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Britons Vote To Leave EU -- The End Of An Empire

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 08.05.2016 | World
Nake M. Kamrany

The "leave vote" has caused Britain without a functioning government and the uncertainty associated thereof raising the issue of how to reverse the "leave" vote including the possibility of another referendum and avoid the invocation of the formal process of divorce from EU under Article 50 of the 2007 Lisbon Treaty.

For Crown, Queen and Shakespeare

Michael Radou Moussou | Posted 09.10.2016 | Politics
Michael Radou Moussou

In becoming the longest reigning monarch in the history of her 'sceptered isle,' Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is moving today from the fairytale land assigned to her, into another realm, one reserved to the some of the most important political personalities in History: the legendary.

Queen Elizabeth Becomes UK's Longest-Reigning Monarch

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 09.10.2015 | World

EDINBURGH — Queen Elizabeth, who ascended the throne aged just 25 as her exhausted country struggled to recover from the ravages of World War Two, m...

TOP SECRET: The 2015 Cannonball Run - 2 girls, 2.5 thousand miles, 6 days

Sarah Cannata | Posted 06.18.2016 | Impact
Sarah Cannata

A couple of girls, 2.5 thousand miles, 6 days... It can only mean one thing... The TOP SECRET 2015 Cannonball Run is back! Bursting onto the scene i...

WackiLeaks - Hacking Our Way Through History, Volume 1

Dan Pasternack | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Dan Pasternack

WackiLeaks has unearthed a treasure trove of similar correspondences from the email accounts of notable figures going back for many years. Below is one such chain. They too must have assumed their accounts were secure, given the frank nature of the content.

Britain's Prince Charles To Make 'Heartfelt Interventions' As King

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

According to the British press, Prince Charles does not want to be like his mother. A long time ally of Prince Charles revealed to Britain's The G...

Next Royal Milestone: September 20, 2013

Will Bower | Posted 11.02.2013 | Style
Will Bower

183 years ago, on June 26th, 1830 -- at the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 5 days -- William IV became king upon the death of his older brother, George IV. (William IV is probably best known for being the uncle and predecessor of Queen Victoria.)

Royal Baby Ho-Hum

Michael Drew | Posted 09.23.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

But the American media obsession with the British monarchy, and the line of succession, is appalling. I mean, really: Who cares who'll be king? This isn't Game of Thrones (unfortunately).

George Washington and the Queen

Steve Clemons | Posted 08.04.2012 | DC
Steve Clemons

Tonight much of Washington, D.C.'s glitterati will attend the Diamond Jubilee festivities saluting the reign of Queen Elizabeth II at the British Embassy.

God Bless America. God Save the Queen

Robin Koerner | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Whereas Americans find their identity in the future that they are building, the British find their identity in their past -- in the institutions, ideas and even buildings that tell the story of a nation that has always been a work in progress.

God Save the Queen (But Not the Monarchy)

Christina Patterson | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

You can look at an old lady, in big specs and a bright coat, and hope that she's the last in a ridiculous line, but also agree with Barack Obama, and say that she makes us "very proud."

PHOTOS: Long Live Queen Elizabeth II & Her Style

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 02.06.2012 | Style

All hail the Queen! Today countries all over the world are celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, a holiday which marks 60 years si...

PHOTOS: Queen Celebrates 300th Anniversary Of St. Paul's

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

LONDON (AP)—St. Paul's Cathedral celebrated its 300th anniversary and the completion of a 15-year restoration project on Tuesday, with Queen Elizabe...

See What President Obama Gave To The British Royals

Posted 07.24.2011 | World

As President Obama has learned firsthand, exchanging gifts during formal state occasions can be a challenge. The president was largely derided in ...

Never Before Seen Photo Of Princess Di's Death To Appear At Cannes

Posted 07.10.2011 | World

On the heels of Prince William and Kate Middleton's spectacular wedding, Britain's royals are now bracing themselves for a much darker occasion -- the...

Royal Wedding Snubs: See Who Didn't Make The Cut

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.28.2011 | World

In what has been deemed "a snub of historic proportions," the last two British prime ministers, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair, have been left off the gu...

From Islamists To Irish Militants, Royal Wedding Threats Worry Security

Posted 06.20.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - From Islamist and Irish republican militants to anarchists and crazed stalkers, British police appear to be facing a huge array of ...

Kate and William: 100 Days to Go

Rome Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rome Hartman

Somewhere there's a shrink who can analyze why a nation founded on getting rid of an English King remains so interested in the monarchy, but I think we may as well indulge, guilt-free, in as much royal star-gazing as we'd like.

Queen Elizabeth Welcomes First Great-Grandchild

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Queen Elizabeth II will ring in 2011 with an extra-special addition to the royal family: her first great-granddaughter. As the BBC is reporting, t...

Queen's Panties Up For Auction

newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

You can buy some weird stuff at auctions, but this is arguably the weirdest: a pair of underwear that allegedly belonged to Queen Elizabeth II....

Pete Broadbent, Church Of England Bishop, Apologizes To William And Kate After Facebook Diss

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Church of England bishop issued a formal apology to the newly-engaged Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton, after the clergyman posted a no...

Queen Welcomes Emir Of Qatar To Windsor Castle (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite chilly temperatures, Queen Elizabeth II formally welcomed the emir of Qatar to Britain on Tuesday with a lavish ceremony and formal banquet at...

Prince Harry's Kidnapping Depicted In UK Documentary (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A new drama-documentary featuring a mock Afghan kidnapping of Prince Harry is set to debut on UK TV tonight despite infuriating British military offic...

Queen Surrenders Control Of Royal Finances In Secret U.K. Deal

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Queen has been forced to give up the ultimate right to manage the Palace's financial affairs in a secret deal signed by Palace aides and the Gover...

Prince Harry Shoots At The U.S. Military Academy

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Prince Harry kicked off his 3-day trip to New York by shooting around with some cadets at West Point. His gun of choice? A M4 5.56mm carbine, the st...