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Prince Philip's retirement means younger royals need to step up

With yesterday’s announcement from Buckingham Palace that Prince Philip will be retiring from his public role this autumn, talk has quickly turned to what this means for the rest of the family. With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge already planning to relocate to London full-time this fall, the time has clearly come for the younger generations to increasing their contribution to supporting The…
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The Queen appoints Scottish minister as personal chaplain

Her Majesty The Queen has appointed a new personal chaplain; Rev George Cowie of South Holburn Church joins her household as Chaplain-in-Ordinary. He is a minister of the Church of Scotland. Cowie is 53 and has been a church minister for 26 years. He will hold this position until the age of 70. Cowie is one of ten personal chaplains in Scotland. This position is today, mostly ceremonial, but dates…
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The Queen sends message of condolence to the widow of Martin McGuinness

The Queen has sent a private message of condolence to the widow of Martin McGuinness, after the former IRA leader passed away early today morning. Mr McGuinness was 66 years-old, and died in his sleep after suffering from a rare heart condition. Shortly after his death, Sinn Fein, a republican political party in Ireland, issued a statement saying: “It is with deep regret and sadness that we…
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Queen Elizabeth may meet the first woman in space

During her 60 plus years on the throne, The Queen has met people from all walks of life, careers, countries, ethnicities, cultures and accomplishments. She has met numerous heads of state, fellow monarchs, presidents, dictators, and other controversial individuals. 2017 has been declared the UK-Russia Year of Science and Education, and though Buckingham Palace has yet to provide confirmation, The…
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