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Old 05-03-17, 10:06 PM   #1
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Buckingham Palace Calls Emergency Staff Meeting at 3AM

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QUEEN Elizabeth II’s entire staff from across the United Kingdom has been summoned to an emergency meeting at Buckingham Palace today, according to reports.

Servants will be addressed by the Royal Household’s most senior office Lord Chamberlain and Her Majesty’s Private Secretary Sir Christopher Geidt in just hours.

The meeting, called suddenly at 3am local time (12pm AEST) and described as highly unusual by royal watchers, has sent Britain’s rumour mill into a concerned frenzy.


There is speculation that the announcement is to do with either the Queen or her husband the Duke of Edinburgh’s health.

Social media has erupted in panic with many offering theories about the announcement, from abdication to far more serious issues.

The Mirror reports that even the most trusted of staff have been left in the cold as to what the meeting will be about.

“Although meetings involving the entire royal household are occasionally called, the way this has been done at the eleventh hour is highly unusual and suggests that there is something major to be disseminated,” Mail Online reported.

Buckingham Palace has declined to comment.

The Queen has just returned to Buckingham Palace from an extended visit to Windsor over Easter.

Prince Philip was seen yesterday when he opened the new Warner Stand at Lord’s Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Household staff from as far as Balmoral in Scotland have reportedly been included in the roll call.

The Queen took ill over Christmas and missed some public engagements, which raised concerns about her health.

However she has recommenced some of her normal duties in recent months.

Her Majesty marked her 91st birthday last month and Prince Philip turns 96 in June.
If it's the Queen, it's hard to imagine this coming at a worst time for the country, what with a general election that will literally determine the fate of the country kicking off.
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Re: Buckingham Palace Calls Emergency Staff Meeting at 3AM

Out of tea?
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Old 05-03-17, 10:17 PM   #3
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The Queen wants to tweet?
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Re: Buckingham Palace Calls Emergency Staff Meeting at 3AM



Look out, world...
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Old 05-03-17, 10:25 PM   #5
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Re: Buckingham Palace Calls Emergency Staff Meeting at 3AM

Prince Philip

Duke of Edinburgh - Husband of Queen Elizabeth II
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That would be unfortunate. So young.
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Old 05-04-17, 01:00 AM   #7
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That would be unfortunate. So young.
Yeah 95 is the new 30

Well we should know "for sure" in an hour. BBC has to break the news @ 8am.
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Prince Philip to retire from public engagements, says palace

Guess he wants to spend more time with the corgis.
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Old 05-04-17, 07:29 AM   #9
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Why call an emergency 3AM meeting for that?
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I don't know. Sounds like the beginning of one of those BBC conspiracy dramas.
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Why call an emergency 3AM meeting for that?
someone pranked the queen "Do you have Prince Albert in a can?" and she panicked.
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I picture Phillip 2am... drunk on cooking Sherry wearing a wife beater and boxers with the British flag on the front and a Greek flag on the back pacing up and down telling everyone to fuck off and that he's 90 fuckin' 5 years old and sick and tired of going to these boring ass events.
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I picture Phillip 2am... drunk on cooking Sherry wearing a wife beater and boxers with the British flag on the front and a Greek flag on the back pacing up and down telling everyone to fuck off and that he's 90 fuckin' 5 years old and sick and tired of going to these boring ass events.


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Why call an emergency 3AM meeting for that?
3AM is for crazy people to tweet.
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Is that lovely plastic doll related to Zbigniew?
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