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Amika George started the campaign, #FreePeriods, at the age of 17. ( Photo credit: Twitter/@AmikaGeorge)

  • The Queen’s Birthday Honours  showcases the extraordinary efforts made by individuals in the United Kingdom during the pandemic
  • George started Free Periods organization in April 2017
  • Free Periods is now a non-profit organisation, which continues to fight “against the taboo and shame surrounding menstruation”

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Queen Elizabeth's husband, Prince Philip, died at the age of 99, on April 9. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Queen Elizabeth II marked what would have been her late husband’s 100th birthday on Thursday
  • She planted a newly-bred rose named after the Duke of Edinburgh
  • Prince Philip died peacefully at his apartment in Windsor Castle on April 9

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed a baby girl on Friday. (AFP Photo)

  • Lilibet Diana is a tribute to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Diana
  • "Lili is named after Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet," said a statement from the couple
  • A palace source claimed that the 95-year-old monarch was not consulted about the decision

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Prince Edward (R) said that he and Prince Harry (L) spoke at Prince Phillip's funeral. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Prince Edward is thirteenth in line for the British throne
  • Edward took a gap year after high school to teach in New Zealand
  • The Earl of Wessex married Sophie Rhys-Jones

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In 2017, Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee.

  • UK-based newspaper has accused the Buckingham Palace of being racist
  • A report revealed that the minorities were only allowed to be hired as domestic servants
  • Earlier, Prince Harry and his wife accused the palace of racist comments

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Princess Diana died in a Paris car crash in 1997, aged 36. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Martin Bashir is a BBC journalist, who tricked Princess Diana into giving an explosive interview
  • He apologised to Princes William and Harry on Sunday
  • But said linking his actions to her death was "unreasonable"

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  • "I felt completely helpless," Harry said
  • Harry said that the Royal Family neglected him and wife Meghan Markle
  • Princess Diana died in a car accident in 1997

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Diana Spencer married Prince Charles in 1981. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Queen Elizabeth II once described Diana as a nervy racehorse
  • Diana's relationship with the Queen was majorly dented after the former found out about Charles' affair with Camilla Parker
  • Princess Diana died in a car accident in August 1997

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BBC's Martin Bashir interviewed Princess Diana in 1995. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MartinBashir)

  • Martin Bashir has stepped down from his role as the BBC's religion editor
  • In the 1995 interview, Princess Diana lifted the lid on her troubled marriage to Prince Charles
  • Bashir is being investigated over how he obtained the explosive interview with Princess Diana

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Queen Elizabeth II bids her final goodbye to her late husband and a constant presence in her long reign, late Prince Philip. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Queen Elizabeth bids a final farewell to her late husband Prince Philip on Saturday
  • The ceremony with 30 mourners will be watched by an expected television audience of millions
  • Britain's longest-serving royal consort was an almost constant presence at the Queen's side