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Royal Wednesday: Queen opens Commonwealth games

<![CDATA[Upon their arrival on Wednesday at Glasgow Central Station, The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh headed to the official opening of the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Her Majesty and Prince Philip were joined by Charles and Camilla at a reception to mark the opening of the Games. Also attending were the Earl of Wessex, who is vice patron of the Commonwealth Games Federation, and The Countess of…
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Prince Edward and Countess of Wessex attend Church of Scotland's annual gathering

<![CDATA[This week is the general assembly week, the annual gathering of the Church of Scotland, which will see decisions made on matters of church policy and governance, with Her Majesty The Queen is being represented by Prince Edward for the week. The issues will be debated by around 730 Commissioners drawn from congregations across Scotland and beyond. Decisions made can have an historic…
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Family photo released to mark Prince Edward's 50th birthday

<![CDATA[A family photo of the Earl and Countess of Wessex with their two children Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn has been released by Buckingham Palace today to mark the Earl's 50th birthday. The photograph was taken by Millie Pilkington (the same photographer who took the personal photographs of the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2011) in the dining room at…
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Prince Edward pulls out of attending Sochi Paralympics

<![CDATA[In light of the recent conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Prince Edward has cancelled his visit to Sochi, where he had planned to attend the 2014 Winter Paralympics. Buckingham Palace has said that, on the advice of Her Majesty's Government, the Earl of…
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Prince Edward appointed Lord High Commissioner for 2014

<![CDATA[Prince Edward has been appointed ‘Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland’ for 2014, Royal Central has learnt. The appointment, though only active for one week (General Assembly week) in Scotland, will involve Prince Edward sitting in the assembly as The Queen’s representative, reporting back to Her Majesty what has been said during…
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