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The Queen arrives in the Scottish State Coach for Trooping the Colour

The Queen chose a covered carriage to take her to Trooping the Colour this year. Elizabeth II made the short journey from Buckingham Palace to Horse Guards’ Parade in central London in the Scottish State Coach. Embed from Getty Images The enclosed carriage was chosen as a precaution against the weather which had started off windy and wet although the sun had come out by the time the Royal…
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Prince Charles joins the Queen in an historic photo for D-Day commemorations

The Queen and the Prince of Wales have been joined by world leaders for a special photo marking the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Beach landings. The historic image was taken as Elizabeth II and her heir arrived in Southsea, Portsmouth for the UK’s national commemoration for the D-Day anniversary. Leaders representing the Allied Nations that took part in the D-Day landings, which began…
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US State Visit, Day One - what to expect

The State Visit to the United Kingdom by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, gets under way in just a few hours time. The Queen will welcome Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, to the country as they begin a three day trip. As this controversial and historic State Visit finally starts, Royal Central runs down what to expect from day one. Buckingham Palace You’re going to see a lot…
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History

Royal Pictures from History: A Queen is Crowned

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place 66 years ago today. The young monarch, who had succeeded to the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on February 6th 1952 was carried to this ancient ceremony in a golden coach while the world watched. Millions of people around the world celebrated with Elizabeth, then just 27 years old, at the start of what would become a record…
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