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Queen and Prince Philip set for 21st visit to Northern Ireland

<![CDATA[The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh will visit Northern Ireland from Monday 23rd June to Wednesday 25th June 2014. Monday 23rd June 2014 On Monday, The Queen and Prince Philip will arrive at George Best Belfast City Airport. The first engagement of the day will see The Queen arrive at Hillsborough Castle and will have an Audience with the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, First…
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Royal Ascot begins

<![CDATA[One of Europe's most famous racing meetings got underway earlier today. Royal Ascot, which is attended by over a quarter of a million people, began with the royal procession along the racecourse. On the first day of the races, Her Majesty The Queen was…
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D-Day veteran meets comrade Prince Philip and The Queen

<![CDATA[A D-Day veteran from Norfolk was proud to meet Her Majesty The Queen at the 70th anniversary commemorations in Normandy last week. He was even more thrilled when he was introduced to an old comrade, The Duke of Edinburgh. Len Bloomfield, a 92 year old former Royal Marine, served on HMS Mauritius in June 1944 where he was Captain of a four inch gun crew tasked with the mission of…
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Queen's horse Estimate 'ready' for Gold Cup glory

<![CDATA[The Queen's horse Estimate is looking to make history again by winning the Royal Ascot Gold Cup two years in a row. Last year, the Queen became the first reigning monarch to own the winner of the prestigious race. Speaking of Estimate, trainer Michael Stoute said “she’s made some progress in the last month. The Gold Cup’s a tough assignment this year, but I…
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The Queen and family attend Epsom Derby after busy visit to France

<![CDATA[After her three day state visit to France, which included commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Her Majesty The Queen made the ‘Derby Dash’ back to the Epsom Downs Racecourse to see Australia win the Investec Derby. Her Majesty was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra The Honourable Lady Ogilvy as…
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