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Queen Grants Royal Pardon To WWII Codebreaker Alan Turing
2013-12-24 07:00:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Alan Turing, a computer pioneer of his time and World War II codebreaker who may have single-handedly shortened a long conflict and saved thousands of lives, is getting a Royal Pardon from Queen Elizabeth II. Turing was chemically castrated in 1952 after being convicted of homosexuality, which at the time was a criminal offense in Britain. Along with the conviction, Turing lost his security clearance and was forced to stop his...

2013-08-21 16:24:04

CALNE, England, August 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long established dealer and specialist in Royal autograph letters and photographs, Sophie Dupre, has just published a new catalogue - Two Centuries of Royal Children. The catalogue has nearly 400 items ranging from unpublished signed and unsigned photos of Royal children and babies to early and intimate letters from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles. Prince Charles wrote to his nanny Miss Helen Lightbodyon his last day...

2013-05-08 12:21:16

OTTAWA, May 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post will mark the 60(th) anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II with a new commemorative stamp. The stamp, unveiled this morning by his Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, depicts The Queen's deep connection to Canada - from the Queen's display of her Canadian honours to the presence of the Canadian flag. Her hand also rests near a copy of the British North America Act from 1867. The portrait...

2013-03-12 23:01:07

Yorkville University is proud to announce that Richard Babich, Instructor for the Bachelor of Business Administration Program, was honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented to him by Jason T. Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Only 0.1% of the Canadian population is granted such an honour, and on February 22, 2013, Professor Richard Babich, CD, PMSC, C.E.T., MBA ITM, shook the hand of Jason...

2013-01-25 20:20:42

VANCOUVER AND OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, 70 of Canada's Olympians, Paralympians, coaches and builders gathered in both Vancouver and Ottawa to be honoured with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Photo 1: http://tinyurl.com/avu8pfk Ottawa area London 2012 Olympic athletes received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal today from Minister Gordon O'Connor, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip. Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee/Matthew...

2013-01-25 16:25:51

VANCOUVER and OTTAWA, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, I invite you to join me in congratulating Canada's outstanding athletes as they receive The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. As Minister of State (Sport), and a big Team Canada fan, I could not be more proud of the accomplishments of our exceptional Olympic and Paralympic athletes at the London 2012 Games. They showed the world what they could do and made Canada proud. It is only fitting that today, in Her Majesty's honour,...

2012-07-09 06:23:09

TORONTO, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - His Excellency, the Rt. Hon. David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to Dr Fergal Nolan, President of the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada. The award recognizes Dr Nolan's exceptional contribution to protecting Canadians from excessive exposure to radiation in workplaces and communities across Canada. The award will be presented today at the Ontario Legislature by the Hon. David Onley,...

2012-05-30 02:23:38

ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 24, executives from Ann Arbor-based ProQuest were present as Queen Elizabeth II officially launched a unique, online view into royal history: a digital retrospective of the complete personal journals of Queen Victoria, enabling the first-ever access to the private records of one of the world's most influential public figures. Renowned for its expertise in making rare, fragile works accessible to broad audiences, ProQuest is a partner in...

2012-05-29 02:24:10

SPECIAL GUESTS, BRITISH EXPATS, AND ANGLOPHILES TO RACE FOR CHARITY NEW YORK, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What: Her Majesty's Consul-General to New York, Danny Lopez, invites you to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at The GREAT British Run 6K. Over 500 Brits, Commonwealth citizens, New Yorkers, and Anglophiles will run a 6K race - one kilometer for every decade of Her Majesty's...

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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. The Queen has launched a series of official pages offering the 500 million social network members daily updates on her engagements, the royal household said on Sunday. Facebook users will be able to receive frequent updates on the Royal Family's activities by "Ëœliking' the new account when it becomes active on Monday. The official page...