Queen Elizabeth II
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 23: Queen Elizabeth II is greeted by Jeffrey Archer (L) and his wife Mary Archer (2nd L) during her visit to Rosie Maternity Hospital on May 23, 2013 in Cambridge, England. During her visit to officially open the Rosie Hospital, the Queen visited the hospital's Birthing Centre and met staff and new mothers.
In terms of watching dance or performances, there’s a closeness to it that makes it remarkable. In the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, the balcony dress circle starts in row 25, so that’s 25 rows away [from the stage]. With the Centre everything is just pushed forward … so it’s a much more intimate space.
We have to remember, Elizabeth came to the throne at an incredibly young age. She was only 25 and in part, the British attachment to Queen Elizabeth is connected to the length of her reign.
We have to remember, Elizabeth came to the throne at an incredibly young age. She was only 25 and in part, the British attachment to Queen Elizabeth is connected to the length of her reign.More quotes »
Helen Mirren, as Queen Elizabeth II, meets with sick boy
Mirren , in character as Queen Elizabeth II, has helped grant the wish of a terminally child who wanted to have tea with the British monarch.When the real Queen was unavailable to meet with Oliver Burton, 10, who has Down Syndrome and was recently diagnosed 5/23/13 Read more »
Helen Mirren launches expletives at drummers who disrupt theater performance
for the queen , please.A troupe of street drummers got a shock when Helen Mirren , dressed as Queen Elizabeth II , emerged from a London theater to berate them for disrupting her show.Mirren is starring in "The Audience," a drama about the weekly meetings Read more »
Invitations to Margaret Thatcher's funeral sent
it will be the grandest such service seen in Britain since the death in 2002 of the Queen Mother Elizabeth . Queen Elizabeth II will be there -- the first time the monarch has attended a prime minister's funeral since Winston Churchill 's in 1965. The invitation Read more »
Brits bet on Alexandra as royal baby name
Carolyn Harris, who lectures at the University of Toronto 's school of continuing studies. Alexandra is the name of Queen Elizabeth II 's great-grandmother, a Danish princess who married Edward VII. The full name of Elizabeth herself also includes Alexandra, Read more »
UK lawmakers to pay tribute to Margaret Thatcher
over into debate about the public expense of her April 17 funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral, which will be attended by Queen Elizabeth II and dignitaries from around the world.The only other funeral of a prime minister which the queen has attended was that of Read more »
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a spot on Forbes maggie’s power couples list alongside 15 other mucky-mucks including Barack and Michelle Obama and Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. (Gi also made the business bible’s recent powerful women list) ... Liberty Hotel and Charles Hotel honcho 12:43 AM from Boston Herald Read more »
Prince Edward presents Edinburgh's awards in Tenn.
Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, has visited Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's charities, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, has visited Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's 5/23/13 from The Seattle Times Read more »
Queen Elizabeth takes the bus in Cambridge
CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday (May 23) toured toured a world-leading research institute dubbed the "Nobel Prize factory" in Cambridge. Peering down a powerful microscope to look at minute mice eggs, the Queen appeared 5/23/13 from Reuters Read more »
Time warp: Official portrait places Queen Elizabeth in imagined scene
Royals Peter Jeary, Senior Foreign Desk Editor, NBC News 2 hours ago NBC News An official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by artist Ralph Heimans portrays her in a contemplative pose — and in a setting from six decades ago. A new portrait of Britain’s Queen 5/23/13 from MSNBC Read more »
Video: Stella McCartney Awarded Top Honors by Queen!
made an officer of the Order of the British Empire. The London-based designer received this top honor and was pinned by Queen Elizabeth II herself. For the occasion, she tested out what is already emerging as one of Fall’s big trends: the skirt suit. Wearing 5/23/13 from Smart Mom Style Read more »