Queen Elizabeth opens Scotland’s third Forth bridge
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth formally opened Scotland's third bridge across the River Forth on Monday.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II speaks on coronavirus
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In a speech before the Parliament of Barbados, Governor-General Sandra Mason calls for a Barbadian head of state and for the Caribbean island to become a republic by November next year. "The time has come to leave our colonial past behind," says Mason.
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The Scottish leader has refused to rule out legal action to force a Scottish independence referendum. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused a second vote on the issue after Scotland voted to stay in the UK in 2014.
Queen Elizabeth to get COVID-19 vaccine in weeks – Reports, Italy's death toll passes 60,000 and more
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Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon says she is more concerned about the coronavirus situation now that at any other point since March. Meanwhile, the EU is facing criticism for its vaccine rollout. Stay up to date with DW.
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The coronavirus and a row over Brexit have strained internal UK ties. Scotland's leader, Nicola Sturgeon, questioned whether the trip was "really essential" during a lockdown.
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Prince Philip, husband of the Queen Elizabeth II, has died. Philip was always committed to his role, and was longest-serving consort in British history. Philip was blessed with robust health for much of his long life but was repeatedly admitted to hospital with various complaints as he advanced into his 90s, and in 2017 Buckingham palace announced he would be retiring from his public duties. Prince Philip will be remembered for his no-nonsense approach, combined with his infamous and sometimes politically incorrect off-the-cuff remarks, but also for his unwavering devotion to duty and to his queen.
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20 Apr 2021
Drug consumption rooms allow addicts to use safely. In Germany, they’re common; but in Scotland — Europe’s drug death capital — progress is painfully slow.
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Queen Elizabeth isn't in a rush to discuss Prince Harry's tell-all TV interview, according to a royal expert.
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