Right royal scandal: how the queen's cousin tried to use his clout to seek favours from Vladimir Putin

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The queen's cousin Prince Michael of Kent has been caught offering to use his clout to seek favours from Russian president Vladimir Putin. (CREDIT: Gallo Images / Getty Images)
The queen's cousin Prince Michael of Kent has been caught offering to use his clout to seek favours from Russian president Vladimir Putin. (CREDIT: Gallo Images / Getty Images)

She's always been known for her unflappable attitude – come what may, no matter what life throws at her, Queen Elizabeth just soldiers on.

But after what’s happened in recent months, many are wondering how much more the 95-year-old British monarch can be expected to shoulder.

The death of her beloved husband, Prince Philip, was a traumatic blow but instead of being able to get on with mourning her loss she’s having to wade in to try to sort out all kinds of dramas.

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