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In case you missed it, in the UK today was the occasion for the State Opening of Parliament.

Note that Parliament has not been closed and it is not opened by the state and the current Prime Minister has been in office since 2019, but leaving aside these minor details…

A new Parliamentary session is formally opened on a date about this time of year by the reigning Monarch. Except that today it was done by Prince Charles. This is quite an exception to a very old rule and made me wonder if all these strange Royal practices are fascinating to babypips members outside the UK? Even if you live here they’re bloody confusing.

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