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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.

McGuinness Spoke Of Queen's Loss During Meeting

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Politics

One of the most painful chapters in the Queen's life - the IRA murder of her cousin Lord Mountbatten - was acknowledged in her private talks with Mart...

The Difference A Shake Makes?

James Mahon | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Politics
James Mahon

First the Queen visits the Republic of Ireland, speaks Irish and then she surprises us once again and goes a step farther by going to Northern Ireland and shaking hands with Martin McGuinness.

Queen and Martin McGuinness

Jeff Danziger | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Politics
Jeff Danziger

Former IRA Leader Meets Queen Elizabeth

Britain 'Blocking' Reconciliation By Refusing To Face Up To Own Role In Troubles

PA | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

Britain is blocking reconciliation on the island of Ireland by refusing to face up to its role in the violence of the Troubles, Martin McGuinness said...

Thousands Greet Royal Party As Queen Visits Stormont

PA | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK

There was jubilation in the Stormont estate as the Queen paraded in an open-top car in front of 20,000 well-wishers. The crowd was thick with union...

Queen Shakes Hands With Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK

Anglo-Irish relations took a momentous step forward today when the Queen shook hands with Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness - twice. Symbolically dress...

Communities Unite For Queen's Enniskillen Visit

Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Protestant and Catholics from a Northern Ireland town devastated by an IRA bombing showed their unity by joining forces to host a Diamond Jubilee visi...

Queen And Prince Philip Watch River Pageant

PA | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh watched a river pageant as they joined thousands of guests at a Diamond Jubilee garden party. Arriving by passe...

McGuiness Meeting With Queen 'Gesture Of Respect' To Unionists

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK

Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness meeting with the Queen next week is an effort to reach out to unionists in Northern Ireland, his party leader said. H...

Queen And Sinn Fein's McGuinness To Shake Hands Next Week

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Politics

The historic handshake planned between the Queen and Martin McGuinness is to take place behind closed doors, it emerged on Friday. The Northern Ire...

Future of Planet: Not a Cause for Jubilation

Lachie McKenzie | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Politics
Lachie McKenzie

David Cameron has faced harsh criticism for refusing to attend Rio+20, a meeting of world leaders in Brazil to discuss sustainable development.

Kate And Wills Share An Intimate Moment At Order Of Garter Parade

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge shared a tender moment with her husband the Duke on Monday as the royal family took part in the historic Garter Day service. ...

Of Colour and Cavalry: The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations Take to the hoof

Matthew Seed | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK
Matthew Seed

Like many people, as a boy I was repeatedly transfixed by a Saturday morning's viewing in which my parents' TV screen seemed like a window to a bygone age. Massed regiments of foot soldiers, brass bands and regimental standards provided magical scenes.

Prince Philip Released From Hospital On Eve Of 91st Birthday

PA | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh smiled and nodded to reporters as he left hospital today in time to celebrate his 91st birthday tomorrow. Philip shook hands ...

Artist Fuses Victoriana With Taxidermy - And The Queen's A Fan (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

Staidly dressed (in most cases) and stiffly posed, the subjects of these images are pristine examples of vintage Victorian visiting cards, with a wild...

Nature's Prince

Natalie Pace | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Pace

On June 2, 2012, the world celebrated Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, and her 60 years of outstanding service as Head of State to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Her firstborn son, Charles, The Prince of Wales, also celebrated a noteworthy occasion.

The Unpaid Jubilee Stewards Scandal Exposes Britain's Continuing Social Inequality

David Lintott | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Politics
David Lintott

It was a busy weekend in London, what with the diamond jubilee going on. Thousands of royalists turned out to celebrate the Queen's big weekend of pomp, pageantry and patriotism despite the downfall.

The Diamond Jubilee - Even the North Koreans Were Cringing by the End

Robert Simpson | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Robert Simpson

Wow, what a fun packed weekend of festivities that was. We had some boats, in the loose sense of the word, a big Buckingham knees up organised by soon to be Lord our saviour Gary of Barlow and a little service at her local place of worship St Pauls.

Mark Thompson Defends BBC's Jubilee Coverage

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

BBC boss Mark Thompson insisted he was proud of the corporation's Diamond Jubilee coverage despite it receiving more than 2,000 complaints from the pu...

LOOK: Jubilee Squirrel Loves Trifle

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Comedy

So the weather may have been a little unforgiving, and the traffic in central London a bit of a nightmare, but that didn't stop well wishers up an...

WATCH: Corgi Piddles On The Royal Carpet Over Marmite Debacle

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Eagle-eyed royalists - or anyone with a pair of eyes, really - will have noticed a couple of Jubilee-themed Marmite posters slapped up on walls and ho...

Spice Girls Regret Diamond Jubilee Gig Snub

WENN | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home

The Spice Girls are regretting their decision to turn down the chance to perform at Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Concert after watching the sp...

10 Animals That Got Into The Diamond Jubilee Spirit

Posted 05.06.2012 | UK

From an elephant in India to pet dogs in Scotland - diamond jubilee fever has crossed over into the animal world, if these pictures are anything to go...