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Major: I hope it’s possible to mend any rifts

The former prime minister, Sir John Major, says Prince Philip’s funeral is an ideal time to end friction between members of the Royal Family. He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr that he hoped any rifts could be mended. Sir John was appointed as guardian to Princes William and Harry after the death of their mother, […]

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Prince Philip: A simple, family farewell

That he chose to do so much more than that – the dizzying numbers of speeches and engagements, passions, patronages and interests, remembered in the outpouring of tributes that has followed his death – was testament to his desire to make a difference. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/56708741

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Rachael Blackmore makes Grand National history

Blackmore’s Grand National win comes three weeks after she was the first woman to be leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival Rachael Blackmore made sporting history by becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National with victory on Minella Times at Aintree. The Irish rider scored a thrilling triumph aboard the 11-1 chance, […]

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Prince Philip: Every living US president pays respects

“The Queen and Prince Philip immediately put us at ease with their grace and generosity, turning a ceremonial occasion into something far more natural, even comfortable. Prince Philip in particular was kind and warm, with a sharp wit and unfailing good humour. It was our first introduction to the man behind the title, and in […]