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How the Queen Victoria liner will look after £34m refurb

The giant liner, which boasts 16 decks and the capacity to hold 2,014 passengers, will be docked at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo, Italy, while it's given an overhaul.

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Queen Victoria (1819-1901) reigned over the largest empire the world has ever seen. She was a hugely important figure, causing sweeping changes in the …

Nevertheless, Her Majesty Persisted

An oppressive era and the demands of motherhood never kept Queen Victoria from embracing public power and enjoying private satisfaction.

Where to Have Afternoon Tea in London

The 13 best places to indulge in tea, scones, and crustless sandwiches We can thank Queen Victoria’s friend Anna Russell, the Duchess of Bedford, for the thoroughly English institution of afternoon tea, more an occasion than just a hot drink. Show More Summary

How global stock markets have changed in 117 years

At the end of 1899, both Queen Victoria and Czar Nicholas II still sat on their respective thrones, William McKinley was the 25th American President, and Germany had not even been unified for 30 years. Notably, all these countries had...Show More Summary

Queen Victoria Employed an Official Rat-Catcher

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The story of Jack Black, the eccentric “rat and mole destroyer to her majesty”

Hundreds of Dog Breeds Compete at Westminster. Many of Them Share a History

Queen Victoria and Charles Darwin helped create today's wide variety of purebred dogs

TV Club: With “The Queen’s Husband,” Victoria’s honeymoon is over

“To look in those dear eyes, and that dear sunny face, is enough to make me adore him. What I can do to make him happy will be my greatest delight.” - From a letter to King Leopold from Queen Victoria, 11 February 1840 This is a new day for Victoria and Victoria. Show More Summary

Untitled by Isabel Santos Pilot Queen Victoria’s parrot...

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Untitled by Isabel Santos Pilot Queen Victoria’s parrot in “The Lory” by Sir Edwin Landseer, 1837 Sir Edwin Henry Landseer RA (7 March 1802 – 1 October 1873) was an English painter, well known for his paintings of animals—particularly horses, dogs and stags. However, his best known works are the lion sculptures in Trafalgar Square.

Fabio Sementilli, 49

Fabio Sementilli, a 49-year-old white man, was found fatally stabbed Monday, Jan. 23, in the 5000 block of Queen Victoria Road in Woodland Hills, according to police and Los Angeles County coroner’s records. About 5 p.m., officers responded...Show More Summary

Victoria’s Jenna Coleman on Playing the ‘Passionate’ and ‘Stubborn’ Queen

The newest monarchical British drama to make its way Stateside is Victoria, currently airing on Masterpiece on PBS, which chronicles the first few years of Queen Victoria’s six-decade reign. The short-statured queen, portrayed with vitality by Jenna Coleman (perhaps best known to Americans as a Doctor Who companion), brings forth a slightly different ... More »

Victoria Recap: Queen of Broken Hearts

Just when you think there couldn't possibly be another man who thinks he has the right to control the young Queen Victoria, Uncle Leopold (Alex Jennings), King of Belgium, arrives looking to do just that. "I am plagued by uncles," Victoria laments to her dear Lord M, and this particular ... More »

VICTORIA Series Trailers, Clips, Images and Poster

"Victoria" is a new British period drama from PBS, the network famous for the legendary "Downton Abbey". The series stars Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria, and it chronicles the... For more, visit our blog !

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