Post by Michele Zipp. While great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth was visiting a hospice, she was gifted two adorable teddy bears for Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The sentiment behind these gifts show the incredible power and kindness of the Queen's work and charities. Show More Summary
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Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Even before his coronation in 1626, King Charles I of England was almost bankrupt. His predecessors King James and Queen Elizabeth had run the royal treasury down to almost nothing. Costly war and military folly had taken its toll. Show More Summary
Post by Michele Zipp. It's not often that we get to see old photos of the Queen, especially "informal" ones. But a beautiful photo of Queen Elizabeth as a 13-year-old Princess has surfaced and we are enchanted. The photo was taken in 1939 by Lawrence Audrain, a photographer from Canada. Show More Summary
Queen Elizabeth has it. So does fashion designer Victoria Beckham. And actress Kristen Stewart — poor thing, she’s practically the poster girl. Among the slew of pop culture icons said to be afflicted with so-called Resting Bitch Face (alternatively known as Bitchy Resting Face), the vast majority are women, though Kanye West is among the male […]
This a banner year for Donizetti at the Metropolitan Opera, propelled by soprano Sondra Radvanovsky’s ambition to perform all three of his Tudor queens (Anne Boleyn; Mary, Queen of Scots; and Elizabeth I) in a single season. That urge to turn opera into an extreme sport seems misplaced, or did... More »
Kate Middleton will appear in first TV interview in six years for Queen Elizabeth documentary.
What do Paul McCartney, Queen Elizabeth, James Bond and British farmers have in common? They all drive the Land Rover Defender - or they did, until it was discontinued this week. It's the end of an era for this British icon, the car that captured the hearts of civil servants, agricultural workers and celebrities alike. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Queen Elizabeth isn't afraid of relinquishing some of the control she has as the longest-reigning monarch, nor should she be, given the loyal and capable family members who surround her. Kate Middleton was just given a new role by Queen Elizabeth and it's one that perfectly suits the sporty Duchess of Cambridge. Show More Summary
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George Groves says he’s ready to meet his domestic rivals at Super-Middleweight as he returns to action at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, live on Sky Sports – if the [...] The post Groves: I’ll fight any Brit Super-Middleweight appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Post by Lisa Fogarty. She's already the longest-reigning monarch in Great Britain and now Prince William and Prince Harry's beloved grandmother is about to achieve yet another milestone. In a few days, Queen Elizabeth will be honored for spending 64 years as Queen, but the occasion is as somber as it is happy. Show More Summary
Andrea di Luisa says he’ll prove that George Groves is past his best when the Super-Middleweights clash at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on January 30, live on Sky Sports. [...] The post Di Luisa: George Groves isn’t the same fighter as before appeared first on Boxing News 24.
Super middleweight Andrea di Luisa says he’ll prove that George Groves is past his best when they clash at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on January 30. The Italian is Groves’ first opposition since Badou … Continue reading ? The post Di Luisa: Groves is not the fighter he was appeared first on Boxing News.
Post by Lisa Fogarty. If you're itching to know why Queen Elizabeth rarely smiles, we have the best possible explanation ever. The royals are reportedly getting Botox treatments and, not surprisingly, Duchess Camilla of Cornwall is being blamed for convincing the queen to freeze her wrinkles — which has apparently left her unable to move her face. Show More Summary
If you long for the mighty goon sack to take the place of Queen Elizabeth on an Australian coin, then look no further than "Straya Shrapnel." It's the latest installment of Aussie currency being given a modern makeover, championed by...Show More Summary
A Victorian painting of Queen Elizabeth I's court philosopher depicted him in a halo of skulls that was subsequently painted over.
This is a milestone year for Queen Elizabeth! The Monarch will be turning 90 on April 21 — so obviously it's time to celebrate!! Her eldest grandchild Peter Phillips is organizing the Patrons' Lunch to be held on June 12, which is a part of the four-day extravaganza celebrating the Queen. The birthday bash is nearly five months [...]
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The Aircraft Carrier Alliance successfully lifted one of the final sections of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier in Rosyth on Friday, January 8 following its arrival from Glasgow.