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Royal visit to Ebony Horse Club ...The shoes of Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to the Ebony Horse Club and Community Riding Centre in Brixton, London.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday October 29, 2013. The Club was established in 1996 to enable children and young people from Brixton, South London to learn to ride and care for horses. See PA story ROYAL Queen.

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A view of the royal shoes as Queen Elizabeth II visits the Ebony Horse Club and Community Riding Centre in Brixton, south London. The club was established in 1996 to enable children and young people from Brixton to learn to ride and care for horses. Read more

Royal supporters sit opposite St James's Palace in central London on October 23, 2013, where Prince George of Cambridge will be baptised later in the day inside Chapel Royal. Prince William and his wife Catherine gather close friends and family for the christening of their baby son Prince George, in a low-key ceremony far removed from the global hype surrounding their wedding.

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Royal supporters sit opposite St James’s Palace in London on Wednesday, where Prince George of Cambridge was to be baptised in the Chapel Royal. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge invited close friends and family to the christening.

A member of the media waits next to ladders placed by other media to ensure an elevated position, across the street from St. Mary's Hospital in London, Friday, July 19, 2013. Media are preparing for royal-mania as Britain's Duchess of Cambridge plans to give birth to the new third-in-line to the throne in mid-July, at the Lindo Wing. Cameras from all over the world are set to be jostling outside for an exclusive first glimpse of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge's first child. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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A member of the media waits next to ladders placed by other media to ensure an elevated position, across the street from St. Mary’s Hospital in London on Friday. Media are preparing for royal mania as Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to the new third in line to the throne in mid-July, at the Lindo Wing. Cameras from all over the world are ready for a first glimpse of the first child of Prince William and Kate. Read more

Travelling In Style For Ladies Day...LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20:  Racegoers travel by train from Waterloo station to Ascot racecourse to attend Royal Ascot on June 20, 2013 in London, England. The 'Royal Ascot' horse race meeting runs from June 18, 2013 until June 22, 2013 and has taken place since 1711. The racecourse is expected to welcome around 280,000 racegoers over the five days, including Her Majesty The Queen and other members of the Royal Family.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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Racegoers travel by train from London Waterloo station to Ascot racecourse to attend the Royal Ascot in Berkshire, England. The Royal Ascot horse race meeting runs from June 18 until June 22, 2013. Read more

Dutch royal couple in Berlin...epa03729069 Daniela Schadt (R), partner of the German President, greets Dutch Queen Maxima (L) outside of the Bellevue Palace in Berlin,†Germany, 03 June 2013. The Dutch royal couple is on a two-day visit to Germany for the first time after the coronation.  EPA/Hannibal Hanschke

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Daniela Schadt, right, partner of the German president, and Dutch Queen Maxima, left, outside the Bellevue Palace in Berlin on Monday. The Dutch royal couple are on a two-day visit to Germany for the first time since the coronation of King Willem-AlexanderRead more

Gates Open On The 150th Royal Bath And West Show

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Pigs are brought from the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show near Shepton Mallet, England, on this year’s opening day on Wednesday. The show, which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural events in England

HMS Edinburgh sails to Edinburgh

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Royal Navy aircraft engineers extend the rotor blades on a Lynx helicopter as it prepares for a morning flight onboard HMS Edinburgh during the ship’s farewell tour of the UK heading for Leith. The Royal Navy’s last Type 42 Destroyer will make her very last visit to Edinburgh before she is decommissioned

Anna Reynolds, curator for the Royal Collection, views ornate armour worn by Henry, Prince of Wales, at the Queen's Gallery, in Buckingham Palace, London May 7, 2013. The armour forms part of the "In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion" exhibition which will open on May 10.

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Anna Reynolds, curator for the Royal Collection, views ornate armour worn by Henry, Prince of Wales, at the Queen’s Gallery, in Buckingham Palace in London. The armour forms part of the “In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion” exhibition which will open on May 10th.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan inspect an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome  in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle on April 30, 2013 in Windsor, England. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a State visit to the UK today, the first for a UEA President in 24 years. Sheikh Khalifa will meet the British Prime Minister David Cameron tomorrow at his Downing Street residence.

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Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, inspects an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a state visit to the UK on Tuesday, the first for a UAE president in 24 years.

Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their daugthers (L-R) Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane wave on the balcony after the abdication ceremony of the King's mother at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30 April 2013. Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in an official act on 30 April signed her abdication to leave the Dutch throne to her eldest son Willem-Alexander.  EPA/ROBIN UTRECHT  / POOL

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Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their daugthers (L-R) Crown Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane wave on the balcony after the abdication ceremony of the King’s mother at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on Tuesday. Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands in an official ceremony on Tuesday signed her abdication to leave the Dutch throne to her eldest son Willem-Alexander. Read more