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British Empire Medal to return

To mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee next year, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the British Empire Medal (that was scrapped nearly 20 years ago) will be revived. It is to be awarded to local heroes by the lord-lieutenant … Continue reading

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Time at the bar…or is it?

Good news for those of you who are planning to toast the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee down your local pub or bar. The Home Secretary has recently announced Government plans to relax the closing times of pubs and bars (as well … Continue reading

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New UK Diamond Jubilee £5 Coin Design Unveiled

BREAKING NEWS…Be one of the first people in the world to see the new UK Diamond Jubilee £5 coin – the new design was released at 10am today. Click here to view the UK Diamond Jubilee £5 coin What do you … Continue reading

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Buckingham Palace to Star in New Art Project

A montage of children’s self-portraits will be projected onto the front of Buckingham Palace to form a portrait of the Queen on Diamond Jubilee weekend. The display is part of a new art project called Face Britain, which has been … Continue reading

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