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Queen Elizabeth’s death: Reaction from world leaders

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades died on Thursday aged 96. Here is some reaction to her death: IRAQI PRESIDENT BARHAM SALIH “Queen Elizabeth will be remembered as a great icon of history who served with grace, dignity, and fortitude.” U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES …

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‘Huge shock’: Reactions to death of Queen Elizabeth II

The queen spent more than seven decades on the throne as the United Kingdom rebuilt following the second world war. Tributes from around the world poured on Thursday after Buckingham Palace announced that Queen Elizabeth II, the world’s longest-reigning monarch and the United Kingdom’s figurehead for seven decades, had died …

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Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will …

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Buckingham Palace ‘banned’ ethnic minorities from office jobs

UK royal officials banned ethnic minorities from clerical roles until at least the 1960s, a report by The Guardian reveals. Buckingham Palace banned “coloured immigrants or foreigners” from undertaking office roles for the United Kingdom’s royal family until at least the late 1960s, according to documents obtained by The Guardian …

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Video: Nationwide Parliament suspension protests hit Britain.

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament until two weeks before Brexit zero-hour. Chanting “shame on you, Boris Johnson,” anti-Brexit activists congregated outside 10 Downing Street. Shadow Home Secretary Dianne Abbott addressed the crowds outside Johnson’s …

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