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Gun salutes for Queen’s 88th birthday

Traditional gun salutes will mark the Queen’s 88th birthday today.

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The image before Prince Charles' face was pixelated (Picture: Almeida Theatre)

Prince Charles play Tube ad censored ‘to avoid offence’

A poster depicting a gagged Prince Charles to promote a controversial new play on at Islington’s Almeida Theatre has been censored on the London Underground network.

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Photo portrait of smiling Queen released ahead of 88th birthday

A portrait of a smiling Queen by the renowned British photographer David Bailey has been released today to mark her 88th birthday tomorrow.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge step off the plane in Wellington this morning (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Prince George the star as William and Kate touch down in New Zealand

Prince George was the star of the show as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in New Zealand for their three-week royal tour Down Under.

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The Queen's Guard pointed his rifle at the man's face at Buckingham Palace  (Photo by Steve Finn/Getty Images)

Queen’s Guard pointed rifle at man’s face in Buckingham Palace argument

A Queen’s Guard pointed his rifle at a member of the public outside Buckingham Palace when an argument erupted with a police officer.

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Yep, that's Boris Johnson and Prince Harry (Photos by Chris Harris - WPA Pool /Getty Images)

14 hilarious pictures of Boris Johnson and Prince Harry looking daft

The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park reopens to the public tomorrow. So today was obviously perfect for a photocall – and unsurprisingly Boris Johnson and Prince Harry stepped up to the plate.

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The new picture shows Prince George at eight months old (Picture: Jason Bell/Camera Press/PA Wire)

Prince George star of new picture released by William and Kate

A new family portrait released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Mother’s Day shows just how much their eight-month old son Prince George has grown.

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Queen Elizabeth II visits Lloyd's of London in The City (Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire)

What a welcome! Amazing picture of Lloyds of London staff straining to see Queen

This amazing picture shows hundreds of Lloyds of London staff scrambling to catch a glimpse of the Queen during a royal visit today.

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From left to right: Sam Bailey, Luke Evans, Pixie Lott, Vernon Kay, Dominic West, Joan Collins, Ben Kingsley, Jeremy Irons and Jools Holland (Picture: Joan Collins)

Massive celebrity selfie 2.0?

Joan Collins, Dominic West and Sir Ben Kingsley are amongst those making the cut this time - in a selfie taken at a Prince’s Trust awards ceremony in Leicester Square last night.

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The Queen will be joined by teen activist Malala Yousafzai and singer Laura Mvula at the Westminster Abbey service (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Commonwealth Day service takes place at Westminster Abbey today

The Queen has used her Commonwealth Day message to praise the family of nations as a “powerful influence of good for the future”.

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