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'Never give up, never despair': Queen praises Britons on VE Day

Reuters Friday, 8 May 2020
Britain's Queen Elizabeth honoured those who died in World War Two on Friday, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, and used the occasion to say she was proud of how people had responded to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Her Majesty made a moving speech to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, and while the current lockdown means that people couldn't go out to celebrate the occasion in the same way that they have in previous years, the Queen insisted that the streets are "filled with love".

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