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Queen on first public engagement outside royal residences since March
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Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays at Sandringham
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The Queen and her Prime Ministers
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Barbados to remove Queen as head of state
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Queen congratulates lockdown photographers
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The Queen ‘inspired’ as results of Kate’s photographic lockdown project unveiled
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A Florida City Is Selling Some of Its Beloved SwansLakeland’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.
Queen Elizabeth leaves COVID bubble to visit top-secret military labThe 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.
Queen Elizabeth, joined by Prince William, makes her first public outing since COVID-19 isolationQueen Elizabeth on Thursday made her first public appearance outside of royal grounds since going into coronavirus isolation seven months ago.
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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 EnglandQueen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are departing from Balmoral Castle in Scotland to an estate in England before returning to Windsor in October.
Duchess Kate's coronavirus photo exhibit unveiled; Queen Elizabeth congratulates participantsQueen Elizabeth is congratulating all who participated in Duchess Kate's coronavirus-focused photo project, which makes its digital debut Sunday.
Queen to return to work at Buckingham Palace in October after months away from LondonThe 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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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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