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First Details of 2022 Commonwealth Day events revealed

The first details for the 2022 Commonwealth Day programme have been announced. Shared on the official Commonwealth Twitter account and website, Commonwealth Day 2022 will be celebrated on Monday 14 March 2022 with both an in-person service at Westminster Abbey and virtual events. “Given that it is Her Majesty’s Jubilee Year, there will be a special focus on the role service…
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NEW: The Queen overruled Prime Minister Boris Johnson to 'set an example'

The Queen overruled plans for Boris Johnson to allow more than 30 mourners to attend the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh because she wanted to ‘set an example. According to Private Eye, Downing Street asked Buckingham Palace if they would accept a temporary easing of restrictions which would have allowed more mourners to attend Prince Philip’s funeral than was permitted by the…
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Supporters of a British Republic seek to douse The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Campaigners aiming for the abolition of the monarchy in the United Kingdom say they will launch a campaign to become a republic in the run-up to celebrations to mark Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne. The 95-year-old Queen is the world’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch. Her Majesty ascended to the throne on 6 February 1952 after her father, King George VI died. With her…
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The Queen marks major health anniversary with special message

On the 100th anniversary of the first successful treatment with insulin, The Queen is marking the anniversary with a special message. In a statement, Her Majesty said: “On the 100th anniversary of the first successful treatment with insulin, I send my warmest good wishes to all those living with and affected by diabetes. “This milestone provides an opportunity to celebrate this…
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