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Queen Elizabeth to meet President Biden at Windsor Castle
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Queen Elizabeth to meet President Biden at Windsor Castle

Britain's leader, Queen Elizabeth will welcome US President, Joe Biden to Windsor Castle on June 13 for their first one-on-one meeting, Buckingham Palace have announced. Elizabeth's meeting with Biden and first lady Jill Biden will come during the President's visit to the United Kingdom for the upcoming G7 summit, his first trip abroad since taking office. It will be the Queen's first major meeting with a world leader since the death of her husband, Prince Philip, in April, and comes after a year in which most of her in-person engagements were scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic. Over the course of her reign, the 95-year-old monarch has met with every US President except Lyndon Johnson. The pair have been in touch in recent months. The Queen sent a private congratula...
Prince Philip’s cause of death recorded as ‘old age’
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Prince Philip’s cause of death recorded as ‘old age’

The Duke of Edinburgh’s official cause of death has reportedly been recorded as old age at 99. Prince Philip died on April 9, just weeks after he reunited with the Queen following a month-long stay in hospital. Dad-of-four Philip was the longest-serving consort in British history, dedicating decades of his life to royal duty, serving the nation at the monarch's side. Despite enduring his longest stay in hospital just weeks before his death, The Telegraph reports his passing was due to old age.
Queen Elizabeth II all Smiles as She Returns to Work for First Time Since Prince Philip’s Funeral
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Queen Elizabeth II all Smiles as She Returns to Work for First Time Since Prince Philip’s Funeral

The Queen has bravely returned to work for the first time since her late husband Prince Philip's funeral. The monarch, 95, appeared all smiles as she held virtual audiences by video link from Windsor Castle 10 days after the memorial service of her late husband. No longer dressed in a black mourning outfit, she rocked a pale blue floral dress that featured large purple, white and yellow flowers, with a three-string pearl necklace and a diamond brooch as outfit accessories. The Queen spoke with the Ambassador from the Republic of Latvia and the Ambassador from the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire on Tuesday. She also received Her Excellency Sara Affoue Amani, the Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire, during the virtual meeting. It is the first time she has been seen undertaking h...
Queen Elizabeth II thanks public after husband’s death as she turns 95
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Queen Elizabeth II thanks public after husband’s death as she turns 95

Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday thanked well-wishers for their messages of support after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, as she turned 95 and spent her first birthday without him in more than seven decades. "My family and I would like to thank you all for the support and kindness shown to us in recent days," she said in her first public comments since his death on 9 April aged 99. "We have been deeply touched, and continue to be reminded that Philip had such an extraordinary impact on countless people throughout his life." The Queen - Britain's longest-reigning monarch - said the messages from Britain, the Commonwealth and around the world had been a "comfort" during a "period of great sadness". Her birthday falls during a two-week period of royal mourning for Phil...
Queen Elizabeth won’t release a portrait when she marks her 95th birthday this week without Prince Philip by her side for the first time in seven decades
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Queen Elizabeth won’t release a portrait when she marks her 95th birthday this week without Prince Philip by her side for the first time in seven decades

The Queen of England will be without her husband Prince Philip for the first time in seven decades when she celebrates her 95th birthday this week. The widowed monarch will turn 95 on Wednesday, and to mark her birthday a new portrait of her which was to be released won't be out again as she continues to grieve for her husband of 73 years. A source told The Mirror: ‘The Queen will not be alone. ‘She will have others who care about her deeply and want to be there to support her in her most pressing hour.  ‘In typical fashion, the Queen has insisted she is coping and despite the suggestion she had prepared herself for this day to come, everyone is well aware there is nothing like the experience when it comes.’ It comes after the Queen was...
Prince Philip To Join Late Kings And Queens In A 200-Year-Old Iron Vault
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Prince Philip To Join Late Kings And Queens In A 200-Year-Old Iron Vault

Prince Philip will become the 25th Royal in the 200-year-old vault hidden beneath St George's Chapel in Windsor when he is buried. The Duke of Edinburgh, who died last Friday aged 99, will join a range of kings and queens behind a set of iron gates around 16ft underground. Among the notables already there include George III, George IV, George V of Hanover and William IV. His coffin will be lowered into the Royal Vault at around 3pm and will stay there until the Queen dies
Meghan Markle Reportedly ‘Ready to Forgive’ Royal Family after Prince Philip’s Death and ‘Wants to put Differences aside’
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Meghan Markle Reportedly ‘Ready to Forgive’ Royal Family after Prince Philip’s Death and ‘Wants to put Differences aside’

