Queen Elizabeth II

A delighted Queen attends the Chelsea Flower Show in a buggy as she is driven around the gardens

There were scenes of delight in London on Monday afternoon after The Queen attended the RHS Chelsea Flower Show with members of her family. There was uncertainty over whether she would attend this year’s horticultural extravaganza with the 96-year-old monarch continuing to experience episodic mobility problems. The Queen arrived at the show shortly before 6pm and was driven around the…
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The Commonwealth Walkway, Canada's tribute to The Queen in her Platinum Jubilee Year

While the Canadian Federal government has made relatively few announcements or plans to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, individual provinces are planning their own commemorations. Newfoundland and Labrador have announced the Commemorative Commonwealth Walkway in honour of the Platinum Jubilee. It is a 1km walkway on the grounds of Government House in St. John’s. The grounds are…
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Milestones of a Monarch: the Montreal Olympics

The Queen found herself in a unique position in the summer of 1976: she was both the head of state responsible for officially opening the Summer Olympic Games in Montreal and the mother of an Olympic competitor who would be looking to medal. The entire Royal Family showed up for the Montreal Olympics: the competitor, Princess Anne; The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh (then-head of the…
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The Queen delights the nation as she jokes about missing the State Opening Of Parliament at Jubilee celebrations

There were many humorous moments at the Royal Windsor Horse Show’s gala evening on Sunday which was attended by Her Majesty The Queen. Being the first major event of the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee, The Queen was keen to attend, especially as the show featured her favourite animals – horses. As the proceedings came to an end, the show’s presenter, Omid Dijalli, thanked…
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