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Queen Elizabeth makes first public video call to mark Carers Week

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth has lauded the services of unpaid caregivers in her first public video call. The video of the 94-year-old Queen was released by Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Her daughter, Princess Anne, was also seen in the video in which the Queen praised the caregivers who told her about ...

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Queen’s adorable surprise for Princess Charlotte’s birthday

MANCHESTER: Britain’s Princess Charlotte’s fifth birthday celebrations this year will be held in self-isolation due to the harrowing pandemic, and as a result, it appears the Queen has prepared something extra special for the little royal. According to The Sun, the Queen has already made great strides in attempting to make the ...

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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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Abducted American tourist, tour guide in Uganda rescued

KAMPALA: An American tourist and her tour guide, who were abducted in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park on April 2, have been rescued by security forces, a government spokesperson has confirmed. “Both were rescued from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and are safely back in Kanungu district in Uganda,” ...

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UK Chancellor’s Beijing trip scrapped amid Def Sec’s China remarks: Reports

LONDON: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson warned that Beijing was “developing its modern military capability and its commercial power” while announcing the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was being deployed to Asia. The show-of-strength move and accusations that Beijing is disputing the waters in the region have prompted criticism from China. ...

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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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Prince Louis’s official photographs released!

LONDON: Britain’s royal family released the first two official photographs of newly born Prince Louis on Sunday, one of which shows him being held by his sister Princess Charlotte, aged three. Louis, who is fifth in line to the British throne, was born on April 23 weighing 8lbs 7oz (3.83 ...

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Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago. The couple married at London’s Westminster Abbey on Nov. 20, 1947, just two years after the ...

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Trump’s UK visit still on despite terror tweets

WASHINGTON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has insisted a long-awaited state visit by Donald Trump will go ahead as planned despite a diplomatic spat triggered by the US president’s comments after a terror attack in London. She added that London was in talks with internet giants Google and Facebook about ...

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