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Factbox: Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch

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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese jokes his birth was delayed by Queen Elizabeth II. Albanese made the comments before lighting a beacon in Canberra to mark the queen's seven decades on the throne. Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee is being celebrated in Britain and throughout the Commonwealth over several days.
2 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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Factbox: Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, is commemorating her Platinum Jubilee with four days of celebration from June 2-5.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years on the throne: key dates

London Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-serving monarch in British history and this year celebrates

2 months ago·India
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70 Years On Throne, How Queen Elizabeth Celebrated Her Past Jubilees

Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee celebrations will be only the ninth such celebration by a British monarch since King George III in 1809.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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abc News

Australia marks Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years on the throne

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has joked that his own birth was somewhat delayed by Queen Elizabeth II because his pregnant mother had insisted on driving past a tribute to the British monarch on her way to the hospital

2 months ago·United States
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The life of Queen Elizabeth II in data

We take a quick look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and its other Kingdoms and Territories, and head of the Commonwealth of Nations.

2 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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New York Times

The queen’s balcony appearance brings together four generations of Britain’s royal family.

Britain’s longest-serving monarch will skip a thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Cathedral after experiencing discomfort from the first day of festivities.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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