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Cathedral Service Starts Celebrations For The Queen’s 90th Birthday

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain holds a National Service of Thanksgiving in honour of Queen Elizabeth on Friday, kicking off a weekend of events to mark the official 90th birthday of the country’s longest-reigning monarch. The church service at London’s St

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Man Who Scaled Buckingham Palace Walls Is Convicted Murderer

(AFP) – A man who scaled the walls of Buckingham Palace and got into the garden is a convicted murderer, a court heard Friday, as he was jailed for four months. Dennis Hennessy, 41, repeatedly asked “is Ma’am in?” in

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Man Charged With Trespassing Into Grounds of Buckingham Palace

Reuters – A man was due in court on Friday charged with scaling a perimeter wall to get into the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the home of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, London police said. Dennis Hennessy, 41, was due to appear

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900 Horses Parade For Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday

Performing ponies, trotting war horses and sturdy steeds hung with glittering decorations pranced in an equine extravaganza at Windsor Castle on Sunday to mark the 90th birthday of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. The show, which featured over 900 horses and

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British ‘Barbarians’ Need Manners Lesson, Say Chinese

The British media is riddled with “barbarians” who would benefit from a lesson in manners from China’s ancient civilisation, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday after Queen Elizabeth II called some Chinese officials “very rude”. In a rare diplomatic gaffe,

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Cameron Tells Queen Nigeria and Afghanistan are ‘Fantastically Corrupt’

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera telling Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday that leaders of some “fantastically corrupt” countries, including Nigeria and Afghanistan, were due to attend his anti-corruption summit. Cameron will host an international anti-corruption

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WATCH: Queen and Prince Harry Tell Obamas: ‘Oh Really, Please’

When US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama challenged Britain’s Prince Harry on social media on Friday, he responded by bringing in a big gun: the Queen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuNcSp2T4Lw The Obamas posted a video of themselves on Twitter promoting

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IN PICTURES: Britain Celebrates Queen’s 90th Birthday

Britain celebrates today as Queen Elizabeth II turns 90. Although her birthday will not be officially celebrated until June, Brits still gathered outside Windsor Castle, where she is currently in residence, to send their best wishes. Buckingham Palace released three

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Britain Cheers Queen On 90th Birthday

Britain celebrates Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday on Thursday, with her eldest son Prince Charles paying tribute in a special radio broadcast and Prime Minister David Cameron leading a parliamentary homage. The sovereign, who last year overtook her great-great grandmother

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Queen IS Anti-EU, Pro-Commonwealth, Govt Website Confirms

The Queen has always been sceptical of the European Union (EU) and preferred Britain to work with the Commonwealth, the government’s official website says. An article by Oxford historian D.R. Thorpe, posted on the “History” section of the UK government