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Controversy over Jubilee lunch

The Queen shook the hand of the King of Bahrain at her Jubilee lunch for foreign monarchs at Windsor Castle. His invitation attracted criticism because of alleged human rights abuses in Bahrain.

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King of Bahrain included on Queen's guest list

Buckingham Palace has released the full list of guests for the lunch in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee later today. It includes, controversially, the King of Bahrain.

Here's a selection of the other guests:

  • Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain
  • The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei and Raja
  • The King and Queen of the Bulgarians
  • Queen Margrethe II of Denmark
  • The Emperor and Empress of Japan
  • Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein
  • The Prince and Princess of Monaco
  • The Emir of Qatar
  • The King and Queen of Tonga

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