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Queen Elizabeth attends reception for RAF

The Queen attended a Royal Air Force reception in Edinburgh on the evening of the 3rd of July. Squadron 603, otherwise known as the City of Edinburgh Squadron was being granted the Freedom of the City. Freedom of the City of Edinburgh is the highest honour the city can grant to people and is given to those who are “held in the highest esteem.” The squadron was originally a light bomber…
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Buckingham Palace is hiring more house keepers

Have you ever wanted to work for the Queen at Buckingham Palace? Well, now might be your chance. The Queen is hiring maids to join her existing team of housekeeping assistants at the Palace in London. Those hired will be responsible for cleaning the Palace, chauffeuring the royals around, doing their laundry and groceries, and caring for the household pets. A salary has not been published, but a…
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The Queen's Coronation in numbers

Today is the 65th anniversary of the coronation of The Queen. On 2 June 1953, Queen Elizabeth who succeded her father on 6 February 1952, held her coronation in which she was sworn in as Sovereign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan…
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What is Trooping the Colour?

The majority of Brits will have heard of Trooping the Colour, but many do not understand what it actually is, why it takes place and who it involves. With the celebration taking place on 9th June, let us explain everything you need to know. The first thing you ought to know is that Trooping the Colour is the Queen’s birthday parade and it involves regiments of the British and Commonwealth…
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The Queen to have private meeting with the Prime Minister of India

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to have private meetings with The Queen and UK Prime Minister Theresa May during his visit to the UK for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Narendra Modi and 52 other heads of government are due to arrive for the meetings in London and Windsor which take place from the 16th April until the 20th April. This is when the UK will…
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