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Donald Trump meets the Queen at start of UK state visit

LONDON: Donald Trump breezed into Buckingham Palace onboard Marine One on Monday morning, as Tory leadership contenders braced themselves for presidential interventions in the race. The US president and the first lady, Melania Trump, landed on the Queen’s lawn in their helicopter for the full British bells and whistles state ...

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‘Royal & Majestic’ opening ceremony for World Cup

LONDON: The 2019 ICC World Cup officially kicked off with captains of all the ten nations coming together in an exciting opening ceremony which was presented by former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Shibani Dandekar opposite the Buckingham Palace in London. Ahead of the lively ceremony at the ...

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Queen gets pay rise ahead of Buckingham Palace repairs

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth II got a 13 per cent hike in her British taxpayer-funded allowance ahead of extensive repairs to Buckingham Palace, estimated to cost around a whopping 369 million pounds. The 92-year-old monarch’s accounts released today showed the public funds used by her for official expenditure and duties went ...

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Royal Family announced another major royal wedding for 2018

LONDON: Buckingham Palace certainly has its hands full, because they just announced yet another upcoming royal wedding – this time for Princess Eugenie. The daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson (and cousin to Harry) is engaged to nightclub manager Jack Brooksbank, and their wedding is set to take place in the ...

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Zara and Mike Tindall expecting their second child

GLOUCESTERSHIRE: Zara and Mike Tindall have announced the happy news they are expecting a baby again. The sporting couple, who live in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, already have one daughter Mia who is about to turn four. The Queen and the Royal Family were “very pleased” to hear the news, a Buckingham ...

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Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch at Buckingham palace

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive for the Queen’s Christmas lunch at Buckingham Palace, London, Wednesday Dec. 20, 2017. LONDON: Actress Meghan Markle has joined her fiance Prince Harry to attend the royal family’s pre-Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II traditionally hosts a festive lunch for the family ...

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London more united than ever, Sadiq Khan says

LONDON Mayor London Sadiq Khan has said “London stands more united than ever” after an attacker armed with a 4ft sword drove at police near Buckingham Palace. A 26-year-old man from Luton is being quizzed by counter-terror police over the attack which left three officers injured. The man swerved at ...

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Man arrested after police attack outside Buckingham Palace

LONDON: A man was arrested on Friday after attacking police with a knife outside Queen Elizabeth II’s Buckingham Palace residence in London, police said. “The man was stopped… at approximately 20:35 hours (1935 GMT) by officers outside Buckingham Palace in possession of knife,” said London police statement. Two male police ...

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Spain’s King and Queen begin first UK state visit

LONDON: The Queen is to formally welcome the king and queen of Spain to the UK as they begin a two-day state visit. King Felipe and Queen Leitizia will be greeted by the Queen and Prince Philip at Horse Guards Parade on Wednesday. The trip is the first state visit ...

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