Queen to outline a futuristic vision of UK
Today at 11:30am, a centuries-old tradition will be repeated as the queen announces the government’s agenda for the next year. Why will she be talking about space travel and driverless cars?
‘Very rude!’ Queen and PM let the truth slip
This week, diplomatic masks slipped as the queen and David Cameron were each caught on film criticising other countries. But why the fuss? And should they come clean more often?
Queen on the eve of longest ever reign
This week, Queen Elizabeth II was voted Britain’s greatest monarch, and tomorrow she will also claim the title of its longest reigning ruler. What has she achieved in those 63 years?
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.
Queen dedicates herself to nation for jubilee
Sixty years after becoming Britain’s Queen, the 85-year-old Elizabeth II has pledged to continue her life of service to her people. Royal experts say she will do her duty till the day she dies.
The Queen makes historic visit to Ireland
The two countries are close neighbours and trading partners. Yet no British monarch has visited Ireland for 100 years. Behind the cheerful welcome is a history of violence and hate.