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Queen Unveiled

Yesterday during a state reception at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and hubby Prince William unveiled the latest portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell painted this uninspiring portrait. Show More Summary

Will and Kate Bring a Little Bit of the Queen to New Zealand

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued with their royal duties in New Zealand on Thursday when they unveiled a new portrait of William's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II at Government House in Wellington at their first State Dinner of their tour. Show More Summary

Kate Middleton & Prince William Thank New Zealand for Welcoming Them & Their 'Bonny Lad' Prince George!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) beams as she admires the newly unveiled portrait Queen Elizabeth II by New Zealand artist Nick Cuthell at the Government House on Thursday (April 10) in Wellington, New Zealand. The 32-year-old royal was joined by her husband Prince William, 31, on the fourth day of their royal tour. [...]

Prince William & Kate Middleton Unveil Queen Elizabeth II Portrait in New Zealand

They may be thousands of miles from home and staying in luxury digs, but Prince William and Kate Middleton are definitely not on vacation. Earlier today (April 10) the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge showed up at the unveiling of a portrait...Show More Summary

Selections for the 16th Audemars Piguet QEII Cup unveiled

Watch brand Audemars Piguet joins together with the Hong Kong Jockey Club for the 16th Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Cup, a prestigious and exciting event for racing enthusiasts. Read the rest of the story at: Selections for the 16th Audemars Piguet QEII Cup unveiled

Irish Ambassador fetes Washington Ireland Program

On Tuesday night, Queen Elizabeth II and Irish President Michael Higgins were breaking bread at an historic dinner at Windsor Castle. But Irish eyes also were smiling at a far less formal affair an ocean away in Washington, where Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, Anne Anderson, and others VIPs were feting the 20th anniversary of […]

Queen Elizabeth II-- Can Someone Pass the Salt???

Queen Elizabeth II gave a speech during a dinner in Windsor in honor of the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, marking the first state visit by a president of the republic since it gained independence from neighboring Britain.Lord knows if…

For Scotland, and Ireland, independence just ain't what it used to be

In September, inhabitants of Scotland will vote on independence from the United Kingdom. On Tuesday, Queen Elizabeth II warmly welcomed to Windsor Castle the president of the Republic of Ireland, which declared its full independence from British rule in 1937.

Queen, prince trade gifts with pope

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, bore a basket of honey, whiskey and other goodies from the royal estates as they paid a visit to Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday.

Queen Elizabeth II gifts Pope Francis with whiskey during first meeting

Queen Elizabeth II - bearing a basket of honey, whiskey and other goodies from the royal estates - paid a visit to Pope France at the Vatican on Thursday. The pontiff returned the courtesy with a gift for Prince George, Elizabeth's great-grandson.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, have an audience with Pope Francis at the V

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican during their one-day visit to Rome on Wednesday. Image via Oli Scarff/Getty. Read more...

Windsor Greys

2 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Yesterday Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II officially unveiled Robert Rattray's life-sized Windsor Greys statue on a roundabout near the Long Walk at Windsor Castle. The models were Daniel and Storm, who draw the royal carriages on state occasions. Windsor residents raised the £200,000 cost of the statue to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (CLICK).

Prince William & Queen Elizabeth II Unveil Windsor Greys Statue

Taking care of their royal duties, Prince William joined his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip for a very special occasion in Windsor, England this afternoon (March 31). The handsome heir looked dapper as he witnessed...Show More Summary

Duchess Catherine's doctor Marcus Setchell knighted by Prince William

Prince William has granted knighthood to Queen Elizabeth II's and Duchess Catherine's doctor, who led the St. Mary's Hospital team that delivered Prince George last summer, according to reports out of Britain on Tuesday.

SCOTLAND: Queen Elizabeth Gives Royal Assent For Gay Marriage Law

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Gay Star News reports: Queen Elizabeth II has signed same-sex marriage into law in Scotland today (13 March). By the end of the year, Scottish gay couples will be able to unite in matrimony. It is the last step in the long battle to get the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill through Parliament, making it an Act. Show More Summary

Queen Elizabeth II Congratulates GLBT Charity Organization On 40th Anniversary

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Queen Elizabeth II has gone the entirety of her reign without any involvement in LGBT charities nor voiced support of equal rights. All of that has now changed as she surprised London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard on their 40th anniversary...

BRITAIN: Queen Elizabeth Congratulates Gay Charity On Its 40th Anniversary

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Gay Star News reports: Queen Elizabeth II has praised a gay charity, in what is believed to be her first ever comment about the LGBTI community. In her 62-year reign of the UK and the Commonwealth, she has never once visited or become a patron of a charity for gay rights. Show More Summary

60th Anniversary British Royals Tour

Guest blogger: Niles Elvery – Manager Public Access, Queensland State Archives March this year represents the 60th anniversary of the tour of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; the first reigning monarch to visit Australia. An extensive trip, it was the first visit to use air travel and included 33 flights, 130 [...]

Kate Middleton Gets Adorable Custom Gift for Prince George (PHOTOS)

Post by Maressa Brown. Looks like the Duchess of Cambridge isn't the only one Queen Elizabeth II has been showering with lovely gifts. The 87-year-old monarch will soon be handing off an adorable custom-made t-shirt to Prince George, created by St. Show More Summary

Kate Middleton & The Queen Turn Buckingham Palace Into Hollywood For A-List Party! Deets HERE!

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Buckingham Palace has gone totally theatrical! Kate Middleton, Prince William, and Queen Elizabeth II put their royal duties aside for a night of fun with actors like Helen Mirren, Uma Thurman, and Hugh Laurie in celebration of British theater and film talent. What an honor to asked to THE Buckingham Palace! The 250 guests - including [...]

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