Queen Elizabeth IIState & Ceremonial

Queen awards first GBE to Indian since 1950

<![CDATA[On Monday, Ratan Tata became the first Indian to be awarded an honorary KBE (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire) in over half a century. The honour was bestowed upon him by The Queen on the advice of Her Majesty's Government. Ratan Tata is the Chairman emeritus of the Tata Group, an Indian multi-national company. In the past, the UK has benefited from inward…
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Royal Family’s WW1 commemoration events announced

<![CDATA[Events to be attended by members of the Royal Family as part of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the First World War were announced by Buckingham Palace today, with all senior members of the Royal Family taking part in remembrance activities. The Queen will attend a mass of commemoration at Crathie Kirk. Crathie Kirk is a Church of Scotland parish church in the Scottish…
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Queen Elizabeth II

New photograph released ahead of Queen's 88th birthday

<![CDATA[A new photograph has been released today of Her Majesty The Queen in advance of her 88th birthday tomorrow. The photograph, taken by one of the most renowned English photographers David Bailey, was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and was especially commissioned on behalf of the British Government’s GREAT Britain campaign. The Queen celebrates her 88th birthday tomorrow, on…
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The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh give Irish President tour through Windsor Castle

<![CDATA[Today was a historic one in terms of the relationship between the United Kingdom and Ireland – it marked the first ever official state visit to Britain by Irish President Michael D Higgins. The visit began with Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh greeting President Higgins and his wife, Mrs Sabina Higgins, at Windsor and Eton Riverside Railway…
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