The Queen

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Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states, known as the Commonwealth realms, and their territories and dependencies, and head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations.

The Queen is married to Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, They have four children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

The Queen is the now the world's oldest monarch following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

The Queen is now the world's oldest monarch following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who passed away aged 90. Her Majesty is one of eight octogenarian monarchs...

Rankin says the Queen is 'really funny'

British photographer Rankin has said that the Queen is "really funny" as he recalled working on a photoshoot with her in 2002. The 48-year-old photographed the Queen as part of...

The Queen and Prince Philip to make first state visit to Germany in ten years

The Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, will visit Germany at the invitation of German President Joachim Gauck, it was confirmed on Monday. In a statement Buckingham...

James Corden and Sheridan Smith awarded OBEs in New Year Honours list

James Corden and Sheridan Smith are among the famous names who will be awarded OBEs in the Queen's New Year Honours list. The former Gavin & Stacey co-stars will be...

The Countess of Wessex reveals what the Queen has taught her

The Countess of Wessex has spoken about her relationship with the Queen in an exclusive interview ahead of her 50th birthday in January. Speaking to Harper's Bazaar in her first...

VIDEO: Watch the Queen's traditional Christmas speech

The Queen used her traditional Christmas speech to highlight the theme of reconciliation – and also set Twitter alight with a reference to Games of Thrones. Some 7.8million viewers sat...

James Corden to be made an OBE in New Year Honours list

James Corden is to be made an OBE in the New Year Honours list, according to reports. The 36-year-old BAFTA and Tony-winning actor will receive the order for his services...

Cheerful Queen is in the Christmas spirit as she arrives in Norfolk for holidays

With a warm smile, the Queen walked along the platform at King's Lynn railway station on Thursday as she arrived for the start of her Christmas holidays. To the delight...

Holiday cocktail recipes from the stars: George Clooney, the Queen and more

‘Tis the season to be jolly, so what better way to celebrate the holidays than with a cocktail in hand? This year, we’ve looked to the stars to see how...

Zara and Mike Tindall hold intimate christening for baby Mia attended by the Queen

Zara and Mike Tindall celebrated the christening of their baby daughter Mia in Gloucestershire on Sunday. The couple were joined by a handful of close royals including Zara's grandmother the...

The Queen ecstatic to receive lifetime achievement award for dedication to horses

She may be used to handing out honours but on Wednesday The Queen was presented with one herself – the FEI Lifetime Achievement award. Her Majesty looked thrilled to receive...

The Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and Queen Letizia: Gallery of the week's best royal style

The Duchess of Cambridge showed off her tiny baby bump earlier this week as she hosted the Place2Be Wellbeing Schools Awards in a stunning blue Jenny Packham skirt teamed...

Prince William and the Queen open Flanders Field Memorial Garden

Prince William joined the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh for a First World War centenary event in London on Thursday morning. The British royal trio stepped out at Wellington...

Prince Harry tears up as he pays tribute to the fallen ahead of Remembrance Day

Prince Harry and The Queen led tributes to fallen war soldiers on Thursday as they carried out separate commemoration events in London, ahead of Remembrance Sunday this weekend. Harry, 30...

The Queen sends her first ever tweet

The Queen surprised royal fans when she sent out her first ever tweet from her office's personal Twitter account, British Monarchy. The 88-year-old royal was opening a new gallery about...

Princess Eugenie, the Queen and Queen Maxima: Gallery of the week's best royal style

Princess Eugenie wowed in blue as she stepped out for two art exhibitions in the space of a few hours, choosing a blue shift dress...

The Queen visits poppy memorial at Tower of London

Head bowed in reflection, the Queen paid tribute to fallen World War I soldiers at the Tower of London poppy exhibition on Thursday. Accompanied by Prince Philip, the monarch walked...