The Queen

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Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states, known as the Commonwealth realms, and their territories and dependencies, and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations.

The Queen is married to Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, They have four children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

The Queen's 88th birthday: 25 facts about the monarch

The Queen celebrates her 88th birthday on 21 April. To honour Her Majesty's big day, HELLO! Online has gathered 25 fun facts about the popular British monarch that you may well not have known...   CLICK...

The Queen welcomes Irish President for historic visit

Irish President Michael D Higgins has made an historic visit to the UK, where he was met by the British royal family including Queen Elizabeth II. This is the first visit by an Irish head of state to...

Queen's old toys to go on display in new Royal Childhood exhibition inspired by Prince George

A new exhibition at Buckingham Palace, inspired by the arrival of Prince George, will give a glimpse inside the toy boxes of generations of royal children when it opens its doors this summer. Toys owned...

The Queen is all smiles at London events

The Queen looked pretty in pink as she toured Lloyds of London this afternoon to commemorate 325 years of trading. The British monarch was joined by her husband the Duke of Edinburgh, who joked about...

Prince Harry lookalike finding wife on American dating show I Wanna Marry 'Harry'

Many young ladies would like love to wed Prince Harry, but a new American reality show is taking the world’s love for the royal the extra mile. The Fox network is due to air the first episode for...

Kate Middleton 'excited' ahead of first Mother's Day as she prepares for Australian tour

As she celebrates her first Mother's Day, Kate Middleton has been busy telling people she's "very excited". The new parents are about to embark on their first overseas tour with Prince...

Kate Middleton's first Mother's Day: spoof photographer captures royal celebration

On Sunday, Kate Middleton will celebrate her very first Mother's Day since the arrival of Prince George. It will be a big event for both the Duchess and her husband Prince William as they reflect...

Prince Philip's birthday to get extraordinary treatment

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, will celebrate his 93rd birthday with the largest ever pageant of military music and precision drill. The Royal Marine Beating Retreat will take place on the 3-4...

Treats fit for royalty: what the Belgian king and queen will be served on their London visit

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde have recently been making their first official visits to European neighbours as King and Queen. They have enjoyed lunch at the Élysée Palace with President...

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Edward make a fine trio on the Royal Commonwealth Society visit

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and their youngest son Prince Edward paid a visit to the Royal Commonwealth Society on Wednesday. In keeping with her regal style, the 87-year-old reigning monarch wore...

The Queen gives Prince George a personalised corgi T-shirt

The Queen has given her great-grandson Prince George a very special gift — a T-shirt printed with a portrait of her pet corgis. The T-shirt, which shows a colourful picture of seven of the Queen's...

Prince Harry to represent the Queen at Nelson Mandela service

Prince Harry will represent the Queen at a service held in honour of the late Nelson Mandela. Harry, 29, will attend the national service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on Monday 3 March, Clarence...

Helen Mirren entertains the Queen and Kate Middleton at star-studded RADA reception

Kate Middleton joined the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday evening for a star-studded reception for stars of the stage and screen. The Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a red Alexander McQueen dress she...

The Queen and Kate Middleton to host star-studded reception at Buckingham Palace

Kate Middleton will join the Queen to host a reception at Buckingham Palace honouring the dramatic arts on 17 February. Britain's monarch will join forces with the Duchess of Cambridge to welcome...

The Queen is down to her last million due to courtiers' overspending

The Queen's royal household has been told to reduce its costs and increase income after cash reserves were found to be at a "historic low" of £1million. A report by a Commons public...

Royal family hiring new household assistant

Buckingham Palace is looking to hire a new household assistant. An vacancy has appeared on the British monarchy's official website advertising a domestic position for which the successful candidate...

The Queen to pass on more royal duties to Prince Charles

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, are said to be passing on more royal duties to younger members of the British royal family, including their eldest son, Prince Charles. The heir-to-the-throne,...



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