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The Queen And Paddington Bear Open Jubilee Concert With Special Sketch, And Viewers Can’t Believe It

Despite some of the biggest names in music taking to the stage during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Concert on Saturday night, the true scene stealer of the evening was a certain duffle coat-wearing, marmalade-munching teddy bear.Yes, we are of course talking about Paddington.To kick things off, the Queen appeared in a skit that saw her sitting down for a spot of tea with the iconic character.Over the course of the […]

today5 June 2022 19


The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration, In Photos

The Queen’sPlatinum Jubilee celebrations are officially underway. Members of the British royal family gathered on Thursday to kick off events for the four-day bash to commemorate the queen’s 70 years as monarch, beginning with Trooping the Colour, which is the British sovereign’s official birthday celebration. The queen also released a statement of thanks ahead of the festivities, alongside a new portrait that was taken last month at Windsor Castle.View this post on InstagramA […]

today2 June 2022 1

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The Best Tweets As Social Media And ‘Platty Jubes’ Collide

The Queen smiles on the balcony of Buckingham Palace during Trooping the Colour alongside the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Prince Louis, the  Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Charlotte.As the Queen took centre stage on the first day of her historic Platinum Jubilee celebrations, social media was ready and waiting.Thousands of well-wishers packed onto The Mall in central London as the monarch emerged on the Buckingham Palace balcony for the […]

today2 June 2022

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Prince Louis Instantly Steals The Show With A Scream From Buckingham Palace Balcony

Kate Middleton smiles and Queen Elizabeth grins as little Louis covers his ears during the Royal Air Force flypast over Buckingham Palace.It looks like things got a little too loud for Prince Louis during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Trooping the Colour celebrations on Thursday. The four-year-old appeared to let out a yell and cover his ears in a hilariously meme-worthy moment during the royal family’s Buckingham Palace balcony appearance.Things understandably got a little […]

today2 June 2022


The Queen’s Official Platinum Jubilee Portrait Has Been Released

The start of national celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been marked by the release of the official portrait of the 96-year-old monarch.The Queen is photographed in her Windsor Castle home, sitting on a cushioned window seat, with the historic residence’s famous Round Tower visible in the distance.With her hands resting on her lap and her hair curled in its familiar style, the Queen is dressed in a dusky […]

today1 June 2022

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Tom Hanks Reveals The Queen’s Favourite Cocktail After He Sat Next To Her At Royal Banquet

Tom Hanks has revealed that the Queen, like most Brits, enjoys a tipple every now and then.The Hollywood star has recalled a time he sat next to the royal - and got to find out first hand what her drink of choice is.The Forrest Gump actor revealed he attended a very plush dinner with Her Majesty and then President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, during an interview on Monday’s […]

today31 May 2022 2


Yes, A Crown Gets Chauffeur-Driven To Parliament For The Queen’s Speech

The imperial state crown arrives at the Palace of Westminster in London.The Queen might not have attended the ceremonial event that bears her name, but one tradition remained.The monarch’s ill-health meant Prince Charles took up her Queen’s speech duties to mark the state opening of parliament in an unprecedented, last minute change.Nonetheless, the pomp and pageantry that marks the British head of state’s biggest duty was undimmed – including the […]

today10 May 2022

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Buckingham Palace Reveals Harry And Meghan Won’t Be Guests At This Key Royal Event

Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Harry, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are seen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to mark the Centenary of the RAF on July 10, 2018, in London.Buckingham Palace revealed a major update regarding the Queen’s Trooping the Colour celebrations, which are a second official celebration of the monarch’s birthday. “After careful consideration, the Queen has decided that this year’s traditional Trooping the Colour balcony appearance on Thursday 2nd of […]

today6 May 2022