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Queen Elizabeth's last State Visit to France

As the King and Queen are getting ready to depart for their double European State visits to France and Germany, they will undoubtedly have in mind that the two countries were the last two state visits that Queen Elizabeth II made, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh. Germany also ended up being the late monarch’s last State Visit, but the 2014 trip to France still holds a special…
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Queen Elizabeth is the "nation's leading star" at BAFTAs

Led by Dame Helen Mirren, the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) honoured the late Queen Elizabeth II. Mirren gave a moving tribute to the late monarch during the ceremony, calling her the “nation’s leading star.” Mirren said: “BAFTA’s relationship with Her Majesty was longstanding, and BAFTA would not be what it is today without her loyal support. In 1953, her…
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The time The Queen accidentally stepped on The King of Norway's foot

Queen Elizabeth II was at Westminster Abbey for Princess Alexandra’s 1963 wedding to Alexander Ogilvy and had a bit of a run-in with another monarch. Footage from Princess Alexandra’s wedding on 24 April 1963 shows The Queen accidentally standing on King Olav V of Norway’s foot before quickly realising what she had done. King Olav flinched when Her Majesty stepped on him.
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