Tag Archives: Royals

Queen destroys Big Ben

During last year’s riots in London, the following photo of a burning Big Ben, London’s landmark, made the rounds. The photo was a fake, Big Ben was not hit by the riots. But now Big Ben is really under threat. … Continue reading

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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Since February 1952, Elizabeth II has been the Queen of the United Kingdom and a few other Commonwealth countries, putting her into a league with other long-reigning heads of state like King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, Muammar Gaddafi in Libya or … Continue reading

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Progress in the United Kingdom

After a mere 300 years, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has found the time to modernise the laws on royal succession: Girls born into the royal family will no longer need to cede the throne to … Continue reading

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