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Queen Elizabeth II spends night in hospital with stomach bug

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Queen Elizabeth II spent last night in hospital due to a vomiting bug. The 86-year-old monarch went to the King Edward VII Hospital in Central London after awarding Janet Doel, her housemaid at Windsor Castle, a Bar to the Royal Victorian Medal. It was the first time in ten years that Queen Elizabeth II walked [...]

WATCH Queen Elizabeth II sits in on Cabinet meeting for first time

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For the first time in more than 100 years a British monarch was invited to attended a Cabinet meeting. Queen Elizabeth II was pictured alongside David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street on December 18, 2012. She paid visit to England’s prime minister “to collect a gift for her Diamond Jubilee year”. The Queen then sat [...]

Prince William turns 30

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LONDON (AP) – The man who once was among the world’s most eligible bachelors has turned 30, but things are not so bad for Prince William as he celebrates his birthday with family and friends. Palace officials say William will mark the milestone in private with his wife, the former Kate Middleton, and perhaps some close [...]

Prince Phillip recovering from bladder infection

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LONDON (AP) – Royal officials say Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, have improved considerably but will likely remain in the hospital for the next few days for treatment of a bladder infection. Philip was hospitalized on Monday with a bladder infection and forced to miss much of the celebration of the queen’s 60 [...]

Crowds greet Queen Elizabeth II on last Jubilee Day

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LONDON (AP) – Crowds cheering “God save the queen!” and pealing church bells greeted Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday as she arrived for a service at St. Paul’s Cathedral on the last of four days of celebrations of her 60 years on the throne. Poignantly, the queen was without Prince Philip, her husband of 64 [...]

Queen Elizabeth to make rare address on YouTube channel

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LONDON (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II will make a rare address to the nation at the conclusion of festivities marking her 60 years on the throne. Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that the broadcast will be transmitted at 1700 GMT today in Britain and the Commonwealth. It will also be available on the Royal Channel on [...]

Queen Elizabeth II gave Camilla new honor

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LONDON – It has been reported that Queen Elizabeth II has appointed the Duchess of Cornwall to the highest female rank in the Royal Victorian Order, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The announcement that Camilla has been made a Dame Grand Cross comes on the day of her seventh wedding anniversary with Prince Charles, the queen’s [...]

Queen Elizabeth II to address Houses of Parliament

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LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II will deliver a speech in Britain’s Houses of Parliament to mark her Diamond Jubilee year. She will speak to members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords Tuesday. They will present her with a special decorated window to mark her 60 year reign. The window will be [...]

Prince Harry’s nights out are over

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LONDON, England – Prince Harry’s nights out are to diminish drastically once he comes back from his Royal tour. Army officials have warned the partying Royal that he must master Apache helicopters or risk being dropped from his dream second tour of Afghanistan. The choice is his. “He’s been told that he can’t spend every spare [...]

Queen Elizabeth II will open 2012 Olympics

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LONDON – It has been reported that Queen Elizabeth II’s busy summer calendar just got a bit more crowded. The monarch will open both the 2012 Olympics and the Paralympics this summer, signaling that both events will be celebrated as great state occasions, something the British are famous for. It is the first time the [...]

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