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The Queen honours World War I volunteers

<![CDATA[The Queen honoured First World War volunteers today, on the 100th anniversary of the assassination which helped spark the conflict. Her Majesty was joined by The Duke of Edinburgh, The Earl of Wessex, Prince Michael of Kent and Princess Alexandra for the solemn drumhead service at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. The ceremony included a march by reservists accompanied by the…
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Monarchy cost each person 56p last year

<![CDATA[The annual Sovereign Grant report – the report on the Monarchy's public finances in the last year – was published today, showing in Monarchy's expenditure was £35.7 million for the year 2013-2014. The Sovereign Grant, which covers…
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The Queen and Prince Philip go to market, lunch and a garden party

<![CDATA[After Her Majesty and Prince Philip's visit to Titanic Quarter and their tour of the Game of Thrones set, they stopped to visit St George’s Market. Greeted by Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP, Councillor Nichola Mallon, Lord Mayor of Belfast, they were given an overview and tour of ‘The Best of Belfast’ specialty market, viewing many exhibits such as handmade Linen products and…
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The Queen and Prince Philip: Northern Ireland day one

<![CDATA[The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh arrived at Belfast City Airport. On arrival they were met by Dame Mary Peters, Lord Lieutenant of the County Borough of Belfast and Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and the Chief Executive of Belfast City Airport. The Royal party made its way to Her Majesty’s Official Residence in Northern Ireland – Hillsborough…
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Royal Ascot begins

<![CDATA[One of Europe's most famous racing meetings got underway earlier today. Royal Ascot, which is attended by over a quarter of a million people, began with the royal procession along the racecourse. On the first day of the races, Her Majesty The Queen was joined by Prince Harry, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of a Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by Princess…
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