• The Queen finds selfie trend 'disconcerting' when she makes public appearances

    The Queen has said she finds it "disconcerting" and "strange" when she is faced with a sea of people trying to take selfies with her. While Her Majesty has always been one to embrace modern technology, the implication was that the 88-year-old royal considered it bad manners for wellwishers to be looking at a screen when she made public appearances as a guest. She was having a "nice chat" with US ambassador Matthew Barzun when she confided in him.    CLICK ON PHOTOS TO ENLARGE The implication was that the Queen found it bad manners to greet someone with a mobile