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Brexit Britain Must Rethink the Monarchy

In the aftermath of the horror last week in Kensington much was made of the inspiring leadership provided by the Queen. Unlike the Prime Minister, Elizabeth II looked the West End in the eye. 274 more words

The Right Dishonourable Opposition

We have now had the State Opening of Parliament. The Parliament of the United Kingdom is sitting and the government can be held to account. Or can it? 266 more words

Wednesday 21 June 2017 - A threadbare Queen’s Speech focuses on Brexit, but dumps much of what was in the Conservative manifesto

Above: The Queen, accompanied by her eldest son Prince Charles, reads the Queen’s Speech

After being delayed last week the Queen’s Speech finally took place today. 2,208 more words

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Trooping the Colour - The Mall - 17 June 2017

The annual ceremony was a little more subdued this year with The Queen initiating a minutes silence to the lives lost in recent events. The Colour was trooped by 1st Battalion Irish Guards, with regimental mascot Domhnall joining the parade along The Mall. 51 more words


BREAKING: Donald Trump's Visit to UK ABANDONED From Queen's Speech 2017

Queen Elizabeth II has concluded her Queen’s Speech to both Houses within Parliament, and left one particular stone untouched: her planned state visit of President Donald Trump to the country. 344 more words

Living in America Has Made Me More British!

I was born in England, I lived there for 28 years, I am British.  So how comes when I emigrated to America, I feel like I’ve become even more British…if that’s even possible?   753 more words

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