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Commonwealth in secret succession plans

The Commonwealth has secretly begun considering who might succeed the Queen as its head, the BBC has learned. The issue is hugely sensitive because the role is not hereditary and will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales on the Queen’s death. The Commonwealth has set up a “high level group” to look at the way the international organisation ...

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3 Ghanaians honoured by Queen Elizabeth in UK

Three Ghanaian social entrepreneurs have been awarded by Queen Elizabeth for their contribution to community development in Ghana. They are Elijah Amoo Addo, Winnifred Selby and Efua Asibon. The three were among the 60 young people in the Commonwealth to receive the award at the Buckingham Palace last week. The event was attended by many personalities from the British royal ...

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Queen Elizabeth’s daughter Princess Anne to visit Ghana today

The daughter of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Anne, will pay a visit to Ghana today as part of a two-day visit to West Africa. A statement from British High Commission in Ghana said the visit which is Princess Royal’s third to Ghana, will “celebrate the unique friendship between the UK and Ghana, as it commemorates its 60th Anniversary ...

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Queen misses Christmas Day church service ‘because of cold’

The Queen has not attended church on Christmas Day because she is still suffering from a heavy cold. Buckingham Palace said she was staying indoors to help her recover but added that she would still participate in the family’s Christmas Day celebrations. Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Prince Harry and others attended church at the Queen’s Norfolk estate, Sandringham. The Duke ...

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