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The Queen's National Addresses: Moments of History

The Queen is set to address the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth on Sunday evening as the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect millions of lives around the world. When she speaks on Sunday evening, it will be only the fifth time that Her Majesty has made a televised address outside of her annual Christmas message. While three were messages in times of conflict and mourning, one was…
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Buckingham Palace issues update on The Queen's health

Following the news that Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, Buckingham Palace has issued a brief update on The Queen’s health. A palace spokesperson said that the 93-year-old monarch “remains in good health”. The palace added that Her Majesty last saw the Prime Minister on March 11 – a day before she last saw the Prince of Wales who also has…
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Buckingham Palace releases photo of The Queen working from home as she speaks with the PM over the phone

Buckingham Palace has released an extremely rare image of The Queen conducting her weekly audience with the Prime Minister. Speaking to Boris Johnson over the telephone, Her Majesty is pictured at her desk in Windsor Castle as she continues to work from home. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, The Queen’s audiences with the Prime Minister are to be held over the telephone for the…
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The Queen "remains in good health"

Buckingham Palace has said that The Queen “remains in good health” following the news that her eldest son, the Prince f Wales, tested positive for coronavirus. Her Majesty last saw Prince Charles on 12 March, meaning there is no risk that he passed the highly…
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Buckingham Palace aide tested positive for coronavirus while The Queen was in residence

It has emerged that a member of Buckingham Palace staff tested positive for coronavirus while The Queen was still in residence. It is not known what responsibilities the affected staff member holds at the palace, or how close they would have been to the 93-year-old monarch. According to The Sun on Sunday, the aide fell ill early last week, and has since been confirmed as having the highly…
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