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The Queen Opens the Vault on Her Coronation

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch on the planet, is not afraid to spill tea. The queen opens up the vault, if you will, in a BBC documentary that examines what she calls her “horrible coronation” nearly ...

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Queen Praises U.K. Terrorism Survivors in Christmas Message

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II marked her 60th anniversary as a self-described television host on Monday with an annual Christmas message that offered solace after Britain suffered five terrorist attacks in one year, reflected on the comforts of home ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak found on new aircraft carrier

The UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking because of a faulty seal. The Royal Navy’s future flagship, which was commissioned by the Queen earlier this month, has a problem with one of its propeller shafts. The fault ...

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Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Scandal to Scandal

Season 2 of “The Crown” begins with the Suez crisis and ends with the Profumo affair, taking Queen Elizabeth II and her country from humiliating battlefield retreat to humiliating government sex scandal. Through most of the 10-episode season on Netflix ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth: Royals attend aircraft carrier ceremony

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at a ceremony to commission it into the Royal Navy fleet. The monarch boarded her namesake ship in Portsmouth to see the Royal Navy White Ensign raised ...

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Mark 70 Years of Marriage

Advertisement LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, already Britain’s longest-serving monarch, passed a new milestone on Monday, together with Prince Philip, as they became the longest-married couple of the royal family. The family released a series of new portraits taken earlier ...

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 70 years of marriage, quietly

Related Articles LONDON: Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together on Monday, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.The couple married at London’s ...

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Manushi Chhillar: Indian medical student turned beauty queen

JEDDAH: India’s Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World on Saturday, 16 years after the country’s Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000.Chhillar, 21, became the sixth Indian woman to win the glamorous pageant. She competed against 108 contestants from various ...

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Queen Elizabeth II

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Her reign spanned decades of change and upheaval in Britain. NYT > Europe

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