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The Queen's poignant message marking the 75th anniversary of VJ Day

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have sent their thanks to all those who fought in World War Two in a special message marking the 75th anniversary of the end of the conflict. As countries across the globe marked VJ Day, the Queen spoke of their gratitude for all those who ”fought so valiantly to secure the freedoms we cherish today” and said the ”memory of their sacrifice…
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The Queen to knight Captain Tom Moore at Windsor Castle

The Queen will bestow the knighthood awarded to Captain Tom Moore for his services to the NHS at Windsor Castle in a special ceremony. The investiture will be the first time since lockdown began that the Queen has held a face to face engagement at the Castle. In June 2020, she took part in a scaled back Trooping the Colour in the grounds of Windsor. Investitures have been postponed…
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The Queen sends warm wishes to the Royal Ascot she can't attend

It’s famously one of her favourite times of the year and while the Queen can’t attend this year’s Ascot, she has made sure it’s got off to a very royal start by writing the introduction to the meeting’s racecards. Her words come as she misses the famous meeting for the first time in decades. The Queen’s words were shared as Royal Ascot got under way for…
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The Queen's loving nod to Prince Philip on his 99th birthday

He’s been at her side for over seven decades and as the Duke of Edinburgh marks his 99th birthday, the Queen added a special tribute to the celebratory photograph. For the picture, taken at Windsor Castle, Her Majesty wore the Cullinan V brooch with its famous heart shaped diamond. The brooch is one of the Queen’s favourite pieces. It’s been part of her collection since 1953…
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