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Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms since 1952

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Elizabeth II: Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms since 1952
Elizabeth II is the Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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How the royal family has adapted over 100 days of lockdown [Video]

How the royal family has adapted over 100 days of lockdown

The royal family has adapted to an unprecedented change in royal duties during lockdown.Public appearances were swapped for online video calls as the Windsors followed the rules and stayed at home.The..

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William heads to bakery in King's Lynn [Video]

William heads to bakery in King's Lynn

The Duke of Cambridge joked that his three children have been “attacking the kitchen” during lockdown as he visited a bakery which serves the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. William went to the small..

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'Forces' Sweetheart' Vera Lynn dies aged 103 [Video]

'Forces' Sweetheart' Vera Lynn dies aged 103

Singer Vera Lynn, who became a symbol of hope in Britain during World War Two with her song "We'll Meet Again," has died at the age of 103. Edward Baran reports.

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Queen set to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign [Video]

Queen set to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign

The Queen will be absent from Royal Ascot for the first time in her 68-year reign as the popular racing meet gets under way behind closed doors.

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Queen Elizabeth's socially distanced Trooping of the Colour [Video]

Queen Elizabeth's socially distanced Trooping of the Colour

Queen Elizabeth took part in a socially distanced Trooping of the Colour on Saturday (13.06.20) to mark her "official" birthday.

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday [Video]

Britain's Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth marked her "official" birthday on Saturday with a military ceremony in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle, performed by soldiers from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards with music..

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Charles joins tributes to soldiers caught up in ‘forgotten Dunkirk’ [Video]

Charles joins tributes to soldiers caught up in ‘forgotten Dunkirk’

The Queen’s piper has led commemorations involving more than 500 players in a tribute to thousands of Scots killed or captured during “the forgotten Dunkirk” 80 years ago. The Second World War..

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A High Tech Royal: The Queen makes her first live video call! [Video]

A High Tech Royal: The Queen makes her first live video call!

Queen Elizabeth has proved herself to be more tech-savvy than most people think: as she recently took part in a Zoom call.

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On This Day: 11 June 1956 - The Queen's State Visit to Sweden [Video]

On This Day: 11 June 1956 - The Queen's State Visit to Sweden

On this day in 1956, the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Stockholm for their first State Visit to Sweden. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow..

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Queen Elizabeth's official birthday plans revealed [Video]

Queen Elizabeth's official birthday plans revealed

Queen Elizabeth's official birthday will be marked with a low-key ceremony at Windsor Castle on Saturday (13.06.20).

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The Queen joins video call with carers for Carers' Week [Video]

The Queen joins video call with carers for Carers' Week

The Queen has taken part in a video call with the Princess Royal and carers supported by the Carers Trust. The monarch chatted with four carers and the trust's chief executive Gareth Howells on June 4..

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New photo of Prince Philip and the Queen released, as Duke turns 99 [Video]

New photo of Prince Philip and the Queen released, as Duke turns 99

A new photograph of Prince Philip with the Queen has been released, ahead of the Duke of Edinburgh's 99th birthday on 10 June. His Royal Highness will be celebrating a low-key birthday in the..

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The royal couple from engagement to now [Video]

The royal couple from engagement to now

The Duke of Edinburgh celebrates his 99th birthday with the release of an official photograph with the Queen. The PA news agency looks back at the then Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip..

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Prince Philip's 'naughty' sense of humour keeping Queen Elizabeth smiling [Video]

Prince Philip's 'naughty' sense of humour keeping Queen Elizabeth smiling

Prince Philip's 'naughty' sense of humour keeping Queen Elizabeth smiling

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UK Prince Andrew's lawyers hit back over U.S. inquiry into Epstein [Video]

UK Prince Andrew's lawyers hit back over U.S. inquiry into Epstein

Lawyers for UK's Prince Andrew have accused the U.S. Department of Justice of "seeking publicity" by suggesting the royal hasn't been willing to help with their investigation. into Jeffrey Epstein...

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Royally pampered pooches: Queen Elizabeth's corgis had their own special menu [Video]

Royally pampered pooches: Queen Elizabeth's corgis had their own special menu

Queen Elizabeth's famous corgis had their own food menu.

