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Buckingham Palace Guard Raises Rifle At Man

A soldier at Buckingham Palace raised his weapon at a man outside the palace after he witnessed the man arguing with a police officer outside the palace gates. The man and the police officer exchanged words for several minutes before the man became angry and started screaming at the police officer. The soldier approached the man and the officer and …

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Angela Merkel Discusses EU Reform with David Cameron

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a much-anticipated visit to London on Thursday. The visit included a meeting with British Prime Minister and Conservative Party Leader David Cameron at his official residence in Downing Street, a rare address to both houses of Parliament, and tea with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Merkel’s visit comes as the British Prime Minister finds …

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Queen Elizabeth’s Household Finances No Reflection On Her Wealth

With the headlines blaring, “Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is in financial trouble,” a clarification might be in order. The queen herself is not running out of money. The report that such stories are based on comes from the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts, which says the royal “household” had just 1 million pounds (about $1.7 million) in its …

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Prince Harry Gifted Booze from Australian Air Force

Prince Harry spent a good part of 2013 traveling the world, visiting with leaders or wives of leaders or dignitaries of varying rank. During all of these stops the prince was gifted a variety of unique items as a thank you for his visit. Buckingham Palace recently released a list of the gifts the prince received, along with a notation …

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Buckingham Palace Knife Man/Protester Jailed

Last October, a man wielding a knife tried to get onto the Buckingham Palace grounds. That man, 44-year-old David Belmar was trying to get to the Queen and discuss his recently discontinued state welfare. Belmar had a six-inch knife and protested about his Incapacity Benefit being stopped in front of Buckingham Palace. He leaped over a vehicle barrier and was …

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Buckingham Palace: Two Men Arrested in Burglary

Queen Elizabeth’s London residence, Buckingham Palace, was broken into this week. It was one of the most serious security breaches in over 30 years. “On Wednesday, 4 September at approximately 1800 hours (1700 GMT) two uniformed officers approached a man in the gardens of Buckingham Palace to verify his identity,” a spokesman for Scotland Yard said. “The man was satisfactorily …

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Buckingham Palace: Arrests Made in Burglary Attempt

After a trespassing incident on Monday night at Buckingham Palace, officers have made two arrests. And it seems these two men weren’t just trying to sneak a peak at the royal family, mainly because none of them were there at the time of the incident. On Saturday the incident of trespassing and burglary was made public when police announced they …

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