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Summer is given the go-ahead for The Queen as she and Prince Philip prepare to leave Windsor for Balmoral

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are preparing to leave Windsor Castle next month to begin their annual summer holiday in Scotland. Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will be joined by their large ‘bubble’ of aides and associates who will be quarantined in Balmoral Castle alongside the monarch. The Sunday Times reports that The Queen is expected to leave for Scotland in early…
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The Queen's loving nod to Prince Philip on his 99th birthday

He’s been at her side for over seven decades and as the Duke of Edinburgh marks his 99th birthday, the Queen added a special tribute to the celebratory photograph. For the picture, taken at Windsor Castle, Her Majesty wore the Cullinan V brooch with its famous heart shaped diamond. The brooch is one of the Queen’s favourite pieces. It’s been part of her collection since 1953…
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Prince Philip: 99 years of collecting the weird and the bizarre

Somewhere behind the closed doors of the Royal Residences lays the Duke of Edingburgh’s vast and unusual collections. Prince Philip has had 99-years to build his collections, and without a doubt, he has some of the very best in the world. As a child, the Duke recalled first collecting penknives. Fast forward nine decades and Philip now collects art as well as political cartoons that appear…
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Happy Birthday Prince Philip! Here are 99 facts about the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh

1. The Duke of Edinburgh was born as Prince Philip of Greece at his parents’ house ‘Mon Repos’ on the island of Corfu, on 10 June 1921. The house had been the country residence of the British High Commissioner for the Ionian Islands. The family was forced to leave Corfu when the Greek Royal Family was exiled on 3 December 1922, when he was just 18 months old. 2. The Duke is the youngest…
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