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Queen looks to ‘new partnership’ with Europe after Brexit

Image copyright PA The UK is looking toward a “new partnership” with Europe after Brexit, the Queen has said. Speaking at a state banquet for the King of the Netherlands, the Queen said the “enduring alliance” between the UK and Holland remained strong. “As innovators, traders and internationalists we look with confidence to the future,” she added. Earlier, King Willem-Alexander ...

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Dutch king and queen begin state visit to Britain

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth hosts the King and Queen of the Netherlands at a banquet on Tuesday for the first UK state visit by Dutch monarchy for 36 years, during which they will visit the grave of the only Dutch king of England. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles, and King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter marries in Gatsbyesque splendor

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – Hollywood stars joined Queen Elizabeth and her family for Britain’s second major royal wedding this year, as the monarch’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married wine merchant Jack Brooksbank. Eugenie, 28, daughter of the queen’s third child, Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, tied the knot with Brooksbank, 32, in a traditional ceremony ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter marries at grand royal wedding

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on Friday in front of celebrities and Britain’s senior royals including Prince Harry and wife Meghan who wed at the same venue in May. Naomi Campbell (right) arrives ahead of the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, ...

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Aretha Franklin: Fans gather to view Queen of Soul’s body

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Aretha’s death is being treated like the passing of royalty Thousands of fans are expected to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin, the so-called Queen of Soul, who died nearly two weeks ago. Franklin’s body will be on view for two days at an African-American museum in her home town, Detroit, before her funeral there ...

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American Library Group Working to Spread ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ to a Library Near You

Pro-family groups are upset about a blog by the Association for Library Service to Children’s Intellectual Freedom Committee that promotes the “Drag Queen Story Hour.” The blogger writes: “Interested in bringing Drag Queen Storytime to your library? ALSC Committee Members received tips for optimizing success from library pioneers who have already done it. We also had the chance to meet ...

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Thailand’s Queen Mother admitted to hospital

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit is being treated for influenza at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement on Monday in a rare statement on her health. Sirikit, who was queen consort to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016 after seven decades on the throne, is mother to the current ...

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