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.

New book gives insight into the Queen's marriage with Prince Philip

Theirs is a partnership based on mutual respect and love - and a shared sense of humour too. The Queen and Prince Philip may live a life in the royal...

Queen costs each person 56p per year

As the Queen touched down in Germany on Wednesday to a splendid ceremonial welcome that included a 21-gun salute, a report revealed that the monarchy costs Britain 56p per person...

David Beckham poses with the Queen: 'Nan and grandad would have been so proud'

David Beckham posed alongside none other than the Queen herself when he attended Buckingham Palace as a special guest at HM The Queen's Young Leaders Event, which celebrates Britain and...

Royal Ascot is family affair for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson

Royal Ascot became a family day out on Friday, as Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson were joined by their daughters, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie at the annual race...

Sophie Wessex and Autumn Phillips share a laugh on second day of Royal Ascot

The Countess of Wessex and Autumn Phillips were clearly enjoying each other's company as they took in the equestrian action on the second day of Royal Ascot. The two stylish...

The Queen and Prince Harry smile in the sunshine at opening of Royal Ascot

The Queen and Prince Philip have certainly spent plently of time with their grandchildren over the last few days. After spending the day with Prince William on Monday at the...

Order of the Garter: The Queen is all smiles in the sunshine as the British royals attend the annual service

The British royals were out in force on Monday for the Order of the Garter, the most senior and the oldest British Order of Chivalry. The Queen led her family...

After Prince George's debut: relive past Trooping the Colour royal firsts

Saturday's Trooping the Colour parade proved a hit with royal fans due to one extra special attendee. Prince George made his debut at the annual ceremony along with his parents...

Prince George delights crowds with a wave from the balcony at Trooping the Colour debut

Prince George made his first appearance at Saturday’s Trooping the Colour from behind a window at Buckingham Palace, so royal fans were left wondering if the royal tot would make...

Prince George full of excitement at his first Trooping the Colour

Prince George was excited and delighted in equal measures to be taking part in this year's Trooping the Colour, which celebrates his great-grandmother the Queen's 89th birthday. The adorable tot...

Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch lead the Queen's Birthday Honours list

Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch will soon have another award each to add to their growing collection after being listed in the Queen's Birthday Honours. The British actors, who came...

Queen and Prince Philip celebrate Gurkhas' proud 200-year history on eve of his 94th birthday

Led by the Queen and Prince Philip, the royal family celebrated 200 years of Gurkha service with the British Army at a spectacular parade showcasing the best of their history...

Queen shakes hands with polite young boy who removes his top hat for royal meeting

A video has been shared on Facebook showing an adorable little boy removing his top hat to shake hands with the Queen. The clip, which was filmed at Epsom Derby...

Prince Harry has been knighted by the Queen in a private ceremony

Prince Harry has been appointed a Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (KCVO) by his grandmother, the Queen, in a private ceremony. The service took place in Buckingham Palace...

The Queen in high spirits at WI event following hospital visit

With a warm smile the Queen arrived at the Royal Albert Hall on Thursday morning to attend the Women's Institute centenary annual meeting. The monarch, who looked summery in a...

Queen hospital visit: Buckingham Palace issues statement after Twitter health scare

There was confusion on Wednesday after a BBC journalist tweeted that the Queen was "being treated" in hospital causing alarm on Twitter. Ahmen Khawaj tweeted: "BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth is being...

The Queen goes horse riding ahead of 62nd anniversary of her coronation

Throughout the Queen's long reign, she has still found time to keep up her hobbies. On Monday, the day before the 62nd anniversary of her coronation, the royal was pictured...