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‘To encourage & warn’ - What advice does the Queen take from her Prime Minister?

”The prime minister’s advice to HM the Queen and the prorogation which followed thereon was unlawful and is thus null and of no effect”. With this brief sentence, a panel of judges in Scotland has placed the relationship between the Queen and her Prime Minister under a greater spotlight than perhaps at any previous time in her 67-year reign. It follows a legal challenge to…
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The Queen begins her summer break at Balmoral

There was a familiar face waiting to greet the Queen as she was given an official welcome at Balmoral Castle at the start of her summer holiday there. And this time round, Corporal Cruachan IV was on best behaviour as he helped get the traditional royal break under way. Corporal Cruachan IV, the Shetland pony who is the mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, has tried to eat the…
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GALLERY: Royals at the departure gate

It’s the starting point for many a summer break from the UK and this week, it gets a regal visitor. The Princess Royal is set to open the new terminal extension at London Luton, arriving at the departure gates at the height of holiday season. It will be the latest in a…
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The Queen is joined by three of her children for Holyrood Garden Party

The Duke of York, the Earl of Forfar and the Princess Royal joined their mother, the Queen, at the Royal Garden Party held at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh this afternoon. The event saw thousands of people from across Scotland invited into the ancient royal residence to celebrate their achievements. The Queen was guarded by the Royal Archers at this, the last of her garden parties for 2019. They…
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The Queen and Duchess of Cambridge both struggle with motion sickness

Being a royal might seem like a glamorous job but there are some downsides to it. For the Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge, that happens to be motion sickness. Embed from Getty Images The monarch, 93 and the Duchess, 37 are said to both suffer from motion sickness. With many events requiring Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness to travel in a carriage, it’s believed this is a regular…
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