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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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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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