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British government sends Queen Elizabeth II a music box to celebrate her jubilee

Britain’s government sent Queen Elizabeth a specially-commissioned musical box to mark her platinum jubilee, depicting on its lid the black front door of the Prime Minister’s Number 10 Downing Street office. The 96 year-old monarch celebrated 70 years on the British throne with an extended public holiday and a series of events that culminated on […]

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British PM Boris Johnson took part in Christmas quiz last year when indoor mixing was banned

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took part in a Christmas quiz sitting between two colleagues in No 10 when indoor mixing was banned in London last year. The Sunday Mirror published a picture of Mr Johnson at the event, which it said was on 15 December. Downing Street said the prime minister “briefly took part […]

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‘Road To Republic’: Barbados elects first-ever president, replacing British monarchy

Barbados has elected its first-ever president to replace the United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth as head of state in a decisive step towards shedding the Caribbean island’s colonial past. Sandra Mason was elected late on Wednesday by a two-thirds vote of a joint session of the country’s House of Assembly and Senate, a milestone, the government […]

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Queen ‘reluctantly accepts medical advice’ and cancels Northern Ireland visit

The Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland and has “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days”, Buckingham Palace says. The 95-year-old monarch will remain at Windsor Castle but is still expected to attend the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow later this month. The Queen is in […]

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Queen advised by her doctors to cut down alcohol intake, instead drink only water and soft drinks

Queen Elizbeth II has been advised by her doctors to cut down on her intake of alcohol. The Queen is known to enjoy a drink and has often been advised to forego her evening martini that she usually enjoys daily, according to magazine Vanity Fair. The Queen, who is in good health physically has been […]

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Prince William unveils inaugural winners of Earthshot Prize Award

The inaugural winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize include the country of Costa Rica, an Indian organization that creates fuel from agricultural waste and a coral farming group in the Bahamas. The prize, a Nobel-like award founded by the Duke of Cambridge and renowned British naturalist David Attenborough, aims to inspire innovative solutions to the […]

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Nebra Sky Disc: Germany loans the world’s ‘oldest map of stars’ to the British Museum

An ancient object thought to be the world’s oldest map of the stars is to go on display at the British Museum. The Nebra Sky Disc is widely believed to be 3,600 years old, dating from the Bronze Age. The bronze disc was unearthed in Germany in 1999 and is considered one of the most […]

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Adele fans think the singer has a new album coming

Adele fans think the singer has a new album coming. Social media users this week began noticing signs and billboards with the number “30” in different parts of the world and believe that’s a nod to a comeback, nearly six years since the artist’s last album, “25.” One Twitter user claimed that “30” signs had […]

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Sarah Everard: London police officer sentenced to a whole-life prison term

London police officer Wayne Couzens has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering Sarah Everard after kidnapping her under the guise of an arrest. Wayne Couzens abducted the 33-year-old as she walked home from a friend’s house in south London on 3 March. Ahead of sentencing Couzens, 48, the judge said […]

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British Formula 1 fan arrested in Netherlands after being mistaken for Italian mafia boss

A Formula 1 fan from Liverpool was arrested at gunpoint in the Netherlands after being mistaken for a mafia boss. Police believed the 54-year-old, known as Mark L, was Sicilian crime lord Matteo Messina Denaro and he was blindfolded and led away by officers in The Hague on Wednesday. Prosecutors said the man, who was […]

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British actress Tanya Fear reported missing in Los Angeles

British actress Tanya Fear has been reported missing in Los Angeles. Fear, who appeared in a 2018 episode of sci-fi drama Doctor Who, was last seen on Thursday, according to her friends and family. They are urging people to use the hashtag #FindTanyaFear on social media to help gather information about the 31-year-old’s disappearance. The […]

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British monarchy could be gone in two generations, novelist predicts

The British royals, who trace their history back more than 1,000 years, could be gone within two generations, writer Hilary Mantel said in an interview published on Saturday. The monarchy traces its history back at least to William the Conqueror, who invaded England in 1066, but also claims ties to the patchwork of kingdoms and […]