Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth II

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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Queen celebrates 93rd birthday at Easter service

LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the world’s oldest and longest reigning living monarch, celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday by attending the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle. Elizabeth was accompanied by members of her family, including grandsons Prince William and Prince Harry, and William’s wife Catherine, at the Easter Mattins ...

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Angela Merkel tops list of most powerful women

MOSCOW-Sputnik: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been placed by the Forbes magazine on top of its annual World’s Most Powerful Women list, which also includes the likes of UK Prime Minister Theresa May and International Monetary Fund Chair Christine Lagarde in the top three. Germany’s longtime leader managed to helm ...

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Donald Trump discussed Brexit with Queen Elizabeth

(gettyimages) LONDON: US President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because “everybody wants me to” and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported. Asked by British journalist Piers Morgan in an interview given on Friday whether he ...

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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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3 Pakistanis Receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

LONDON: Three young Pakistanis received the prestigious Queen Young Leaders award for their community service at a ceremony held in the British capital. Haroon Yasin, Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi, and Mahnoor Syed received the award in a ceremony presided by Queen Elisabeth II. The awards are given to young leaders from across Asia, Africa, Europe, ...

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Queen meets newest British royal Louis

Reuters LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth flew in by helicopter to London to meet Prince Louis, fifth-in-line to the British throne and the latest member of Britain’s royal family. Prince Louis, the third child of Prince William and his wife Kate, was born on April 23. On Tuesday, the queen, 92, ...

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New Royal baby is on the way

LONDON: The Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital Monday in labour, Britain’s royal palace said. The baby will be a third child for her and husband Prince William and fifth in line to the throne. The 36-year-old duchess and her husband travelled by car from their Kensington Palace home ...

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PM Abbasi attends Commonwealth summit in UK

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will lead the Pakistani delegation to the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM-2018) to be held in London from Wednesday to Friday (April 18 to 20). The main theme of the conference is “Towards A Common Future.” Pakistan is one of the founding ...

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