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We’re back for 2016!

Tune in regarding Queen Elizabeth’s return from Sandringham. Why was one State Visit postponed?  News of the first royal baby for 2016. Silver Jubilee celebrations in Norway. Australia celebrates 50 years of decimal currency, and what it was nearly called, and more.

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Great Northern Train

The Queen catches the 10.54 am train from King’s Lynn.

 

State Visit Cancelled

King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s state visit to Britain cancelled. Click on the podcast for all the details.

 

First Royal Baby for 2016

❦ Bhutanese families spent a wonderful Losar today, celebrating the day with family and loved ones. To make the day even more special, we have the honour of bringing to you the very first official photograph of His Royal Highness The Gyalsey. In this delightful Losar Kupar from Lingkana Palace, His Royal Highness The Gyalsey is surrounded by His Majesty The King, His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo, and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen. His Royal HIghness The Gyalsey was born on the 5th of February 2016, and is the first Royal Child of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen. ❦ #Bhutan #PrinceofBhutan #HisMajesty #kingjigmekhesar #HerMajesty #QueenJetsunPema #Losar #fourthdrukgyalpo

A photo posted by His Majesty King Jigme Khesar (@his_majesty_king_of_bhutan) on

Norway’s Silver Jubilee

Listen to the show to find out the details about King Harald V and Queen Sonja’s Silver Jubilee celebrations.

Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs/The Royal Court.

Photo: Jørgen Gomnæs/The Royal Court.

 

Australia Celebrates 50 Years of Decimal Currency

The Reserve Bank of Australia Museum is hosting an exhibition, The Decimal Revolution.

The Reserve Bank Museum is open between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm from Monday to Friday, except Public and New South Wales Bank holidays. Admission is free.

Reserve Bank of Australia
Ground Floor
65 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia

Phone +61 2 9551 9743 or e-mail museum@rba.gov.au for more information.

This is a video which was produced to help Australians understand the currency changeover.