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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Queen Elizabeth II to miss Commonwealth meeting

    Posted May 07th 2013, 04:11pm by Associated Press in London

    ... Associated Press in London Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth heads of government meeting- the first time she’s missed the biennial session since 1971. The queen has long been a major supporter of the 54-nation Commonwealth, and her decision to send Prince Charles to the November meeting is seen as a reflection of her age and of efforts to reduce ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    New portrait of Queen Elizabeth II unveiled

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:45pm by Sarah Graham

    ... Sarah Graham A new official portrait of Britain's Queen, painted by Australian-born artist Ralph Heimans, has been unveiled. The painting, ‘The Coronation Theatre, Westminster Abbey: A Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’, is the latest portrait to be commissioned by the Queen and depicts her in the Sacrarium of London's famous abbey. Queen Elizabeth is pictured ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Foreign invaders bring quality to HK$14 million Queen Elizabeth II Cup

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 09:46pm by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken @scmp.com Dominant forces from Dubai meeting set to square up again at Hong Kong showpiece Foreign raiders add quality to QE II Cup Hong Kong's best will meet worthy opponents from three continents in the HK$14 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup at Sha Tin on April 27 as the dominant jurisdictions from the Dubai World Cup meeting face off ...

  4. Ouija Board relaxed and ready to take Queen Elizabeth II Cup

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell When Ed Dunlop fixed that intense horseman's gaze on Lord Derby's million-dollar baby Ouija Board at Sha Tin yesterday morning, he instinctively knew today's $14 million Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup was within reach. Dunlop and owner Teddy Stanley, the 19th Earl of Derby, are scarcely strangers to victory at racing's highest level. ...

  5. The Diamond Queen: Elizabeth II and Her People

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Guy Haydon The Diamond Queen: Elizabeth II and Her People by Andrew Marr Macmillan The diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth this year will make millions of people reflective, says Andrew ... of George V, died of flu in 1892, leaving the way clear for the man Princess Elizabeth came to know as 'Grandpa England'. Next, briefly, was Edward VIII, the queen's fun-loving ...

  6. Queen Elizabeth II: 80th Birthday Celebration

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Royal Over-Seas League hosts a birthday service with a reading of works by British poet laureate Andrew Motion. Today, 11am-noon, St John's Cathedral, Garden Rd, Central, free. The service is followed by lunch (1pm) at China Club, Old Bank of Chi ...

  7. News - World

    AP NewsAlert

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 09:20pm by AP

    ... LONDON (AP) — Gay marriage becomes legal in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gives royal approval. ...

  8. News - World

    Sick British queen cancels Wales visit

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 09:33am by Agence France Presse in London

    ... Agence France Presse in London Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a planned visit to Wales due to a bout of gastroenteritis, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said on Friday. ... tomorrow,” said a spokesman. “She is experiencing symptoms of gastroenteritis. The queen is currently spending the weekend in Windsor as usual.” The spokesman said that no decision had yet been made ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Britain’s Cameron pledges immigration clampdown in Queen’s Speech

    Posted May 08th 2013, 06:36pm by AFP

    ... out the British government’s legislative priorities for the year. The speech, written by coalition ministers and read out by Queen Elizabeth II in the House of Lords at a ceremony full ... Agence France-Presse in London British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a fresh clampdown on immigration in the Queen’s Speech on Wednesday, seeking to bolster his right-wing ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British queen attends first cabinet meeting

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 06:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II attended a cabinet meeting on Tuesday to mark her diamond jubilee, in the first such visit by a monarch in more than a century. ... meetings but the last one to exercise their right to attend was queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth’s great-great grandmother, who died in 1901. Cabinet meetings usually last around an hour and a half ...




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