of Wessex supports The Duchess of Cambridge's photo project

The Countess of Wessex submitted a photograph to her niece-in-law, The Duchess of Cambridge’s COVID-19 photography project, Hold Still, on Thursday. In the snap, Sophie captured a fellow volunteer, Ali, who was helping package meals at the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking, Surrey, last month ahead of Eid. View this post on Instagram 📦Packed with love . As…
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The Duchess of Sussex speaks out on George Floyd: ''the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing''

The Duchess of Sussex has told high school students that they can make a difference as she spoke about the death of George Floyd. In a message to the virtual graduation ceremony at her former school, the Duchess of Sussex said that she had thought long and hard about whether to address the issue before adding ”I realised the only wrong thing to say is to say nothing.” Meghan was…
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Can The Queen really retake control of the United States of America?

While there have in the past been such colourful, and funny at times, suggestions, that The Queen could retake control of America, the fact is that the United States has been an independent country for 240 years. America adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, ending 442 days of conflict and 169 years of English, Scottish and, later, British control over its territories, where 85 per cent…
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The Coronation of Elizabeth II: a symbolic bouquet

The Coronation of The Queen, on June 2nd 1953 at Westminster Abbey, was hailed as the start of a new Elizabethan Age. The Monarch’s Coronation dress, created by Norman Hartnell, was a masterpiece of symbolism that has become an historic artefact. But there was just as much significance in the bouquet of flowers carried by Elizabeth II on the day she was crowned Queen. While the famous…
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