Tag Archives: The Queen

Royal Roundup: The Queen Dons Blingy Eyeware for Christmas Message

Dark wrap-around shades are a cool look for the Queen. But they’re not a new palace fashion choice, they’re just the sporty 3D glasses the Queen wore when she recorded her Christmas message earlier this month.

The ‘Special Relationship’ – A History of Meetings Between British Monarchs and U.S. Presidents

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Royal Roundup: Queen Attends Cabinet Meeting, Has Antarctic Region Named After Her

Queen Elizabeth made an historic visit to 10 Downing Street yesterday, where she attended a cabinet meeting. Ministers gave her a gift set of 60 place mats to mark her Diamond Jubilee of 60 years on the throne.

Duchess Of Cambridge Phone Hoax Nurse Has Been Found Dead

The other day, we ran the story about the two Australian radio DJs who had rung London’s King Edward VII Hospital, pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles. It wasn’t a malicious phone call per se, but they wanted to ...

Radio Station Tricks Hospital Into Revealing Kate’s Condition

In the interests of not boring the hell out of the entire world, plus, y’know, personal respect, we weren’t going to run too many pregnancy stories about the Duchess of Cambridge, but this one contains the reason why ...

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.

That’s SIR Kenneth Branagh, Thank You Very Much…

This may come as something of a surprise to anyone who assumed he had already been knighted, but today Kenneth Branagh took a trip up to Buckingham Palace to receive the old swordy shoulder-pat* from Her Majesty the Queen.

Royal Roundup: Partying With 007, Pippa, Kylie and Luxembourg

Giving and attending parties are what royals do, and this week they did a lot of it indeed.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall gave a formal dinner party on Wednesday night in advance of their Diamond Jubilee trip to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea next month. Aussie Kylie Minogue showed up for a ...

‘The Queen Team’ – Helen Mirren and Peter Morgan Reunite to Bring Elizabeth II to Stage

Helen Mirren knows that it’s good to be Queen.

The British actress is donning her royal crown again. She will reprise her role as England’s Queen Elizabeth II, this time on stage, in a new play called The Audience on London’s West End.

The London Games Opening Ceremony: Recap

Note: please don’t read this unless you’re sure you don’t want to see the opening ceremony in full, we’d hate to ruin the surprises in store.