Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen arrives at Baroness Thatcher's funeral

The Queen arrived at St Paul's Cathedral to cheers, applause and bands singing 'God save the Queen', for the funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the UK's first and only female prime minister. Her Majesty,...

The Queen wins honorary BAFTA and is named 'most memorable Bond girl'

When the Queen agreed to appear as a Bond girl at the Olympics opening ceremony she probably didn't have award recognition in mind, but that's exactly what she got. On Thursday night, the monarch received...

Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie join the Queen for Easter service in Windsor

The Queen was joined by members of the British royal family at Windsor Castle for the annual Easter Sunday service. The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Sophie, Countess of Wessex, Lady...

Excitement in Oxford as the Queen attends Maundy Thursday service

The Queen looked to be in good health when she fulfilled her annual duty of distributing money to elderly people at a Maundy Thursday service in Oxford. Accompanied by Prince Philip, the 86-year-old...

The Queen's cousin, the Duke of Kent, hospitalised after suffering minor stroke

The Duke of Kent, who is cousin to Queen Elizabeth II, has been hospitalised after suffering a "minor stroke". Prince Edward, 77, fell ill on Sunday evening and was taken to London's University...

'I miss travelling on the Tube', says Kate

Kate Middleton revealed that travelling on the Tube is an element of her former life that she misses when she attended an event to celebrate the London Underground's 150th anniversary on...

HELLO! among the Queen's reading material

As you'd expect, the Queen likes to keep up with current affairs. And when it comes to staying in the loop with society and celebrity news, of course HELLO! would feature on her reading list.   In...

The Queen to work from home as she cancels more engagements

As the Queen signed the historic Commonwealth Charter on Monday, it seemed she had fully recovered from her recent illness. But the monarch has now cancelled the rest of her outside engagements for the...

A smiling Queen returns to work with historic Commonwealth engagement

The Queen returned to public engagements on Monday evening, focused, smiling and clearly recovered from her recent bout of gastroenteritis. Her Majesty, professional in a duck-egg blue dress and tweed...

The Queen in good spirits as she leaves hospital after overnight stay

Scroll down for video The Queen has left hospital earlier than expected after making a good recovery from a stomach bug. Looking cheerful and relaxed in red, the monarch emerged from the King Edward VII...

Queen Elizabeth II admitted to hospital with gastroenteritis

The Queen has been admitted to hospital for the first time in 10 years after being diagnosed with gastroenteritis. A spokesperson for the royal family said the 86-year-old was taken by car to...

The Queen cancels Swansea visit due to illness

The Queen has been forced to cancel an official visit to Swansea on Saturday. The monarch was due to head to the Welsh city to mark St David's Day, but is reportedly suffering with gastroenteritis. During...

A slice of The Queen and Prince Philip's wedding cake fetches £560 at auction

A slice of cake from The Queen's wedding to The Duke of Edinburgh has sold for £560 at auction. The rare piece of fruit cake, still preserved in its bespoke tin from Buckingham Palace, was...

Prince Harry to visit the United States as UK trade ambassador

Prince Harry has put his partying ways behind him and taken on a new role as the United Kingdom's foreign office ambassador. The Prince's risqué antics in Nevada gained him attention worldwide,...

The Queen and Jessica Ennis named Britain's most inspirational women

The Queen and Jessica Ennis have been named as Britain's most inspirational women. A poll conducted by Oxfam's Get Together fundraising campaign, to mark International Women's Day saw more than two fifths...

The Queen tops power list as 'influential' Kate misses out

The Queen returns from her short break at Sandringham to some positive news – she has been named the country's most powerful woman. A poll by BBC Radio 4's flagship show Woman's Hour places Her...

It's a dog's life: Pudsey's greatest showbiz moments

He wowed the nation with the click of his paw on Britain's Got Talent as he danced to victory. Since then, powerful pooch Pudsey has become the biggest canine in town. Performing in front...



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