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# Diamond Jubilee

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# Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip to take 'two months of convalescence' after surgery
The Queen is visiting her husband in hospital tonight, as he marks his 92nd birthday.
# Prince Philip
Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital for 'exploratory operation'
Prince Philip is admitted to the London Clinic, where he is expected to remain for up to a fortnight.
# review 2012
First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.
Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth
The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.
# Diamond Jubilee
Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit
The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Enniskillen today and Belfast tomorrow, when she will meet Martin McGuinness.
# Diamond Jubilee
SF leaders to discuss potential McGuinness meeting with Queen Elizabeth
The party’s Ard Comhairle will meet in Dublin this morning to discuss a potential meeting to coincide with the Jubilee.
# Royal Family
Prince Philip leaves hospital after five-night stay
The Duke of Edinburgh will now be able to celebrate his 91st birthday at home.
# grass verge
Photos: Cathedral lays down real grass inside for Queen dinner
That’s going to take a long time to mow.
# Diamond Jubilee
VIDEO: How London looked from a Spitfire plane during Queen celebrations
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has released the video taken from the wing of a Spitfire fighter plane. You can even spot Buckingham Palace…
# god save our beans
Starbucks Ireland says it hopes customers will forgive them
The coffee giant got into a bit of bother today when it committed a social networking faux pas…
# jubilee
In pictures: The Queen meets oddly-dressed celebrities
One runs into the strangest people at one’s Diamond Jubilee.
# Royal Family
Prince Philip hospitalised with bladder infection
Buckingham Palace says the 91-year-old Duke of Edinburgh’s hospitalisation is a “precautionary measure” amid the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
# Diamond Jubilee
In pictures: Thousands gather as Thames flotilla marks Queen's 60 years
In one of a series of events taking place this weekend and early next week, hundreds of boats gathered to sail down the River Thames as the rain fell on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
# Diamond Jubilee
Queen off to the races as jubilee events begin
Queen Elizabeth is heading to Epsom for the Derby, as Britain begins a four-day weekend to mark her 60 years.
# Water
Hosepipes to be banned in areas of UK
Extremely low rainfall and continuing dry conditions are leading to droughts in areas of the south and east.
# Race of his life
Watch: Prince Harry beats the fastest man on earth Usain Bolt
Although the Jamaican sprinter seemed to give the Prince a bit of an easy ride in the 100m dash…
# Shindig
Sinn Féin councillors support Belfast Diamond Jubilee events
Sinn Féin members told a council meeting that they would support the celebrations, including a Big Sunday Lunch and a tea dance.
# In Numbers
Prime numbers: the week in stats
Sunday’s Super Bowl! Senators! Sovereigns! Slavery! Shell to Sea! And the surprisingly sensational Dubliner in drag…
# Diamond Jubilee
GALLERY: Queen Elizabeth marks 60 years of power
Britain’s King George VI died sixty years ago today – making his eldest daughter, then 25, the head of seven different countries. She’s now the head of 16 – and has ruled over no fewer than 32.
# Shindig
Queen to be honoured with 1,000-boat flotilla for jubilee
Queen Elizabeth II marks the 60th anniversary of her coronation this year and our neighbours are not keeping the celebrations low-key.
# One's boat
Fit for a Queen: British minister suggests a yacht for diamond jubilee
Michael Gove believes that Her Majesty deserves “a gift from the nation” to mark the diamond jubilee.