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Plans For Events Marking 60th Anniversary Of Queen's Coronation Announced

Buckingham Palace has announced a short series of events that will mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 60th anniversary of her coronation, back on 2nd June 1953. It will be nothing like the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, in terms of magnitude and number of engagements and plans do not extend much further than a simple service. The Buckingham Palace press announcement says that the 60th anniversary…
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The Queen And Prince Charles 'Veto' Laws

It has emerged that Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Prince Of Wales are using their legal power to veto (halt) bills in Parliament more than was originally thought, according to a new Whitehall document released recently.  At least 39 bills have been subject to Royal approval, with the senior royals using their power to consent or block new laws in areas such as higher education…
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Her Majesty's Message To USA: Newtown Shootings

Her Majesty The Queen offered her condolences to the United States Of America on Friday in response to the mass shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut in a special message to The President. To President Obama I have been deeply shocked and saddened to learn of the…
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A History Of The Queen's Christmas Message

No Christmas day would be complete without the Queen’s Message, broadcasted to the whole Commonwealth of Nations and which has become as traditional as the decorated fir and the filled stocking. Many times and from disparate soureces it has been underlined how the British Monarchy represents and assures a fundamental sense of continuity: the Royal Christmas Broadcast is probably the epitome…
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