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.

Angela Lansbury's 'proud day' as she is made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth

Angela Lansbury was today made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle. Known to millions of detective Jessica Fletcher in television series Murder, She Wrote, 88-year-old Dame Angela has also...

Prince Harry lookalike finding wife on American dating show I Wanna Marry 'Harry'

Many young ladies would like love to wed Prince Harry, but a new American reality show is taking the world’s love for the royal the extra mile. The Fox network is due to air the first episode for...

Kate Middleton 'excited' ahead of first Mother's Day as she prepares for Australian tour

As she celebrates her first Mother's Day, Kate Middleton has been busy telling people she's "very excited". The new parents are about to embark on their first overseas tour with Prince...

Kate Middleton's first Mother's Day: spoof photographer captures royal celebration

On Sunday, Kate Middleton will celebrate her very first Mother's Day since the arrival of Prince George. It will be a big event for both the Duchess and her husband Prince William as they reflect...

Prince Philip's birthday to get extraordinary treatment

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, will celebrate his 93rd birthday with the largest ever pageant of military music and precision drill. The Royal Marine Beating Retreat will take place on the 3-4...

Treats fit for royalty: what the Belgian king and queen will be served on their London visit

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde have recently been making their first official visits to European neighbours as King and Queen. They have enjoyed lunch at the Élysée Palace with President...

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Edward make a fine trio on the Royal Commonwealth Society visit

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and their youngest son Prince Edward paid a visit to the Royal Commonwealth Society on Wednesday. In keeping with her regal style, the 87-year-old reigning monarch wore...

The Queen gives Prince George a personalised corgi T-shirt

The Queen has given her great-grandson Prince George a very special gift — a T-shirt printed with a portrait of her pet corgis. The T-shirt, which shows a colourful picture of seven of the Queen's...

Prince Harry to represent the Queen at Nelson Mandela service

Prince Harry will represent the Queen at a service held in honour of the late Nelson Mandela. Harry, 29, will attend the national service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on Monday 3 March, Clarence...

Helen Mirren entertains the Queen and Kate Middleton at star-studded RADA reception

Kate Middleton joined the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday evening for a star-studded reception for stars of the stage and screen. The Duchess of Cambridge, wearing a red Alexander McQueen dress she...

The Queen and Kate Middleton to host star-studded reception at Buckingham Palace

Kate Middleton will join the Queen to host a reception at Buckingham Palace honouring the dramatic arts on 17 February. Britain's monarch will join forces with the Duchess of Cambridge to welcome...

The Queen is down to her last million due to courtiers' overspending

The Queen's royal household has been told to reduce its costs and increase income after cash reserves were found to be at a "historic low" of £1million. A report by a Commons public...

Royal family hiring new household assistant

Buckingham Palace is looking to hire a new household assistant. An vacancy has appeared on the British monarchy's official website advertising a domestic position for which the successful candidate...

The Queen to pass on more royal duties to Prince Charles

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, are said to be passing on more royal duties to younger members of the British royal family, including their eldest son, Prince Charles. The heir-to-the-throne,...

Buckingham Palace shares royal highlights of 2013

From Kate Middleton giving birth to the future King Prince George to Prince Harry trekking to the South Pole, it's been a big year for the Royal Family. Clarence House have shared their top ten moments...

Accountant claiming to be Princess Margaret's secret son wins a court ruling in bid to see her will

A man who believes he may be the illegitimate son of the late Princess Margaret has won a significant court ruling in his bid to see the contents of her will. Robert Brown claims that the Queen's sister...

All eyes on Prince George at the Queen's Buckingham Palace Christmas lunch

All eyes will be on Prince George at the Queen's Buckingham Palace pre-Christmas lunch on Wednesday afternoon. It is the first time that the five-month-old baby boy will be in the same room as his...