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The London Airport Nondecision Fiasco

Hugh Salmon | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

In business, it is essential to be fast on your feet, identifying new opportunities and reacting to threats as quickly as possible. In public life, decisions are taken far more slowly, if at all, and, often, for all the wrong reasons...

Roaming Scribe: Windsor, More Than a Castle

Lynn Houghton | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Houghton

I have never visited The Savill Garden nor the Valley Gardens before. I, like many others, have experienced Windsor Castle, shopped on the town's high street, ambled up Great Windsor Park's seemingly never ending Long Walk.

Swan 'Barbecued' On River Bank Near Windsor Castle

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK

One of the Queen's swans was apparently "barbecued" and left on a river bank near Windsor Castle, an animal charity has said. The bird was butchere...

Queen Receives Bafta For Being 'Most Memorable Bond Girl Yet'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Queen has received an honorary Bafta in recognition of a lifetime's support of British film and television and for being the most "memorable Bond ...

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...

Have You Got Queen Fatigue Yet?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2013 | Home

As the Diamond Jubilee year comes to an end, you could be forgiven for feeling a little 'Queen fatigue'. We've had an endless stream of public even...

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.

Queen Reveals New 'Sphere Monument' For Jubilee

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

The Queen was on hand this week to inaugurate a Diamond Jubilee monument designed by a teenage schoolgirl. The statue, which features 60 spheres re...

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.

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...

Queen Enjoys Troop Parade At Windsor For Diamond Jubilee

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh today watched a parade of thousands of troops in Windsor Castle to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Six massed ba...

Kate Middleton Outshines A Room Of Sovereigns

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge has once again stolen the limelight with her latest public appearance. Kate Middleton chats to guests Duchess Kate wa...

Queen Hosts Diamond Jubilee Royal Lunch For Twenty Six Sovereigns

Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

The Queen hosted a royal lunch for Kings and Queens from around the world at Windsor Castle today, as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The...

'Dining With Dictators': Bahrain's King At Jubilee Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2012 | UK

The Queen was accused of making a catastrophic error of judgment today by dining with the King of Bahrain, whose regime is accused of a catalogue of h...

'Blood-Stained Dictators' Dining At Queen's Jubilee Lunch

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

Human rights activists have criticised the monarchy for allegedly inviting "blood-stained dictators" to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee lunch at Windsor C...

PHOTOS: Dame Helen Mirren's Royal Reading

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Dean | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren, Martin Clunes, Susan Boyle and Joss Stone were some of the stars invited to help celebrate the 250 State and Commonwealth visits th...

PICTURES: A Day Out In One's Wellies...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Pomp and circumstance follow the Queen wherever she goes, so it must have been a change for Her Majesty to be able to step out in some wellies and squ...

Man Charged With Trespassing On Royal Residence

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

A man has been charged with trespassing within the grounds of Windsor Castle, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said. Robert Pennefather is accus...