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Will The Queen's Speech Mean Anything For Ordinary Brits?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Politics

The Queen's Speech, which listed what the coalition will do for its final year before the general election, will not help for working Britons, trade u...

Nine Things You Need To Know About Today's Queen's Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Politics

The Queen has just delivered her speech for the 2014 State Opening of Parliament, setting out what the coalition will try to do in its final year befo...

Pomp and Glory

William Davie | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

Those of you who read my weekly musings regularly will know that I am no fan of the style of knee jerk, jingoistic, patriotism espoused by the likes of the BNP and the EDL. However that does not mean that I am not proud of my country, quite the opposite.

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: How Much MORE Unprecedented Access Can HM Grant? | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

With the triple whammy of Prince Harry's antics, a royal baby on the way, and HM The Queen trumping them all with a surprise parachute jump in front o...

Queen Supports Gay Rights in the Commonwealth?

Peter Tatchell | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Tatchell

While The Queen has spoken approvingly of the UK's many races and faiths, for six decades she has ignored LGBT Britons. If she treated black and Asian Britons in the same way, she'd be denounced as a racist. Why the double standards? The monarchy is homophobic - if not by conscious intent, then certainly by default.

One Direction and Girls Aloud At Royal Variety Performance

Elliot Wagland | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Entertainment


All Girls Together At Royal Variety Performance

PA | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

The very best of British talent and a host of international stars have performed at London's Royal Albert Hall. Presented by actor, comedian and au...

'Who Are You?'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt must have been a very excited boy indeed. As culture secretary he had played a crucial role in ensuring that the Queen's Diamond Jubile...

My Speech to the UCL Debating Society in Support of Abolishing the Monarchy

Mat Morrisroe | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Politics
Mat Morrisroe

The motion to abolish the monarchy won the vote in the end and sense won out.

Big Ben Tower To Be Renamed In Honour Of The Queen..

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost UK Staff | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

The clock tower at Westminster which houses Big Ben will be formally renamed Elizabeth Tower to honour the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the House of Commo...

Meeting Between McGuinness And The Queen 'A Sign Of Respect'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Politics

Martin McGuinness's meeting with the Queen will be a potent sign of mutual respect and part of the healing process from a generation of conflict, the ...

Sarah Dean

Fireworks, Flags And Foot-Stamping: Who Received The Loudest Cheer At The Jubilee Concert? | Sarah Dean | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

With just an hour to go before the Queen's Jubilee Concert, the sun broke through the clouds above Buckingham Palace and the drizzle that had threaten...

Queen Visibly Moved By Duke's Absence At Concert

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

HM The Queen got the biggest welcome of the night when she took her seat for the concert in front of Buckingham Palace celebrating her Diamond Jubilee...

Lords Reform Bill Confirmed In Queen's Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

The Queen has formally opened the new session of Parliament and - as expected - has outlined plans to reform the House of Lords and replace the appoin...

The Queen's Speech To Feature Family Friendly Policies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Politics

A package of "family-friendly" policies will feature in the Queen's Speech today as the coalition Government steps up its bid to recover from a catalo...

Will Her Majesty Struggle To Stay Awake Tomorrow?

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress & Asa Bennett | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Politics

Wednesday sees the first Queen's Speech for two years, which is a fairly long time to go without a state opening of Parliament. Absence won't make th...

Queen Leaves Controversy Behind In Jubilee Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Politics

The Queen has paid tribute to public servants, the armed forces and her family at Westminster, responding to the Loyal Address by Parliamentarians for...

Chris Wimpress

Only Her Majesty Can Save The NHS Now, Say Campaigners | Chris Wimpress | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK Politics

As the NHS reforms look set to enter their final stages in Parliament, a group of campaigners opposed to Andrew Lansley's Bill are making a last-ditch...

Into Your Carriage To Announce Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Politics

The Queen's Speech setting out the government's legislative agenda for the next parliamentary session will be held on Wednesday May 9, it has been rev...

Queen Braves The Snow Ahead Of Diamond Jubilee

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have attended a church service on Sunday, on the eve of the monarch's Diamond Jubilee anniversary. The royal couple...