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New Feud Between Kate Middleton And Queen Elizabeth: Public Appearances, Plans For A Home Birth

It’s fair to say that rumors have flown fairly consistently that Queen Elizabeth and Kate Middleton don’t seem to see eye to eye, and that’s been the case since early in the marriage between Kate and William. While it’s not uncommonShow More Summary

British Queen to Name New Ship

 Queen Elizabeth II will christen P&O Cruises’ new flagship Britannia in Southampton, England, on March 10. She will be accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Does the House of Windsor Have Right to British Throne?

The history of Queen Elizabeth II's family is shrouded in mystery: citing the results of DNA tests as well as hereditary genetic disease, experts suggest that the House of Windsor has no rights to the British throne.

13 Reasons Why Elizabeth Taylor Is Still the Queen of Hollywood

It's time to raise your glass and rattle your jewelry for a birthday toast to Elizabeth Taylor, who'd have turned 83 on Feb. 27. Though memories of her begin to fade, the legacy of the woman who was perhaps the most beautiful, most popular,...Show More Summary

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yesterdayArts : Prospero

“Elephant” (1889), by Thomas Longmore and John Hénk Source: Thomas Goode & Co. Ltd., London “Queen Victoria” (1841), by Francis Chantrey Source: Royal Collection Trust/ Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

You Could Be Queen Elizabeth II's Next Chauffeur

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Between driving stick, fixing old trucks, and scaring the hell out of sexist monarchs, the Queen's gearhead cred is firmly established. But Elizabeth II can't always be bothered to drive, so now's your chance to get up on all that sweet, juicy Royal gossip. Read more...

?Kate Middleton Shocks Queen Elizabeth With Unexpected Baby Plans

Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Nobody tells Kate Middleton what to do -- not even the Queen. Well,  you know, when it comes to her body; I think other aspects of her life are fair game. Anyhoo! It's being reported that Kate has informed the Queen that she's done having babies. Show More Summary

Queen Needs a New Driver

If you have a valid British driving license, professional driving experience, and the "ability to remain calm under pressure," Queen Elizabeth II might have a job for you, according to a listing spotted by Royal Central. The palace is seeking a chauffeur for the Queen, other royals, and their guests...

John Dee was the 16th century's real-life Gandalf

last weekHumor : Boing Boing

Queen Elizabeth I’s court advisor was the foremost scientific genius of the 16th century, laying the foundation of modern science. Then teamed up with a disreputable, criminal psychic and things really got rolling. Read the rest

Princess Diana: Prince Philip Letter Shows Worry About Criticism In Days After Diana’s Death

Just five days after the death of Princess Diana in a car accident, British Royal patriarch Prince Philip was worried about public criticism that he, Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family were not mourning enough over the loss of Prince Charles’ ex-wife. Show More Summary

Broadway Box Office Rebounds As Helen Mirren & Larry David Lead 20% Gain

Better weather, three new shows in previews and more stars on stage led Broadway to a 20% rebound at the box office for Week 38 of the season.  Two newcomers helped lead the charge: Helen Mirren, playing Queen Elizabeth in Peter Morgan’s...Show More Summary

Global Quickies: Taekwondo for Equality, Laughing at Sexists, and Jailing Opposition for Sodomy

Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion Skepticism UK (from Dan) “Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.”” NORTH KOREA (from Ray) The recent history... (Read more...)

Does Queen Elizabeth II Fart?

Does Queen Elizabeth II fart? And if so do her farts smell? This could be asked about other major world figures. But it seems like a partly apt question to ask about the highest ranking member of one of the great royal families The House of Windsor. Show More Summary

Prince Andrew uploads family photo with his mum, the Queen, to Facebook

LONDON — Taking a quick family photo at a birthday is typical for most of us — not so much, though, if your family is the Royal family Prince Andrew uploaded an image of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, brother Prince Edward and sister-in-law...Show More Summary

Queen Elizabeth II Thinks Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Wonderful' - VIDEO

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Or so says Stephen Fry. Appearing as a guest on the Jonathan Ross Show to speak about his recent wedding, Fry revealed that the Queen, though officially politically neutral, is delighted with the turn of events in same-sex equality: It...

Queen Elizabeth II Says Gay Marriage Is Absolutely “Wonderful”

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Just when we didn’t think she could get any more amazing, Queen Elizabeth II called gay marriage in England “wonderful.” Or at least according to comedian/newlywed Stephen Fry. During an interview over the weekend, Fry explained how the 88-year-old monarch expressed her approval of gay marriage in July 2013 when signing the Marriage Act, which granted same-sex […]

Queen's favourite dog breed, the corgi, at risk of dying out

LONDON — They're best known for their association with Queen Elizabeth, but despite being the breed of choice for the British monarch, the corgi is in trouble See also: Queen Elizabeth declares: 'No more Corgis!' The long-bodied, short-legged...Show More Summary

Real Star Trek Currency

2 weeks agoHumor : Neatorama

They're not Federation credits or gold-pressed latinum, but if you're in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, you can use these coins as legal tender. On one side of each dollar coin is the face of Elizabeth II, the Queen of Tuvalu. On the other is either Captain Kirk or the USS Enterprise. Show More Summary

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