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#OnThisDay: Queen Elizabeth II was born

Today marks the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty will be celebrating turning 94 at Windsor. Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born in London on 21 April 1926, the first child of Albert and Elizabeth, then Duke and Duchess of York. When Elizabeth’s uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated the throne in December 1936, his brother and Elizabeth’s father became King…
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The Queen records historic message to mark the Easter weekend

Her Majesty The Queen has recorded her first ever Easter message, telling the nation that “coronavirus will not overcome us”. The message was recorded at Windsor Castle on Good Friday. The video shows a candle bringing light to an altar while the Queen can only be heard. She says, “Many religions have festivals which celebrate light overcoming darkness. Such occasions are…
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The Queen marks #WorldHealthDay with humble words for medical teams

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to all healthcare professionals across the Commonwealth and around the world for World Health Day. “On the occasion of World Health Day, I want to thank all those working in the healthcare profession for your selfless commitment and diligence as you undertake vitally important roles to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of people across…
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BREAKING: Downing Street keeping The Queen informed on Boris Johnson's condition

Downing Street is providing constant updates to The Queen on the condition of her Prime Minister after he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. Boris Johnson was taken to ICU on Monday evening after his symptoms worsened. A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said: “Her Majesty has been kept informed by No 10” While the Prime Minister is out of action, it is the Cabinet’s…
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