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Cheers! Queen Elizabeth launches a gin with ingredients from her own garden

Want the royal treatment? Try Queen Elizabeth II's newest Gin with ingredients from her royal residence's gardens.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Queen was 'interested' in a blockchain journal she received in the post, according to her private office

Toby Melville - WPA Pool/Getty Images Queen Elizabeth II received a blockchain journal in the post, and was "interested to learn that the publication is the first open access blockchain research journal available both in print and online," according to a letter from her office. In a letter to the British Blockchain Association, which sent the journal, a member of her office said the queen "much appreciated [the] thoughtful gesture," as first reported by the Financial Times. It's unclear w...
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Original Content podcast: ‘The Crown’ introduces its Princess Diana

“The Crown,” Netflix’s lavish historical drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, has returned for a fourth season that focuses on Elizabeth’s relationship with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and on Prince Charles’ troubled marriage to Diana, Princess of Wales. We’ve had conflicting opinions about the show’s past seasons, and the new season hasn’t exactly settled those disagreements, as we explain on the latest episode of the Original Content podcast. Anthony and (especially) Jordan re...
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The top 9 shows on Netflix this week, from 'The Crown' to 'American Horror Story'

"The Crown" Netflix "The Crown" returned this week, but couldn't topple "The Queen's Gambit." Netflix introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the streaming service in February. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular TV shows on Netflix. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In a match between the Queen and "The Queen's Gambit," the latter came out on top."The Crown" ret...
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The top streaming TV shows on Disney Plus, HBO Max, Netflix, and others this week

"The Crown" season four. Netflix Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Netflix's "The Crown" is back in the ranking after its fourth season premiered. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix's "The Crown" debuted its fourth season on Sunday and has quickly surged in popularity. But no series comes close to Disney Plus' "The Mandalorian," which is way ahead of the p...
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Kate Middleton has received Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip’s approval for this reason, royal expert claims

Royal expert Ingrid Seward told Fox News Kate Middleton has developed a close bond with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip since...
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Trump is selling his iconic $7 million helicopter that was a frequent guest on 'The Apprentice' and the campaign trail — see inside

Donald Trump's personal Sikorsky S-76 helicopter. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty President Donald Trump's personal Sikorsky S-76 VIP helicopter is currently for sale. The $7 million helicopter was acquired by Trump in 2010 and its cabin outfitted by designer Eric Roth, according to CNBC.  It was a frequent sight on "The Apprentice" and on the campaign trail from 2015 to 2016 before Trump became president. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. You can now buy President Donald Trump...
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‘The Crown’ Season 4 Review: The Tragedy of Princess Diana Casts a Dark Shadow Over the Royal Family

The Crown season 4 might be the most interesting season of the Netflix show yet, for one key reason: it seems determined to make us dislike, even downright loathe, every member of the House of Windsor, from Queen Elizabeth on down. Previous seasons of the ornate monarchy melodrama were not without judgment or criticisms for its main cast of flawed characters, but in season 4, Elizabeth II and family descend to their lowest point as the royals sets about destroying their newest member, Diana Spe...
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UK honors war dead in scaled-back Remembrance Sunday service

In a scaled-back service, Queen Elizabeth II led tributes Sunday to those from the U.K. and the Commonwealth who perished in wartime, as most veterans paid their respects at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Following a two-minute silence at 11 a.m., Prince Charles laid a wreath on the queen's behalf during the Remembrance Sunday commemoration. Others, including Charles' oldest son, Prince William and Prime Minister Boris Johnson, also laid wreaths in honor of those who have perish...
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Queen Elizabeth has never worn a face mask in public for this possible reason, royal author claims

Royal author Robert Lacey theorizes that Queen Elizabeth II has not worn a mask in public to display "a picture" of the future.
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Fur is out of favour but stays in fashion through stealth and wealth

As mink comes under the spotlight, many stars wouldn’t be seen dead in fur – but it remains a feature of certain luxury brandsDenmark announces cull of 15 million mink over Covid mutation fearsFur has never been less fashionable. In recent years a raft of designer labels – Gucci, Chanel, Versace, Armani, Coach and Prada, to name a few – have gone fur-free. In 2018, London fashion week banned fur from its catwalks.Celebrities have given up fur too, from the queen of social media, Kim Kardashian W...
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Crown’ is the Platonic Ideal of Prestige TV Shows

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: The Crown Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: A dramatic series that chronicles the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II, with each season covering roughly a decade of her life and the entire cast being replaced with different actors every two seasons to mark the passage of time. It’s all very glossy, very expensive, an...
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November 3 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases

BEGIN SLIDESHOW November 3 Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Releases Welcome to’s November 3 Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD column! We’ve highlighted this week’s releases in detailed write-ups of different titles below! Click each highlighted title to purchase through Amazon! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = rea...
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The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in November

"The Crown" season four. Netflix Every month, Business Insider looks at the most anticipated returning TV shows in the US using data from the television-tracking app TV Time. November includes Netflix's "The Crown" and NBC's "The Blacklist." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Surprisingly, Netflix isn't releasing a major new series this month. But audiences are looking forward to the fourth season of "The Crown."Every month, Business Insider looks at the most anticipated r...
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Legendary Actor Sean Connery Dies At 90

