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Palace recalls faulty batch of knighthoods

'What was one thinking?!'Buckingham Palace has issued an Emergency Recall Notice on dozens of honours – including top-of-the-range knighthoods – over concerns that some were issued in error and may constitute a public health risk.

‘Our first priority is public safety’, said a spokesman. ‘This is purely a precautionary measure, and the vast majority of honours are perfectly harmless. For example, if you received an honour for doing something unglamorous and noble, the risks are infinitesimally small.’

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Posted: Jul 15th, 2014
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London woman told to take it even easier

An 88-year-old London woman who has been taking it easy for 88-years has been told by her doctors to take it even easier. The woman, who owns several properties where she often takes it easy, has also taken it easy in many Commonwealth countries.

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Posted: May 12th, 2014
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Prince Philip admits he may not live to offend everyone

still honing 'classic one-liner' on geriatric RoyalsNow in his 93rd year, the Duke of Edinburgh is reported to be ‘philosophical’ about the fact that he may never get through his bucket list of people to upset.

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2013
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Entire Royal family move in together to beat bedroom tax

‘We hope that this mother of all house-shares, bringing together all the royal households complete with multiple retinues of ladies-in-waiting, under butlers and corgi-wallahs, will fill the residence enough to satisfy the tax inspectors when they call.’

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Posted: Mar 13th, 2013
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Valuables ‘missing’ after Queen’s visit to Downing Street

Search of Buckingham Palace 'could take a while' Prime Minister David Cameron has been put in an awkward position after staff at No.10 reported the disappearance of a number of wallets, handbags and mobile phones immediately following the Queen’s visit to Downing Street yesterday.

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Posted: Dec 18th, 2012
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