Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth calls on Commonwealth leaders to back Prince Charles

Queen Elizabeth calls on Commonwealth leaders to back Prince Charles

The Queen has called on Commonwealth leaders to back Prince Charles as her successor. The 91-year-old royal – who serves as the head of the organisation, which has 53 members states around the world – has revealed it is her "sincere wish" that "one day" her eldest son assumes the role she currently fulfils. Opening the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Lon... »

Dale Winton gave Jon Culshaw tips on poking fun at him

Dale Winton gave Jon Culshaw tips on poking fun at him

Dale Winton used to give Jon Culshaw tips on how to perfect his voice before the comedian poked fun at the late star. The legendary TV presenter died on Wednesday (18.04.18) aged 62, and the comedian has praised the ‘Supermarket Sweep’ host for being "so full of fun", such as when he did an impression of him at 2001′s ‘Royal Variety Performance’ before Dale ... »

Queen Elizabeth mourns dog

Queen Elizabeth mourns dog

Queen Elizabeth has been left devastated by the death of her dog. The 91-year-old monarch had her beloved pet Willow put to sleep at Windsor Castle on Sunday (15.04.18) as the elderly canine was stricken by a cancer-related illness and her owner didn’t want her to suffer further. A source said: "She does not like seeing her dogs suffer and she knows that sometimes putting a dog down is ... »

Queen Elizabeth sends Billy Graham tribute

Queen Elizabeth sends Billy Graham tribute

Queen Elizabeth has sent condolences to the family of Billy Graham. The 91-year-old monarch was a good friend of the US evangelist, who has passed away aged 99, and presented him with an honorary knighthood in 2001. According to the Daily Express newspaper, Buckingham Palace has confirmed the queen has sent a private message of condolence to his family, including his son, evangelist Franklin Graha... »

Queen Elizabeth makes debut at London Fashion Week

Queen Elizabeth makes debut at London Fashion Week

Queen Elizabeth sat front row with Vogue editor Anna Wintour at her first-ever London Fashion Week event. The 91-year-old monarch surprised the fashion world with her appearance at the catwalk event at her home, Buckingham Palace, on Tuesday (21.02.18), as she handed young designer Richard Quinn the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. A series of tweets posted on The Royal Family’s ... »

Naomi Campbell and Stella McCartney rub shoulders with royalty

Naomi Campbell and Stella McCartney rub shoulders with royalty

Duchess Catherine and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, were joined by fashion royalty as they co-hosted a London Fashion Week event at Buckingham Palace on Monday (19.02.18). Supermodels Naomi Campbell and Neelam Gill, VOGUE Editor Anna Wintour and fashion designer Stella McCartney were in attendance at The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange, which Catherine and Sophie were put in charge of on behalf of Que... »

Queen Elizabeth’s horse parp

Queen Elizabeth’s horse parp

Queen Elizabeth once said sorry for her horse farting – resulting in the Sultan of Bahrain thinking she had let one go. Princess Diana’s former butler Paul Burrell claims the 91-year-old monarch was once in a carriage with her husband Prince Philip and the Sultan when one of the equines indulged in a huge bottom burp, stopping the "polite conversation" as the smell "went... »

Queen Elizabeth teases rugby players

Queen Elizabeth teases rugby players

Queen Elizabeth has seemingly teased a pair of rugby players about their weight. The 91-year-old monarch met with England rugby stars Billy and Mako Vunipola – who are of Tongan descent but raised in the UK – during a reception for the Commonwealth in Buckingham Palace on Wednesday (14.02.18), and joked with the surly males when she questioned the widely held view that today’s ru... »

Prince Charles may not be head of Commonwealth

Prince Charles may not be head of Commonwealth

Prince Charles may not be made head of the Commonwealth after he takes over the throne from Queen Elizabeth. The 69-year-old royal is set to become King after the death of his 91-year-old mother Queen Elizabeth, but although she is currently head of the 53 nations that make up the Commonwealth, the role is not hereditary and won’t necessarily go to Charles when he ascends to the throne. An o... »

Queen Elizabeth meets with female Black Rod

Queen Elizabeth meets with female Black Rod

Queen Elizabeth has met with the first female to be appointed to the role of Black Rod in the House of Lords. The 91-year-old monarch met with Sarah Clarke on Tuesday (13.02.18), who has become the first woman to hold the ceremonial position in the 650-year history of the role, as she was officially invested as Lady Usher of the Black Rod in Buckingham Palace. Sarah has taken over the role from pr... »

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