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Queen didn’t block legislation: palace

Buckingham Palace says it is "simply incorrect" to suggest the Queen blocked a piece of legislation in the 1970s. The Guardian reported the monarch's private lawyer had successfully lobbied the government to change a draft law to conceal her private wealth. The newspaper said a clause had been included in…
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February 8, 2021
The Queen

The Queen Calls Joe Biden to Congratulate Him, but When Will They Meet?

If you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, a members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday. Queen congratulates Biden, but meeting dashed by coronavirus As Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency drifts into history, Buckingham Palace confirmed this…
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January 24, 2021
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‘The Crown’ ignores Canadian role in fight against apartheid

Watching streamed television seems to have become a national obsession during this time of pandemic and isolation, and, given that we shouldn't be socializing in person, it promises to become even more important during the holiday period. Not everybody is doing it, of course. Some have vital work to do.…
bubmag
December 18, 2020
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Waiting for Diana

In 1981, in their first public appearance after their wedding, Prince Charles and Princess Diana visited Brecon, a small town in Wales with a population a little under 8,000. “It was very cold, but people didn’t seem to notice the cold because they were so excited about Diana coming,” Valerie…
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November 13, 2020