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Canadian gold coin worth $6M stolen from Berlin museum

Berlin police say thieves broke into the Bode Museum in Berlin, Germany and made off with a massive 100 kilogram gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint and valued at approximately $6 million. 187 more words


elizabeth the queen: the life of a modern monarch

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Shoutout to the first biography I’ve read in 2017! My last biography was about Catherine the Great in July of last year so needless to say I was overdue for a new biography. 542 more words


Royal Condolences for Westminster Attack

Royals from around the world have been sending messages of condolence to London after the despicable terrorist attack in Westminster on the 21st. Here are some of the messages; 620 more words


The Queen Condemns 'Awful Violence' Following The Vicious Attack On UK Parliament

Queen Elizabeth II has released a statement surrounding the frightening attack in London, where a knife-wielding terrorist mowed down civilians on a bridge outside of the Parliament building and stabbed a police officer. 344 more words

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The Crown

This is probably one of my favorite series all year. I’ve had a deep love for the more ancient history of the English since I was a kid, reading a fictionalized diary of the first Elizabeth, but I’d never given much thought to the modern royals. 151 more words


'London Bridge Is Down': The Secret Plan For The Days After The Queen’s Death

She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. 12 more words


Crowns, Kingdoms, and Us

Are you familiar at all with the story of Prince Philip, the Queen of England’s husband? Watching the first few episodes of The Crown on Netfix gave me pause. 1,341 more words