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The Queen's Derby hopeful Reach For The Moon finishes 2nd in the Champagne Stakes

The Queen’s horse, Reach For The Moon, finished a close second in one of the most prestigious races in the two-year-old calendar on Saturday at Doncaster racecourse. The homebred two-year-old colt was beaten in the Group 2 Champagne Stakes by just a head. In a thrilling three-way finish, rival Bayside Boy just managed to get the better of Her Majesty’s horse, with Twilight Jet…
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The historic milestone the Queen will pass just days before the Platinum Jubilee weekend

The date is set, the bunting is being dusted down and plans for the Platinum Jubilee of Elizabeth II are well under way. Between June 2nd and 5th 2021, The Queen will take centre stage in a series of events marking her 70 year long reign. She is the first British Monarch to reach that milestone but just days before the celebrations take place, she will achieve another landmark. For in May 2022…
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Portrait of Queen 'looking like a corgi' to feature in Lucien Freud Exhibition

The Queen is one of the most popular portrait subjects across the world. However, portraits of Her Majesty are often scrutinised far more than anyone else’s. Lucien Freud’s 2001 portrait of her, “Queen Elizabeth II”, is one of the most divisive royal portraits, and twenty years on is still spurring discussion. It will be going on display at the National Gallery in late 2022.  Freud…
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First major events of The Queen's autumn revealed

The Queen will oversee the opening of new sessions of both the Scottish and Welsh parliaments in the coming weeks as she begins to increase her public engagements. The visits to the Scottish Parliament and the Senedd are part of a string of duties lined up for the Monarch…
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Royal tour fashion favourites: The Queen travels the Commonwealth, 1953-1954

Royal tours are always a source of excitement, not just for the interesting locales and fun engagements, but the stand-out style moments. This summer, Royal Central is looking back at some of the best tour fashion moments from over the years. The most epic of royal tours spanned six months, 13 countries, and more than 40,000 miles in an attempt to introduce the new Queen Elizabeth II to the…
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