Queen Elizabeth II

'Hats off for Her Majesty!': Delighted Queen caught up in the moment as she celebrates historic Ascot win

Her big smile said it all — the Queen enjoyed a historic day at Royal Ascot on Thursday as she became the first reigning monarch to win the prestigious Gold Cup. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Breaking...

The Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital after attending Trooping the Colour

The Queen visited her husband, Prince Philip, in hospital after attending the Trooping of the Colour ceremony on Saturday. The monarch was photographed leaving the clinic on Harley Street where the Duke...

Jubilee portrait of the Queen vandalised at Westminster Abbey

A portrait of the Queen, created to mark her Diamond Jubilee, has been vandalised. The 9ft by 11ft painting, which hangs in Westminster Abbey, was defaced with spray paint on Thursday and a 41-year-old...

The Queen visits Prince Philip in hospital on his birthday

The Queen visited her husband Prince Philip on Monday evening, personally delivering a birthday card as he turned 92. Smiling cheerfully as she entered the London Clinic, Her Majesty wore an off-white...

Memorable moment as the Queen appears on screen during live news broadcast on the BBC

The Queen made a moment of TV magic on Friday when she appeared behind two newsreaders while they were live on air. The monarch was taking a tour of the news channel studio at the BBC's new central London...

'They do more than most pensioners': Peter Phillips on why the Queen and Prince Philip will sometimes cancel engagements

It was a wonderful moment not just for the nation, but also for the British royal family as the Queen arrived at Westminster Abbey for the 60th anniversary of her Coronation with her beloved husband Prince...

Royal memorabilia in honour of Queen's Coronation

All eyes are on the Queen's Coronation service taking place at Westminster Abbey, which commemorates the pivotal moment when Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen Elizabeth II, sixty years...

Queen's Maids of Honour recreate iconic Coronation photograph

It was the photograph that best captured the glamour and youth of a reign that has so far spanned some sixty years. Having been crowned Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey earlier in the day, the...

Relive the glorious Coronation Day 60 years ago when a glamorous young Princess became Queen Elizabeth II

The authority and dignity of the Queen is so etched upon the nation, it's hard to grasp fully the excitement generated by her coronation on 2 June, 1953. To celebrate the moment when a...

The nation relives the Queen's coronation 60 years on

Sixty years after Elizabeth II was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey the nation witnessed the special day for a second time. The Coronation played out on the BBC in a digitally re-mastered broadcast,...

Beatrice and Eugenie join the Queen at the Epsom Derby

The Queen and Prince Philip stepped out at the Epsom Derby on Saturday, joined by their grandchildren, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. The monarch, 87, chose an elegant light blue coat dress and...

Preparations to celebrate Queen's Coronation underway with unveiling of flags

A spectacular display of purple and gold flags was unveiled on Regent Street on Tuesday in the run-up to the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation. The huge landmark for the monarch, who was crowned...

Pregnant Kate Middleton to attend the Queen's Coronation Service

Pregnant Kate Middleton will show off her baby bump as she joins Prince William, Prince Harry, the Queen and Prince Philip at Westminster Abbey on 4 June, when the royal family come together to celebrate...

'Concerned' Queen to go ahead with her visit to Woolwich barracks

It was a shocking and appalling act of violence that has left the nation stunned. In a move of defiance against the two men suspected of committing the atrocity on the streets of Woolwich on...

Beyonce named one of the 20 most powerful women in the world

What do Beyonce, Queen Elizabeth, Angelina Jolie, Angela Merkel and Spanz founder Sara Blakely all have in common? They are among the world's most powerful women in 2013, according to a new list compiled...

Proud Prince Harry shows the Queen his charity garden as royals attend Chelsea Flower Show

Good news for all those blessed with green-fingers — the Chelsea Flower Show is underway, and has received a royal seal of approval with a traditional visit from the Queen. The monarch, 87, who was...

The Queen leads the Windsors' colourful history at the Chelsea Flower Show

This year the Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its centennial year. Its status as "the greatest flower show on earth" is maintained in no small part by its long-standing association with the Queen....



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