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

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

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 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

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 This post contains videos

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

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

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

Queen released from hospital after treatment for gastroenteritis

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

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

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people Meet And Greet This post contains images

21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains images

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

“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

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

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

From The Daily Edge 8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012 Odd Couples This post contains videos

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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 apologises after revealing Queen's opinion on extremist

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

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

11 incredible images from the Paralympics opening ceremony

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

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

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

Stephen Hawking to star in Paralympics opener

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

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

'Inspirational' Paralympics to open in London tonight

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

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Topless Prince Harry parties in Vegas Pass The Sauce Harry This post contains videos This post contains images

VIDEO: Topless Prince Harry parties in Vegas

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

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

…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 This post contains a poll

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

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

'My goodness, McGuinness!': How the world saw the historic handshake Handshake This post contains images

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

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

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth BONG This post contains videos

Big Ben clock tower to be renamed for Queen Elizabeth

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

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Martin McGuinness shake hands with the Queen?

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

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

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Tánaiste to meet British Foreign Secretary William Hague in London

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs will meet his British counterpart in London today.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: The Queen meets oddly-dressed celebrities Jubilee This post contains images

In pictures: The Queen meets oddly-dressed celebrities

One runs into the strangest people at one’s Diamond Jubilee.

# queen-elizabeth-ii - Monday 4 June, 2012

Prince Philip hospitalised with bladder infection

Buckingham Palace says the 91-year-old Duke of Edinburgh’s hospitalisation is a “precautionary measure” amid the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.