New statues of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Thai Government threatens to sue Facebook, a Party at the Palace, new stamps of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik, and King Richard the First’s heart.

Statues of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

New statues of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to be installed in Norwich Cathedral to commemorate the 65th Anniversary of Her Majesty’s Coronation on 2 June 1953 in Westminster Abbey.

The view of the spire of Norwich Cathedral from the Cloisters, in Norfolk, England. Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

Find out more in this week’s show about these new statues and where visitors to Norwich Cathedral can see them next year.

Thailand vs Facebook

Why is the Government of Thailand threatening to sue Facebook over photos of King Maha Vajiralonkorn? Find out in this week’s podcast.

King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s portrait on Ratchadamnoen Avenue in Bangkok

Stay tuned, once further details become available.

Party at the Palace

All the fun and excitement from Buckingham Palace as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry host a party for the children of servicemen and women who died serving in the British Armed Forces.

Prince Harry even had a go at spinning plates!

PostNord Golden Wedding Anniversary Stamps

PostNord celebrates the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Queen Margrethe and Prince Henrik who married fifty years ago on 10 June 1967 in the Holmens Kirke (the Naval Church), followed by a reception held at Fredensborg Palace.

King Richard I’s Heart

Tomb containing the heart of King Richard at Rouen Cathedral

Forensic experts have analysed the remains of King Richard I’s heart who died after he was hit by a crossbow bolt during a siege.
Richard Coeur de Lion, Carlo Marochetti’s statue of Richard I outside the Palace of Westminster, London

He was known as Richard the Lionheart due to his reputation as a courageous military leader, especially during the Third Crusade. However, he spent about six months in England during his 10-year reign.

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