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King Willem-Alexander to be installed in the Most Noble Order of the Garter

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will visit Windsor on 17 and 18 June. On Monday 17, June King Willem-Alexander will be installed in the Most Noble Order of the Garter as a supernumerary Knight. He was appointed to the Order in October 2018 during a State Visit from the Netherlands to the United Kingdom. The King’s mother Princess Beatrix was appointed to the…
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Trump's gift to The Queen revealed

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, as is tradition, presented Her Majesty a gift as part of the state visit that commenced on 3 June. The Trumps gave The Queen a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany & Co. The gift, carefully selected by the First…
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The Queen shows President Trump the Declaration of Independence and other treasures

Her Majesty The Queen showed US President Donald Trump one of the first copies of the Declaration of Independence – signed on 4 July 1776 – in which the Thirteen American Colonies announced their independence from the Crown. On the throne at the time was King George III, who was Queen Elizabeth II’s great-great-great-great grandfather. The specific copy shown to the President was…
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Michelle Obama: "Yikes! Sorry guys!" on breaking 'protocol' meeting The Queen

A beloved figure by many on both sides of the Atlantic, former US First Lady Michelle Obama recently commented on the time she ‘broke protocol’ when she first met The Queen in 2009 – her first year as First Lady. When she and President Obama travelled to Buckingham Palace a few months after the President was inaugurated, Michelle greeted The Queen and put her arm around her for a…
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The Queen sends message to Prince Philip's car crash victim

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to Emma Fairweather, one of the people in the Kia that crashed with Prince Philip’s Land Rover last week on the A149 near the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Ms Fairweather, who suffered a broken wrist as a result of the accident, exclusively revealed to the Mirror that Her Majesty reached out to her via her most trusted lady-in-waiting, Mary…
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