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The Queen carries out first public engagement since returning to London

The Queen met some special young patients when she returned to work Wednesday, officially opening the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Wearing a vibrant purple coat and matching hat, Her Majesty was in excellent form as she toured the new specialist facility, which brought the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital together under one roof.
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The Queen's week in pictures

The Queen marked the 68th anniversary of her accession this week. But while the day itself is always spent quietly and privately at Sandringham House, the place where her beloved father died on February 6th 1952, the royal diary is picking up pace. Elizabeth II, just days away from becoming the fourth longest reigning monarch in recorded history, carried out a series of engagements through the…
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The Queen marks 68 years on the throne

The Queen ascended the throne 68 years ago today. She will mark the day, which is also the anniversary of her father’s death, privately at Sandringham in Norfolk. Elizabeth II’s reign began at some point in the early hours of February 6th 1952 when King George VI…
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The Queen's poignant visit on eve of special anniversary

The Queen has followed in her father’s footsteps as she visited a building on the Sandringham estate, seven decades after King George VI declared the original version open. And her time at Wolferton Pumping Station in Norfolk came just hours before the anniversary of his death and her own accession. The Pumping Station was designed to allow the marsh in which it sits to be drained, dried…
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The Queen: "Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family"

The Queen has said the Sussexes will always be much loved members of her family. In a statement released on Saturday evening, the 93-year-old monarch thanked Harry & Meghan for their work and dedication as they plan to bow out as working royals. The Queen’s statement in full: “Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we…
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