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    The Queen closes doors to visitors as she spends first summer holiday alone

    Her Majesty the Queen began her annual summer holiday at Balmoral at the end of July, and 2 August marked the day that the castle closed its doors to the general public. MORE: Royal summer holidays! Kate Middleton, the Queen and more's travel plans The official Instagram account gave an update on Tuesday 3 August, which read: "Balmoral castle and grounds is now closed to the public until April 2022. WATCH: The Queen captured on camera at Balmoral "We would like to thank each and every visitor to

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    5 best royal marriage tips: The Queen and Prince Philip, Prince William and Kate Middleton, more

    From the Queen's 73-year marriage to the late Prince Philip to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's University love story, several members of the royal family have spoken out about their relationships. MORE: Royal love stories: how 14 couples met and fell in love So what are their top tips for making their marriages work? Take a look at the heartfelt and relatable things they've said over the years... WATCH: 7 of the most expensive royal weddings of all time – who takes top spot? Zara and Mike Ti

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    Sudesh Amman: Streatham terror attacker boasted about wanting to kill the Queen before prison release, inquest hears

    A terrorist convict who launched an attack 10 days after his release from prison had boasted in jail of his intention to join ISIS and kill the Queen, an inquest has heard. Sudesh Amman, 20, from Queensbury, North London, was under surveillance when he grabbed a 20cm carving knife from a shop and stabbed two passers-by in Streatham High Road in February last year. Amman had pleaded guilty in November 2018 to 13 offences of obtaining and distributing material that could be used for terrorist pu

  • The Telegraph

    Streatham terror attacker threatened to kill the Queen

    A convicted terrorist who carried out the Streatham attack associated with the brother of the Manchester Arena bomber in prison, an inquest has heard.

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    The Queen's unusual dinner tradition at Balmoral is so relatable

    The Queen began her annual stay at Balmoral at the end of July, marking her first summer holiday without her late husband Prince Philip. And while the monarch is no doubt enjoying a change of scenery after what has been a very difficult year, there are certain traditions that will continue during her trip – including the very relatable way she likes to eat her dinner. READ MORE: The Queen heads to Balmoral for first summer holiday without Prince Philip While she enjoys a more formal set up at Bu

  • Evening Standard

    Reese Witherspoon’s literary takeover: All the upcoming adaptations from the queen of book-to-screen

    Witherspoon has an eye for gripping novels that make unmissable films and TV shows - here’s what next for the actress slash powerhouse producer

  • The Telegraph

    From the Queen’s son-in-law to the son of a milkman – how Team GB’s Olympic eventing team broke the elitist mould

    When Britain last won eventing team gold at the Munich Olympics, the Queen’s son-in-law was among the upper-crust competitors leading the charge.

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    Royal summer holidays! Kate Middleton, the Queen and more's travel plans

    The coronavirus pandemic has seen many Brits look much closer to home when it comes to choosing their next holiday, while others can't wait to jump on a plane for an exotic break in a far-flung destination. MORE: Meghan Markle's high school looks like a holiday resort So where will the royal family choose to travel to now that coronavirus restrictions have begun to ease? From Scotland to Spain and LA, we've rounded up some holiday destinations inspired by the likes of Meghan Markle, Zara Tindall

  • The Independent

    From Princess Anne to the Queen : The best royal moments at the Olympics

    TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020: From competing in the games to surprising cameos at opening ceremonies, the royal family regularly steal the show

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