British RoyalsThe Queen

King George III and the royal bargain for Buckingham Palace

<![CDATA[One of the most famous landmarks in the country, Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch in London. The former home of The Duke of Buckingham, it was bought by the Hanoverian King George III for his wife, Queen Charlotte, in 1762, with deeds being completed in 1763. Though The King did not stay at the Palace, which came to be known as the 'Queen's…
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FeaturesThe Queen

Her Majesty's prime ministers

<![CDATA[Milk cost 2p a pint; meat and sugar were still rationed and the average house price was £1891. The year was 1952 and on the 6th February that year, Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, ascended the throne as Queen Elizabeth II. 62 years later and our Queen is still going strong and, unbelievably, is on her twelfth prime minister. So here, in this series…
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State & CeremonialThe Queen

Queen awards first GBE to Indian since 1950

<![CDATA[On Monday, Ratan Tata became the first Indian to be awarded an honorary KBE (Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire) in over half a century. The honour was bestowed upon him by The Queen on the advice of Her Majesty's Government. Ratan Tata is the Chairman emeritus of the Tata Group, an Indian multi-national company. In the past, the UK has benefited from inward…
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Royal Family’s WW1 commemoration events announced

<![CDATA[Events to be attended by members of the Royal Family as part of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the First World War were announced by Buckingham Palace today, with all senior members of the Royal Family taking part in remembrance activities. The Queen will attend a mass of commemoration at Crathie Kirk. Crathie Kirk is a Church of Scotland parish church in the Scottish…
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