• We could be getting an extra bank holiday this year thanks to the Queen…

    The Queen made history when she became the first British monarch to reach 65 years on the throne last month. And now politicians are rallying to celebrate her remarkable milestone with calls for a national holiday – in other words, an extra bank holiday. Conservative MP Andrew Rosindell said it would be a "missed opportunity" if the country didn't hold an official celebration to celebrate the royal's Sapphire Jubilee, and suggested a summer date to tie in with the Queen's coronation anniversary in June. Revealed: 8 words the royals never use "It's almost certainly going to be a very long time

  • King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain accept the Queen's invitation to the UK

    King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain have accepted an invitation from the Queen to visit the UK. The state visit will take place from 6 to 8 June, the palace has confirmed, with the Spanish royals set to stay at Buckingham Palace. The trip has been a long time coming. Felipe, 49, and his wife Letizia, 44, were due to visit the Queen in March last year on their first trip to Britain since they became king and queen in 2014. However, a month before their expected departure, the state visit was postponed due to the political situation