Tom Sykes

Daily Beast

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Editor of 'The Royalist' blog at the Daily Beast

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Queen Elizabeth II  has now spent 63 years, 7 months on the throne — surpassing her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, as Britain's longest-serving monarch.

Long Live the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has now spent 63 years, 7 months on the throne — surpassing her great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria, as Britain's longest-serving monarch.

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London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II.  Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.

London Prepares for the Olympics

London last hosted the Olympics in 1948 amid austerity in the aftermath of World War II.  Amateur athletes slept on cots and brought their own towels.

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Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after  the games  begin later this month.

Does London Really Need the Olympics?

Five massive rings now hang from the Tower Bridge, and the Olympics logo will be brightly lit every night after the games begin later this month.

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