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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge unveil new portrait of The Queen

<![CDATA[The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have unveiled a new portrait of Her Majesty The Queen at a State Reception held in their honour at Government House in Wellington today. The Duke and Duchess entered the room to rounds of applause and trumpets playing God Save The Queen, which is still the Royal National Anthem in New Zealand. The Duke gave a speech to the reception, in which he said…
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The Queen meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

<![CDATA[The Queen met Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday afternoon at the Vatican during the Queen's one day visit to Rome. Historic meeting between the Queen & Pope Francis from Sun snapper @arthurJedwards via @SunNewsdesk pic.twitter.com/a57k0hSJi7 — British Royals (@britishroyals) April 3, 2014 The Queen and the Pope spoke together in private for 17 minutes, and…
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Irish State Visit Itinerary announced

<![CDATA[Buckingham Palace has today released the programme for the forthcoming Irish State Visit. The programme confirms what the Irish President will be doing on his four day visit of the UK. The Queen will host the President of Ireland, Mr Michael D Higgins and his…
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Prince William to join Queen and Prince Philip at Windsor Greys statue unveiling

<![CDATA[A statue of a pair of The Queen’s Windsor Greys horses installed on the roundabout, at the Albert & Kings road junction adjoining the Long Walk at Windsor Castle will be unveiled by Her Majesty, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke of Cambridge on 31st March. Led by Rosemary Ussher, a group of Windsor residents raised £200,000 to fund the construction and installation a statue of…
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Jubilee singer Katherine Jenkins presented with OBE

<![CDATA[Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, a favourite of Her Majesty's, who was awarded an OBE earlier this year, was presented with her OBE by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace today. The 33-year-old received the OBE in The New Year’s Honours…
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The Queen writes to schoolgirl who was troubled by murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby

<![CDATA[ This week, a young girl with compassion for a stranger’s tragedy received a priceless response to her efforts from Her Majesty The Queen. In May of 2013, Fusilier Lee Rigby was brutally murdered after being chased down by two men in a car and was then stabbed and beaten to death. Immediately following the crime, the men responsible proclaimed that the act was meant to avenge Muslims…
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