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The Queen joins mourners at the funeral of Margaret Rhodes

The Queen’s cousin, Margaret Rhodes was laid to rest today. She died on 25 November at the age of 91, less than a year older than her dear friend, Her Majesty. The Queen, who also lost her friend Lady Elizabeth Longman last Thursday, attended her cousin’s funeral at the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Great Park. Joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Earl and…
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Queen makes alternative entrance at State Opening of Parliament for first time in 63 years

In the most public concession yet of her age, The Queen took a lift to the Robing Room in the Palace of Westminster for this morning’s State Opening of Parliament, the first time in her 63 years of attending. The 90-year-old monarch, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, 94, avoided the 26 steps of the Sovereign’s staircase, in a move described by aides as a “modest…
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Queen's Letter Detailing Love Story with Prince Philip Sells for £14,000

A nostalgic handwritten letter by the Queen detailing how she and Prince Philip first fell in love has sold for a £14,400 at an auction. Inscribed with ink on white paper and adorned with the royal crest, the two-page anecdote describes how Her Majesty met her future husband for the first time and danced together at nightclubs in London. The romantic account, written in 1947, was sent by the…
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David Beckham: ''Queen is Number One Leader''

Former England and Manchester United legend David Beckham has described the Queen as the ‘number one leader’. Speaking in ‘Our Queen at 90’, an ITV documentary that marks the Queen’s 90th birthday, the 40-years-old said that when looking up to a role model, the…
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Queen to visit London's Crossrail construction site

The Queen will pay a trip to Europe’s largest construction project next week when she visits the Crossrail works at London’s Bond Street. Her Majesty is due to make the 26m descent underground to see the ongoing building of brand new ticket halls that are expected to see over 220,000 people pass through them daily when the project is completed in 2018. When services begin…
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