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Diamond Jubilee Of Elizabeth II

The year 2012 marked the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II being the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952. The only Diamond Jubilee celebration for any of Elizabeth's predecessors was in 1897, for the 60th anniversary of the 1837 accession of Queen Victoria. Following the tradition of the Queen's Silver and Golden Jubilees, commemorative events were held throughout the Commonwealth of Nations. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh toured the United Kingdom and other members of the Royal Family toured the rest of the Commonwealth as the monarch's representatives. The jubilee celebrations marked the beginning of the withdrawal of the Duke of Edinburgh from public life and a more prominent role for the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry in commonwealth affairs. Numerous events and tributes were held over the year and throughout the Commonwealth, culminating in a jubilee pageant held in London
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Elizabeth II Of The United Kingdom

From 21 April 1944 until her accession, Elizabeth's arms consisted of a lozenge bearing the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom differenced with a label of three points argent, the centre point bearing a Tudor rose and the first and third a cross of St GeorgeFrom 21 April 1944 until her accession, Elizabeth's arms consisted of a lozenge bearing the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom differenced with a label of three points argent, the centre point bearing a Tudor rose and the first and third a cross of St George.[233] Upon her accession, she inherited the various arms her father held as sovereign
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Charity Commission For England And Wales

The Charity Commission answers directly to the UK Parliament rather than to government ministers. It is governed by a board, which is assisted by the chief executive (currently Helen Stephenson CBE who succeeded Paula Sussex in July 2017) and an executive team.[2] The current chair is Tina Stowell, Baroness Stowell of Beeston, who succeeded William Shawcross in 2018. The commission has four sites in London, Taunton, Liverpool and Newport. Its website lists the latest accounts submitted by charities in England and Wales. Some charities are not subject to regulation by or registration with the Charity Commission, because they are already regulated by another body, and are known as exempt charities. Most exempt charities are listed in Schedule 3 to the Charities Act 2011, but some charities are made exempt by other acts
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Bristol
Coordinates: 51°27′N 2°35′W / 51.450°N 2.583°W / 51.450; -2.583 Bristol has 51 Grade I,[206] 500 Grade II* and over 3,800 Grade II listed buildings[238] in a variety of architectural styles, from medieval to modern. During the mid-19th century Bristol Byzantine, a style unique to the city, was developed, and several examples have survived. Buildings from most architectural periods of the United Kingdom can be seen in the city. Surviving elements of the fortifications and castle date to the medieval period,[239] and the Church of St James dates back to the 12th century.[240] The oldest Grade I listed buildings in Bristol are religious
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Newfoundland And Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador (/ˈnufənlænd  ...ˈlæbrəˌdɔːr/) is the easternmost province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it is composed of the island of Newfoundland and the continental region of Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405,212 square kilometres (156,500 sq mi). In 2018, the province's population was estimated at 525,073.[7] About 92% of the province's population lives on the island of Newfoundland (and its neighbouring smaller islands), of whom more than half live on the Avalon Peninsula. The province is Canada's most linguistically homogeneous, with 97.0% of residents reporting English (Newfoundland English) as their mother tongue in the 2016 census.[8] Historically, Newfoundland was also home to unique varieties of French and Irish, as well as the extinct Beothuk language
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St. John's, Newfoundland And Labrador

St. John's is the capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is on the eastern tip of the Avalon Peninsula on the large Canadian island Newfoundland.[6] The city spans 446.04 square kilometres (172.22 sq mi) and is the easternmost city in North America (excluding Greenland).[7][8][9][10] Its name has been attributed to the Nativity of John the Baptist, when John Cabot was believed to have sailed into the harbour in 1497 and to a Basque fishing town with the same name. Existing on maps as early as 1519, it is one of the oldest cities in North America.[11] It was officially incorporated as a city in 1888. With a metropolitan population of approximately 219,207 (as of 1 July 2017), the St
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Iceland
Coordinates: 65°N 18°W / 65°N 18°W / 65; -18 Iceland has no standing army, but the Icelandic Coast Guard which also maintains the Iceland Air Defence SystemIceland is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), which allows the country access to the single market of the European Union (EU)
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