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#Queen Elizabeth II

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 13 July, 2013

The world's media is waiting outside a London hospital for the Royal baby
# William And Kate
# William And Kate

The world's media is waiting outside a London hospital for the Royal baby

Jul 13th 2013, 4:42 PM 21,510 Views 34 Comments

A rumour that the Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour on Thursday spread like wildfire on Twitter and reportedly caused Prime Minister David Cameron’s office to call Buckingham Palace to check on it.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Look how happy the Queen was when her horse won today
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Look how happy the Queen was when her horse won today

Jun 20th 2013, 9:36 PM 2,810 Views 2 Comments

One simply cannot believe it!

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Girl Guides in Britain scrap oath to God (but keep the queen)
# Girl Guides
# Girl Guides

Girl Guides in Britain scrap oath to God (but keep the queen)

Jun 19th 2013, 9:00 PM 4,529 Views 45 Comments

From September, girl guides will pledge to “be true to myself and develop my beliefs” rather than “to love my God”.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

And the 'Top Jock' award goes to... the Australian DJ in tragic Kate prank
# Top Jock
# Top Jock

And the 'Top Jock' award goes to... the Australian DJ in tragic Kate prank

Jun 5th 2013, 11:18 AM 12,174 Views 20 Comments

Michael Christian and Mel Greig made the hoax call to the London hospital pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 2 June, 2013

60 years ago today Queen Elizabeth II was crowned
# The Queen
# The Queen

60 years ago today Queen Elizabeth II was crowned

Jun 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 9,093 Views 66 Comments

The 87-year-old took the throne on 6 February 1952 upon the death of her father King George VI.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 15 April, 2013

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011
# Pressies
# Pressies

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011

Apr 15th 2013, 7:05 AM 17,812 Views 54 Comments

Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added baby-vomiting frogs

Mar 20th 2013, 7:50 PM 7,786 Views 2 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 4 March, 2013

Queen released from hospital after treatment for gastroenteritis
# The Queen
# The Queen

Queen released from hospital after treatment for gastroenteritis

Mar 4th 2013, 3:20 PM 10,493 Views 54 Comments

It was the first time in ten years that the British monarch had been hospitalised.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 27 January, 2013

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people
# Meet And Greet
# Meet And Greet

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

Jan 27th 2013, 5:00 PM 15,807 Views 67 Comments

Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 31 December, 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

TIME cover boy and Savita: How the world saw Ireland in 2012

Dec 31st 2012, 8:00 AM 6,786 Views 22 Comments

Compared to last year this was not Ireland’s best year in the eyes of the international media which focussed on the very different circumstances of two stars of the Celtic Tiger and Ireland’s strict abortion laws…

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 30 December, 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes

Dec 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,735 Views 6 Comments

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting
# 1982
# 1982

Thatcher papers show how Reagan kept Queen Elizabeth II waiting

Dec 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 18,486 Views 13 Comments

British documents reveal the countries desire to make sure that President Reagan’s visit in 1982 materialised.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012
# Odd Couples
From The Daily Edge
# Odd Couples

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

Dec 25th 2012, 6:30 PM 13,286 Views 5 Comments

From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 10 December, 2012

Emotional Australian DJs talk about tragedy of Kate prank call
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Emotional Australian DJs talk about tragedy of Kate prank call

Dec 10th 2012, 9:17 AM 29,618 Views 156 Comments

Michael Christian and Mel Greig apologised to Jacintha Saldanha’s family and said they were ‘shattered, gutted and heartbroken’.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call
# Hoax Call
# Hoax Call

Australian radio station reviewing policy after nurse's death following hoax call

Dec 9th 2012, 4:19 PM 10,863 Views 33 Comments

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s death followed a hoax call during which details of the Duchess of Cambridge’s medical condition were given to a radio station.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Darren Clarke Getting His OBE At Buckingham Palace Pic Of The Day
# King Of Swing
From The42
# King Of Swing

Darren Clarke Getting His OBE At Buckingham Palace Pic Of The Day

Nov 21st 2012, 12:27 PM 2,770 Views 4 Comments

Rumours that Queen Elizabeth asked for advice on her short game could not be confirmed.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

BBC apologises after revealing Queen's opinion on extremist
# BBC
# BBC

BBC apologises after revealing Queen's opinion on extremist

Sep 25th 2012, 3:32 PM 15,535 Views 38 Comments

A journalist this morning revealed a conversation with the Queen seven years ago – prompting an apology from the broadcaster.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 30 August, 2012

11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony
# Paralympics
From The Daily Edge
# Paralympics

11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony

Aug 30th 2012, 10:33 AM 6,874 Views 9 Comments

Fireworks? Check. Flying wheelchairs? Check. Queen Elizabeth II wearing red earplugs? Check.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener

Aug 29th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,448 Views 14 Comments

Other famous faces including Ian McKellen and Queen Elizabeth II will also be involved.

