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Lagoan News in Pictures - 2005
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Grand Duke Meets Xmas Crowds!
 
After switching on the lights, Grand Duke Louis mingles with guests and well-wishers. Here HRH spots a familar face amongst a group of young men - Mr B. the foreign minister.
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Grand Duke Meets Xmas Crowds!
 
After switching on the lights, Grand Duke Louis mingles with guests and well-wishers. Here HRH spots a familar face amongst a group of young men - Mr B. the foreign minister.
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Grand Duke Meets Xmas Crowds!
 
His Royal Highness is enthusiastically greeted by hords of well-wishers, waving flags as he attends the annual Lagoan Island's Christmas Light Show!

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His Royal Highness Greets His new Foreign Minister
 
The Grand Duke is seen here greeting Mr Byngere as he arrives at the Royal Palace before taking up his new possition in the government as Foreign Minister. All ministers have to meet with His Royal Highness before assuming office.

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Investment of Miss E. Holland
 
Miss Emma Holland, royal communications officer, is seen here curtseying as she meets the Grand Duke infront of 'Le Bateaux Doré' which was given to the Grand Duke as a gift from the royal miniture boat club, which meets every thursday at Baffins Pond.

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Investment of Miss E. Holland
 
His Royal Highness presents The Grand Order of the Swan badge to Miss Holland. The Grand Duke has bestowed this honour upon his comminications officer due to her stead-fast commitment to the royal household.

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Investment of Miss E. Holland
 
His Royal Highness pins the badge onto Miss Hollands jumper. This is only the 3rd time The Grand Duke has performed this ritual during his short-reign. On succeeding Independence he bestowed the order on both his sisters, Princesses Bridie and Tilly; meaning that Miss Holland is the first commoner to recieve the prestigious title. Miss Holland shall now be styled: The Rt Hon. Miss Holland GOS on all official government documentation.

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Book-worm Grand Duke opens Library
 
The Grand Duke opened a Library on the Mainland today, and then subsiquently read a passage from the Bible that co-insides with the lesson being taught this week at His Church. ''Books are are great'' said the Duke as he toured the building ''we need to stop being analytical and read for ourselves'' he said to one journalist.

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