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Book about Her Majesty's wedding gown wins Jewish Canadian literary award

Princess Elizabeth’s wedding gown was one of the most talked-about outfits of 1947, and a novel about the making of this historic dress has just won a literary award. The Gown by Jennifer Robson was announced as one of the winners of the fifth annual Canadian Jewish Literary Awards. The book, which is being honoured in the fiction category, tells the story of the women behind the future…
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Her Majesty's colourful wardrobe examined in "Our Rainbow Queen"

Did you know that The Queen’s heels are precisely 2.25 inches high, or that she wears one shoulder pad so she’ll look more symmetrical? These and other facts about Her Majesty’s vibrant fashion choices are revealed in Our Rainbow Queen: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and Her Colorful Wardrobe. The book, by British journalist Sali Hughes, was released this spring in the UK but…
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Boris Johnson phones The Queen from New York

The Prime Minister has phoned The Queen from New York following the Supreme Court’s verdict that he presented Her Majesty with unlawful advice. A Number 10 spokesperson refused to say whether or not Mr Johnson apologised to the monarch for the embarrassment of the void prorogation of parliament. Downing Street said: “We never discuss conversations between the Prime Minister and…
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BREAKING: The Supreme Court unanimously rules that Boris Johnson misled The Queen over prorogation

The highest court in the land has unanimously ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled The Queen over the prorogation of Parliament. This means Her Majesty acted upon unlawful advice earlier this month when she prorogued Parliament for five weeks in anticipation of a Queen’s speech. In actual fact, the Supreme Court has ruled that the real reason for suspending Parliament was for…
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