Meghan Markle is reportedly "ready to forgive" the Royal Family after the death of Prince Philip and "wants to put their differences aside". According to Buckingham Palace officials, Markle, the Duchess of Sussex was advised not to travel for Philip's funeral due to her pregnancy but there are other claims in British tabloids that she was told to stay home so she "won't be the centre of attention". Meghan Markle and husband Prince Harry announced early last year that they will be leaving Royal duties culminating in a series of events over the past year that reached a crescendo when she had a bombshell interview with Oprah Windrey revealing she was suicidal while serving as a royal in the UK and experienced racism. However, it has been reported that Markle is ready to 'forg...
Prince Philip Is Worshipped As A God In Pacific Island Village Of Younanen, Vanuatu
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Prince Philip Is Worshipped As A God In Pacific Island Village Of Younanen, Vanuatu

Villagers in Younanen, Vanuatu believe the late Duke of Edinburgh was the son of a local mountain deity who married a powerful woman and have prayed to him since the 1960s The late Prince Philip has been worshipped as a god by a tribe on a Pacific island for more than 50 years. Villagers in Younanen, a remote settlement in Vanuatu, believe the Duke of Edinburgh was the son of a mountain god. Locals reportedly pray to him daily to ask for his blessings on food crops as well as carry around pictures of the Duke, who died on Friday aged 99. The villagers began worshipping Philip in the 1960s after seeing pictures of him and his wife the Queen. They linked the couple to a Vanuatu legend of a pale-skinned son of the mountain god, who travelled across the seas to find a rich a...
“It is not Possible for him to Rest in Peace”- Media personality, Shade Ladipo reacts to the Death of Prince Phillip
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“It is not Possible for him to Rest in Peace”- Media personality, Shade Ladipo reacts to the Death of Prince Phillip

Media personality, Shade Ladipo, has said that Prince Phillip, husband of the queen of England, will never know peace.The Duke of Edinburgh died on Friday April 9 at the age of 99. Reacting to the news of his demise on her Instastories this afternoon, Shade said the whole British monarch is'' built on slavery and colonization of Black people'' and for this reason, late Prince Phillip and the whole monarch ''can never rest in peace.'' See her post below
BAFTA Awards 2021: See the full list of winners
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BAFTA Awards 2021: See the full list of winners

The 2021 Bafta Film Awards has finally taken place after being pushed back by months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which held at the Royal Albert Hall with nominees attending virtually, was split over two days, with Saturday’s (10 April) Opening Night ceremony announcing the winners of the technical categories, and Sunday’s (11 April) event revealing the winners of the remaining major awards. A brief tribute was paid to the 99-year-old Prince Philip, BAFTA’s first president, who died last week before the winners were announced. Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” dominated at the BAFTA Film Awards, after winning four prizes, including best film. The Searchlight-produced movie also won for lead actress, cinematography, and director, putting it well ahead of all other films. ...
Boris Johnson, Buhari, Biden, Atiku, Others World Leaders Mourn Prince Philip
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Boris Johnson, Buhari, Biden, Atiku, Others World Leaders Mourn Prince Philip

"We remember the Duke ... above all for his steadfast support for Her Majesty the Queen, not just as her consort, by her side, every day of her reign, but as her husband, has strength and stay of more than 70 years. And it is to Her Majesty, and her family, that our nation's thoughts must turn today." "Like the expert carriage driver that he was he helped to steer the royal family and the monarchy so that it remains an institution indisputably vital to the balance and happiness of our national life." - The UK PM, Boris Johnson   GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL "The death of Prince Philip fills me with great sorrow. His friendship to Germany, his straightforwardness and his sense of duty will not be forgotten."   Prince Philip’s legacy will live on not on...
Prince Phillip Dies at 99, weeks after being admitted in hospital for Infection and Heart Surgery
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Prince Phillip Dies at 99, weeks after being admitted in hospital for Infection and Heart Surgery

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth,  has died at the age of 99. The Duke of Edinburgh, who was married to Queen Elizabeth for 73 years, was said to be the monarch's rock during her 69-year reign. He spent his final days at Windsor Castle with his wife after a 28-night stay in hospital having been admitted in mid-February for an infection and a pre-existing heart condition. Her Majesty announced her husband's death at midday today, April 9. Buckingham Palace said in a statement: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. "His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will made in due course. The Royal...
Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month
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Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip Leaves Hospital after a Month

