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Elizabeth II: Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms since 1952
Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms.

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Queen on first public engagement outside royal residences since March [Video]

Queen on first public engagement outside royal residences since March

The Queen was back to business as she carried out her first public engagementoutside of a royal residence since the coronavirus pandemic gripped thenation. The 94-year-old monarch was joined by her..

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Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays at Sandringham [Video]

Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays at Sandringham

The Queen has returned to Windsor Castle after her stay at Sandringham, whilethe Duke of Edinburgh has remained on the Norfolk estate. Buckingham Palaceconfirmed the monarch, 94, has arrived at the..

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The Queen and her Prime Ministers [Video]

The Queen and her Prime Ministers

Queen Elizabeth has overseen fourteen Prime Ministers throughout her reign. Although the monarch is politically neutral, she develops strong relationships with those at the head of the government...

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Barbados to remove Queen as head of state [Video]

Barbados to remove Queen as head of state

Barbados wants to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said on Wednesday.

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Queen congratulates lockdown photographers [Video]

Queen congratulates lockdown photographers

Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday congratulated entrants to Hold Still, a photography project launched by Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton to capture a snapshot of the nation in coronavirus..

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The Queen ‘inspired’ as results of Kate’s photographic lockdown project unveiled [Video]

The Queen ‘inspired’ as results of Kate’s photographic lockdown project unveiled

The Queen has said she was “inspired” by the results of a photographiclockdown project led by the Duchess of Cambridge.

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A Florida city has sold off three dozen swans to ease an overpopulation crisis. Lakeland’s signature swans swamped the city, more than 60 years after Queen Elizabeth II gifted it a pair of the birds...
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A Florida City Is Selling Some of Its Beloved Swans

Lakeland’s swan population has thrived since Queen Elizabeth II donated a pair in 1957. Now, however, the city has too many of the birds and is seeking to offload some by holding a lottery.
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Queen Elizabeth leaves COVID bubble to visit top-secret military lab

The British monarch's first appearance in public since anti-virus restrictions were imposed sees her join Prince William at a lab battling the coronavirus, and terrorism.
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Queen Elizabeth, joined by Prince William, makes her first public outing since COVID-19 isolation

Queen Elizabeth on Thursday made her first public appearance outside of royal grounds since going into coronavirus isolation seven months ago.
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How Gillian Anderson became Margaret Thatcher

Actor Gillian Anderson refuses to take credit for her physical transformation into "The Crown"'s Margaret Thatcher, as season four of the hit drama introduces viewers to Britain's famous 1980s prime..
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Marcus Rashford awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday honors list

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(CNN)Star footballer turned political activist Marcus Rashford has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his campaign to feed vulnerable children during the coronavirus crisis. The..
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Kate Middleton refused queen's invite to join royals for Christmas dinner until Prince William proposed, explosive new book claims

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KATE Middleton refused an invitation from Queen Elizabeth to attend a family Christmas before her engagement to Prince William, a new book has claimed. British royal biographer Robert Lacey wrote that..
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Prince William and Kate welcome Ukraine president at palace

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13 minutes ago LONDON — London’s Buckingham Palace held its first royal event in more than six months on Wednesday as Prince William and his wife Kate welcomed Ukraine’s president and his wife...
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Meghan loses latest court battle with U.K. tabloid newspaper

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LONDON — Meghan, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, has lost the latest skirmish in her privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper, after London’s High Court ruled on Tuesday the paper could amend its..
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Queen Elizabeth II to trim costs as royal family faces $45 million hit from coronavirus pandemic

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her family are facing a $45 million hit in revenues from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Princess Eugenie, husband Jack Brooksbank expecting first child

Princess Eugenie of York and husband Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first child! It will be Queen Elizabeth II's ninth great grandchild.
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Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state

"The time has come to fully leave our colonial past behind," Barbados' governor general said.
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Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip departing remote Balmoral Castle, will return to England

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are departing from Balmoral Castle in Scotland to an estate in England before returning to Windsor in October.
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Duchess Kate's coronavirus photo exhibit unveiled; Queen Elizabeth congratulates participants

