Monarch to miss meeting of 'original worldwide web' for first time in 40 years as she scales back duties
Welsh artist Dan Llywelyn Hall accused of making monarch look 'hideous' in large-scale painting
Among the international guests will be FW De Klerk, the last president of apartheid South Africa
Foreign Secretary intervenes as preparations for £10m 'Operation True Blue' intensify
Britain's first and only female PM was a 'great PM and great Briton' says David Cameron
Olympics opening ceremony director reveals monarch was easy to direct and made up her own lines
Labour peer airs concerns of 'royalist friend' but should he be the one to leave public life?
List of 100 politicians, entertainers and business leaders too 'white, middle-aged and middle-class'
She might be tempted to speak out on gay marriage and Leveson - but risks a constitutional crisis if she does
The nurse who died after receiving a prank call was found hanging from a scarf
Tearful presenters apologise to Saldanha family – but why did 2Day FM broadcast without permission?
After a year of celebrations and success Britain is voted country with the most cultural clout
Opinion Digest: the UKIP threat, Clegg’s conference speech, and the BBC’s foolish mistake
OPINION DIGEST: PMs Letterman appearance, breaching royal protocol, and Mitchell's freedom protest
BBC correspondent reveals that the Queen was 'upset', but has to apologise for breaking her confidence
Professor Stephen Hawking narrates three-hour science spectacular topped off by Ian Dury's Spasticus Autisticus