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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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Can The Queen really retake control of the United States of America?

While there have in the past been such colourful, and funny at times, suggestions, that The Queen could retake control of America, the fact is that the United States has been an independent country for 240 years. America adopted the Declaration of Independence in 1776, ending 442 days of conflict and 169 years of English, Scottish and, later, British control over its territories, where 85 per cent…
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The Queen marks #WorldHealthDay with humble words for medical teams

Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message to all healthcare professionals across the Commonwealth and around the world for World Health Day. “On the occasion of World Health Day, I want to thank all those working in the healthcare profession for your selfless commitment and diligence as you undertake vitally important roles to protect and improve the health and wellbeing of people across…
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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 of Pacal I, ruler of the Maya city state of Palenque, who held power for 68 years and 33 days in the 7th century. Elizabeth…
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