Queen Elizabeth is congratulating all who participated in Duchess Kate's coronavirus-focused photo project, which makes its digital debut Sunday.
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Queen to return to work at Buckingham Palace in October after months away from London

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The Queen is to return to work at Buckingham Palace in October after months away, it has been confirmed. The monarch and Prince Philip left London on March 19, just days before the country entered..
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Queen Elizabeth calls emergency royal family meeting to discuss "Megxit" controversy

Queen Elizabeth and Princes Charles, William and Harry all gathered at Sandringham Monday to discuss Harry and Meghan's surprise decision last week to step back from their senior royal duties. CBS News..
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Queen Elizabeth and Duchess Kate host party for acting royalty

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, hosts a reception in honor of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts where they greet 250 guests, including BAFTA Fellow Helen..
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Headlines at 8:30: Queen Elizabeth's household finances at historic low -- $1.6M

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Queen Elizabeth delegating power to Prince Charles

Queen Elizabeth has been delegating more of her duties to other royals, especially Prince Charles. CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports.
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Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message

In Queen Elizabet II's Christmas message, she reflects on the past year, including the birth of her great-grandson, Prince George, and anticipates the upcoming year.
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U.K.'s Windsor Castle gardens temporarily open to the public

Windsor Castle, where Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spends many of her private weekends, is home to a stunning display of flowers and trees. Starting in early August and lasting a few weeks, the public..
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Buckingham Palace release details of Princess Beatrice's 'secret' wedding

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LONDON - Princess Beatrice wore the same tiara as her grandmother Queen Elizabeth at her wedding this week, Buckingham Palace said, releasing more details about the surprise, private ceremony that was..
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Queen Elizabeth knights Captain Tom, 100-year-old raising millions for UK health charities

Queen Elizabeth knighted Captain Tom, a 100-year-old veteran raising millions for UK health charities during COVID-19.
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Queen makes veteran a knight at 100. no kneeling required

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Queen was not informed in advance about Australian PM’s ’75 sacking, show letters

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SYDNEY: Queen Eliza­beth II was not informed in advance about the 1975 dismissal of Australia’s prime minister by her representative in country, letters kept secret for decades and released on..
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Secret letters will today reveal the Queen’s role in a key moment in Australian history

Professor Jenny Hocking recently won her longstanding campaign for the National Archives of Australia to release the so-called “palace letters” about the dismissal of Gough Whitlam in 1975. This is..
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Harry and Meghan ‘pick a fight’ with the Queen after Commonwealth criticism

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry took the world by surprise after taking an aim at the Commonwealth earlier about its ‘uncomfortable past’. It seems the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have now picked a..
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British monarchy post-pandemic: What will it look like and will the Queen still reign?

Will coronavirus alter the monarchy so much that we might never see nonagenarian Queen Elizabeth II interact with her people in public again?
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Policing D-Day 75th anniversary event in Portsmouth cost £3m

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Royalty and Boris Johnson lead Vera Lynn tributes

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Queen Elizabeth's birthday marked with smaller ceremony

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London: Queen Elizabeth II's birthday was marked on Saturday with a smaller ceremony than usual, as the annual Trooping the Colour parade was cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. The extravagant..
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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 'official birthday' at Windsor Castle with military ceremony

Queen Elizabeth marked her official birthday with a reduced celebration including a military ceremony at Windsor Castle on Saturday.
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A scaled-down ceremony at Windsor marks Queen Elizabeth's official birthday

Britain's Queen Elizabeth viewed a socially-distanced military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday on Saturday, after the coronavirus pandemic forced cancellation of the usual..
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1953 Iran coup: How a garbled message from ‘Queen Elizabeth’ bolstered the overthrow of Mosaddegh’s government

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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, 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, 94, is back in the saddle, riding her pony without a helmet at Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth, 94, wore a colorful scarf (but no helmet) while riding her horse in new Windsor Castle photographs released by Buckingham Palace.
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Queen’s ‘secret palace’ letters should be public, Australian court rules

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Australian court rules queen's letters can be made public

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Australia’s highest court has ruled to make public letters between Queen Elizabeth II and her representative that would reveal what knowledge she had, if any, of the dismissal of an Australian..
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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

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