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Queen ‘Humbled’ by Events for Diamond Jubilee

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Queen Elizabeth has extended her thanks and appreciation to all who took part in organizing four days of colorful Diamond Jubilee celebrations across Britain and the Commonwealth. In a rare speech Tuesday broadcast in Britain and the Commonwealth, the queen said the events she attended to mark her 60 years on the throne have been […]

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Cheering Crowds Celebrate Finale of Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Cheering crowds lined the avenue towards Buckingham Palace for the grand finale to four days of celebrations across Britain and the Commonwealth marking Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. The 86-year-old monarch and her family waved to thousands of flag-waving Londoners from the palace balcony Tuesday, as Royal Air Force aircraft conducted a fly-past overhead. Prince Philip, […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Concludes Celebration of Diamond Jubilee

Posted June 5th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has attended a service of thanksgiving in London to begin the last day of celebrations marking her Diamond Jubilee. Thousands of cheering Londoners waving British flags lined the streets Tuesday to cheer the 86-year-old monarch as she was driven from Buckingham Palace to St. Paul’s Cathedral for the solemn service, joining her […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Lights National Beacon Marking 60 Years on the Throne

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has lit a symbolic torch during a moving ceremony in London marking her 60 years on the throne. Her son and future king, Prince Charles, flanked by British superstars Paul McCartney and Elton John, called the celebration the British people’s chance to thank the queen for always being there for them. The […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Lights National Beacon Marking 60 Years on the Throne

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has lit a symbolic torch during a moving ceremony in London marking her 60 years on the throne. Her son and future king, Prince Charles, flanked by British superstars Paul McCartney and Elton John, called the celebration the British people’s chance to thank the queen for always being there for them. The […]

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Britain’s Prince Philip Admitted to Hospital, to Miss Jubilee

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, has been hospitalized with a bladder infection and will miss the rest of her Diamond Jubilee marking her 60 years on the throne. In a statement, the palace said the 90-year-old prince was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London from Windsor Castle […]

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Beacons Lit Across British Commonwealth to Honor Queen

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Thousands of beacons will be lit across Britain and the Commonwealth in commemoration of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee marking her 60th year on the throne. The first beacons were set alight in New Zealand and Tonga. Some 4,000 will be lit at 10:00 pm local time in other Commonwealth countries and across England. The 86-year-old […]

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Britain’s Queen Joins Giant Flotilla for Jubilee Celebration

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth joined a flotilla of more than 1,000 boats on the River Thames Sunday as part of her diamond jubilee celebration – marking 60 years on the throne. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at the river’s edge despite the rainy weather to cheer on the monarch for a spectacle not seen on […]

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Britain’s Queen Joins Giant Flotilla for Jubilee Celebration

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth joined a flotilla of more than 1,000 boats on the River Thames Sunday as part of her diamond jubilee celebration — marking 60 years on the throne. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at the river’s edge despite the rainy weather to cheer on the monarch for a spectacle not seen on […]

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Britain’s Queen Starts Diamond Jubilee at Horse Race

Posted June 2nd, 2012 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth began her four-day diamond jubilee celebration Saturday watching horse races at the Epsom Downs course in southern England. Many of the estimated 150,000 who gathered for the Epsom Derby were handed British flags to mark the milestone. The celebration of the queen’s 60 years on the throne officially began earlier Saturday with […]

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