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Christmas with the Windsors: how British royals celebrate

Each family has its own Christmas tradition and royal families are no exception. In this installment of our Christmas series on how ruling houses across Europe mark the holidays, we’re headed to Sandringham for a look at how the House of Windsor celebrates the season. A Very Big Family Lunch A week before Christmas, the Queen invites the extended Royal Family to Buckingham Palace for a…
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A special joint engagement for The Queen and Countess of Wessex

The Queen and the Countess of Wessex celebrated the lifechanging work of The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust ahead of its planned closure during a reception at Buckingham Palace Tuesday evening. The charitable foundation, which was created by the Commonwealth Heads of Government in 2012 to mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, had a five-year mission to help prevent avoidable blindness…
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Who's the Queen been sending red roses to?

It’s been a busy week for Elizabeth II. She’s opened Parliament, given the Queen’s Speech and helped mark a major milestone for one of the most famous churches in the world. And as it turns out, she’s also been leaving red roses for a rather…
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The Queen at her grandchildren's weddings

It’s the hat that everyone wants to see and we’ll get another go in 2020. Princess Beatrice is set to marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in 2020 which means plenty of speculation about the bride’s dress, the wedding tiara and her granny’s hat. Yes, one of the style moments of all recent royal nuptials has been the Queen’s choice of outfit. As a new royal wedding countdown…
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Her Majesty's colourful wardrobe examined in "Our Rainbow Queen"

Did you know that The Queen’s heels are precisely 2.25 inches high, or that she wears one shoulder pad so she’ll look more symmetrical? These and other facts about Her Majesty’s vibrant fashion choices are revealed in Our Rainbow Queen: A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II and Her Colorful Wardrobe. The book, by British journalist Sali Hughes, was released this spring in the UK but…
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