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#Queen Elizabeth II

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Queen Elizabeth and President Higgins share St. Patrick's Day wishes and mark visit anniversary
# Across The Water
# Across The Water

Queen Elizabeth and President Higgins share St. Patrick's Day wishes and mark visit anniversary

Mar 16th 2021, 1:16 PM 14,223 Views 19 Comments

The queen’s 2011 visit to the Republic of Ireland was the first by a British monarch.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Queen Elizabeth reacts: 'The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning'
# One Is Saddened
# One Is Saddened

Queen Elizabeth reacts: 'The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning'

Mar 9th 2021, 5:45 PM 57,684 Views 52 Comments

This is the first official statement from Buckingham Palace since the Harry and Meghan interview.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 19 February, 2021

Harry and Meghan confirm they won't return as working members of British royal family
# Gone For Good
# Gone For Good

Harry and Meghan confirm they won't return as working members of British royal family

Feb 19th 2021, 1:20 PM 40,705 Views 43 Comments

The couple will not be able to hold on to their military, Commonwealth and some other patronages.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'We will meet again': Queen Elizabeth sends message to Britain during Covid-19 crisis
# UK
# UK

'We will meet again': Queen Elizabeth sends message to Britain during Covid-19 crisis

Apr 5th 2020, 8:18 PM 54,772 Views 72 Comments

The Queen made the address this evening.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'

Dec 19th 2019, 12:10 PM 29,348 Views 26 Comments

Of the 25 Bills detailed in Johnson’s second Queen’s Speech in less than three months, seven are devoted to Brexit.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 2 December, 2019

Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'
# Not Amused
# Not Amused

Royal expert dismisses claims the Queen has died as 'vicious rumours'

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:42 AM 237,167 Views 63 Comments

News of the British monarch’s demise circulated on social media last night.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Queen Elizabeth's portrait back on display in Stormont House

Aug 29th 2019, 8:14 PM 19,373 Views 35 Comments

The portrait was removed last month.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

There's a gas theory circulating that the Queen threw some serious shade at Donald Trump
# Fifty Shades Of Troll
From The Daily Edge
# Fifty Shades Of Troll

There's a gas theory circulating that the Queen threw some serious shade at Donald Trump

Jul 17th 2018, 7:00 PM 33,543 Views 0 Comments

The tea is piping hot.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 14 July, 2018

After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf
# Royal Treatment
# Royal Treatment

After tea with Queen Elizabeth, Trump flies to Scotland for some golf

Jul 14th 2018, 7:54 AM 22,711 Views 50 Comments

Trump is staying at one of his luxury golf resorts in Turnberry.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Eamonn Holmes awarded OBE by British queen in New Year's honour list

Dec 30th 2017, 2:40 PM 17,694 Views 44 Comments

He was one of over 1,100 people who received recognition by the British monarch.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all
# State Visit
# State Visit

It looks like Donald Trump will get his banquet with Queen Elizabeth II after all

Jul 11th 2017, 12:37 PM 12,445 Views 26 Comments

There had been doubts over a State visit to the UK but it now looks like it will happen next year.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party
# Royal Family
# Royal Family

Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party

May 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 58,725 Views 33 Comments

Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack
# Manchester Attack
# Manchester Attack

Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack

May 25th 2017, 6:15 PM 19,763 Views 34 Comments

“It’s dreadful. Very wicked, to target that sort of thing.”

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 6 February, 2017

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'
# Controversy
# Controversy

David Beckham emails exposed by hackers who 'demanded £1m'

Feb 6th 2017, 12:31 PM 36,194 Views 24 Comments

Beckham’s spokesperson said that the emails had been hacked and doctored.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname
# MOUNTBATTEN WINDSOR
# MOUNTBATTEN WINDSOR

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname

Jan 14th 2017, 5:30 PM 90,923 Views 89 Comments

Before 1917, the family had no last name at all.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 6 January, 2017

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman
# Heavy Lies The Crown
# Heavy Lies The Crown

'Bloody hell Your Majesty, I nearly shot you' - Britain's queen was almost killed by her guardsman

Jan 6th 2017, 1:09 PM 55,123 Views 66 Comments

“Next time I’ll ring through beforehand so you don’t have to shoot me,” Elizabeth II is reported to have told the guardsman.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Queen Elizabeth to miss Christmas church service for first time in nearly 30 years
# No Show
# No Show

Queen Elizabeth to miss Christmas church service for first time in nearly 30 years

Dec 25th 2016, 10:35 AM 26,393 Views 43 Comments

The UK’s monarch is suffering from a cold.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland
# Still Kicking
# Still Kicking

'I'm still alive anyway' jokes Queen Elizabeth on visit to Northern Ireland

Jun 28th 2016, 8:01 AM 29,081 Views 36 Comments

The queen also told Martin McGuinness she had been kept very busy celebrating her two birthdays.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 20 May, 2016

Man who scaled Buckingham Palace walls was a convicted murderer
# Security Breach
# Security Breach

Man who scaled Buckingham Palace walls was a convicted murderer

May 20th 2016, 2:12 PM 19,898 Views 26 Comments

Dennis Hennessy was out on licence when he breached the palace walls on Wednesday.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

QUIZ: How well do you know the Queen?
# Game Of Thrones
# Game Of Thrones

QUIZ: How well do you know the Queen?

