Stop The Presses

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96 year young Queen Elizabeth celebrates her Platinum Jubilee breaking United Kingdom tradition with pomp and circumstance. 

After all, was said and done, The Queen thrilled crowds with their appearance on the Buckingham Palace balcony at the end of the Platinum Jubilee weekend.

Talk about job security and dedication. "Stop the presses" is an exclamation when significant information is discovered. The phrase stems from the printed news media industry. If the content of an issue needed to be revised just before, or during its printing the printing press was stopped and the content amended, such as by changing the plates or type, before restarting it. Reasons to stop the press might be to add a news item or correct an error. This could cause delay and expense, such as by necessitating that already printed copies be discarded, so was generally reserved for highly significant content changes such as the breaking of a very important news story.

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. She was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. Her father acceded to the throne in 1936 upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, making Elizabeth the heir presumptive royalty.

Platinum Jubilee kicks off with pomp…

Beaming Queen Elizabeth waves to crowds…

Queen on Buckingham Palace balcony

Platinum Jubilee: Queen has been seen on Buckingham Palace balcony. The Queen has appeared on the Buckingham Palace balcony as part of official celebrations for her Platinum Jubilee.

The 96-year-old monarch was seen inspecting troops returning from the Trooping the Colour ceremony.

She was joined by her cousin, the Duke of Kent, and was greeted by cheers from the crowds.

The press is reporting that Prince Louis stole the show at the fly-past for the Queen as he alternatively waved, pulled faces and covered his ears as the planes soared overhead. Do you think he is a fresh Prince, or a  royal brat? Prince Louis steals is spotted pulling faces at Kate.

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