Michael Bywater

How a republican atheist like me can love a Fidei Defensor like you

Sun 3 Jun, AT 06:15 Michael Bywater

Big anniversaries for the Queen and the Common Book of Prayer make this journalist proud to be English

Afghan war sketch 1800s by the artist W LLoyd

What hasn't changed in UK since Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

Summary Mon 4 Jun, AT 09:30

War in Afghanistan, an old Etonian in Downing Street and a bust economy... the last time Britain had a Diamond Jubilee

Weather - Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee weather: Beryl rains on Queen's parade

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Jun, AT 14:27

Fresh from battering the US, Beryl is set to rain on Queen's celebrations

Johnny Lydon aka Johnny Rotten

John Lydon: Anarchy is for bullies

One-Minute Read Fri 1 Jun, AT 14:15

Sex Pistols' ex-frontman also claims that God Save the Queen was not an anti-Jubilee anthem

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Queen in quotes: from annus horribilis to Philip's gaffes

Wit and wisdom Tue 5 Jun, AT 09:00

Sixty years of memorable quotes by the Queen, about the Queen and from the Queen's husband

Queen Elizabeth II during the Jubilee tour

Diamond Jubilee: 60 years since what exactly?

First Post Sun 3 Jun, AT 05:45

It's not the 60th anniversary of Elizabeth's accession nor her coronation. So what are we celebrating?

Prince Philip and the Queen

Prince Philip's Diamond Jubilee: the original Royal Rock

Profile Mon 4 Jun, AT 22:30

Longest-serving royal consort in British history described himself as an 'amoeba' – but the nation owes him more than it knows

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