Queen Elizabeth II

60th Anniversary of Royal Yacht Britannia

Ahoy there, matey. Please doff your sailor’s cap to honor a bit of British nautical history.

It was sixty years ago today (April 16) that Queen Elizabeth II christened Britannia, the last in a long line of royal yachts that date back to the 17th century.

Gallery: British Royal Babies of the Past Century

The announcement of a royal baby is always a momentous occasion, and today’s news (December 3) that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their first child is no exception, with the web atwitter at the prospect of a new …

Kate Winslet Meets The Queen

Kate Winslet has something to be thankful for today, as she has been awarded a CBE for services to drama by The Queen at Buckingham Palace. Look, we’ve even got a photo of it happening.

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 …