Queen celebrates sixty years of incredible change
It is sixty years since Elizabeth II came to the throne. In that time, she has seen the nation change more radically than any King or Queen in British history. How will her reign be remembered?
Jubilee street parties bring neighbours together
This weekend, Britain is set to come alive with street parties. The celebrations look back to a time of community spirit – and a sense of neighbourliness many think has been lost.
BBC lists UK’s era-defining ‘new Elizabethans’
Historians have compiled a list of the 60 people who have shaped Britain during the reign of Elizabeth II. But how do these ‘new Elizabethans’ compare to the subjects of Elizabeth I?