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Situation vacant for chauffeur worth the Royals


August 15th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A chauffeur's jobs may not get any grander than this, with the British monarchy in search of one to drive Queen Elizabeth II and other royals.Displayed ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Germany retain team eventing gold


July 31st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany retained the gold in the Olympic equestrian's team eventing Tuesday, with Britain beating New Zealand to silver in an exciting finale.Michael Jung and Sandra ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter makes Olympic debut


July 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Phillips made a memorable Olympics debut in the individual dressage equestrian event Sunday, finishing in the top 20. Phillips, the second ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II declares London Games open (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British Queen Elizabeth II declared the London Olympics officially open early Saturday morning at a spectacular opening ceremony directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle.Queen Elizabeth II's ... Read more...

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Big Ben to ring in the Olympics


July 25th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Big Ben, one of the most famous landmarks of London, will celebrate the opening day of the Olympic Games with a historic peel of bells.Big Ben ... Read more...

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Queen’s cruise liner to stay in Dubai as floating hotel


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 2 (IANS/WAM) After four decades of cruising around the planet, the iconic QE2 -- named after Queen Elizabeth II -- will retire as a liner and ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler meets Queen Elizabeth II


June 21st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jun 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met Queen Elizabeth II on the sidelines of the Royal Ascot Horse Racing Festival 2012 here Wednesday.Both ... Read more...

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Prince Charles now favoured as next king of England


June 11th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Prince Charles seems to have won a lot of hearts in becoming people's choice to succeed Queen Elizabeth II, who is now 86.Charles' popularity has ... Read more...

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Queen has a charming persona: Mirren


June 11th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) Actress Dame Helen Mirren, who played the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the movie "The Queen", says the royal lady has a charming ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren terrified about royal role


June 10th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was "very nervous" about taking on the iconic role of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen".The 66-year-old was the recipient ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth to honour Gary Barlow


June 10th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Gary Barlow will receive an Order from the British Empire(OBE) honour from Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his musical efforts for the monarch's Diamond Jubilee ... Read more...

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Collectors’ pride: History captured in the flame of lighters (With Images)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The cigarette lighter, once the fashion statement of the smart uber man, is fast becoming a vintage collector's artefact. Now, an independent collector in ... Read more...

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‘X-Factor’ judges take dig at Barlow


June 7th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow became the target of digs by US reality show "X-Factor" judges.Barlow is speculated to receive a knighthood soon as he organised Queen Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Pope greets Queen Elizabeth


June 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II, congratulating the British monarch on the Diamond Jubilee of her coronation, the Vatican ... Read more...

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At 86, Queen works more than British MPs


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) In what should be a wake-up call for British parliamentarians, 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has worked far more days this year than any member of parliament, ... Read more...

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Queen’s diamond jubilee celebration kicks off


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Britain kicked off nationwide celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee Saturday.The four-day celebrations commenced with the Queen attending a horse racing at the Epsom ... Read more...

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Gilani calls off visit for Queen’s diamond jubilee


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani has cancelled his plan to visit Britain and attend the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, following his busy engagements, Online news ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi crown prince attends Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee


May 19th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/ WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended Britain's Diamond Jubilee celebrations held to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II ... Read more...

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Express your love with diamond-studded undies


May 17th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who believes buying an annoyed wife a nice set of innerwears is one of the surest ways to ... Read more...

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Duke’s day out with Nijoloy children


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madhyamgram (West Bengal), May 3 (IANS) Prince Andrew, the second son of British Queen Elizabeth II, Thursday visited a home for the destitute here in North 24 Parganas district and ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims ... Read more...

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From Dipu Moni to Clinton, Kolkata geared up for VVIP visits


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The West Bengal capital is all geared up for according a warm welcome to a host of international VVIPs who are slated to visit it ... Read more...

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William, Kate celebrate first wedding anniversary


April 29th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, Sunday celebrated their first wedding anniversary.The royal couple were planning to make it a private ... Read more...

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Adele, Cowell paint portraits for Queen


April 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Singer Adele and music mogul Simon Cowell have unveiled self-portraits for a special art project marking Queen Elizabeth II's upcoming Diamond Jubilee.Actor Richard E. Grant, singers ... Read more...

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Crown Jewels go on show for diamond jubilee


March 29th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) A collection of British Crown Jewels will be displayed Thursday at the Tower of London to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.The exhibition will ... Read more...

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UK police suspect murder after woman found dead at Queen’s estate


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
NORFOLK, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- British police have launched a murder investigation after human remains were found on the Queen's Sandringham estate in eastern England, officials said on Tuesday morning.The remains were ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message to focus on family


December 25th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II will deliver a traditional Christmas message Sunday afternoon that will focus on the theme of "family and community".In the address written by the ... Read more...

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A Britsh queen stops Australia from being great: Former PM


December 17th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II is stopping Australia from becoming a great country, former Australian prime minister Paul Keating has said."The fact is that Australia can only be ... Read more...

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British queen’s pay rise ruled out


December 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is facing a four-year pay freeze as austerity measures bite at Buckingham Palace, a media report said Monday.Figures show the Queen, whose ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth greets UAE on national day


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Queen Elizabeth II has greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the country's 40th National Day that falls Dec 2.Prince Andrew, the ... Read more...

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CHOGM call to end forced marriages


October 29th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Championing the cause of gender equality and women's rights, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Saturday called for action to end early and forced marriages ... Read more...

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Abolish death sentence: Britain


October 28th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as death penalty has become a major subject of debate in India, Britain wants death sentence to be abolished across the Commonwealth, British Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Commonwealth can grapple with global financial crises, says Britain


October 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) The Commonwealth, which spans 54 countries with a trade network worth $3 billion, can tackle global challenges ranging from the financial crises to a changing climate, ... Read more...

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Queen wears an Angela Kelly outfit at CHOGM


October 28th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Queen Elizabeth II wore a powder blue silk jacquard dress at CHOGM here. It was designed by Angela Kelly, a royal dresser.The Queen Friday declared open ... Read more...

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An all-woman affair at CHOGM 2011


October 28th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) In a first, the outgoing chair, the incoming chair and the head of the grouping of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) event here are ... Read more...

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