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Queen Elizabeth II Supports Gay Rights?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Queen Elizabeth II is expected to sign a new charter for the Commonwealth, a document which many have interpreted as a nod to gay rights. On Monda...

Queen Goes 3D

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2013 | World

LONDON, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth will use her traditional Christmas Day message, filmed in 3D for the first time, to pay tribute...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth Surprises Us (And Nearby Construction Workers)

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.20.2012 | Style

Well this was unexpected.

The Prank That Sank

Jocelyn Greenky | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Jocelyn Greenky

What were those two DJs thinking? Answer: Only themselves. My heart sank when I read the news that the nurse tragically died after being a victim of...

British Nurse's Apparent Suicide Is Tragic, But Media and Public Response Has Been Over the Top

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.

Movie Review: Hyde Park on Hudson

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Roger Michell's Hyde Park on Hudson is half a good movie. When it focuses on the quirks and manipulations of international events, it crackles and pops -- and when it turns its attention to the soap-operatic romance, it settles into a dull hum.

Burn, Buckingham Palace, Burn!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.09.2012 | Impact

When Eddie Heath asked the queen if he could burn down Buckingham Palace in effigy, she naturally said ... yes? Heath does this sort of thing often...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth II Channels Kate Middleton

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 10.31.2012 | Style


Alan Bennett's The Uncommon Reader

Dana Sachs | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Dana Sachs

Any reader will relate to this sudden love affair with books -- the hunger for reading, its satisfactions and frustrations, that unavoidable sense that there are so many good books to read and none of us can ever manage, as the queen says, to catch up.

What the Queen Might Learn From Abu Hamza

Christina Patterson | Posted 11.29.2012 | World
Christina Patterson

The constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states and the man with the hook never had tea. She never praised him for his charity work, or asked him if he'd had to travel far. But the Queen didn't need to meet Abu Hamza for tea to know what he was doing.

When All Are Included in the Olympics, We All Are Stronger

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.28.2012 | Sports
Norma Cook Everist

The world is large, and, yes, smaller. An athlete is born in one country, goes to school in another and trains in yet another. What is your home country? Have we crossed all boundaries? Yes, and no.

Queen Elizabeth & SamCam Match

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

One favors young designers, stilettos and Fashion Week. The other prefers matching coat-and-dress combos, sensible black shoes and the occasional hair...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth & Samantha Cameron Wear Matching Dresses

Posted 07.24.2012 | Style

One favors young designers, stilettos and Fashion Week. The other prefers matching coat-and-dress combos, sensible black shoes and the occasional hair...

PHOTOS: The Queen Wears Neon Green For Historic Moment

Posted 06.27.2012 | Style

Sure , she may favor sensible hats over fascinators and pearls over, say, spiked choker necklaces (the mind reels...). But Queen Elizabeth II isn't af...

Lee Speigel

The Bizarre UFO Sighting That Kicked Off Britain's Flying Saucer Debate | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

When Queen Elizabeth II, who recently celebrated her Diamond Jubilee marking her 60-year reign in Great Britain, took the throne in 1952, another subj...

Queen Elizabeth Honored For Dedication To Service At Diamond Jubilee Celebration

Posted 06.05.2012 | Impact

Though Queen Elizabeth's 60-year reign has been marked by a variety of both challenges and triumphs, there's been one constant: her commitment to serv...

Unpaid Workers Suffer During Queen's Jubilee

Posted 06.12.2012 | World

While many Brits were reveling in Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, a number of workers running the event were paid little or nothing at all, even...

PHOTOS: The Diamond Jubilee Concert Includes, Like, Everyone In England

Posted 06.04.2012 | Style

A giant boat parade is cool (ok, totally awesome). But after the soggy barge pageant Londoners endured on Sunday, it must be nice to cozy up in Buckin...

Diamond Jubilee: A Look Back At Elizabeth's Glorious Coronation

Posted 06.04.2012 | Media

As Queen Elizabeth celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, we thought it was worth taking A Look Back at what, exactly, she is celebrating: her glorious coron...

Four Days Of Royal Pomp

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

By Michael Holden LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) - Britain embarks on four days of pomp, pageantry and patriotism on Saturday to mark Queen ...

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.

PHOTOS: Who Stole Queen Elizabeth II's Crown?

Posted 05.23.2012 | Style

Bored with Cannes? Tired of all the "What To Expect When You're Expecting" premieres? Well have we got a good red carpet for you. Today Queen Eliz...

HER CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT? Queen Elizabeth's Used Panties Sell For $18,000

TMZ | Posted 07.22.2012 | Weird News

Queen Elizabeth's dirty, old undies will have a new home after a mystery panty raider snatched 'em up at an Internet auction for $18,000. The knic...

PHOTOS: Queen Elizabeth II Is On A Boat

Posted 05.19.2012 | Style

The fun never stops on Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee tour, with Britain's royals traveling all over the United Kingdom (and beyond!) to fete th...

ROYAL YUCK: Queen Elizabeth Is Actually Going To Eat This??

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.01.2012 | Weird News

A lot of people would like to eat like a queen, but probably not if the dish was lamprey pie. But that treat made from eel-like fish is being prepa...