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'Arise, Captain Sir Tom Moore,' centenarian knighted by the Queen

"Arise, Captain Sir Tom Moore." On July 17, Queen Elizabeth II knighted Captain Tom Moore at an exclusive outdoor ceremony that was held at Windsor Castle.

Queen Elizabeth II hiring Digital Communications Manager

London - Queen Elizabeth II is in the search of a "Digital Communication Manager" for Buckingham Palace in London. At 93 years old, the British monarch is enhancing her presence in the digital world.

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated 93rd birthday on Easter Sunday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 93rd birthday on Sunday, April 21, which coincided with Easter Sunday. She is the oldest living monarch in the world.

Queen Elizabeth II makes her debut on Instagram

London - Queen Elizabeth II has a digital milestone to celebrate. She is now on Instagram and officially made her debut at the Science Museum in London.

Exclusive interview with Dame Vera Lynn: Turning 101 years old Special

Living legend Dame Vera Lynn chatted with Digital Journal about her 101st birthday. She was affectionately known as the "Forces' Sweetheart" during World War II, where she would entertain the British troops.

J.K. Rowling made Companion of Honour by Queen Elizabeth II

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has a major reason to celebrate. She was just made a Companion of Honour (CH) by Queen Elizabeth II on her Birthday Honours list.

Sapphire Jubilee to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 65-year reign

The U.K. will be celebrating the Sapphire Jubilee marking Queen Elizabeth II's unprecedented 65-year reign on Monday. The British monarch will be spending her Accession day away from the public eye, though, says Buckingham Palace.

Op-Ed: Netflix series 'The Crown' offers star dialogue Special

The new series "The Crown" on Netflix won last night's Golden Globe for Best Drama. It has received rave reviews for its stellar acting and production quality,

Polymer pioneer scoops £1 million prize

London - Robert Langer, an engineer at MIT who significantly changed the way medicines get into the body, has been awarded £1 million for the Queen Elizabeth Prize.

No police confirmation of a plot to kill Queen but arrests made

As the U.K. moves toward Remembrance Day amidst tight security, media stories on a foiled plot to kill Queen Elizabeth continue being published. Police have confirmed the arrests of potential terror suspects but have not said the Queen was a target.

The Queen sends her first tweet

London - The Queen has sent her first tweet. The Twitter message was posted at the launch of a new Science Museum gallery in London.

Raspberry Pi inventor honored

London - David Braben has been appointed OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Braben was instrumental in helping to get the Raspberry Pi computer project up and running.

Queen Elizabeth II turns 88; David Bailey royal pic released

Queen Elizabeth II turns 88 today, April 21, and the occasion has been marked by a new photograph. The Royal Family released the portrait on their Twitter site the day before her big day and it shows a smiling and, naturally, dignified-looking woman.

Men arrested after security alerts at Buckingham Palace

Police have confirmed that two men are now on bail after they were arrested on suspicion of burglary at Buckingham Palace, London, prompting an inquiry.

Op-Ed: The Queen and the Arms Trade

The Stop-The-War Coalition has made an extraordinary attack on the Queen branding her a war profiteer. As usual, things aren't that simple.

Op-Ed: The Queen's 'World War III' speech that, thankfully, never was

Newly-released British government documents reveal that UK officials had written a speech to be delivered by Queen Elizabeth II in the event of a nuclear war between the United States (and, by extension, Britain) and the Soviet Union in the early 1980s.

Kate Middleton heads to delivery room via helicopter

London - The Internet buzzing as Kate Middleton reportedly heads to the hospital for the delivery of the newest addition to the Royal Family.

Gay marriage legal in Britain following Queen's Royal Assent

London - Same-sex marriage is now legal in England and Wales following a parliamentary vote on Tuesday and a royal stamp of approval on Wednesday.

Actors and sports stars awarded in Queen's Birthday Honours

The traditional 'birthday honours', bestowed by Queen Elizabeth each June, have seen actors and sports personalities dominate the list.

