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The Queen's reservations about sending a message to the Moon are revealed

It was one of the most anticipated, watched and lauded moments of the 20th century but an invitation to Buckingham Palace to send a congratulatory text marking the first Moon landing was labelled a gimmick by courtiers. Documents just released by the National Archives reveal that the Queen had her own reservations about sending a royal message to the Moon in July 1969. As final preparations for…
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ICYMI: All the Queen's Outfits from Royal Ascot 2019

The Queen had a good Ascot and so did the bookies, thanks in part to the now customary practice of predicting the colour of the royal hat in carriage number one. Betting on the Queen’s choice of topper is as much a part of Ascot as the royal procession itself and this year, Her Majesty kept everyone on their toes by favouring one shade in particular. ICYMI or even if you didn’t and…
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The Queen is joined by all her children for the Order of the Garter ceremony

The traditional Order of the Garter service is taking place in Windsor this afternoon with all four of the Queen’s children taking part. The Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal, who are all members of the Order, have joined Elizabeth II for the event. The Duke of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra of Kent are also at the traditional…
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Questions as US Ambassador to the UK appears to use mobile phone during the Queen's D-Day speech

The US ambassador to the UK has faced criticism after he appeared to film the Queen during her speech at D-Day commemorations at Portsmouth today. Woody Johnson, who was sitting behind the Queen, was seen holding his mobile phone up throughout the short address which took place in front of world leaders. Ambassador Johnson hasn’t commented on his actions. However, there has been some criticism…
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