Prince George’s official birthday portrait

An official photograph of Prince George has been released to mark his first birthday.

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Tower of London

A sea of poppies at the Tower of London to mark WWI

The first of over 800,000 ceramic poppies was planted at the Tower of London today ahead of next month’s centenary of the First World War – and you can be part of this impressive art installation.

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The lamps are going out…if Britain gets its way

On 4 August everyone in the UK – and internationally – is being urged to turn their lights out to mark 100 years since Britain announced war on Germany.

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VIDEO: Queen names Royal Navy’s biggest ever ship

The Queen officially christened HMS Queen Elizabeth in a ceremony at Rosyth Dockyard in Fife today in true Scottish style…using whisky.

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Largest bottle of English sparkling wine ever made to be sold at Christie’s

England’s largest bottle of sparkling wine is expected to sell for up to £15,000 at auction this September.

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The Queen at the Antiques Roadshow at Hillsborough Castle. Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Queen visits the Antiques Roadshow

Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh talked to antiques experts at their official royal residence in Northern Ireland yesterday ahead of filming for the popular Antiques Roadshow.

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Peter Blake Llarreggub Under Milk Wood exhibition. And when you think of all those babies she’s got

Sir Peter Blake illustrates Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood

In the centenary year of his birth, the most famous work of Dylan Thomas has been depicted by British pop artist Sir Peter Blake.

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Auckland Castle, Durham

Discover Tudor secrets at Auckland Castle this summer

See the bed where King Henry VIII was said to be conceived and learn about the dramatic rise to power of the Tudors at a captivating new exhibition in County Durham.

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Silverstone to commemorate racing legends at 50th British Grand Prix

Sir Jack Brabham and Sir Jackie Stewart are among those to be honoured in parades to mark the 50th Grand Prix at Silverstone next month.

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National Portrait Gallery to host Tudor monarch exhibition

See King Henry VII, King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Mary I all under one roof as part of a new exhibition celebrating the reign of the Tudor monarchs.
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