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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Delivers Christmas Greeting

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has delivered her first ever Christmas Day message in 3D. In her annual pre-recorded message, the queen paid tribute to the athletes and the “army of volunteers” that participated in the London Olympics and the Paralympics. “As London hosted a splendid summer of sport, all those who saw the achievement and courage […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Addresses Parliament

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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Queen Elizabeth has re-affirmed her commitment to the British people in a speech to parliament marking her 60th year on the throne. In her speech at Westminster Hall Tuesday, the queen said Britons are reminded of “their past, the continuity of their national story and the virtues of resilience, ingenuity and tolerance, which created it.” […]

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Marks 60 Years on Throne

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth marks a major milestone Monday, kicking off diamond jubilee festivities celebrating her 60 years on the throne. The 85-year-old queen begins the jubilee Monday with a set of low-key visits to eastern England that will culminate with major celebrations over four days in June, including a pageant involving a flotilla of 1,000 […]

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Queen Elizabeth Praises Australia’s Flood Victims

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth praised Brisbane residents for their courage Monday during a visit to the Australian city that was hit by devastating floods in January. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, took a yacht cruise along the Brisbane River with Queensland state Premier Anna Bligh, who pointed out areas that were submerged during the […]

Australians Cheer Appearance by Queen Elizabeth II

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of Australians turned out Thursday to cheer Queen Elizabeth II as the British monarch appeared for her first full day of a 10-day tour of the country. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, took a boat ride on a lake in the capital, Canberra, as they kicked off their formal program with a […]

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Australians Rolls Out Warm Welcome for Queen Elizabeth II

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Australia provided a warm welcome for Queen Elizabeth II when the British monarch arrived in the country late Wednesday, in spite of the government’s stated commitment to ending the nation’s allegiance to the crown. The 85-year-old Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, landed at an Australian air force base in the capital, Canberra, and were […]

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Australians Promise Warm Welcome for Queen Elizabeth II

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Australia is planning a warm welcome for Queen Elizabeth II when the British monarch arrives late Wednesday, in spite of the government’s stated commitment to ending the nation’s allegiance to the crown. The 85-year-old Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip, are scheduled to land at an Australian air force base in in the capital, Canberra, […]

British Queen Celebrates 85th Birthday

Posted June 11th, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Britain is celebrating the birthday of Queen Elizabeth with traditional pomp and ceremony. The Queen and her husband rode in a carriage through central London Saturday for the annual military parade in her honor. Her grandson, newlywed Prince William and his bride, Catherine, were also on hand for the celebration. The prince rode on horseback […]

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Queen Elizabeth Honors ‘King’s Speech’ Actor Colin Firth

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Queen Elizabeth on Saturday will honor British actor Colin Firth, who portrayed her father King George VI in the movie “The King’s Speech.” The Oscar winner is one of hundreds receiving one of the queen’s birthday honors. Firth will be named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE. Other awards include […]

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Britain To Celebrate Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Buckingham Palace announced Thursday that Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her 60 years on the throne next year with events including street parties and a 1,000-boat flotilla along London’s Thames River led by the queen on a royal barge. The four-day Diamond Jubilee celebration from June 2 to June 5, 2012, will also feature a carriage […]

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