World News | Agence France Press | Tuesday July 21, 2015
A grainy 82 year-old image of a seven year old Elizabeth offering what appears to be a brief Nazi salute has touched some of Britain's deepest obsessions: a mania for monarchy and a fascination with World War Two.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 18, 2015
Buckingham Palace voiced disappointment Friday after a British newspaper published images allegedly showing a young Queen Elizabeth II giving a Nazi salute in the early 1930s.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 13, 2015
Britain's defense forces should spend more of their budget on spy planes, drones and covert forces to fight extremist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 13, 2015
Prince Philip, the 94-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth well-known for occasional verbal gaffes, was caught on camera swearing at a photographer on Friday, British media reported.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday June 29, 2015
Dr Abraham Kuruvilla, professor of Neurology at Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, in Thiruvananthapuram has been awarded the fellowship of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 26, 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visited a former Nazi concentration camp for the first time during a state visit to Germany, meeting Holocaust survivors and British veterans who helped liberate the site 70 years ago.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 25, 2015
A speech by Queen Elizabeth II warning against "division" in Europe as Prime Minister David Cameron plans a referendum on Britain's EU membership was interpreted by British media today as a political statement.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 25, 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth urged Europe on Wednesday to guard against division in the continent, at a state banquet in Berlin where Germany's president declared: "the European Union needs Great Britain".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
From dyed-in-the-wool fans to curious passersby, Berliners turned out to cheer and wave Britain's Queen Elizabeth II today, as she kicked off a state visit viewed as symbolic if apolitical.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 20, 2015
Prince Harry ended his career with the British army today after 10 years' service that saw him fight on the front line twice in Afghanistan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
A British artist who created a controversial sculpture at the Palace of Versailles that has become known as the "queen's vagina" lashed out at French "intolerance" today after his work was vandalised.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 15, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron today called for an overhaul of British human rights laws as he marked the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta at a ceremony led by Queen Elizabeth II.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II used to do impersonations of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, mocked her accent and referred to her as "that woman" to Commonwealth leaders, a new book has claimed.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 14, 2015
A senior Cambridge University academic working with Tata Steel has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours list along with 17 other Indian-origin people who received in various fields.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday June 13, 2015
James Anderson was named an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the annual Queen's birthday honours list.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 12, 2015
A six-year-old British girl chosen to give a posy to Queen Elizabeth II got more than she bargained for when a soldier standing next to her knocked off her hat during a salute.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 19, 2015
The British public will for the first time be able to help decide which historic figure - in this case a creative one - appears on the next version of the country's 20 pound note, the Bank of England said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 4, 2015
Britain's new princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday, a choice of names that honours the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 13, 2015
Queen Elizabeth joined army top brass and relatives of British soldiers who died in Afghanistan at a commemoration service at St Paul's Cathedral in London today, marking the end of 13 years of British military operations in the country.
Friday February 27, 2015
It isn't often that one hears about a monarch looking for a chauffeur. Adding this to our list of firsts, we hear that the Queen of England is looking for one.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 7, 2015
Queen Elizabeth II on Friday celebrated 63 years on the British throne as she neared the record set by Queen Victoria for the longest-reigning monarch.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 26, 2015
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country's national day Monday by honouring Britain's Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from the opposition of being in a "time warp".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
Veteran actor John Hurt was given a knighthood and 1960s fashion designer Mary Quant, pioneer of the mini-skirt and hotpants, made a Dame in Britain's New Year Honours List released on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Thursday November 27, 2014
Prince William will go to China early next year in the first visit to the mainland by a member of the British royal family in almost three decades, Buckingham Palace announced today.