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The Royal Family 10h
‘The funding announced today will help protect human lives and is the first step in allowing local communities to protect wildlife through the kind of conservation-led development that has been so crucial elsewhere on the continent.’ Read HRH’s speech:
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The Royal Family 10h
. has cleared almost 100,000 landmines in Angola, but 22 years on there is still more to be done. The Duke saw their ongoing work when he visited the country’s Cuando Cubango region in 2013, where the effects on community and wildlife alike was profound.
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The Royal Family 11h
Today The Duke of Sussex attended a Africa Programme event, held in partnership with , as the Angolan Government announced a new action plan to rid its country of landmines.
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The Royal Family 12h
Find out more about here. 📷 PA Images
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The Royal Family 13h
The Queen processes accompanied by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall through the grounds of Windsor Castle.
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The Royal Family 14h
The King and Queen of Spain were accompanied by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The King and Queen of The Netherlands were accompanied by The Duke of York. The Princess Royal and the Earl and Countess of Wessex processed together at Windsor Castle.
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The Royal Family 14h
The Queen arrives for the service at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
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The Royal Family 14h
After the service The Queen left St George’s Chapel accompanied by The Knights and other members of The Royal Family.
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The Royal Family 14h
The Queen of Spain, The Queen of the Netherlands, Duchess of Cambridge, Duchess of Cornwall and Countess of Wessex attended the service.
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The Royal Family 14h
The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke of York & Earl of Wessex are all Knights of the Garter. The Princess Royal is a Lady Companion. Their Royal Highnesses all attended
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The Royal Family 14h
New appointments to "The Garter" were invested in the Garter Throne Room and include a Lady Companion, athlete Lady Mary Peters, and a Knight Companion, the Marquess of Salisbury, a former Chairman of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation.
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The Royal Family 14h
RT: - Today King Willem-Alexander is installed in the British Order of the Garter. The family museum of the Royal House Archive () contains the order, robes and insignia of King Willem I. The garment was worn in 1814 during his installation.
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The Royal Family 15h
Her Majesty The Queen is pictured with King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and his wife, Queen Maxima, in St George's Hall after The King was invested as a Supernumerary Knight of the Garter, ahead of the Order of the Garter Service at St George's Chapel.
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The Royal Family 15h
Today, The King and The Queen of Spain are also attending this year’s Garter Day. The King has been invested in St. George’s Hall as Supernumerary, or ‘Stranger’, Knights of the Garter. The Queen is pictured with King Felipe VI of Spain and his wife, Queen Letizia.
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RoyalCollectionTrust 19h
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Over the past year the huge Waterloo table has undergone a comprehensive French polish, giving it the incredible sheen that you see today. Watch this time-lapse to see the preparation undertaken by Palace Attendants & Footmen the day before the luncheon.
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RoyalCollectionTrust 19h
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Each year, The Queen hosts a luncheon in the Waterloo Chamber at . Explore the room in our 360 image -
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The Royal Family 17h
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In this photograph The Queen, then Princess Elizabeth walked in procession to mark the 600th anniversary of the foundation of the Order in 1948.
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The Royal Family 17h
In this archive photograph King George V and Queen Maryare dressed in robes at a Garter Ceremony in Windsor.
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The Royal Family 17h
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In this picture Sir Winston Churchill (centre in robes) was photographed outside St George's Chapel at Windsor after his installation as a Knight of the Garter in 1954.
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The Royal Family 17h
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St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle is the spiritual home of the Order. Knights have their own stall, with the bearer’s banner, crest, helmet & sword displayed above, reminiscent of the Order’s chivalric origins. These items are removed upon death, but the stall plate remains.
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