Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Handed £5m Boost From Taxpayers

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

The Queen has received a £5 million boost in the funds she receives from the taxpayer to carry out her official duties. The Sovereign Grant, which...

The Queen Meets Queen Vic

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Sport

Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton received her CBE at Buckingham Palace today. Pendleton's honour comes following a glittering career as a track ...

Kate And Queen Go Underground

PA | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

The Queen will carry out her first public engagement in more than a week on Wednesday when she joins the Duchess of Cambridge at an event celebrating ...

The Commonwealth Is Our Future

Paul Nuttall | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Politics
Paul Nuttall

Our doors will swing wide open to Romania and Bulgaria next January leading to the almost certain prospect of yet more unskilled jobs being filled by non-UK workers while the brightest minds from Canada, India, Malaysia and the like must jump through the hoops to prove their worth.

What a Pleasant Surprise to See One on Television

Megan Jones | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Jones

The UK is accepting the change, but how long will it be till the other countries join the fun? Homosexual acts are still illegal in 41 of the Commonwealth's 54 nations. Penalties include the death penalty, 25 years in jail, 20 years plus and life imprisonment.

Justin Bieber, Hugo Chavez And More: The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK Comedy

(Obviously the three people in the headline above being listed in order of importance.) Yes, this was the week of the late Justin Bieber - and the ...

Queen Leaves Hospital A Day Early

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

The Queen has left hospital a day early as her recovery from a stomach bug has been speedier than originally thought. Her Majesty was admitted to ...

Queen Spends Night In Hospital

PA | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK

The Queen continued her recovery in hospital today after she was admitted with symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace said. She was reporte...

Queen Admitted To Hospital

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2013 | UK

The Queen has cancelled all of her engagements for next week after being admitted to hospital. Buckingham Palace said she was experiencing symptoms...

Queen Taken Ill, Cancels Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

The Queen has been forced to cancel a planned visit to Wales after suffering from symptoms of gastroenteritis, Buckingham Palace said. The 86-year-...

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...