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It's Heating Up For The Queen

Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

She's one of the world's richest women, famed for her opulent lifestyle. But even the Queen lets her standards drop from time to time, as a close l...

First Pic: Helen Mirren Becomes The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Old habits are hard to break - seven years after her Oscar-winning performance in the film The Queen, Helen Mirren is revisiting her role as Queen Eli...

These Kate Middleton Pictures Infantilize Us All

Alastair Roderick | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Politics
Alastair Roderick

Our morbid fascination with this bizarre, ordinary, family invests them with a sort of inverted dignity just by them doing and saying nothing of real consequence.

Like It or Lump It: Brace Yourselves for Queen Camilla

Bill Coles | Posted 14.04.2013 | UK
Bill Coles

Pish to all this babble about Prince Charles abdicating from the job that he's been groomed for since the day he was born; and double-pish to this cant that Camilla will one day just be his "Princess Consort". She will be his equal. She will be The Queen.

A State Funeral for Richard III?

Jon Ashworth | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

So we have received the news that Richard III fans have been waiting for. The skeletal remains found last year in Greyfriars car park in my Leicester South constituency are indeed those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England.

WATCH: Why You Shouldn't Mess With The Queen's Guard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Comedy

A note to tourists: yes, the Queen's Guard are pretty awesome, especially when set against the backdrop of Windsor Castle. But you might not want to g...

Girl Guides May Remove 'God' And 'Queen' From Oath

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2013 | UK

In a bow to secularism, the Girl Guides could drop all mentions of God and the Queen in their oath. The voluntary organisation, which boasts more t...

Wiggo And Team GB Heroes Knighted In New Year's Honours List

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 28.12.2012 | UK Sport

Bradley Wiggins, Britain's first ever Tour de France winner and London 2012 Olympic gold medalist, has been knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours. ...

The Queen's Christmas Broadcast in Full

Her Majesty The Queen | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK
Her Majesty The Queen

As London hosted a splendid summer of sport, all those who saw the achievement and courage at the Olympic and Paralympic Games were further inspired by the skill, dedication, training and teamwork of our athletes. In pursuing their own sporting goals, they gave the rest of us the opportunity to share something of the excitement and drama.

Queen Joins Royals For Christmas Day Service (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

The Queen joined the rest of the royals for the Christmas Day church service at Sandringham today after recovering from a cold. She missed Sunday's...

'Gay Marriage Plans Are Undemocratic And A Shambles'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.02.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of Westminster has described the Government's plans for gay marriage as undemocratic and a "shambles". Vincent Nichols, the leader ...

Pictures Of The Day Live: 24th December 2012

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

The Week That Was: Kings, Queens and Their Hungry Subjects

Carla Buzasi | Posted 21.02.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

As austerity measures bite even harder, there's little festive cheer for many queuing up to receive donated food. That amongst those lining up for the hand-outs it's not just individuals on benefits, but plenty of men and women who work, is a harsh reminder of life in Britain today. "So many people who need to use the food bank actually think of themselves as someone who gives to the food bank, not who receives," Louise Wratten, who runs the Trussell Trust's Salisbury Food Bank, told The Huffington Post UK.

GALLERY: The Funniest Royal Photos Of 2012

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Comedy

What a year for the royals! Prince Harry got naked, the Duchess of Cambridge got pregnant (and a bit naked), and they all got soaking wet on Jubilee f...

The Queen Meets The Cabinet: Funniest Twitter Picture Captions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Comedy

So the Queen attended the Cabinet meeting at Downing Street on Tuesday - and before she left, it was time for everyone to pose for this school-like ph...

WATCH: Queen 'Regrets' Gordon Brown's Decision To Sell Gold Reserves (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Politics

Where's all my gold gone? The Queen wanted to know on Tuesday afternoon. As Her Majesty made her way down the line of assembled ministers during he...

Ministers Bow to the Queen and Blame Us for Their Failings

Mark Serwotka | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Serwotka

It is clear that austerity isn't working, and it is clear that making it easier to sack people and harder for disabled people to live independently, is no kind of cure for our sick economy. Instead of these policies of despair and division we need investment in our economy and our public services to create jobs and opportunities to help our communities, and to support people who need it.

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. ...