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  1. News - World - ROYALTY

    British lawmakers urge Queen Elizabeth's household to cut costs

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Queen Elizabeth urged to cut costs British lawmakers have urged Queen Elizabeth's royal household to slash running costs after it was revealed her ... better commercial expertise in place, we think there is room to do more with less, reducing costs further and supporting the queen's programme more effectively." The committee ...

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    Prince Charles steps into queen's Commonwealth role

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Future king steps into Commonwealth role The decision by Queen Elizabeth not to attend this year's Commonwealth heads of government meeting (CHOGM) heralds ... at the meeting in Sri Lanka. The queen has not missed the CHOGM conference, which is held every two years, since 1973. It will be the first time the future king has stepped into this role. The move ...

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    UK politicians back Prince Charles over 'Hitler' comment about Putin

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:35am by AFP

    ... Members of the royal family by convention do not comment on political affairs, and Queen Elizabeth is famous for keeping her own counsel. However, her son Charles, 65, has come under criticism ... Moskovsky Komsomolets said the timing was "badly chosen" ahead of the D-Day commemorations. Prince Philip undergoes minor medical procedure Prince Philip, the 92-year-old husband of Queen ...

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    Parliament presence a sign of Prince Charles' rising status

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Queen Elizabeth yesterday, in a sign of the heir to the throne's increasing role as the 87-year-old monarch scales back her duties. Their appearance came a day after Buckingham Palace ... Highnesses' role is one of support," a spokeswoman for the couple's Clarence House residence said. "The Prince of Wales often supports the queen on state occasions, and his ...

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    Royal visit to Australia and New Zealand tailored to fit Prince George

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 08:52pm by GDN

    ... at home regularly with the nanny from the age of one while Princess Elizabeth, as the Queen then was, joined her husband in Malta when Prince Philip was stationed with the Royal Navy. And baby ... the duke's private secretary, said. The Queen granted special permission for the second and third in line to the throne to travel together, as protocol usually dictates separate flights for those ...

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    Prince Charles turns 65 and qualifies for weekly pension

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 08:11pm by AFP

    ... in his patient wait for the grand role he was born to play. The heir apparent, Queen Elizabeth's eldest son, will mark the occasion in India, where he is currently touring with his wife, ... into the limelight today when he takes the queen's place at the Commonwealth heads of government summit in Colombo. The queen, 87, has only missed one such summit since coming to the throne in 1952, ...

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    HK$12m of public funds to refurbish Kensington Palace for William, Kate

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... the Kensington Palace apartment that will be the new home of Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, will be £1 million (HK$11.9 million), the queen's accounts reveal. Home ... scheme. Its 21 rooms include a drawing room, staff quarters and nursery. On Thursday, Buckingham Palace defended the queen's funding after it emerged she will receive a multimillion-pound ...

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    Royal media machine keeps tight control over Prince George's privacy

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and Kate's wedding in 2011, the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth last year and now the birth of a new third-in-line to the throne. The palace has in particular used the image of William and Kate ... by the queen's private secretary, Christopher Geidt, a former diplomat and military man. He supervises not only the press offices for the queen but also Clarence House, the residence of heir ...

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    New-mum Kate out of sight, media turn to Sweden's Princess Madeleine

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia (and fourth in line to the Swedish throne after her sister, Crown Princess Victoria; her brother, Carl Philip; and her niece, Princess Estelle), married ...

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    Yugoslavia's last king, Petar II Karadjordjevic, laid to rest in Serbia

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... with tears in her eyes. Petar was laid to rest alongside his mother Marija, a great-granddaughter of Britain's Queen Victoria, as well as his wife Alexandra, the daughter of King Alexander ...




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