Friday, 20 April 2018

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Queen Elizabeth II ‘nearly shot’ by Palace guard

AS the Queen has returned to work, new details have emerged of how she was once almost shot by one of her own guards who mistook her for an intruder. Queen Elizabeth II was taking a late-night stroll through the grounds of Buckingham Palace when the incident occurred. In complete ...

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Queen is feeling better, says Princess Anne

BERKSHIRE: The Queen is feeling “better” despite missing a New Year’s Day church service at Sandringham, her daughter the Princess Royal has said. Princess Anne spoke to well-wishers outside the church after attending the service with her father Prince Philip, brother Prince Edward and other royals. Buckingham Palace said the ...

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UK in pictures 2016

In January, singer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, died of cancer at the age of 69. Fans laid flowers in the singer’s memory at a mural in Brixton and some months later the council announced it was to be listed to ensure its long-term ...

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Queen misses Christmas Day church service ‘because of cold’

  SANDRINGHAM: The Queen has not attended church on Christmas Day because she is still suffering from a heavy cold. Buckingham Palace said she was staying indoors to help her recover but added that she would still participate in the family’s Christmas Day celebrations. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince Harry ...

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Queen’s Christmas message: ‘We can do small things with great love’

LONDON: Thousands of “small acts of goodness” can make a difference, even though the world’s problems often seem too big to change, the Queen has said. In her annual Christmas Day address she said she drew strength from “ordinary people doing extraordinary things”. After paying tribute to the UK’s Olympians ...

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