'Inspirational' Paralympics to open in London tonight
# Paralympics 2012
From The42
# Paralympics 2012

'Inspirational' Paralympics to open in London tonight

Aug 29th 2012, 10:33 AM 2,446 Views 4 Comments

Cyclist Cathal Miller will lead the 49 Irish athletes into the Olympic Stadium for tonight’s sold-out opening ceremony.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

VIDEO: Topless Prince Harry parties in Vegas
# Pass The Sauce Harry
From The Daily Edge
# Pass The Sauce Harry

VIDEO: Topless Prince Harry parties in Vegas

Aug 21st 2012, 2:04 PM 21,650 Views 31 Comments

Prince Harry? Check. Topless? Check. Las Vegas? Check. Pool party? Check. Here’s how it went down, maybe.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Kate Middleton's cousin in Playboy: How the Royals (probably) reacted
# Right Royal Mess
From The Daily Edge
# Right Royal Mess

Kate Middleton's cousin in Playboy: How the Royals (probably) reacted

Aug 16th 2012, 12:47 PM 36,078 Views 20 Comments

The Daily Edge’s guide to the scenes of shock in Buckingham Palace.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Poll: did you watch (and enjoy) the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: did you watch (and enjoy) the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony?

Jul 28th 2012, 11:16 AM 14,707 Views 157 Comments

Over one billion people tuned in. Did you?

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 27 July, 2012

Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London
# Travelling Taoiseach
# Travelling Taoiseach

Taoiseach to meet Team Ireland, the Queen, and Romney in London

Jul 27th 2012, 6:15 AM 2,923 Views 18 Comments

Enda Kenny will be a busy man today in advance of the Olympics 2012 opening ceremony.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 13 July, 2012

Greeting from McCrea shows how far we've come - McGuinness
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Greeting from McCrea shows how far we've come - McGuinness

Jul 13th 2012, 5:28 PM 4,924 Views 30 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has told an American website the importance of a recent “hello” from the hardline unionist.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,452 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government stands up to itself over the Croke Park Agreement; household charge to be used for floods; and new e-voting machines on the way…

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 29 June, 2012

McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain
# Handshake
# Handshake

McGuinness says Queen handshake can prompt ‘new relationship’ with Britain

Jun 29th 2012, 8:02 AM 2,518 Views 44 Comments

…but the Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister says Britain must acknowledge “its role as a combatant” in the North.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does Martin McGuinness's handshake with the Queen matter?

Jun 28th 2012, 11:20 AM 5,998 Views 62 Comments

The meeting has been widely hailed as historic. But what do you think?

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake
# Handshake
# Handshake

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake

Jun 28th 2012, 10:31 AM 7,190 Views 47 Comments

The handshake went as planned – but how did it go down with those watching? Here are the headlines…

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Pics: Martin McGuinness meets and shakes hands with Queen Elizabeth II

Jun 27th 2012, 1:13 PM 20,286 Views 150 Comments

The meeting is a historic and symbolic moment in the North’s peace process.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth
# BONG
# BONG

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

Jun 26th 2012, 7:48 PM 10,233 Views 47 Comments

The clock tower – which currently goes by the imaginative name of Clock Tower – is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower.

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit
# Diamond Jubilee
# Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth arrives in Northern Ireland for two-day Jubilee visit

Jun 26th 2012, 8:58 AM 3,223 Views 26 Comments

The Queen and Prince Philip will visit Enniskillen today and Belfast tomorrow, when she will meet Martin McGuinness.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Friday 22 June, 2012

McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

McGuinness meeting with Queen 'a major challenge for Republicans' - Adams

Jun 22nd 2012, 5:03 PM 4,268 Views 96 Comments

The Sinn Féin president acknowledged the enormity of next week’s planned meeting between Martin McGuinness and Queen Elizabeth next week.

In full: Gerry Adams statement on decision for McGuinness to meet Queen
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

In full: Gerry Adams statement on decision for McGuinness to meet Queen

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:13 PM 2,592 Views 25 Comments

The Sinn Féin’s president’s full statement announcing the decision that will see a historic first in the Northern Ireland peace process.

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What we're seeing is a charade - Sinn Féin's decision is already made

Jun 22nd 2012, 12:57 PM 10 Views 23 Comments

Will Martin McGuinness meet the Queen? The real question is who the party wants to represent, writes David McCann.

Poll: Should Martin McGuinness shake hands with the Queen?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Martin McGuinness shake hands with the Queen?

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:15 AM 10,068 Views 159 Comments

Sinn Féin is expected to decide today whether McGuinness should make history by greeting the UK monarch. So what do you think?

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Massive pay rise for Queen Elizabeth II
# QEII
# QEII

Massive pay rise for Queen Elizabeth II

Jun 21st 2012, 2:15 PM 8,843 Views 84 Comments

Pay will rise by 16 per cent as Britons are warned of 10 more years of austerity.