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2010-11-08 06:15:00

Queen Elizabeth II has joined Facebook, but the official page for the British monarchy will strictly concern itself with news and engagements.

2010-06-30 13:00:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Queen Elizabeth II is set to visit New York on July 6th and it is giving us all a little Royal fever. If her visit to the States doesn't quite satisfy your Royal cravings, fans of Her Majesty can now live like the Queen for a day on their next visit to Britain.

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2009-07-02 15:35:00

More than one-third of the members of the Scottish Parliament failed to show up for a speech by Queen Elizabeth II marking the body's 10th anniversary.

2009-04-01 21:06:51

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2009-03-15 11:25:01

The movie The Young Victoria, about the late British royal, Queen Victoria, a major historical inaccuracy, Queen Elizabeth II says. An unidentified source said Queen Elizabeth II felt the film from director Jean-Marc Vallee and screenwriter Julian Fellowes went overboard in portraying Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, as trying to save her from an assassin's bullet, The Daily Telegraph reported Sunday. She thought the film had a lot of good points but she is a stickler for accuracy.

2008-11-26 00:29:00

British security experts have ordered the removal of an electric samovar presented to Queen Elizabeth II 20 years ago and kept at Balmoral Castle. The fear is that the samovar, designed to make Russian-style tea, might have been bugged, The Daily Telegraph reports.

2008-08-06 12:00:57

Prince Philip is continuing his duties as a British royal despite being diagnosed with cancer, palace officials said. The 87-year-old prince has accepted a number of officials engagements since a diagnosis of prostate cancer was confirmed, London's Evening Standard reported.

2006-09-02 06:29:04

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - The Queen was unable to comprehend the public's grief at Princess Diana's death in 1997, but was finally convinced to cast aside stiff royal protocol by Prime Minister Tony Blair, a new film suggests.

2006-09-02 06:26:29

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth was unable to comprehend the British public's grief at Princess Diana's death in 1997, but was finally convinced to cast aside stiff royal protocol by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a new film suggests.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.