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  1. New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... brutal, conniving court of Henry VIII in the 16th century, the biography says. It adds that the son of Queen Elizabeth II and future king surrounds himself with people who tell him what he wants to hear. "Charles: The Heart of a King" by Catherine ...

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  2. New book lifts lid on court of Britain's...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... brutal, conniving court of Henry VIII in the 16th century, the biography says. It adds that the son of Queen Elizabeth II and future king surrounds himself with people who tell him what he wants to hear. "Life at court and its offshoots can be every ...

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  3. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    On Feb. 6, 1952, Britain's King George VI died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his elder daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II. In 1815, the state of New Jersey issued the first American railroad charter to John Stevens, who proposed a rail link between Trenton and New Brunswick.

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  4. New book lifts lid on court of Britain's Prince CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... brutal, conniving court of Henry VIII in the 16th century, the biography says. It adds that the son of Queen Elizabeth II and future king surrounds himself with people who tell him what he wants to hear. "Life at court and its offshoots can be every ...

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  5. Erdogan says he's no Sultan, but more like British QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Nation

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brushed off criticism that he's trying to amass sultan-like powers, saying he really just wants to be more like Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Erdogan told state-run TRT channel on Thursday that his desire for an expanded presidential role would not undermine democracy - and he pointed to the UK as an example.

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  6. Britain marks the 50th anniversary of Winston Churchilla s funeral - and what a funeral it wasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... footage of the 1965 funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral, presided over by a young and nervous-looking Queen Elizabeth II and statesmen from more than 100 nations. Churchill is still clearly revered by the nation, but half a century after his passing, ...

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  7. From the Monitor archives: Britain bids Winston Churchill farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... 'including Royal Air Force pilots from the Battle of Britain ' had arA rived and taken their places, then Queen Elizabeth II , the Duke of Edinburgh, and the Prince of Wales arrived at St. Paul's. Afterward, as the launch Havengore moved up the ...

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  8. Erdogan says he's no sultan -- but more like British QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan brushed off criticism that he's trying to amass sultan-like powers, saying he really just wants to be more like Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Erdogan told state-run TRT channel on Thursday that his desire for an expanded presidential role would not undermine democracy -- and he pointed to the UK as an example.

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  9. How to beat the dealer: two different approaches to the war on drugsRead the original story

    Thursday | New Statesman

    ... has even uploaded his interviews so that you can listen to them online. References by a Scottish-born author to Elizabeth II as "the Queen of England" suggest that Chasing the Scream has been written with an American audience in mind - which is fair ...

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  10. Turkish President Erdogan says UK is semi-presidency dominated by QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Haber. His comments on the largely ceremonial monarchical system in the U.K. and its hereditary monarch Queen Elizabeth II came after he was reminded of opposition criticism that he actually wants to be a "sultan" through the presidential system. ...

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  11. North Bennington children dress up as historical figures, present biographiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    Ian Winter as Albert Einstein, along with Lilly Varga as Queen Elizabeth II and Tanner Smith as Davy Crockett, speak with parents and community about their projects. NORTH BENNINGTON >> Each year, the fifth and sixth grade classes at the Village School of North Bennington host a "Night of the Notables," during which students dress up as historical figures and present their biographies.

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  12. Oscar Winner Helen Mirren's Twerking TalentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Oscar Winning actress Helen Mirren reluctantly demonstrated that she knows how to twerk, while being honored as Woman of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Mirren won best actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in 2007.

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  13. Buckingham Palace maintains silence over knighthood bestowed on the Duke of EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stuff.co.nz

    SILENT KNIGHT: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip have been tight-lipped about his Australian knighthood. Buckingham Palace is maintaining a stony silence on the knighthood bestowed on the Duke of Edinburgh even though, technically, the Queen herself is knighting her husband.

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  14. Raising Tower Bridge AwarenessRead the original story

    Thursday | 72point Digital Hub

    ... other hand, has an expansive history dating back to AD50-1176, but the current construction was opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 17 March 1973. Here's a gallery of Lawley's tireless tyraid to educate the misinformed snappers. Click here to see the ...

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  15. Benedict Cumberbatch joins Stephen Fry's campaign to pardon gay men convicted with Alan TuringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Radio Times

    ... of Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game in London, Stephen Fry gave a speech in which he said that Queen Elizabeth II's pardon of Turing in 2013 was just one of the ways Turing should be honoured, and also called for pardons for many thousands of ...

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  16. Benedict Cumberbatch Wants More 'Alan Turing,' Urges Queen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | International Business Times

    ... in the 1950s under Biritish law. Page Six reports that "Imitation Game" star Benedict Cumberbatch wants Queen Elizabeth II to extend the same pardon she gave Alan Turing to other gay men of the same situation. Alan Turing is a gay mathematician who ...

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  17. Knighthoods are a royal pain for Australian leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Australia's prime minister on Wednesday promised to consult more widely before bestowing knighthoods in the future as he weathered an avalanche of criticisms over his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the Duke of Edinburgh would be awarded Australia's highest honor on Australia's national holiday on Monday, prompting some to question the wisdom of knighting a British royal on a day meant to commemorate Australians.

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  18. Men in (plaid) skirtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... with a passionate but good-natured toast to President Barack Obama, leading to Alan Renfrew's salute to Queen Elizabeth II; after all, she is a Stewart. Another Stewart scion is Dorian Lopes, a brilliant tenor and disciplined, fruitful musicologist ...

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  19. Prince Philip: Great engineers can improve the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | New Scientist

    ... that they have created a very significant contribution to the human lot. Prince Philip is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II and Senior Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 1957, he wrote to The New Scientist to congratulate it on its first ...

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  20. In Australia, decision to knight a prince becomes a royal hassle for PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Globe and Mail

    ... in the future as he weathered an avalanche of criticisms over his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the Duke of Edinburgh would be awarded Australia's highest honour on ...

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