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Wish You Were Here? Margate In Rough Guide's 'Top Ten Destinations'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.12.2012 | UK

The somewhat dilapidated seaside town of Margate has been voted one of the top ten worldwide hot spots to visit in 2013. Those wags over at the R...

WATCH: Prince Charles Jokes About Aussie Radio Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

Even a pair of Australian pranksters couldn't dent Prince Charles' joy at the prospect of becoming a grandfather, as he joked with reporters on Thursd...

Prince William 'Furious' At Prank Call By Australian DJs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Duchess Of Cambridge Leaves Hospital With Prince William (PHOTOS) Prince William is said to be "furious" after a pair of Australian DJs pre...

Duchess Of Cambridge Leaves Hospital With Prince William (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.12.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge left King Edward VII Hospital on Thursday. Prince William was on hand to collect his wife, who will now head to Kensingto...

Even The Queen Didn't Know Kate Was In The Family Way

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

The royal pregnancy announcement on Monday was so unexpected even the Queen had only been aware she had another grandchild on the way an hour earlier....

Twitter Caption Competition Of The Week

Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Comedy

Over the last week on our Twitter profile we posted a few images for a caption contest and we asked our followers to tweet us back their replies. ...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 28th November 2012

Elliot Wagland | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post picture desk live bringing you the best pictures of the day from around the world chosen by our very own photo editors. Follow ...

Caption Competition: What's Her Majesty Up To?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

The Queen went Yeti hunting in a tank on Monday. Not really, she was meeting members of the Household Cavalry at Combermere Barracks in Windsor. ...

PICTURES: Queen Takes A Spin In A Motorhome

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh went for a spin in a motorhome today as they toured a caravan factory. The royal couple were ferried in a top o...

PICTURES: Clarke Receives OBE From The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Sport

Darren Clarke said meeting the Queen was more nerve-racking than winning a major tournament after he was awarded his OBE today. The affable 201...

20 Years Ago Today... The Windsor Castle Fire

Daley James Francis | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK
Daley James Francis

Today, 20 November is the 20th anniversary of the fire at Windsor Castle. It was a sad day in 1992 when, during refurbishment work on the 900 year old castle, a spotlight was believed to have overheated and caught fire to one of the curtains by the altar.

Pictures Of The Day Live: 20th November 2012

Elliot Wagland | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: Scroll down for the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures of the day, brought to you by The Huffing...

How King Henry VIII Influenced 21st Century Dating

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 18.01.2013 | Home
Nicholas Ferroni

Everyone knows him by name and by horrible song; King Henry VIII is one of the most iconic figures in all of history. Whether it's the fact that he married his dead older brother's wife, Catherine, or that he wanted a divorce so badly he started his own church, Henry's a trailblazer in many ways.

The Queen Has A Tablet (And It's Not An iPad)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Tech

The Queen has a tablet. And it's not an iPad. Instead Her Majesty is the proud owner of a Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, made by Samsung. The device w...

The Queen Has A Tablet (And It's Not An iPad)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Tech

The Queen has a tablet. And it's not an iPad. Instead Her Majesty is the proud owner of a Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet, made by Samsung. The device w...

Queen Leads Tributes To War Dead At The Cenotaph

PA | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

The country fell silent today to remember its war dead at services across the country as the Queen led the nation in honouring the fallen. At the C...

Flushed With Success... But Who Sits On A Throne Like This?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

A judo star who attended a Buckingham Palace party for Olympic and Paralympic participants was so flushed with pride and wonder she decided to tweet a...

Schoolgirl, 8, Dresses As A Different Historical Figure Every Day

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK

An eight-year-old schoolgirl has combined her love of history and fashion by dressing as a different historical figure each day. Each morning Stell...

Queen Cancels Appearance

PA | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

The Queen has cancelled her appearance at an investiture ceremony today because of a sore back, Buckingham Palace confirmed. The monarch was due to...

The Same Old New Royal Portrait: Queen Liz Keeps the Best Pokerface in the Business

Martin Newman | Posted 30.11.2012 | Home
Martin Newman

Like Freud before Heimans, Annie Leibovitz with her dark photographic take, or the purpling rigamortis skin of Antony Williams' 1996 effort, this painting, like all before, fails to tell us anything meaningful about the monarch.

BBC: "We're Sorry, Your Majesty!"

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

The BBC has apologised for reporting that the Queen raised concerns about radical cleric Abu Hamza, after security correspondent Frank Gardner made th...

Common as Muck or Speaking the Queen's English? Why We All Need to Watch Our Mouths

Daniel Warner | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

Recently I read that within 15 years the true London or "cockney" accent will be extinct. Immigration, the influence of film & music and the "Americanisation" of society will leave the Pearly Kings & Queens of the East End and the true cockney sparrows who were born within the sound of Bow Bells as dead as a Dodo.

PHOTO: The Queen Wears Ear-Plugs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears to be doing her darnedest to upstage Charles and Camilla as our favourite funny royal (everyone's got one, righ...

The Naked Prince Flies Back To Face The Music

TMZ | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

Just hours after his private parts were splashed across the internet, Prince Harry has arrived back in Blighty. The Prince flew overnight from Los...

Has Prince Harry Revealed The Crown Jewels In Vegas? (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK

Saucy details of Prince Harry’s Las Vegas bender continue to emerge – as have images of what appears to be the young royal stark naked during a ga...