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Queen allows Johnson to suspend parliament before Brexit

08 August, 2019 7:53 pm 7:53 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plan to suspend parliament, a statement from the official body of advisers to the Queen, known as the Privy Council, said on Wednesday. The statement confirmed that parliament would be suspended on a day between Sept. 9 and Sept. 12, until Oct. 14. … Read More

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Hi-tech illusions bring Queen Victoria’s palace to life in UK Summer ...

07 July, 2019 11:10 am 11:10 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth visited an exhibition dedicated to her great-great-grandmother Victoria on Wednesday, which uses cutting-edge technology to recreate Buckingham Palace as it was during the 19th century. Visitors will see projections and illusions showing the vibrant colors of the palace interiors before Victoria’s eldest son Edward VII redecorated it predominantly in … Read More

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Britain’s Prince Harry, queen attend Windsor Castle royal wedding

05 May, 2019 11:20 am 11:20 am

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – New father Britain’s Prince Harry returned on Saturday to the Windsor Castle chapel where he married Meghan Markle a year ago this weekend, attending the wedding of relative Lady Gabriella Windsor. Queen Elizabeth’s first cousin once removed, Gabriella, a 38-year-old freelance writer and daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, … Read More

Queen, Oscars, live performance

Queen to rock Oscars with live performance

02 February, 2019 8:56 am 8:56 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – British rock band Queen will perform live at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, organizers said on Monday, following the blockbuster success of best picture nominee “Bohemian Rhapsody.” “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year’s Oscars!,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences … Read More

Aretha Franklin’s gospel roots celebrated at Queen of Soul’s fu...

09 September, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music  as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin bid rousing farewell to the Queen of Soul at a funeral that featured tributes by former US President Bill Clinton and singer Stevie Wonder. “Come on, this is a church service, lift your voice!” … Read More