Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth opens 2014 Commonwealth Games

Queen Elizabeth II has opened the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games by reading a message which she wrote almost a year ago.Her message was placed in the baton which has been...

Prince William supports the Queen at the Order of the Thistle cermony

The Queen led the British royals at the Knights of the Thistle ceremony in Edinburgh on Thursday.Supported by her grandson Prince William, daughter Princess Anne and husband Prince Philip, Britain's...

Countdown to Prince George's birthday: magical milestones from his first year

The first 12 months of a baby's life are full of exciting milestones – the first smile, first laugh, first tooth – every week brings something new. As he approaches...

Queen Elizabeth II reveals love of Antiques Roadshow on Northern Ireland tour

Queen Elizabeth II has revealed she loves the long-running BBC programme Antiques Roadshow. The British monarch met antiques experts at Hillsborough Castle where the BBC were filming a new episode...

The Queen visits the Game of Thrones set in Belfast

The Queen visited the set of the Game of Thrones in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Tuesday morning. The reigning monarch was joined by her husband the Duke of Edinburgh for...

Prince George crowned best-dressed royal

Prince George may be only 11 months old, but the tiny tot has been crowned the most stylish royal. The young Prince fought off stiff competition from his mum, the...

The Queen voted best-dressed on the fourth day of Royal Ascot

Queen Elizabeth II was voted the best-dressed guest on the fourth day of Royal Ascot in association with Longines.The monarch, who sported a bright pink coat and matching hat, took...

Mario Balotelli wants 'a kiss from the Queen' if he keeps England's World Cup hopes alive

Mario Balotelli has cheekily said that he wants a kiss from the Queen if he helps to rescue England's World Cup campaign. The Italian striker caused a stir on Twitter...

Prince Harry arrives at Royal Ascot for the first time in the Queen's carriage

Prince Harry arrived at Royal Ascot on Tuesday in the same carriage as Queen Elizabeth II.Greeted by huge cheers, it was the first time the Prince has arrived to the...

Will Prince George attend Trooping the Colour?

Trooping the Colour is one of the most anticipated events in the British royal calendar and annually draws a large proportion of the royal family to Buckingham Palace.This year the...

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to attend Commonwealth Games

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will attend two days of the 2014 Commonwealth Games accompanied by Prince William's brother Prince Harry.The British royals will visit the...

Duchess Kate makes surprise appearance at Queen's second garden party

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, stepped out for her second engagement of the day on Tuesday afternoon. Kate, 32, was attending the Queen's second garden party of the...

Prince Philip's 93rd birthday: Memorable quotes

Prince Philip, who celebrates his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, June 10, is known for speaking as he sees. Just last month the Queen's husband shocked staff at a family planning...

The Queen attends Epsom Derby straight from France

The Queen stepped out at the Epsom Derby on Saturday, fresh from her official three-day visit to France for the D-Day 70th anniversary commemorations.Despite the number of engagements she had...

Princess Letizia, Princess Marie and the Duchess of Cambridge: Gallery of the week's best royal style

In the week that saw King Juan Carlos of Spain announce his abdication, the country's future queen Princess Letizia showcased her elegant sense of style.The 41-year-old chose a bright floral...

The Queen presides over the state opening of Parliament

The Queen watched over the state opening of Parliament for the 63rd time on Tuesday, amid the traditional pomp and ceremony of the occasion. Flanked by her husband Prince Philip...

The Queen celebrates coronation anniversary with morning horse ride

The Queen indulged in one of her favourite passions on the day of the 61st anniversary of her coronation. The active 88-year-old monarch joined her head groom Terry Prendry for...



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