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Old 07-12-2017, 03:39 PM
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Apparently members of the Conservative party of PM May was not happy with the speech of the king:
King of Spain prompts fury from Tory MPs by raising Gibraltar during speech in Houses of Parliament

He did not mention the government of Gibraltar in his speech, as the PM of Gibraltar was quick to point out on Sky television.


When you read the article the only dissenting voice from within the Conservative Party is Andrew Rosindell MP. He is always rather outspoken and comes up with some interesting ideas (to say the least!)
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I also fail to understand why Gibraltar is still an issue. The results of the referendums couldn't be more clear.

It's not like nobody has asked the people of Gibraltar what they want.
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:43 PM
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I don't get why Gibraltar is even an issue?


It's been put to a vote several times, and the residents don't want Spanish sovereignty, or even shared sovereignty!


So why keep on about it?

Well, this is about territory - always a very delicate issue between nations!
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Sugarwork Red Carnations decorate the plates for the Petit-fours at tonights Banquet.
They are the National Flower of Spain
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Sugarwork Red Carnations decorate the plates for the Petit-fours at tonights Banquet.

They are the National Flower of Spain


How absolutely beautiful!
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Old 07-12-2017, 03:54 PM
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Sugarwork Red Carnations decorate the plates for the Petit-fours at tonights Banquet.
They are the National Flower of Spain
Wow how pretty!


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Old 07-12-2017, 03:55 PM
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Felipe is very grey....I thought of him as being youngish...
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:00 PM
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Felipe is very grey....I thought of him as being youngish...
49 is "youngish"
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:05 PM
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I wouldn't say so, and I'm not much older myself. I have't seen a pic of Juan C lately but I vaguly remember HIM as middle aged, so I suppose I hadn't realised that Felipe is no spring chicken.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:06 PM
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Felipe is very grey....I thought of him as being youngish...
He's close to 50, well into middle aged territory.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:07 PM
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The Cambridge's Arrival Pic-
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Catherine wearing one of The Queen's necklaces that we haven't seen The Queen wearing in decades.

https://mobile.twitter.com/HRHDuches...563328/photo/1
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:13 PM
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Nope that's the Lover Knots
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:13 PM
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Is she wearing the Cartier Halo ? How disappointing !
No the Lovers Knot tiara. And the necklace seems to be the ruby necklace the Queen got as a Wedding gift from her parents and was from Mrs. Greville.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:13 PM
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Is she wearing the Cartier Halo ? How disappointing !


I think it may be the Cambridge Lover's Knot
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:14 PM
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Is she wearing the Cartier Halo ? How disappointing !
No, she's wearing Queen Mary's Lovers Knot Tiara. The name of it is not Cambridge Lovers Knot. Just for correction purposes.

Live Coverage Begins in the link above thread.
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:16 PM
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No, she's wearing Queen Mary's Lovers Knot Tiara. The name of it is not Cambridge Lovers Knot. Just for correction purposes.
Much better choice. Thanks for clarifying that !
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Old 07-12-2017, 04:17 PM
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so I'm not sure I should ask this question here...I might get stoned to death..but here it goes: Does anyone know if Queen Letizia is now fluent in English? I know it was a big debate a long time ago. So I'm just wondering if she ever learned or if anyone has heard her speak in English over the year????? (Please don't hurt me!!) (I looked before I asked!) (I really did)
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Live coverage will start shortly - see post 501.
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Love her earrings...can't wait to see a full view of them!


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