The Queen opens BBC's new HQ, doesn't ask about new Doctor Who

Queen Elizabeth II resisted asking about the identity of the person playing the Twelfth Doctor when she opened the BBC's newly rebuilt Broadcasting House yesterday.

Leicester Cathedral hosts past and present English monarchs Special

Leicester - Thanks to the discovery of the last Plantagenet king -- Richard III, and the first jubilee visit by Queen Elizabeth II, Leicester Cathedral has enjoyed a resurrection of public interest.

Stella McCartney honored by the Queen

London - British fashion designer Stella McCartney was awarded an Order of the British Empire award at Buckingham Palace in London Tuesday.

Op-Ed: The Queen gets her travel pass at last, now should she retire?

London - Yesterday, the Queen visited Baker Street Station to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. Should she still be doing this sort of thing at her age?

Queen returns to work next week to celebrate Commonwealth Day

London - Following an overnight stay at King Edward Vll hospital after a bout of gastroenteritis and some time off of the throne to recover, the beloved monarch returns to her regular duties next week.

Queen Elizabeth released from hospital

London - A happy and smiling Queen Elizabeth was released from the King Edward Vll hospital Monday afternoon where she graciously thanked the staff and caregivers who had helped her recover from gastroenteritis.

Queen Elizabeth hospitalized for stomach infection

London - Queen Elizabeth ll has been hospitalized with symptoms of gastroenteritis and Buckingham palace has reported that all of her activities for next week have been cancelled.

UK: Secret papers show extent of senior royals' veto over bills

The appointment of a UK Information Commissioner, and introduction of the Freedom of Information Act, have resulted in many 'secrets' being made public. The latest revelations relate to Prince Charles and the Queen, with regard to the royal veto.

Olympic athletes top the Queen's New Year Honors

The UK New Years honors list, containing awards officially integrated by the Queen, has been announced . Heading the list are Olympians, along with actors and comedians.

New Year honours for London 2012 Olympians, Arise Sir Wiggo

The Queen's New Year honours list in the UK is kept a closely guarded secret. As the day draws near there is media speculation and finally revelations. Perhaps for her 2012 New Year honours list it should be no surprise that Olympians feature well.

Queen Elizabeth II breaks family tradition

London - MSN reports the Queen of England has decided to break family tradition by inviting Duchess Kate's parents, Carole and Michael Middleton, to the royal family Christmas celebration at the Sandringham Estate.
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Ginger beer  lashings and lashings of it. Old fashioned lemonade and no sign of Red Bull
Ginger beer, lashings and lashings of it. Old fashioned lemonade and no sign of Red Bull
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip  wearing a kilt  attend the Braemar Gathering  traditional Scottis...
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, wearing a kilt, attend the Braemar Gathering, traditional Scottish highland games, in Braemar, on September 6, 2014
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One of the turrets of Windsor Castle.
One of the turrets of Windsor Castle.
The Queen Victoria statue in front of Windsor Castle.
The Queen Victoria statue in front of Windsor Castle.
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by famous British photographer David Bailey was unveiled by Bucking...
A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by famous British photographer David Bailey was unveiled by Buckingham Palace to mark the monarch's 88th birthday
David Bailey / Buckingham Palace
Food from the 1950s. Cakes and sweets were also on rationing
Food from the 1950s. Cakes and sweets were also on rationing
A selection of Lydia Leith’s jubilee products
A selection of Lydia Leith’s jubilee products
Photo: Lydia Leith
Rob and Gemma s stall at the Queen of Herts Diamond Jubilee street party.
Rob and Gemma's stall at the Queen of Herts Diamond Jubilee street party.
The British Royal Family
The British Royal Family
Stalls selling wares from the 1950s
Stalls selling wares from the 1950s
A scene from  The Crown
A scene from 'The Crown'
A further picture of the castle.
A further picture of the castle.
The Queen photographed on a visit to Malta  November 2005.
The Queen photographed on a visit to Malta, November 2005.

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