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Queen Victoria Cruise Ship To Get Multi-Million Upgrade

Cunard Line is continuing its fleet upgrade with a multi-million refurbishment scheduled for January 2015.

The Queen Victoria will have a dry-dock at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. 323 more words

Cruise Ship

Offending the Queen

There was a significant moment in history not too long ago: Queen Elizabeth made her first tweet. Now, I admit that linguistics and good old-fashioned monarchy are things which almost never cross paths, but something interesting happened after she tweeted. 450 more words

Linguistics

The Queen of England has made history as the first reigning monarch to tweet!.. see what she said on twitter


Queen Elizabeth, the Queen of England has made history as the first monarch to tweet, the tweeter handle @BritishMonarchy account was opened in 2009 to share palace news but has only been accessed by palace officials until Friday. 57 more words

Entertainment

Can you recognize any relatives meeting the Queen?

Queen Elizabeth II visit to Dannevirke 1954

On 7 January 1954, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip briefly visited Dannevirke.  The royal train arrives at time marker 3:56. 73 more words

Random Bits And Bobs

A Royal Tweet

It’s never too late to tweet, just ask Queen Elizabeth signing off as Elizabeth R.

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Culture

QUEEN ELIZABETH POSTS FIRST TWEET

The Queen of England HRH Elizabeth II today posted her first ever tweet on the royal household’s handle @BritishMonarchy which has 800,000 followers.

The milestone event took place Friday when the monarch formally opened the Science museum’s new Information Age Galleries. 57 more words

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