Queen Elizabeth II

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.

James Bond and the Queen at Olympics Voted ‘Moment That Most Changed U.K. TV’

According to a poll of British TV viewers, the Queen’s London Games appearance alongside Daniel Craig‘s James Bond has been voted the “moment that most changed British TV,” the Hollywood Reporter reveals.

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 ...

Photo Gallery: Royals at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Elizabeth II: Screening the Queen

Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer – 60 years compared with 44 – than namesake Elizabeth I, but the current monarch trails her predecessor when it comes to the number of times she has been depicted in movies.

Follow @BBCRoyalInsider for Diamond Jubilee Coverage

Fabulous hats, street parties, horses, William and Kate — it’s all part of a four-day knees-up fit for a Queen. Follow BBC Royal Insider on Twitter for coverage, including live tweets of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on ...

‘Torchwood’s John Barrowman Praises Queen, Teases Role in Diamond Jubilee

Doctor Who and Torchwood fans may want to keep their eyes peeled during BBC America’s live coverage of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Thames Pageant at 8:30/7:30c on Sunday, June 3. John Barrowman (Captain Jack) will be ...