Barbados has announced that Queen Elizabeth II will no longer be the country’s head of state. Instead, a “ceremonial president” will replace her.
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The Queen of England is on Twitter.
She posted her first tweet recently, about an exhibit she had just officially opened.
The King of Spain is stepping aside, to let his son take over the throne.
King Juan Carlos, age 76, will “abdicate” the throne he has occupied since 1975.
The third person in line to the throne of England will be born in 2013.
The Royal Family announced this week that Kate Middleton and her husband, Prince William, are going to have a baby.
Prince William is Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson.
Kate, also known as the Duchess of Cambridge, married William in a lavish ceremony in London, England last year.
People around the world watched the royal wedding on TV.
When someone’s done the same job for 60 years, she deserves a party. And that’s what happened in London, England this week.
The party for Queen Elizabeth II lasted four days.
On the first day, she attended the Royal Derby, a big horserace held every year.
The second day, more than a million guests lined the River Thames and watched the Queen and members of her family float along in the royal barge, majestically surrounded by a flotilla of 1,000 boats. A flotilla is a group of small boats together on the water.