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#Queen could be asked to suspend parliament on Wednesday – BBC journalist

#Queen could be asked to suspend parliament on Wednesday – BBC journalist

| August 29, 2019

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth could be asked as early as today (29 August) to agree to suspend parliament, senior BBC journalist Nick Robinson said on Twitter, writes Kate Holton. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out suspending, or proroguing parliament, to prevent it from blocking his plans to take Britain out of the European […]

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#Trump accepts Queen’s invite for UK state visit in June

#Trump accepts Queen’s invite for UK state visit in June

| April 24, 2019

Donald Trump has accepted Queen Elizabeth’s invitation to make a state visit to Britain in June, becoming only the third US president to have been accorded the honour by the monarch, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday (23 April), writes Michael Holden. The trip is likely to be controversial given many Britons deeply dislike the man and […]

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#Brexit: The Queen’s Bremainiac Honours List

#Brexit: The Queen’s Bremainiac Honours List

| June 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 9 March 2016, The Sun tabloid newspaper claimed on its front page that the ‘QUEEN BACKS BREXIT’ only weeks before the UK’s referendum; however, the Queen’s birthday honours list tells a different story, writes Catherine Feore. The original ‘story’ published in The Sun newspaper, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, provoked a complaint by […]

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#EUReferendum: Church of England releases prayer for the referendum

#EUReferendum: Church of England releases prayer for the referendum

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Church of England has released a prayer for the EU referendum campaign.  The prayer is for use by churches and individuals ahead of the vote on 23 June. The Queen is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and, while the prayer does not take sides, it does sound more ‘Remain’ than ‘Leave’ writes […]

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