Tim Peake just beamed a message to the Queen from space

Tim Peake just beamed a message to the Queen from space

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Tim Peake has been busy up at the International Space Station. If he hasn’t been practising his backward rolls, he’s been accidentally calling random people on Earth or tweeting at Elton John — and occasionally getting some science done.

Now, following a special message from Her Majesty wishing the British astronaut a productive mission and safe return, Peake has replied.

He kept things pretty formal and respectful during the minute-long message: “I’m not sure this has ever been said in space before, so I’ll be the first. God save the Queen.”

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Tim Peake just beamed a message to the Queen from space

The Internet really, really doesn't want to 'clean for the Queen'

The Internet really, really doesn’t want to ‘clean for the Queen’

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LONDON — It seems like a nice idea in theory: cleaning up the country so it looks nice for a big birthday party.

But when the guest of honour is a monarch who lives in more than one palace, it turns out that people really aren’t keen on the idea

The chief executive of the “Clean for the Queen” campaign, Adrian Evans, has started doing the media rounds to encourage people to pick up litter in Britain and join clean-up events ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations in April.

Along with news that communities minister Marcus Jones wants to raise the fines for littering to £150, people on Twitter thought the whole thing was a load of rubbish. Read more…

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The Internet really, really doesn’t want to ‘clean for the Queen’