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The Queen's role in Australian political row revealed

It’s been the subject of debate for decades but now the Queen’s real role in a political event that rocked Australia have been revealed. Letters just released confirm that Elizabeth II had no advance knowledge of the sacking of the country’s Prime Minister by her Governor General in 1975. The letters had been kept secret for over forty years but were finally made public…
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Ten royals who have presented the trophies at Wimbledon

By rights we should all be settling down to watch the finals at Wimbledon this weekend. And while the tennis is always top notch, there’s as much fun in spotting who’s who in the crowd and enjoying the royal turnout. It simply wouldn’t be Wimbledon if there wasn’t a Windsor on hand to hand over the trophies. This year, we have to make do with memories as the…
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The Crown to extend to six seasons

Netflix will run a sixth and final season of its hit show, The Crown, announcing the news on Thursday after the show’s creator, Peter Morgan, changed his mind about ending it with a fifth season. The popular Netflix show has followed the reign of Queen Elizabeth II for…
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Musicians entertaining hospital patients enjoy support of Duchess of Gloucester

The Duchess of Gloucester telephoned one of her musical patronages this week, chatting with them about how they’ve adapted their live performance model during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Duchess of Gloucester spoke on the phone with representatives at Music in Hospitals & Care, and the charity posted on its Facebook page, “It was a joy to speak to our patron HRH The Duchess of Gloucester…
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Windsor Castle set to welcome back visitors

Starting 23 July, guests can once again tour Royal Collection Trust castles, palaces, and galleries as Windsor Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, and TheQueen’s Galleries in London and Edinburgh re-open to the public. The castle and other Royal Collection Trust properties have been closed since 21 March due to the coronavirus pandemic and will open…
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