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Police injured outside Buckingham Palace

The man had stopped his car near police and officers spotted a large knife in it and went to arrest him, police said.

The officers were treated at the scene for minor arm injuries but did not go to hospital, and the man was treated for minor injuries in hospital.

The man, believed to be in his early 20s, was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and assault.

No members of the Royal Family were in Buckingham Palace at the time.

​GG will be knighted next week

The Governor-General’s investiture will take place next week at Buckingham Palace.

He will be bestowed the Knight of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G).

The GG will also assume the title ‘Grand Chief’ by virtue of the position as Chancellor of the Orders of Papua New Guinea.

On his return from London, the GG is expected to make a formal courtesy call on the President of Singapore, Tony Tan, to strengthen relations between our two countries.

Prince Philip to step down from carrying out royal engagements

Prince Philip, who turns 96 in June, made the decision himself and the Queen supported him, a spokesman said.

"I'm sorry to hear you're standing down", one man told him at a royal lunch on Thursday. "Well, I can't stand up much," the duke quipped.

The duke will attend already scheduled engagements between now and August but will not accept new invitations.

The Queen "will continue to carry out a full programme of official engagements", the palace said.

Queen Elizabeth departs Buckingham Palace for Christmas

"I can confirm that The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have left Buckingham Palace and are traveling to Sandringham" a spokesperson for Buckingham Palace told CNN on Thursday afternoon.

The royal couple abruptly canceled plans to travel to their country home, Sandringham House in Norfolk, on Wednesday.

The Queen, 90, and her husband, 95, had been due to catch a morning train from London King's Cross to King's Lynn for their traditional Christmas holiday, but failed to turn up.

You can now tour Buckingham Palace in VR thanks to Google

Forget immersive games and interactive TV shows though, Google is giving us a virtual tour of the one landmark we all want to peek inside - the Queen's house.

Dubbed the Buckingham Palace Expedition, the Google Cardboard and Gear VR-friendly YouTube experience gives you free ​reign rein to nose around every nook and cranny of the big house.

Prince Philip caught on camera swearing at photographer

The husband of Queen Elizabeth II has been caught apparently using the F-word during a photo shoot.

PhIlip can be heard on a video clip telling a photographer to "just take the f---ing picture" as members of the royal family posed with Battle of Britain veterans.