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Black lives matter says Meghan, calling U.S. events "devastating" [Video]

Black lives matter says Meghan, calling U.S. events "devastating"

Britain's Duchess of Sussex, Meghan, has spoken about events following the death of George Floyd saying she was sorry that children had to grow up in a world where racism still existed and that current..

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Prince Philip plans low-key birthday lunch [Video]

Prince Philip plans low-key birthday lunch

Prince Philip will celebrate his 99th birthday with a simple lunch with his wife Queen Elizabeth because he doesn't want any "fuss".

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Prayers for Queen to mark coronation anniversary [Video]

Prayers for Queen to mark coronation anniversary

Prayers will be said for the Queen to mark the 67th anniversary of the day she was crowned. Elizabeth II was just 27 years old and 16 months into her role as sovereign when the coronation took place,..

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Queen Elizabeth's former chef compares Buckingham Palace to Downton Abbey [Video]

Queen Elizabeth's former chef compares Buckingham Palace to Downton Abbey

Former royal chef Darren McGrady has compared Buckingham Palace to 'Downton Abbey' due to the segregated living arrangements for male and female staff.

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Queen pictured in first public appearance since lockdown began [Video]

Queen pictured in first public appearance since lockdown began

The Queen has been pictured riding in the grounds of Windsor Castle - her first public appearance since the coronavirus lockdown began. Windsor is said to be the Queen's favourite royal residence and..

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Australian court grants access to Queen's letters [Video]

Australian court grants access to Queen's letters

An Australian court ruled on Friday that the country's archives must release letters between Queen Elizabeth and her local representative during the 1970s, a move which may shed light on the only..

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Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace [Video]

Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace

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UK's Queen Elizabeth joins first public video conference call to mark carers week

Queen Elizabeth has taken part in her first public video conference call to mark Carers Week, adding another first for the British monarch during her long reign.
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Prince Philip, patriarch of the British royals, quietly turns 99

Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth for more than seven decades, celebrates his 99th birthday on Wednesday, although there will be little public fanfare to mark the occasion.
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Queen Elizabeth back in the saddle as British lockdown eases

Britain's Queen Elizabeth was photographed riding a 14-year-old Fell pony in Windsor Home Park on Sunday as the country eases stringent measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Australian court orders release of letters to Britain's Queen Elizabeth surrounding PM sacking

An Australian court ruled on Friday that the country's archives must release letters between Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her local representative during the 1970s, a move which may shed light on the..
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Queen Elizabeth's secret Gough Whitlam letters to be made public after court battle

The High Court has ruled in favour of a historian seeking the public release of letters between the Queen and former governor-general John Kerr.
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Newly knighted Captain Tom hopes queen is not 'heavy handed' with the sword

Captain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British veteran who raised a record breaking amount of money for charity during the coronavirus crisis, said he was looking forward to being knighted by Queen..
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UK royals pay tribute to nurses across the world

Queen Elizabeth and other senior members of Britain's royal family joined together on Tuesday to thank nurses around the world for their efforts in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Queen tells Britain 'never give up' in tribute to WW2 generation

Queen Elizabeth led tributes to veterans of World War Two recalling the "never give up, never despair" message of Victory in Europe Day 75 years ago as the coronavirus damped commemorations for the end..
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'Never give up, never despair': Queen praises Britons on VE Day

Britain's Queen Elizabeth honoured those who died in World War Two on Friday, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, and used the occasion to say she was proud of how people had responded to..
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Tea and singing: Britain honours World War Two anniversary

Britons stood in silence and Queen Elizabeth was to address the nation on Friday's 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day, though the coronavirus dampened commemorations for the end of World War..
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Queen Elizabeth to address Britain as it commemorates VE Day

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will give a televised message to her nation on Friday to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, as the coronavirus outbreak overshadows nationwide celebrations to commemorate..
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New Zealand's Ardern spoke to Queen on pandemic response

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that she spoke to Queen Elizabeth II after the country emerged out a strict lockdown that helped contain the spread of the coronavirus.
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Recovering from coronavirus, PM Johnson to talk to Trump, Queen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday and meet Queen Elizabeth later this week, his spokesman said, adding that the British leader is still not "formally..
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Queen Elizabeth sends condolences to Canada after Nova Scotia shooting

Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent her condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the after the "appalling" mass shooting in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
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Muted celebrations as Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 94

Britain's record-breaking Queen Elizabeth turns 94 on Tuesday but the coronavirus lockdown means there will be little fanfare to mark the occasion.
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UK's Prince Philip breaks retirement silence to thank those fighting COVID-19

Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, made a rare statement on Monday to thank those involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Queen Elizabeth cancels birthday plans as coronavirus hits Britain

Britain's Queen Elizabeth will not celebrate her 94th birthday in any special way and has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark the occasion because it would not be appropriate while the country..
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Queen Elizabeth cancels gun salutes for her birthday: ITV reporter

Britain's Queen Elizabeth has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark her birthday on Tuesday, ITV reporter Chris Ship said on Twitter, adding that it would be the first such request had been made..
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'Absolute legend' British veteran raises $25 million by walking for the health service

A 99-year-old British war veteran who has raised more than 20 million pounds ($25 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden was praised by Queen Elizabeth's grandson as an "absolute..
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Britain's Princess Beatrice cancels wedding amid coronavirus: media reports

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Beatrice and her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have canceled their royal wedding due to the lockdown in the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic, media..
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Prince William opens new UK emergency COVID-19 hospital

Prince William, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, has opened an emergency COVID-19 hospital built in just eight days in the exhibition centre of Britain's second city, Birmingham.
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Easter isn't cancelled: UK's Queen Elizabeth says coronavirus will not overcome

Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that coronavirus "would not overcome us" as she delivered her second rallying message to the nation in a week.
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UK's Queen Elizabeth thanks health workers around the world

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent a message of "enduring appreciation and good wishes" to health workers around the world for World Health Day.
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UK's Queen Elizabeth sends message of enduring appreciation to health workers

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent a message of "enduring appreciation and good wishes" to health workers around the world for World Health Day.
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'We'll meet again': Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of World War..
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Queen Elizabeth's addresses the United Kingdom on coronavirus outbreak

Britain's Queen Elizabeth made a highly rare broadcast to her nation on Sunday to rally the public in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreak

Queen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an..
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UK PM Johnson stays in isolation as Queen prepares to address the nation

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he was remaining in isolation with mild symptoms of COVID-19, including a raised temperature, seven days after he first tested positive for the new..
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth to make rare address to nation over coronavirus

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II will make an extremely rare nationwide address to the nation on Sunday as it grapples with an increasingly deadly coronavirus outbreak.
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UK's Queen Elizabeth last saw PM Johnson on March 11, is in good health

Britain's Queen Elizabeth last saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for coronavirus, on March 11 and she remains in good health, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.
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Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, Queen Elizabeth in good health

Prince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus but is in good health and is now self isolating in Scotland with mild symptoms.
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UK puts military on standby, queen addresses anxious nation

The United Kingdom put 20,000 military personnel on standby over the coronavirus crisis on Thursday as dozens of underground train stations closed across London and Queen Elizabeth left the city for..
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UK puts military on standby as coronavirus shuts down swathes of London

The United Kingdom put 20,000 military personnel on standby, closed dozens of underground train stations across London and Queen Elizabeth left the city for Windsor Castle as the coronavirus crisis..
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Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter scales back wedding plans over coronavirus

Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Beatrice is scaling back her wedding plans and cancelling a planned reception due to be held at Buckingham Palace in May because of coronavirus, the royal..
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Queen Elizabeth cancels parties, heads to Windsor Castle over virus

Queen Elizabeth canceled her annual garden parties and will leave London for Windsor Castle earlier than planned because of the coronavirus outbreak, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.
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'Thank you' Queen Elizabeth tells Britain's spies

Queen Elizabeth visited the headquarters of Britain's MI5 domestic spy agency on Tuesday to thank the country's spies for defending the realm.
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Queen Elizabeth's nephew the Earl of Snowdon to divorce

The Earl of Snowdon, the nephew of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and his wife of 26 years are to divorce.
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UK Queen Elizabeth's grandson Peter Phillips and wife to divorce

Peter Phillips, the grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and his Canadian wife are to divorce after 12 years of marriage, the couple announced on Tuesday.
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Meghan's father to Meghan: Would be great to see you, even in court

Meghan Markle's estranged father Thomas said on Monday that he was prepared to face his daughter in court and that she and her husband Prince Harry had hurt Queen Elizabeth by abruptly stepping back..
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It would be great to see you, even in court, says father of UK duchess Meghan

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Prince Harry seeks 'more peaceful life' as reluctantly ends royal role

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'Sad' Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal role

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