Sep 8th 2015, 11:40 PM 31,286 Views 130 Comments

Ah Liz, sure I know her well.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

Mar 31st 2015, 8:04 AM 16,765 Views 120 Comments

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 30 March, 2015

"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster
# 10 Downing Street
# 10 Downing Street

"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster

Mar 30th 2015, 10:40 PM 25,365 Views 143 Comments

The UK’s general election campaign officially began today.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 5 January, 2015

'No record' of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim
# Sex Slave
# Sex Slave

'No record' of meeting between Queen and alleged sex abuse victim

Jan 5th 2015, 7:48 AM 32,302 Views 0 Comments

In a second, stronger statement on the issue, the Palace “emphatically denied” Prince Andrew had any form of sexual contact with the woman.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the 'Yes' vote triumphs?
# Indyref
# Indyref

Will Elizabeth II still be Queen of Scots if the 'Yes' vote triumphs?

Sep 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 14,891 Views 30 Comments

Separatists say it will be up to the people to decide but there are questions about how secure the monarchy would be after independence.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 24 July, 2014

The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games
# Her Majeselfie
From The Daily Edge
# Her Majeselfie

The Queen photobombed a selfie with a big grin at the Commonwealth Games

Jul 24th 2014, 1:45 PM 31,242 Views 50 Comments

From behind a fence. #sneaky

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Queen of England's horse fails drug test
# We Are Not Amused
From The42
# We Are Not Amused

Queen of England's horse fails drug test

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:38 PM 5,567 Views 7 Comments

Estimate won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Queen Elizabeth gives hurling the royal seal of approval
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

Queen Elizabeth gives hurling the royal seal of approval

Jul 2nd 2014, 10:04 AM 25,774 Views 56 Comments

One was rather impressed by the action on Sky Sports recently.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

This British MP wants to let us join the Commonwealth
# Come On In
# Come On In

This British MP wants to let us join the Commonwealth

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:19 AM 20,276 Views 195 Comments

Michael Fabricant said the State visits in Ireland and England show that times have moved on and this could be the next step.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 12 April, 2014

The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly
# Best Friends
# Best Friends

The new normal: State visit solidifies an Anglo-Irish relationship that has changed utterly

Apr 12th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,656 Views 52 Comments

The sight of Martin McGuinness raising his glass in a toast to the Queen of England would have astonished many and appalled some not so long ago. But not now, in 2014, when Ireland and Britain are, it seems, the best of friends.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor
# Elizabeth II
# Elizabeth II

Take Two: The Queen and Martin McGuinness shake hands at Windsor

Apr 10th 2014, 8:31 PM 17,311 Views 88 Comments

It’s the second time they’ve shaken hands — and therefore implicitly less historic this time around. Still though…

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 7 April, 2014

The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit
# State Visit
From The Daily Edge
# State Visit

The British Monarchy are tweeting in Irish for the President's visit

Apr 7th 2014, 6:14 PM 26,016 Views 64 Comments

Not too shabby.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen
# Detente
# Detente

Hello ma'am: Martin McGuinness accepts invitation to dine with the Queen

Apr 5th 2014, 6:32 PM 13,956 Views 167 Comments

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams confirmed this evening that McGuinness is to accept the invitation as part of the “new and positive relationship between Ireland and Britain”.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Helen Mirren gives the Queen a right telling off* in this brilliant snap
# Royal Telling Off
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Telling Off

Helen Mirren gives the Queen a right telling off* in this brilliant snap

Feb 18th 2014, 4:39 PM 4,039 Views 1 Comment

*Well, sort of: It certainly looks like she does anyway.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Queen Elizabeth to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican
# Get The Good China
# Get The Good China

Queen Elizabeth to meet Pope Francis at the Vatican

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 AM 6,684 Views 45 Comments

Queen Elizabeth will meet with the Pontiff on 3 April, Buckingham Palace announced today.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 18 November, 2013

Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain
# State Visit
# State Visit

Broad welcome for President Higgins's planned trip to Britain

Nov 18th 2013, 8:01 AM 7,976 Views 55 Comments

Presidents have visited Britain many times in the past – Mary Robinson had tea with Queen Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace – but this will be the first official state visit.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 17 November, 2013

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK
# State Visit
# State Visit

President Higgins accepts invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to visit the UK

Nov 17th 2013, 9:01 PM 22,986 Views 161 Comments

President Higgins said he is “very pleased” with the invite from the Queen of England.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Police asked Prince Andrew to identify himself as he walked in palace gardens
# Identity Crisis
# Identity Crisis

Police asked Prince Andrew to identify himself as he walked in palace gardens

Sep 8th 2013, 10:40 AM 16,151 Views 43 Comments

The Duke of York, the third child of Queen Elizabeth II, was approached by two armed officers as he took an evening stroll in Buckingham Palace during the week.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Two arrested after man 'climbs fence' at Buckingham Palace
# The Queen
# The Queen

Two arrested after man 'climbs fence' at Buckingham Palace

Sep 7th 2013, 10:55 AM 8,464 Views 34 Comments

Neither Queen Elizabeth nor any of the Royal family were in the palace at the time.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 22 July, 2013

Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne
# Monarchy
# Monarchy

Third in line: Here's the new line of succession to the British throne

Jul 22nd 2013, 9:29 PM 39,027 Views 156 Comments

Prince William’s baby son follows him in the order, overtaking William’s younger brother Prince Harry at third in line to the throne.

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