Queen Elizabeth's husband and Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip left King Edward VII’s hospital in central London where he had been recovering after heart surgery, four weeks after first being admitted. Buckingham Palace has now confirmed that he's been discharged from the King Edward VII’s Hospital, after photos shared online showed that he was driven away from the private hospital on Tuesday morning March 16. The statement read; “The Duke of Edinburgh has today been discharged from King Edward VII’s hospital and has returned to Windsor Castle, following treatment for an infection and a successful procedure for a pre-existing condition. “His Royal Highness wishes to thank all the medical staff who looked after him at both King Edward VII’s hospital and St Bartholomew’s hospit...
Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Information gathered by MCI indicates that Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth, has tested positive for Coronavirus. The news was confirmed by the Royal Palace. According to a report by UCR, Queen Elizabeth may have contracted COVID-19 after being involved in a meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was earlier diagnosed with Coronavirus. Queen Elizabeth is reported to have shown mild symptoms of Coronavirus. However, the Palace indicated that Queen Elizabeth’s condition is stable and is being quarantined. She quoted the palace saying, “HMQ has also tested positive and is currently self-isolating at Windsor Castle. The Queen came into contact with the Prime Minister on the 11th March and is following all the appropriate advice with regards to her welfare”. C...
Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Wax Figures Officially Removed From Madame Tussauds Royal Family Display In London
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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle’s Wax Figures Officially Removed From Madame Tussauds Royal Family Display In London

Waxwork museum, Madame Tussauds has removed figures of Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, from its royal family display in London. The decision to remove their figures comes after the couple shocked the world by announcing they will be stepping back as 'senior royals', as they intend to become 'financially independent' and split their time between the UK and North America. On Thursday, the waxworks which were unveiled in May 2018, ahead of the couple’s lavish wedding in Windsor, England, were removed by the wax museum’s staff. But that of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William, and Catherine, remain on display alongside figures of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip. Steve Davies, general manager of the London museum, told the Evening Standard th...
Queen Elizabeth ‘to retire in 18 months’ for Charles to become Prince Regent
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Queen Elizabeth ‘to retire in 18 months’ for Charles to become Prince Regent

Prince Charles is reportedly preparing to take over leadership of the British Royals when his mother, The Queen turns 95. The Queen’s oldest son met with his father at Sandringham yesterday, November 26, to discuss the continuing fallout from his brother’s disastrous TV interview about his links to Jeffry Epstein. Prince Charles’ key role in "retiring" Prince Andrew from public life has fed speculation he is preparing to become "shadow King", which would see him control day-to-day royal affairs while his mother remains monarch. Queen Elizabeth will turn 95 in 18 months. 95 was also the age at which her husband Prince Philip withdrew from his public duties. There is talk among courtiers that she may use the milestone to allow her son to become Prince Regent, the Sun reports. ...
Meghan Markle’s son Archie was ‘named after her pet cat and cartoon she loved’
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Meghan Markle’s son Archie was ‘named after her pet cat and cartoon she loved’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their son's name to the world on Wednesday and, since then, people have wondered why the name Archie was chosen for the royal baby.   A former friend of the Duchess of Sussex has now shed light on two possible reasons for why Meghan chose the name.   The former friend reportedly said Meghan used to have a cat called Archie and she believes she may have named her son after the dead cat. Meghan previously shared a video of herself with the cat.     The former friend told The Sun: "Doria [Meghan's mum] rescued Archie and he became an important part of the household. Meghan loved playing with him and she was always talking about him to her friends. It’s no surprise she named her new baby Archie. She loved tha...
Woman Who Was Injured When Prince Philip Crashed Into The Car She Was in says She Wants Him ‘Prosecuted Or Give Up License’
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Woman Who Was Injured When Prince Philip Crashed Into The Car She Was in says She Wants Him ‘Prosecuted Or Give Up License’

A woman who was injured when Prince Philip, 97, crashed into the car she was in has said she wants the royal to be ‘prosecuted or give up his licence’. Emma Fairweather, 46, broke her wrist in the accident which occurred on Thursday, January 17, near Sandringham Estate. Another woman and a 10-month-old baby were also involved in the accident. Ms Fairweather said she had not yet received an apology from the Duke of Edinburgh, even though it would ‘mean the world’ to her. ?????? She told the Sunday Mirror that Buckingham Palace had not reached out to her, despite officials saying that contact had been made and ‘well wishes exchanged.’ The mother-of-two said: ‘I’m lucky to be alive and he hasn’t even said sorry. It has been such a traumatic and painful time and I would ...
Prince Philip drives himself again just two days after he suffered a car crash in Sandringham
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Prince Philip drives himself again just two days after he suffered a car crash in Sandringham

