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Why Queen Elizabeth's 96th birthday isn't a very happy one
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Why Queen Elizabeth's 96th birthday isn't a very happy one

Declining health, ongoing campaigns to remove her as head of state, controversy over Prince Andrew’s return to the public eye and calls for the Royal Family to apologise for its role in colonialism and slavery has made it an awkward time for the monarch

UK's Prince Harry, Meghan visit Queen Elizabeth on way to Invictus Games
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UK's Prince Harry, Meghan visit Queen Elizabeth on way to Invictus Games

The Sussexes are on their way to the sporting event Harry founded for disabled military veterans that starts in The Hague on 16 April, 2022

Watch: Prince William And Kate Middleton dance with locals during visit to Belize
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Watch: Prince William And Kate Middleton dance with locals during visit to Belize

On the second day of their tour, Prince William and Kate danced their hearts out during a traditional Garifuna Festival in a Belizean village

Masked man with crossbow threatens to assassinate Queen to avenge Jallianwala Bagh massacre; arrested
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Masked man with crossbow threatens to assassinate Queen to avenge Jallianwala Bagh massacre; arrested

A video has surfaced showing a hooded figure issuing threats to Queen Elizabeth. Police are, however, yet to ascertain if the man in the video and the arrested person are the same

Armed intruder arrested at Windsor Castle wanted to avenge the dead in Jallianwala Bagh massacre by assassinating Queen Elizabeth II, claims video
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Armed intruder arrested at Windsor Castle wanted to avenge the dead in Jallianwala Bagh massacre by assassinating Queen Elizabeth II, claims video

Officers from the Thames Valley and the Metropolitan Police say the suspect was carrying an offensive weapon and the royal family was informed

Changing guard at Buckingham Palace: As Queen Elizabeth steps back due to age, Camilla steps up
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Changing guard at Buckingham Palace: As Queen Elizabeth steps back due to age, Camilla steps up

With the Queen taking a back seat, Prince Charles is seen to shoulder more public duties and his wife Camilla is increasingly stepping into the fray

India's Takachar wins Earthshot Prize's for creating machine that turns agricultural waste into fertiliser
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India's Takachar wins Earthshot Prize's for creating machine that turns agricultural waste into fertiliser

In a short film recorded, Prine William warns the "actions we choose or choose not to take in the next 10 years will determine the fate of the planet for the next thousand".

Birmingham 2022: Queen Elizabeth launches baton relay for Commonwealth Games
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Birmingham 2022: Queen Elizabeth launches baton relay for Commonwealth Games

Queen Elizabeth II held her first major engagement at Buckingham Palace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic a year and a half ago, as she presided n Thursday over the launch of the baton relay for next year's Commonwealth Games

Euro 2020: England cricketers, British PM Boris Johnson rally behind Marcus Rashford as support grows for footballer
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Euro 2020: England cricketers, British PM Boris Johnson rally behind Marcus Rashford as support grows for footballer

Along with Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka were also subjected to racial abuse on social media after missing decisive penalties in the Euro 2020 final against Italy

Euro 2020: 'I send my good wishes', Queen Elizabeth and British PM Boris Johnson wish England ahead of final against Italy
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Euro 2020: 'I send my good wishes', Queen Elizabeth and British PM Boris Johnson wish England ahead of final against Italy

Gareth Southgate's side have reached the European Championship title match for the first time, ending England's 55-year wait for a major final appearance.

After charming G7 leaders, Queen Elizabeth sits back for parade to mark her birthday
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After charming G7 leaders, Queen Elizabeth sits back for parade to mark her birthday

The ceremony took place a couple of months after the death of her 99-year-old husband Prince Philip, whose funeral also took place at Windsor Castle.

With Younger and The Bold Type ending, will glossy portrayals of media careers in TV shows change?
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With Younger and The Bold Type ending, will glossy portrayals of media careers in TV shows change?

TV shows like Younger and The Bold Type neatly elide the drudgery, crippling salaries, and soul destruction of early career media. Crises loom and then neatly resolve, usually in time for the finale.

Meghan Markle wins remaining copyright claim against UK tabloid over publication of personal letter
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Meghan Markle wins remaining copyright claim against UK tabloid over publication of personal letter

The UK court ruled that the public disclosure of Meghan Markle’s “personal and private letter” to her father Thomas Markle was unlawful.

Masses descend on Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to mourn Prince Philip, snubbing COVID restrictions
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Masses descend on Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to mourn Prince Philip, snubbing COVID restrictions

At Buckingham Palace, the queen’s London residence, well-wishers braved a chilly, grey day to line up and snake their way past the black iron gates, where tourists normally wait to watch the changing of the guard. People were allowed to approach the gates one at a time to lay their tributes as police tried to control the crowd amid Britain's coronavirus restrictions.

Meghan Markle's racism claims spotlights British media's crumbling unity, treatment of race and mental health issues
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Meghan Markle's racism claims spotlights British media's crumbling unity, treatment of race and mental health issues

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's interview created schisms in the British news media, an industry that rarely outwardly break ranks, and raised broader questions about racism in British society

Prince Harry-Meghan interview with Oprah: UK Palace breaks silence, says will 'take matter seriously'
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Prince Harry-Meghan interview with Oprah: UK Palace breaks silence, says will 'take matter seriously'

While The Palace often tries to stay above controversy by remaining silent and riding out the storm, these charges are so damaging to the royal family that it will have to respond publicly, says royal biographer Angela Levin

Oprah Winfrey's deft interviewing skills anchored her interaction with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry
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Oprah Winfrey's deft interviewing skills anchored her interaction with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry

From Meghan Markle's alleged thoughts on suicide, to the British royalty's non-support of the couple, Oprah Winfrey keenly navigated sensitive topics during the interview

Tenet actor Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana in seasons five and six of The Crown
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Tenet actor Elizabeth Debicki to play Princess Diana in seasons five and six of The Crown

Emma Corrin is playing Diana on The Crown Season 4, but Elizabeth Debicki will take on the part for what’s sure to be the character’s most dramatic chapters.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19; 71-year-old heir to UK throne self-isolating in Scotland
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID-19; 71-year-old heir to UK throne self-isolating in Scotland

Prince Charles of the UK, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for coronavirus and is displaying mild symptoms of the disease

'Would've preferred if Harry, Meghan remained full-time members of Royal Family': Full text of Queen Elizabeth's statement on decision to 'step back'
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'Would've preferred if Harry, Meghan remained full-time members of Royal Family': Full text of Queen Elizabeth's statement on decision to 'step back'

Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday released a statement about the discussions within the royal family on future arrangements for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.