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Recap: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Service and Procession

On Tuesday morning (June 5), the United Kingdom formally marked the Diamond Jubilee, marking Queen Elizabeth II’s 60 years on the throne, with a National Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London.

Recap: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert

On Monday night (June 4), London’s Buckingham Palace morphed into a pop venue as some of the most famous names in music performed for the Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.

Recap: The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Flap-flap-flapping of Union Jacks in the wind, the pop-pop-popping of corks for bottles of champagne and even a kazoo rendition of “God Save the Queen.” Such were some of the sounds heard along the Albert Embankment, located ...

If a British Doctor Invites You to ‘Surgery,’ Should You Be Worried?

Surgery. A&E. Gorked.