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Queen Pulls Out Of Westminster Abbey Service With Continuing Gastroenteritis

Her Majesty The Queen has been forced to cancel attending a Westminster Abbey church service today after symptoms of gastroenteritis have continued, despite hospital treatment last week and the assurance that Her Majesty would be fit enough to attend today’s commonwealth themed church service. Instead, the Duke of Edinburgh is attending the service on his own whilst the Queen recovers at…
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Will The Queen's Visit To Rome Be Rearranged?

Today and tomorrow, Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh were supposed to be on a two-day trip to Rome. With Her Majesty’s health problem last week, the trip was presumed cancelled upon Her Majesty’s non-attendance at St…
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Queen Admitted To Hospital With Gastroenteritis

Her Majesty The Queen has been admitted to King Edward VII Hosptial with extended symptoms of gastroenteritis. Her Majesty has been admitted to hospital for the first time in 10 years today. The Queen’s trip to Rome has now been fully cancelled as have all other engagements. Her Majesty was driven to hospital in a private car, not an ambulance and according to the BBC’s Peter Hunt…
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Queen Awards Rare Honour Of 'Regius Professor'

Queen Elizabeth II has conferred a very special and extremely rare honour on 12 people to mark the occasion of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee. Receiving the title of Regius Professor is a rare honour, designed to reflect an exceptionally high standard of teaching and…
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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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