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The Queen is hiring a new helicopter pilot for her family

The Queen is on the search for a new helicopter pilot after a job advertisement was posted on The Royal Family’s official website. The successful applicant will be expected to fly Her Majesty and other members of The Royal Family as they conduct their official business. A permanent full-time position based at RAF Odiham is on offer with an unspecified competitive salary. The…
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5 reasons why Queen Elizabeth II will not abdicate

For many years now it has been apparent that Prince Charles has been stepping up his duties as The Queen reduces her own. This is a sure sign that Prince Charles is preparing for the role that he will one day fulfil, though not just yet. To completely dispel any idea that…
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The Queen is back to work just days after returning to London

The Queen is back to work just days after returning to London from her Christmas break in Sandringham. On Thursday, The Queen held audiences with newly-appointed Ambassadors to the Court of St James’s. Among her guests were His Excellency Mr Abderrahmane Benguerrah, Ambassador from the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria. His Excellency Mr Adrei Kelin, Ambassador from…
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The Queen's week in pictures

The Queen marked the 68th anniversary of her accession this week. But while the day itself is always spent quietly and privately at Sandringham House, the place where her beloved father died on February 6th 1952, the royal diary is picking up pace. Elizabeth II, just days…
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80% of people living in the UK have only ever known one monarch – Queen Elizabeth II

As The Queen begins her 69th year on the throne, it is perhaps unsurprising that 80% of UK residents have only ever known one monarch – Elizabeth II. The then Princess Elizabeth ascended the throne on February 6, 1952, upon the death of her father, King George VI. According to the Office for National Statistics, 12 million British residents were alive when King George died and Elizabeth…
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The Queen marks 68 years on the throne

The Queen ascended the throne 68 years ago today. She will mark the day, which is also the anniversary of her father’s death, privately at Sandringham in Norfolk. Elizabeth II’s reign began at some point in the early hours of February 6th 1952 when King George VI…
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The Royal Mint to release a double-sided Queen coin

Queen fans and…Queen…fans rejoice! The Royal Mint has released a new £5 coin commemorating the legendary rock band, as part of its new Music Legends collection, featuring two queens on either side. The double-sided Queen coin is the first in the Music Legends collection, which will pay “tribute to the bands and artists whose attitude, sounds and look came to define each passing…
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