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How the royal family has adapted over 100 days of lockdown
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William heads to bakery in King's Lynn
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'Forces' Sweetheart' Vera Lynn dies aged 103
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Queen set to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign
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Queen Elizabeth's socially distanced Trooping of the Colour
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth marks official birthday
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Charles joins tributes to soldiers caught up in ‘forgotten Dunkirk’
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A High Tech Royal: The Queen makes her first live video call!
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On This Day: 11 June 1956 - The Queen's State Visit to Sweden
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Queen Elizabeth's official birthday plans revealed
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The Queen joins video call with carers for Carers' Week
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New photo of Prince Philip and the Queen released, as Duke turns 99
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The royal couple from engagement to now
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Prince Philip's 'naughty' sense of humour keeping Queen Elizabeth smiling
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UK Prince Andrew's lawyers hit back over U.S. inquiry into Epstein
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Royally pampered pooches: Queen Elizabeth's corgis had their own special menu
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Black lives matter says Meghan, calling U.S. events "devastating"
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Prince Philip plans low-key birthday lunch
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Prayers for Queen to mark coronation anniversary
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Queen Elizabeth's former chef compares Buckingham Palace to Downton Abbey
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Queen pictured in first public appearance since lockdown began
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Australian court grants access to Queen's letters
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Queen Elizabeth allows Boris Johnson to exercise at Buckingham Palace
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UK's Queen Elizabeth joins first public video conference call to mark carers weekQueen Elizabeth has taken part in her first public video conference call to mark Carers Week, adding another first for the British monarch during her long reign.
Prince Philip, patriarch of the British royals, quietly turns 99Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth for more than seven decades, celebrates his 99th birthday on Wednesday, although there will be little public fanfare to mark the occasion.
Queen Elizabeth back in the saddle as British lockdown easesBritain's Queen Elizabeth was photographed riding a 14-year-old Fell pony in Windsor Home Park on Sunday as the country eases stringent measures to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Australian court orders release of letters to Britain's Queen Elizabeth surrounding PM sackingAn Australian court ruled on Friday that the country's archives must release letters between Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her local representative during the 1970s, a move which may shed light on the..
Newly knighted Captain Tom hopes queen is not 'heavy handed' with the swordCaptain Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British veteran who raised a record breaking amount of money for charity during the coronavirus crisis, said he was looking forward to being knighted by Queen..
UK royals pay tribute to nurses across the worldQueen Elizabeth and other senior members of Britain's royal family joined together on Tuesday to thank nurses around the world for their efforts in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Queen tells Britain 'never give up' in tribute to WW2 generationQueen Elizabeth led tributes to veterans of World War Two recalling the "never give up, never despair" message of Victory in Europe Day 75 years ago as the coronavirus damped commemorations for the end..
'Never give up, never despair': Queen praises Britons on VE DayBritain's Queen Elizabeth honoured those who died in World War Two on Friday, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, and used the occasion to say she was proud of how people had responded to..
Tea and singing: Britain honours World War Two anniversaryBritons stood in silence and Queen Elizabeth was to address the nation on Friday's 75th anniversary of "Victory in Europe" Day, though the coronavirus dampened commemorations for the end of World War..
Queen Elizabeth to address Britain as it commemorates VE DayBritain's Queen Elizabeth will give a televised message to her nation on Friday to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, as the coronavirus outbreak overshadows nationwide celebrations to commemorate..
New Zealand's Ardern spoke to Queen on pandemic responseNew Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that she spoke to Queen Elizabeth II after the country emerged out a strict lockdown that helped contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Recovering from coronavirus, PM Johnson to talk to Trump, QueenPrime Minister Boris Johnson will speak to U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday and meet Queen Elizabeth later this week, his spokesman said, adding that the British leader is still not "formally..
Queen Elizabeth sends condolences to Canada after Nova Scotia shootingQueen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent her condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the after the "appalling" mass shooting in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Muted celebrations as Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 94Britain's record-breaking Queen Elizabeth turns 94 on Tuesday but the coronavirus lockdown means there will be little fanfare to mark the occasion.
UK's Prince Philip breaks retirement silence to thank those fighting COVID-19Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, made a rare statement on Monday to thank those involved in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Queen Elizabeth cancels birthday plans as coronavirus hits BritainBritain's Queen Elizabeth will not celebrate her 94th birthday in any special way and has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark the occasion because it would not be appropriate while the country..
Queen Elizabeth cancels gun salutes for her birthday: ITV reporterBritain's Queen Elizabeth has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark her birthday on Tuesday, ITV reporter Chris Ship said on Twitter, adding that it would be the first such request had been made..
'Absolute legend' British veteran raises $25 million by walking for the health serviceA 99-year-old British war veteran who has raised more than 20 million pounds ($25 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden was praised by Queen Elizabeth's grandson as an "absolute..
Britain's Princess Beatrice cancels wedding amid coronavirus: media reportsQueen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Beatrice and her fiance Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have canceled their royal wedding due to the lockdown in the United Kingdom amid the coronavirus pandemic, media..