Prince Philip, 97, is back behind the wheels only two days after he got involved in a car crash that left two women and a 10-month-old child injured. Prince Philip was injured in Thursday's accident after he was "dazzled by the sun" while driving his Land Rover near the Royal family's Sandringham Estate. This caused him to collide with a Kia carrying two women and an infant. His vehicle turned over and he had to be helped out by an eyewitness.     On Saturday, the Duke of Edinburgh was spotted again behind the wheels of a replacement Land Rover and without wearing his seatbelt.     Just one day earlier, his wife, Queen Elizabeth, 92, was also spotted driving herself in a Range Rover close to where Prince Philip's accident occurred. Some phot...
Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, Involved In Car Crash (Photos)
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Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh, Involved In Car Crash (Photos)

A barrister has told how he pulled the Duke of Edinburgh from the wreckage of his Land Rover as he shouted 'My legs! Where should I put my legs?' after crashing into a Kia carrying two women and a baby. Roy Warne said Prince Philip, 97, told police he had been 'dazzled by the sun' at a T-junction before the collision near his Sandringham Estate in Norfolk. Philip's Land Rover was heading onto the A149 out of a private estate road leading from Sandringham House when he was 'dazzled by winter sunshine' and struck by the Kia, which was going south. The impact on Philip's driver's side slipped the car on to the passenger's side before is spun over and slid across the single carriageway. After reaching the far edge, it then flipped again 180 degrees onto the driver's side before...
Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident
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Prince Philip Involved In Car Accident

Prince Philip involved in car accident close to the Sandringham Estate while driving in his car, which had a collision with another vehicle on the road. Buckingham Palace confirmed the 97-year-old was not injured in the collision at 3.30pm on the A149, near West Newton in Norfolk, Metro UK reports. The Duke of Edinburgh was pulling out from a driveway in his Range Rover when the accident happened. Norfolk Police said officers were called to the Sandringham Estate shortly before 3pm ‘following reports of a collision involving two cars’. A spokesman added that police and ambulance crews attended and two people in one of the vehicles suffered minor injuries. A palace spokeswoman confirmed the duke was driving when the accident happened. She added: ‘He saw a doctor as a ...
Prince William Warns Against Overpopulation At Wildlife Charity Event
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Prince William Warns Against Overpopulation At Wildlife Charity Event

Prince William spoke out against overpopulation in Africa and across the world at a wildlife conservation charity gala on Thursday. The 35-year-old father of two — who is expecting his third child with Kate Middleton — said that urbanization and infrastructure development could have a “terrible impact” on wildlife “unless we begin to plan and to take measures now.” “Africa’s rapidly growing human population is predicted to more than double by 2050 — a staggering increase of three and a half million people per month,” he told the crowd at the Tusk at The Roundhouse gala in London. “There is no question that this increase puts wildlife and habitat under enormous pressure.” William’s statements echo that made by his grandfather, Prince Philip, in 2016. “The human population of the world ...
The Line Of Succession To The British Throne Has More People Than You May Have Thought
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The Line Of Succession To The British Throne Has More People Than You May Have Thought

The birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton's third child will certainly bring some changes to the royal family. Not only could Princess Charlotte soon become the quintessential rebellious, open-minded middle child, but there will also be some adjustments to the line of succession to the British throne — namely for Uncle Harry, who will be moving down a spot. Before baby Cambridge shakes things up next Spring, let's take a look at the current roster for one of the most important jobs in the world. Prince Charles: At almost 69 years old, Charles will be the oldest heir to accede to the British throne. There is also debate of whether Charles will become King Charles III or take on the regnal name of King George VII. Prince William: As the firstborn of the queen's firstborn, William stan...
Prince William And Kate Middleton Join Queen Elizabeth II At Event Honoring Fallen Soldiers
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Prince William And Kate Middleton Join Queen Elizabeth II At Event Honoring Fallen Soldiers

The Royal family came together Saturday evening in honor of those who lost their lives in combat. Prince William and Kate Middleton gathered alongside Queen Elizabeth II at the Festival of Remembrance, an event held in London each year ahead of Remembrance Sunday. Each Royal dressed in black, with the Queen and her grandson wearing red poppy pins significant to the national holiday. The Duchess of Cambridge looked chic in a black pea coat with brocade detailing by Temperley London. The Callas Evening Coat, as it's called, retails for around $1,550 but appears to be sold out online. Kate completed the look with a black velvet clutch and simple yet stylish pumps. Meanwhile, Prince Harry was enjoying the England vs. South Africa rugby match in London, where he sported his own flor...

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