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Queen Of Netherlands To Abdicate - Could Queen Elizabeth II Follow Suit?

I’m sure you’ve all heard the news about Her Majesty The Queen Of The Netherlands’s plan to abdicate from the throne. In the Netherlands, this is more-or-less common practise for the Sovereign to abdicate from the throne in old age. In light of this announcement from the Queen of the Netherlands, it really does beg the question – would Queen Elizabeth II ever do such a…
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Banned Portrait Of The Queen Goes On Display After 60 Years

A portrait banned by Buckingham Palace for 60 years for looking nothing like The Queen has now gone on display at St George’s Hall in Liverpool. The portrait, by John Napper features a likeness of someone who even he conceded doesn’t look like The Queen! The portrait has spent the last 6 decades locked away in council vaults until now. This work comes to light shortly after Paul…
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Her Majesty's Message To USA: Newtown Shootings

Her Majesty The Queen offered her condolences to the United States Of America on Friday in response to the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut in a special message to The President. To President Obama I have been deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the dreadful loss of life today in Newtown, Connecticut; particularly the news that so many of the dead are children. Prince Philip…
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A History Of The Queen's Christmas Message

No Christmas day would be complete without the Queen’s Message, broadcasted to the whole Commonwealth of Nations and which has become as traditional as the decorated fir and the filled stocking. Many times and from disparate soureces it has been underlined how the…