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Trump to meet Queen 'for interior decor advice'

The Queen is set to host incoming President Donald Trump for a formal summit next year, with discussions centring on questions of interior decor.

The Queen is to offer advice to Mr Trump on his number one priority for his first 100 days in office: “blinging up the White House” 136 more words

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A Moment in London's History - Queen Elizabeth II opens the National Theatre...

It was 40 years ago this year that South Bank landmark, The National Theatre, was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

The National Theatre company had been founded 13 years before (although the concept was first proposed more than 100 years before) and was, until 1976, based at the Old Vic close to Waterloo Station. 292 more words

Twentieth Century

A long reign ends but how did it begin?

Earlier this month, King Bhumipol (Rama IX) of Thailand died after a seventy year reign, a tenure only approached once in England, another three times since the Union of Crowns and one notable case in France. 10 more words

The amazing Queen Victoria ....

There has been a fabulous drama series on UK TV recently, about the early years of the life of Queen Victoria. I’ve always been fascinated by this period in history, so I’ve discovered some facts about Queen Victoria, to share with you. 383 more words

Olympic Oarsman James Crowden Dies

3 October 2016

James Crowden, former High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely and Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire, passed away on 24 September, at the age of 88. 925 more words

Guardsmen In A Row, Part I: On Parade

28 September 2016

Tim Koch, late on parade, reports on a spectacle that he witnessed last June:

Queen Elizabeth II has many titles. A small selection includes Head of the Commonwealth, Queen of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Normandy, and (in Jamaican Patois) Missis Queen. 910 more words

When high season turned into summer of discontent ...

I. Happy 90th  birthday, Ma’am

Yours, David

2. It’s exit, Ma’am

Yours, David