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Queen starts 2018 Commonwealth Games baton relay at Buckingham Palace

This morning The Queen began the official countdown to the 2018 Commonwealth Games when she launched the baton relay at Buckingham Palace, with the Duke of Edinburgh at her side. The relay will see the baton travel more than 200,000 miles through 71 countries over the next 388 days before reaching the Gold Coast in Australia, where the 2018 games will be held. After receiving the baton at the…
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The sets of Netflix’s The Crown

Recreating the extraordinary world of The Queen and the royal family was a daunting prospect for the team behind Netflix’s opulent royal drama The Crown, and it quickly became apparent that building it from the ground up was near impossible. The original plan to build most of the sets in a studio was scrapped, and the cast and crew instead travelled to England’s most opulent stately homes and…
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Home footage shot by Her Majesty aired on ITV

The new ITV documentary, When Phillip Met Prince Philip: 60 Years of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, gave a not seen before glance at the life of the Royal Family. One part that stood out, in particular, was Prince Philip playing cricket with Prince Charles. The footage from the 1960s was filmed by none other than The Queen showed the unusual version of the game; playing with cowpats. The…
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One is not amused: BBC apologises for sex jokes about Her Majesty

Warning: The following article contains comments that some readers may find offensive.  In a day where it seems like nothing is off topic, the radio show, Don’t Make Me Laugh, managed to push it too far. Back in April on The Queen’s 90th birthday, the BBC Radio 4 show, hosted by David Baddiel aired a show about Her Majesty and sex. The show which featured guests Sara Pascoe, Omid…
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