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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...

Prince Harry Gets Wet And Wild With Ryan Lochte In 3am Las Vegas Pool Party (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

UPDATE: Has Prince Harry Revealed The Crown Jewels In Vegas? (PICTURES)Royal Blush: Naked Prince's Exploits Earn Him A Spot On The Celebrity Skin Wa...

Duke Of Edinburgh To Miss Church Service Engagement

PA | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh will miss a church service attended by members of the royal family, as his stay in hospital enters its fifth day. The Queen i...

Prince Philip Hospitalised In Aberdeen

PA | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh has had a recurrence of the bladder infection that he suffered in the summer and has been admitted to hospital for investigation...

LIVE BLOG: London 2012 Closing Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull, Paul Vale and Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK

Welcome to all Huffington Post readers. London 2012 has been a blast, but after a little more than two weeks it's time to bring the curtain down on th...

'Dazzling': World's Press Heaps Praise On Opening Ceremony

PA | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

It had been shrouded in intense secrecy in the run-up to the Games, but the wait for the London 2012 opening ceremony seemed to be worthwhile as viewe...

A Right Royal Gamble? Queen Now Favourite To Light Cauldron

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.07.2012 | UK

Bookmakers have made Her Majesty a late favourite to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony for the 2012 London Games. A spokesman for ...

Who's Gary Barlow Working With Again?

WENN | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Singer Gary Barlow and theatre impresario Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber are making music again following the success of their collaborative track to mark Q...

Warhol's Final Print To Sell For £60,000

PA | Posted 09.07.2012 | Home

One of Andy Warhol's final works could raise £60,000 when it is auctioned on Wednesday. The copy of the American pop artist's 1985 portrait of the...

The Queen Gets Cultural (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

The Queen has begun a week-long stay in Scotland marking her Diamond Jubilee with a visit to Edinburgh's newly-refurbished Scottish National Portrait ...

Do We Really Need the Monarchy?

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 01.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

Why exactly are the vast majority in favour of the monarchy in this age of democracy? Has the Queen brainwashed the entire nation? Economically, there seems to be no need for a monarch.