Prince William opens new UK emergency COVID-19 hospitalPrince William, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, has opened an emergency COVID-19 hospital built in just eight days in the exhibition centre of Britain's second city, Birmingham.
Easter isn't cancelled: UK's Queen Elizabeth says coronavirus will not overcomeBritain's Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that coronavirus "would not overcome us" as she delivered her second rallying message to the nation in a week.
UK's Queen Elizabeth thanks health workers around the worldBritain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent a message of "enduring appreciation and good wishes" to health workers around the world for World Health Day.
UK's Queen Elizabeth sends message of enduring appreciation to health workersBritain's Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent a message of "enduring appreciation and good wishes" to health workers around the world for World Health Day.
'We'll meet again': Queen Elizabeth invokes WW2 spirit to defeat coronavirusQueen Elizabeth told the British people on Sunday that they would overcome the coronavirus outbreak if they stayed resolute in the face of lockdown and self-isolation, invoking the spirit of World War..
Queen Elizabeth's addresses the United Kingdom on coronavirus outbreakBritain's Queen Elizabeth made a highly rare broadcast to her nation on Sunday to rally the public in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
Show typical British resolve, Queen to tell nation amid coronavirus outbreakQueen Elizabeth will call on Britons to show the same resolve as their forebears and take on the challenge and disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak with good-humoured resolve when she makes an..
UK PM Johnson stays in isolation as Queen prepares to address the nationBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he was remaining in isolation with mild symptoms of COVID-19, including a raised temperature, seven days after he first tested positive for the new..
Britain's Queen Elizabeth to make rare address to nation over coronavirusBritain's Queen Elizabeth II will make an extremely rare nationwide address to the nation on Sunday as it grapples with an increasingly deadly coronavirus outbreak.
UK's Queen Elizabeth last saw PM Johnson on March 11, is in good healthBritain's Queen Elizabeth last saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for coronavirus, on March 11 and she remains in good health, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus, Queen Elizabeth in good healthPrince Charles, the 71-year-old heir to the British throne, has tested positive for coronavirus but is in good health and is now self isolating in Scotland with mild symptoms.
UK puts military on standby, queen addresses anxious nationThe United Kingdom put 20,000 military personnel on standby over the coronavirus crisis on Thursday as dozens of underground train stations closed across London and Queen Elizabeth left the city for..
UK puts military on standby as coronavirus shuts down swathes of LondonThe United Kingdom put 20,000 military personnel on standby, closed dozens of underground train stations across London and Queen Elizabeth left the city for Windsor Castle as the coronavirus crisis..
Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter scales back wedding plans over coronavirusQueen Elizabeth's granddaughter Princess Beatrice is scaling back her wedding plans and cancelling a planned reception due to be held at Buckingham Palace in May because of coronavirus, the royal..
Queen Elizabeth cancels parties, heads to Windsor Castle over virusQueen Elizabeth canceled her annual garden parties and will leave London for Windsor Castle earlier than planned because of the coronavirus outbreak, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday.
'Thank you' Queen Elizabeth tells Britain's spiesQueen Elizabeth visited the headquarters of Britain's MI5 domestic spy agency on Tuesday to thank the country's spies for defending the realm.
Queen Elizabeth's nephew the Earl of Snowdon to divorceThe Earl of Snowdon, the nephew of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and his wife of 26 years are to divorce.
UK Queen Elizabeth's grandson Peter Phillips and wife to divorcePeter Phillips, the grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and his Canadian wife are to divorce after 12 years of marriage, the couple announced on Tuesday.
Meghan's father to Meghan: Would be great to see you, even in courtMeghan Markle's estranged father Thomas said on Monday that he was prepared to face his daughter in court and that she and her husband Prince Harry had hurt Queen Elizabeth by abruptly stepping back..
It would be great to see you, even in court, says father of UK duchess MeghanThomas Markle, the father of Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, said on Monday that he was prepared to face his daughter in court and that she and her husband Prince Harry had hurt Queen Elizabeth by..
Meghan's father: Meghan and Harry have hurt the queen and royal familyThomas Markle, the father of Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, said on Monday that his daughter and her husband Prince Harry had hurt Queen Elizabeth and the royal family by stepping back from royal..
Prince Harry seeks 'more peaceful life' as reluctantly ends royal roleBritain's Prince Harry has spoken of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors, saying there was no other option if he and his wife..
'Sad' Prince Harry says no other option but to end royal roleBritain's Prince Harry spoke on Sunday of his sadness at being forced to give up his royal duties in a deal with Queen Elizabeth and senior Windsors that will see him and his wife Meghan exit official..
Prince Harry sad to leave royal roleBritain's Prince Harry said on Sunday it brought him great sadness that he was leaving his royal duties after agreeing with Queen Elizabeth that he and his wife Meghan would step down from official..
Factbox: Queen Elizabeth's statement on Harry and Meghan's futureBuckingham Palace announced on Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will no longer be working members of Britain's royal family and they will not use their "royal highness" titles as they..
UK's Prince Harry appears in public for first time since royal splitBritain's Prince Harry made his first public appearance on Thursday since Queen Elizabeth acceded to the wishes of her grandson and his American wife Meghan to step back from their senior royal roles..