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The Queen’s secret handbag code revealed

Did you know that The Queen has a secret handbag code for getting out of tricky situations? When Queen Elizabeth is finished talking to a guest, all she has to do is move her handbag from one arm to another; this signals to her aides, who come in and end the conversation. If the conversation is particularly awful, all she has to do is put the bag on the ground or spin her wedding ring. This…
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The Queen's message of support for Duchess of Cambridge

The Queen has released a message of support for the Hold Still photographic exhibition curated by her granddaughter-in-law, The Duchess of Cambridge. In her letter, released early Monday morning, The Queen wrote that she was inspired by the project and the resilience of the British people who have been living through the difficulties of a global pandemic. The Queen’s message…
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September's most memorable royal moments

As we begin another month, Royal Central takes a look at some of September’s most memorable royal moments: 1 September 1878: On this day in 1878, Princess Alexandra of Saxe Coburg and Gotha was born in Germany to Prince Alfred, Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. The Princess went on to have three children with her husband Ernst II and died in…
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The Queen's great sadness after three people die in a train crash close to Balmoral Castle

The Queen has expressed her sadness and condolences after three people died after a train derailed just a short distance from where she is in residence at Balmoral Castle. A major incident was declared on Wednesday the incident which occurred near Stonehaven, just an hour’s drive from Balmoral. Three people, including the driver, had died with six people being taken to hospital. In…
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