LONDON (AP) — Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90. Bond producers EON Productions confirmed his death, first reported by the BBC. Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said they were “devastated by the news.” “He was and shall always be remembered as the original James Bond whose indelible entrance into cinema history began when he announced those unforgettable words — ‘The name’s Bond… James Bond,’...
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Sean Connery, Oscar Winner and James Bond Star, Dies at 90

Sean Connery, the Scottish-born actor who rocketed to fame as James Bond and became one of the movies’ most popular and enduring international stars, has died. He was 90. Connery, long regarded as one of the best actors to have portrayed the iconic spy, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000 and marked his […]
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Neu auf Netflix: Auf diese Serien & Filme kannst du dich im November freuen

Winter is coming, und seien wir ehrlich: Es wird durch die zweite Corona-Welle eine gefühlt besonders lange kalte Jahreszeit werden. Aber hey, viel Zeit zu Hause bedeutet natürlich auch viel Zeit für neue Filme und Serien!Hast du die letzten Monate dementsprechend schon gut genutzt, dürfte deine "Später ansehen"-Liste inzwischen ordentlich geschrumpft sein. Aber keine Sorge – ein neuer Monat bedeutet immer neuen Nachschub, und insbesondere der November bringt jede Menge davon. Du wartest schon s...
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Gillian Anderson and Emma Corrin Talk ‘The Crown’ and Demystifying Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana

In its examinations of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the power players surrounding her throughout her life, “The Crown” has long brought viewers behind the British royal family’s gilded closed doors. But in its upcoming fourth season, which drops Nov. 15 on Netflix, the drama is tackling two of the most famous British women in modern […]
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The Crown Season 4 Trailer: Change Will Challenge Tradition

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Crown Season 4 Trailer: Change Will Challenge Tradition Netflix has released the full trailer for the upcoming fourth season of the award-winning drama series The Crown, giving us a preview of the tremendous changes that the the royal family must face due to the introduction of Gillian Anderson’s Margaret Thatcher and Emma Corrin’s Princess Diana. The series is scheduled to make its return on Sunday, November 15. Check out the video in the player below! RELATED: Narco...
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The Crown: Dominic West in Talks to Play Prince Charles in Seasons 5 & 6

The Crown: Dominic West in Talks to Play Prince Charles in Seasons 5 & 6 According to Deadline, Golden Globe nominee Dominic West (The Affair) has entered final negotiations for the role of Prince Charles in the final two seasons of Netflix’s award-winning series The Crown. Said role will again be portrayed by Josh O’Connor in the upcoming fourth season, which will be available for streaming on November 15. Should the deal push through, West would be joining previously announced cast members...
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"Queen Elizabeth II has approved a rare royal pardon for an inmate convicted of murder who used a narwhal tusk to help stop a terrorist attack..."

"... in which two people were killed before the assailant was killed by the police on London Bridge. The decision to pardon the murderer, Steven Gallant, was in recognition of 'his exceptionally brave actions,' which 'helped save people’s lives despite the tremendous risk to his own,' a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Justice said in a statement on Monday. If a parole board approves, Mr. Gallant’s minimum 17-year sentence would be reduced by 10 months. The attack in November 2019 began at a pr...
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Florida city sells swans after Queen's gift leads to overpopulation

Queen Elizabeth II's donation to Lakeland, Florida in 1957 was a gift that kept on giving too much.
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See Queen Elizabeth's first royal engagement since pandemic began

Queen Elizabeth II's first public engagement since the UK's national lockdown earlier this year has raised eyebrows, as neither the 94-year-old monarch nor Prince William wore masks. CNN's Anna Stewart reports.
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Queen Elizabeth has her first royal engagement in months -- but doesn't wear a mask

Queen Elizabeth II carried out her first public engagement since Britain's coronavirus lockdown in March, stepping out on Thursday without a mask despite a resurgence of the virus.
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Queen Elizabeth has her first royal engagement in months -- but doesn't wear a mask

Queen Elizabeth II carried out her first public engagement since Britain's coronavirus lockdown in March, stepping out on Thursday without a mask despite a resurgence of the virus.
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Queen Elizabeth II, joined by Prince William, makes her first public outing since COVID-19 isolation

Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday made her first public appearance outside of royal grounds since going into coronavirus isolation seven months ago.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Queen Elizabeth II leaves her COVID bubble to visit U.K. chemical weapons facility

The British monarch's first appearance in public since anti-virus restrictions were imposed sees her join Prince William at a lab...
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She's back! Queen in first public face-to-face engagement for 7 MONTHS - with huge changes

QUEEN ELIZABETH II has carried out her first face-to-face engagement outside of Windsor Castle in seven months.
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The Crown Season 4 Teaser: The Stuff of Which Fairytales Are Made

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The Crown Season 4 Teaser: The Stuff of Which Fairytales Are Made Netflix has released the official teaser for The Crown Season 4, providing a first look at the next chapter of the story that will debut on the streamer on November 15. You can check out the teaser now in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCo...
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Julie Andrews' career took off at the 'Mary Poppins' premiere, she says — and she was 'unprepared for the pressure and scrutiny' that followed

Julie Andrews. Andrew Eccles Julie Andrews is a legendary Broadway, television, and film actress who's written over 30 books with her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, for children and young adults.  The following is an excerpt from their book, "Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years". In it, Andrews looks back on some of her earliest films — "Mary Poppins" and "The Sound of Music" — and shares how her arrival to Hollywood and working with icons like Walt Disney completely changed her wor...
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