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The Queen gives Prince Edward a new Earldom on his 55th birthday

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex has been granted the additional title of Earl of Forfar by The Queen on his 55th birthday. He and his wife, Sophie, will use the titles The Earl and Countess of Forfar when in Scotland. The Earl of Wessex is the patron of several Scottish charitable organisations, such as The Edinburgh International Festival, the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland and…
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The Queen's Week - in pictures

It’s been a week of remembering the past and looking to the future for the Queen. As well as the usual audiences, including her weekly meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May, the Queen has celebrated a special anniversary and shown everyone just how social media…
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The Queen hosts Jordan's royals at Buckingham Palace

The Queen has welcomed King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan to Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth II was joined by the Princess Royal for the meeting which was also attended by Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan. Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein and HRH Princess Anne at Buckingham Palace. London, United Kingdom / 28 February…
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The Queen’s Christmas break comes to an end as she leaves Sandringham for London

The Queen has returned to London after spending her traditional Christmas break at Sandringham. The Monarch was spotted departing King’s Lynn on Monday morning wearing a grey and white mix coat over a beige dress before boarding a train back to London. Her Majesty spent around one and a half months in Norfolk for her winter break. She left London by train back in December, and as per tradition…
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The Royal Road from Windsor to Morocco

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to make a three day visit to Morocco, touching down on February 23rd for a series of engagements carried out at the request of the UK government. As Harry and Meghan prepare for this latest high profile trip, Royal Central takes a look back…
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The Queen marks 67 years since her accession

The Queen ascended the throne 67 years ago today. She will mark the day, which is also the anniversary of her father’s death, privately at Sandringham in Norfolk. Elizabeth II’s reign began at some point in the early hours of February 6th 1952 when King George VI passed away in his sleep. His death was discovered that morning when his valet went to wake him. The news that she was now…
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