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Queen Elizabeth Takes Historic Stand Against Discrimination

Queen Elizabeth Takes Historic Stand Against DiscriminationWarrick Page/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II is set to make history later on Monday when she signs a new charter taking a stand against discrimination, which some have interpreted as tacit support of gay rights.The 86-year-old matriarch will...

Queen Elizabeth Leaves Hospital in ‘Good Spirits’

Queen Elizabeth Leaves Hospital in ‘Good Spirits’Warrick Page/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth left a London hospital on Monday after a stomach infection forced her to check in Sunday and cancel or postpone a week's worth of engagements.The queen, 86, experienced symptoms of gastroenteritis an...

Queen Elizabeth in ‘Good Spirits’ at Hospital After Bout of Gastroenteritis

Queen Elizabeth in ‘Good Spirits’ at Hospital After Bout of GastroenteritisTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth is waking up in a hospital bed for the first time in nearly a decade, suffering from a stomach infection that forced her to check in Sunday and cancel or postpone a week's worth of engagements.T...

Queen Elizabeth II Attends Cabinet Meeting

Queen Elizabeth II Attends Cabinet MeetingLewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- For the first time in at least 100 years, a sitting monarch Tuesday attended a cabinet meeting in the U.K. Greeted by Prime Minister David Cameron, Queen Elizabeth II attended the 90-minute session, where ...

Nurse Hoaxed by ‘Queen’s’ Call to Kate Middleton Is Found Dead

Nurse Hoaxed by ‘Queen’s’ Call to Kate Middleton Is Found DeadDanny Martindale/WireImage(LONDON) -- The hospital receptionist who was hoaxed by a prank call from a DJ claiming to be the queen asking about Kate Middleton has been found dead. "It is with very deep sadness that we confirm the tragic death of a membe...

Queen Elizabeth II Shakes Hands with Former IRA Leader

Queen Elizabeth II Shakes Hands with Former IRA LeaderTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(BELFAST, Northern Ireland) -- In an event that was once considered unthinkable, Queen Elizabeth II shook hands on Wednesday with Martin McGuinness, a former commander of the Irish Republican Army who was once her sworn en...

Famous London Clock Tower Renamed in Honor of Queen

Famous London Clock Tower Renamed in Honor of QueeniStockphoto/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Old habits die hard, so it's anyone's guess whether Londoners can call the clock tower of Britain's parliament anything but Big Ben.They may not have much of a choice since it's been renamed Elizabeth Tower by the Hous...

WATCH: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Message

WATCH: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee MessageLewis Whyld - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II waved to a cheering crowd outside of London's Buckingham Palace Tuesday, the final day of her Diamond Jubilee.In a pre-recorded video, the queen thanked celebration organizers and well-w...

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond Jubilee

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond JubileeTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama on Tuesday honored Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne, sending her the “heartfelt congratulations of the American people” on the historic occasion of her Diamond Jubi...

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond Jubilee

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond JubileeTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama on Tuesday honored Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne, sending her the “heartfelt congratulations of the American people” on the historic occasion of her Diamond Jubi...

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond Jubilee

Obama Congratulates Queen Elizabeth on Her Diamond JubileeTOBY MELVILLE/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama on Tuesday honored Queen Elizabeth’s 60 years on the throne, sending her the “heartfelt congratulations of the American people” on the historic occasion of her Diamond Jubi...

Diamond Jubilee Goes On with Prince Philip in the Hospital

Diamond Jubilee Goes On with Prince Philip in the HospitalPaul Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Philip celebrated his wife's Diamond Jubilee on Tuesday from the hospital, where we was admitted the day before with a bladder infection.The prince, who turns 91 this weekend, will remain in the ho...

Queen Elizabeth II Honored with Diamond Jubilee Flotilla

Queen Elizabeth II Honored with Diamond Jubilee FlotillaDanny Martindale/WireImage(LONDON) -- The weather certainly wasn’t fit for a queen, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of some 1.2 million people who lined the banks of the River Thames on Sunday to watch Queen Elizabeth II float past on...

A Family Affair: Prince Charles Pays Tribute to His Mother

A Family Affair: Prince Charles Pays Tribute to His MotherIndigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Charles, Prince of Wales, will honor his mother with a televised personal tribute to Her Majesty the Queen of England, celebrating her 60-year reign and kicking off the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.“The Diamond Jub...

Prince Harry Reflects on Queen Elizabeth II’s Legacy

Prince Harry Reflects on Queen Elizabeth II’s LegacyWPA Pool photo by MARK LARGE(NEW YORK) -- To the world, she’s Queen Elizabeth II, the beloved British monarch who has reigned for 60 years.  But to her grandson Prince Harry, she’s just “Granny.”“In a small room with ...

Katie Couric Greets Queen Elizabeth Before Diamond Jubilee

Katie Couric Greets Queen Elizabeth Before Diamond JubileeLewis Whyld/WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- ABC News’ Katie Couric described her presentation to Queen Elizabeth II Tuesday on World News, saying her majesty was quiet, lovely and charming.“She was really shmoozing with her guests -- altho...

On Her Majesty’s Olympic Service: 007 Opening the Summer Games

On Her Majesty’s Olympic Service: 007 Opening the Summer GamesSony PIctures(LONDON) -- Queen Elizabeth II has ordered an important mission for her most trusted secret agent. The UK Sun reports the queen has enlisted Daniel Craig to open the upcoming London Olympics by appearing in a short film as his character, J...

Queen Elizabeth Delivers Diamond Jubilee Speech to Parliament

Queen Elizabeth Delivers Diamond Jubilee Speech to Parliament(LONDON) -- Britain’s second-longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, praised the British virtues of “resilience, ingenuity and tolerance” and vowed to rededicate herself to the service of her country in a speech on Tuesday before...

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