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The Royal Family pick a bouquet of flowers to show support for Chelsea Flower Show

The Queen and her family have shared their garden secrets in support of a favourite royal annual that’s been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. On the day the Chelsea Flower Show was due to get under way, the Royal Family created their own perfect posy as they posted their favourite floral selections to social media in support of the world famous event which this year is taking…
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The Great Seal of the Realm - a piece of history to savour

The Great Seal of the Realm is a piece of history to savour. We don’t get to see it all that often and when it does make an appearance, it more than packs a punch.For this seal is part of a tradition that goes back to before the Norman Conquest and which, for centuries, has symbolised the very power of the Monarch. This is the main seal of the Crown and signifies the Monarch’s…
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The new landmark in the Queen's historic reign

The Queen has famously said that ‘inevitably a long life can pass many milestones’ and now she has achieved another of her own. Elizabeth II has just become the fourth longest reigning monarch in recorded history. The Queen’s reign has now overtaken that…
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Could coronavirus cause havoc with the Queen's State Visit plans?

The UK’s State Visit schedule for 2020 is rather light with just one incoming event marked in the diary so far. And now questions have been raised over whether this sole trip can go ahead because of concerns over coronavirus. The Emperor and Empress of Japan are set to arrive at Windsor in the spring for their first State Visit since the start of the Reiwa era last year. However, with…
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The Queen makes unannounced visit to MI5

The Queen has made an unannounced visit to MI5’s head office where she praised the intelligence officers for their response to “changing threats” to the United Kingdom. MI5 is the United Kingdom’s domestic counter-intelligence and security…
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The Queen carries out first public engagement since returning to London

The Queen met some special young patients when she returned to work Wednesday, officially opening the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals. Wearing a vibrant purple coat and matching hat, Her Majesty was in excellent form as she toured the new specialist facility, which brought the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital together under one roof.
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