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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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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 agency. In a speech, The Queen said: “I would like to take my visit here today as an opportunity to thank you all for the…
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The Queen's week in pictures

The Queen marked the 68th anniversary of her accession this week. But while the day itself is always spent quietly and privately at Sandringham House, the place where her beloved father died on February 6th 1952, the royal diary is picking up pace. Elizabeth II, just days…
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The Queen's poignant visit on eve of special anniversary

The Queen has followed in her father’s footsteps as she visited a building on the Sandringham estate, seven decades after King George VI declared the original version open. And her time at Wolferton Pumping Station in Norfolk came just hours before the anniversary of his death and her own accession. The Pumping Station was designed to allow the marsh in which it sits to be drained, dried…
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