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Inquiring children’s minds want to know, does The Queen eat pizza?

During a visit to community garden King Henry’s Garden Walk in Islington yesterday the Duchess of Cambridge rolled up her sleeves to help make pizza with a group of local primary school children in the garden’s outdoor kitchen. As they all rolled out dough and slathered on tomato sauce, the Duchess chatted happily with the children saying “I think they’re one of the best things to make…
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Pranksters target new statue of Her Majesty

The Queen received a new crown from prankster’s who placed a cone on the head of a new statue of Her Majesty in Gravesend, after one day of the sculpture being on display. Steven Fry, 40, who now lives in Hong Kong, was visiting his childhood town when he saw the statue…
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The Queen expresses concern that the Manchester bombing victims may suffer PTSD

Following her surprise visit to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to speak with survivors of the Manchester bombing, The Queen has voiced concerns about the psychological repercussions of the attack on survivors. At yesterday’s Royal Garden Party – the last at Buckingham Palace for 2017 – Her Majesty spoke with two Transport for London staff members about the bombing and shared her hope…
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How much does the Crown cost Canadians?

For Canadian’s the monarchy costs each person as little as $1.53 a year(94p), which is about as expensive as a small cup of coffee at the Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons. The $1.53 doesn’t just cover the Canadian Governor General, who is their representative…
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Queen unveils new portrait of herself

A new portrait of the Queen by internationally acclaimed Northern Irish artist Colin Davidson has been revealed by the Queen. Embed from Getty Images The large canvas which is 4ft by 5ft, shows the Queen wearing a turquoise Karl Ludwig dress, smiling. The painting was…
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Spanish government cancels State Visit to UK

Spain’s caretaker government have cancelled the upcoming State Visit of King Felipe and Queen Letizia to the UK, amidst ongoing political difficulties in the country. The Spanish Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “Due to the process of forming a new government currently underway in Spain, the state visit has been postponed.” Buckingham Palace confirmed that The Queen has…
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A Party Fit for a Queen: Elizabeth's 90th Birthday Celebrations Sell Out

A huge, multi-day celebration has been planned for The Queen’s 90th birthday next year and tickets to the event have already completely sold out. The festivities, held from 12-15 May 2016, will see thousands descend on the private grounds of Windsor Castle, one of Her Majesty’s favourite residences. “Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday Party will be a celebration of The Queen’s life, her…
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