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Queen to auction off some Commonwealth countries

The Queen has been having a clear out and will be putting some of the Commonwealth up for auction, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.

‘Her Majesty is the first to admit she’s a bit of a hoarder,’ said a Palace spokesman. ‘It wasn’t until she had to sit through the opening ceremony at the Commonwealth Games the other day that she realised she still had half these countries. They’re scattered all over the place, you know. We dust them off every couple of years for a Games or a summit or whatever but it turns out that afterwards they’re just going back into storage and being forgotten about.’

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2014
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Duchess of Cambridge: ‘Thanks for the rules change, but we probably won’t be having kids’

Commonwealth leaders were said to be ‘disgruntled’ after Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge admitted that she and Prince William ‘aren’t really the parenty type, to be honest.’

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2011
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Mugabe calls for UK to be kicked out of Commonwealth

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has claimed that week’s expenses revelations are symptomatic of the widespread corruption within British politics.

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Posted: May 14th, 2009
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