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Harry and Meghan confirm they won't return as working members of British royal family
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Harry and Meghan confirm they won't return as working members of British royal family

Feb 19th 2021, 1:20 PM 40,540 Views 43 Comments

The couple will not be able to hold on to their military, Commonwealth and some other patronages.

'We will meet again': Queen Elizabeth sends message to Britain during Covid-19 crisis
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'We will meet again': Queen Elizabeth sends message to Britain during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 5th 2020, 8:18 PM 54,760 Views 72 Comments

The Queen made the address this evening.

Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'
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Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'

Dec 19th 2019, 12:10 PM 29,336 Views 26 Comments

Of the 25 Bills detailed in Johnson’s second Queen’s Speech in less than three months, seven are devoted to Brexit.

Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'
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Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:42 AM 237,037 Views 63 Comments

News of the British monarch’s demise circulated on social media last night.

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House
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Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House

Aug 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 19,363 Views 35 Comments

The portrait was removed last month.

There's a gas theory circulating that the Queen threw some serious shade at Donald Trump
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# Fifty Shades Of Troll

There's a gas theory circulating that the Queen threw some serious shade at Donald Trump

Jul 17th 2018, 7:00 PM 33,507 Views 0 Comments

The tea is piping hot.

After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf
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After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf

Jul 14th 2018, 7:54 AM 22,708 Views 50 Comments

Trump is staying at one of his luxury golf resorts in Turnberry.

Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list
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Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list

Dec 30th 2017, 2:40 PM 17,687 Views 44 Comments

He was one of over 1,100 people who received recognition by the British monarch.

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all
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It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

Jul 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 12,439 Views 26 Comments

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party
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Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

May 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 58,634 Views 33 Comments

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack
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Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack

May 25th 2017, 6:15 PM 19,758 Views 34 Comments

“It’s dreadful. Very wicked, to target that sort of thing.”

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
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David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,115 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname
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Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname

Jan 14th 2017, 5:30 PM 89,163 Views 89 Comments

Before 1917, the family had no last name at all.

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman
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'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman

Jan 6th 2017, 1:09 PM 55,085 Views 66 Comments

“Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me,” Elizabeth II is reported to have told the guardsman.

Queen Elizabeth to miss Christmas church service for first time in nearly 30 years
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Queen Elizabeth to miss Christmas church service for first time in nearly 30 years

Dec 25th 2016, 10:35 AM 26,389 Views 43 Comments

The UK’s monarch is suffering from a cold.

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland
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'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland

Jun 28th 2016, 8:01 AM 29,055 Views 36 Comments

The queen also told Martin McGuinness she had been kept very busy celebrating her two birthdays.

Man who scaled Buckingham Palace walls was a convicted murderer
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Man who scaled Buckingham Palace walls was a convicted murderer

May 20th 2016, 2:12 PM 19,889 Views 26 Comments

Dennis Hennessy was out on licence when he breached the palace walls on Wednesday.

QUIZ: How well do you know the Queen?
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QUIZ: How well do you know the Queen?

Sep 8th 2015, 11:40 PM 31,274 Views 130 Comments

Ah Liz, sure I know her well.

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
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# Not Happening

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 8:04 AM 16,762 Views 120 Comments

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster
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"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster

Mar 30th 2015, 10:40 PM 25,358 Views 143 Comments

The UK’s general election campaign officially began today.

'No record' of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim
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'No record' of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim

Jan 5th 2015, 7:48 AM 32,292 Views 0 Comments

In a second, stronger statement on the issue, the Palace “emphatically denied” Prince Andrew had any form of sexual contact with the woman.

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the 'Yes' vote triumphs?
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Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the 'Yes' vote triumphs?

Sep 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,866 Views 30 Comments

Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.

The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games
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# Her Majeselfie

The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games

Jul 24th 2014, 1:45 PM 31,225 Views 50 Comments

From behind a fence. #sneaky

Queen of England's horse fails drug test
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Queen of England's horse fails drug test

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:38 PM 5,557 Views 7 Comments

Estimate won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013.

Queen Elizabeth gives hurling the royal seal of approval
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Queen Elizabeth gives hurling the royal seal of approval

Jul 2nd 2014, 10:04 AM 25,752 Views 56 Comments

One was rather impressed by the action on Sky Sports recently.

This British MP wants to let us join the Commonwealth
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This British MP wants to let us join the Commonwealth

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:19 AM 20,267 Views 195 Comments

Michael Fabricant said the State visits in Ireland and England show that times have moved on and this could be the next step.

The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly
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The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly

Apr 12th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,652 Views 52 Comments

The sight of Martin McGuinness raising his glass in a toast to the Queen of England would have astonished many and appalled some not so long ago. But not now, in 2014, when Ireland and Britain are, it seems, the best of friends.

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor
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Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor

Apr 10th 2014, 8:31 PM 17,304 Views 88 Comments

It’s the second time they’ve shaken hands — and therefore implicitly less historic this time around. Still though…

The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit
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The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit

Apr 7th 2014, 6:14 PM 26,010 Views 64 Comments

Not too shabby.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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The 9 at 9: Monday

Apr 7th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,782 Views 4 Comments

It’s the beginning of a new week – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen
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Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen

Apr 5th 2014, 6:32 PM 13,950 Views 167 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams confirmed this evening that McGuinness is to accept the invitation as part of the “new and positive relationship between Ireland and Britain”.

Helen Mirren gives the Queen a right telling off* in this brilliant snap
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# Royal Telling Off

Helen Mirren gives the Queen a right telling off* in this brilliant snap

Feb 18th 2014, 4:39 PM 4,024 Views 1 Comment

*Well, sort of: It certainly looks like she does anyway.

Queen Elizabeth to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican
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Queen Elizabeth to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 AM 6,677 Views 45 Comments

Queen Elizabeth will meet with the Pontiff on 3 April, Buckingham Palace announced today.

Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain
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Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain

Nov 18th 2013, 8:01 AM 7,973 Views 55 Comments

Presidents have visited Britain many times in the past – Mary Robinson had tea with Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace – but this will be the first official state visit.

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK
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President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK

Nov 17th 2013, 9:01 PM 22,950 Views 162 Comments

President Higgins said he is “very pleased” with the invite from the Queen of England.

Police asked Prince Andrew to identify himself as he walked in palace gardens
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Police asked Prince Andrew to identify himself as he walked in palace gardens

Sep 8th 2013, 10:40 AM 16,146 Views 43 Comments

The Duke of York, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II, was approached by two armed officers as he took an evening stroll in Buckingham Palace during the week.

Two arrested after man 'climbs fence' at Buckingham Palace
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Two arrested after man 'climbs fence' at Buckingham Palace

Sep 7th 2013, 10:55 AM 8,451 Views 34 Comments

Neither Queen Elizabeth nor any of the Royal family were in the palace at the time.

Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne
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Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:29 PM 38,996 Views 156 Comments

Prince William’s baby son follows him in the order, overtaking William’s younger brother Prince Harry at third in line to the throne.

The world's media is waiting outside a London hospital for the Royal baby
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The world's media is waiting outside a London hospital for the Royal baby

Jul 13th 2013, 4:42 PM 21,507 Views 34 Comments

A rumour that the Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour on Thursday spread like wildfire on Twitter and reportedly caused Prime Minister David Cameron’s office to call Buckingham Palace to check on it.

Look how happy the Queen was when her horse won today
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Look how happy the Queen was when her horse won today

Jun 20th 2013, 9:36 PM 2,809 Views 2 Comments

One simply cannot believe it!

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