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 …

Royal Roundup: Historic Handshake for Her Majesty

There will surely be tens of thousands, or more, news photographs of the Queen this Jubilee year, but none is likely to be as historically significant as the much-heralded photograph of the monarch shaking hands with former Irish …

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.