Queen Elizabeth

  • Queen Elizabeth asks Kate Middleton to stop dressing like a harlot; orders her to lower her hemlines 04-02-2014 03:43 PM

    Queen Elizabeth II isn't such a fan of short skirts, especially the ones that her granddaughter-in-law Kate Middleton has been sporting recently. The Duchess of Cambridge has been asked to lower her hemlines and stop dressing like such a harlot. Even though Kate Middleton's wardrobe is envied by women all...
  • Queen Elizabeth orders Prince Harry to shave off his beard 05-01-2014 03:11 PM

    Prince Harry might be getting compliments for his new bearded look but his grandmother Queen Elizabeth is not amused and has ordered him to shave off his beard as she "intensely dislikes" facial hair. The Queen has issued 29-year-old Prince Harry with the New Year order to shave off his...
  • Helen Mirren wins best actress at London theatre awards 18-11-2013 05:04 PM

    London: Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren received the best actress award at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards for playing Queen Elizabeth II in the play 'The Audience'. Mirren was honoured Nov 17 at the event, reports aceshowbiz.com. Earlier, Mirren won best actress Oscar and BAFTA for her playing Queen Elizabeth...
  • Prince Charles invokes Nehru to highlight Commonwealth's spirit 15-11-2013 07:29 PM

    Invoking India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Prince Charles, on Friday, asked Commonwealth nations to bring a "touch of healing" to manage problems facing the world. Inaugurating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, Charles said, "Each one of us is here because of the hope and trust we...
  • Official photo shows rare British royal gathering 25-10-2013 02:54 PM

    London: Britain's monarchy has released a rare photo celebrating the christening of Prince George that shows four generations of royals gathered together. The image released Thursday shows Queen Elizabeth II and three future kings: her son Prince Charles, her grandson Prince William, and her great-grandson, 3-month-old Prince George. The infant...
  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school 18-10-2013 08:08 PM

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16-year-old schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a...
  • Meeting the Queen was scary: Miley Cyrus 22-09-2013 04:28 PM

    London: Singer-actress Miley Cyrus says meeting Queen Elizabeth and President Barack Obama were two of the scariest moments of her life. The 20-year-old singer was in awe of the British monarch when she had the honour of being introduced to her before a performance and she was equally star-struck when...
  • Malala Yousafzai inaugrates Europe's biggest library in Birmingham 04-09-2013 08:18 AM

    Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head in a failed assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Tuesday inaugurated Europe's biggest public library in her newly adopted home of Birmingham. The 16-year-old, airlifted to the city last year for life-saving surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, now lives with...
  • Britain's newest royal heir stirs Scottish independence debate 29-07-2013 06:50 AM

    The birth of Britain's Prince George has reopened a rift among those campaigning for Scotland to vote for independence in 2014, playing into the hands of those who want it to retain its 306-year union with England. The "Yes Scotland" campaign says it wants to win a referendum on independence...
  • Queen Elizabeth II to watch 2nd Ashes Test at Lord's 18-07-2013 12:27 PM

    London: Queen Elizabeth II will be present at the Lord's Cricket Ground to watch the opening day of the second Ashes Test here on Thursday. The Queen would be introduced to the captains and the players of Australia and England, as well as the match officials before the start of...
  • Britain's royal baby billionaire even before birth 14-07-2013 09:13 PM

    London: As Britain counts the hours before Prince William and Kate Middleton announce the birth of their first child, a global intelligence firm on ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals has estimated that the royal baby could inherit as much as 1 billion pounds in royal legacy. Wealth-X found that...
  • Prince William arrives by Kate's side for baby's due date 14-07-2013 08:57 AM

    Prince William left his Royal Air Force (RAF) base to head for London and be by wife Kate's side as the due date for the royal baby arrived on Saturday. William is on leave from his duties as an air-sea rescue helicopter captain based at Anglesey, an island off the...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do 19-06-2013 11:39 AM

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • UK: Prince Philip hospitalised for 'exploratory operation' 07-06-2013 06:34 AM

    London: Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to a hospital for an exploratory operation on his abdomen, a statement from the Buckingham Palace said. "His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to the London Clinic for an exploratory operation following abdominal...
  • 66-year-old Chinese man goes to doctor, finds out he's a woman 05-06-2013 03:10 PM

    Beijing: In a shocking discovery, a 66-year-old "apparently" male patient in Hong Kong found himself to be a woman when he went to a hospital seeking treatment for abdominal swelling. Doctors found that the the swelling was a cyst on his ovary and he was in fact a woman. The...
  • Queen Elizabeth II marks 60 years since coronation 03-06-2013 01:00 AM

    London: Queen Elizabeth II kicked off the four-day Diamond Jubilee celebrations this weekend to mark 60 years since being officially crowned Queen of England. The 87-year-old monarch was joined by husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at the Epsom Derby on Saturday, one of the key events in Britain's...
  • Queen Elizabeth to skip Commonwealth summit in Colombo 07-05-2013 04:15 PM

    London: For the first time in 40 years, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth summit to be held in Sri Lanka in November, deciding to send her son Prince Charles instead for the biennial event. 87-year-old Queen will miss the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) for the first...
  • UK: New succession law to allow daughter to be queen 24-04-2013 09:57 AM

    London: Queen Elizabeth II is set to approve a new succession law that will end the age-old precedence enjoyed by male heirs in line to Britain's throne, ending centuries of religious and gender discrimination. 'The Succession to the Crown Bill', which is set to become law in coming days, means...
  • Cameron says Thatcher made Britain great, others snub her 11-04-2013 04:47 AM

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron delivered an emotional tribute to Margaret Thatcher in parliament on Wednesday, but political opponents boycotted the debate on her legacy, underlining how divisive a figure she remains even in death. MPs were recalled from their holidays for the first time for the death of...
  • Queen Elizabeth's funding rises by $7.6 million 04-04-2013 06:45 AM

    London: Queen Elizabeth II has received a 5 million-pound ($7.6 million) boost in annual funds the British monarch receives from taxpayers to carry out official duties, pay staff and maintain royal palaces. The Sovereign Grant has been set at 36.1 million pounds for the 2013/14 financial year, compared to 31...
  • British Queen Elizabeth II hospitalised 04-03-2013 02:40 PM

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