Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa attended Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations this week. The Sri Lankan leader was warmly welcomed by the British establishment, but Tamils across the globe are protesting his attendance.
A majority of British parliamentarians are in favor of naming the tower which houses the famous 'Big Ben' bell at the Palace of Westminster the 'Elizabeth' tower in honor of the British monarch.
The Queen visited Bromley town centre yesterday as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour, but although she received a typically warm welcome from her loyal subjects, the really big events happen next month.
In the year that Queen Elizabeth II is marking 60 years on the throne, North Hertfordshire College held an indoor street party with 1950s dress and food rationing tickets for a buffet serving food and drink straight from the year 1952.
The British artist who offered those nauseated by last year’s royal wedding a convenient place to upload the symptoms of their nausea has now produced a similar product for the UK monarch’s diamond jubilee.
To mark 60 years of The Queen's reign a series of key dates have been announced marking special events. The weekend from June 2 to 5 will be the centre-point for the celebrations for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
In 2012, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 glorious years of her reign. The British people and the world have been promised a spectacular pageant on the Thames to celebrate this momentous anniversary.