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02Sep/15

The life and long reign of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

On September 9, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II becomes the country’s longest-reigning monarch, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria’s record of 63 years and seven months.

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03Jul/15

Minute of silence across UK for Tunisia dead

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth join a national minute of silence across the UK to honour 30 Britons and 8 others killed in Tunisia beach massacre a week ago.

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13Jun/15

British royals attend Trooping the Colour for Queen’s birthday

Britain’s royal family attends the annual Trooping the Colour parade which marks the Queen’s official birthday.

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04May/15

New royal baby named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed the name of their baby girl as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

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14Apr/15

New British royal baby faces tricky life as the “spare”

What is it like to be the sibling of the heir to the British throne? The British royal family have a tradition of the younger brother or sister of the heir at times courting controversy by seemingly behaving badly. The family will have a new “spare” soon with Prince William’s wife Kate expected to give birth to her second child at the end of this month.

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26Mar/15

Benedict Cumberbatch reads poem at ancestor England’s Richard III’s ceremonial reburial

Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch, an ancestor of England’s King Richard III, reads a tribute poem at the ceremonial reburial of the “villainous” warrior king whose bones were discovered buried under a car park more than 500 years after he died.

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