Queen Elizabeth II

‘Not all Britons are gearing up for the jubilee’
Queen Elizabeth II at Paddington Station on May 17, 2022
Instant Opinion

‘Not all Britons are gearing up for the jubilee’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
18 May 2022
Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 May
Prince Charles stands in for the Queen at the State Opening of Parliament
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Quiz of The Week: 7 - 13 May

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13 May 2022
‘A confused Conservative Party doesn’t know who they stand for’
Boris Johnson
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‘A confused Conservative Party doesn’t know who they stand for’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
11 May 2022
Black Rod, the crown and a hostage: the strangest traditions of the Queen’s Speech
The Yeomen of the Guard
In Depth

Black Rod, the crown and a hostage: the strangest traditions of the Queen’s Speech

Rituals surrounding State Opening of Parliament are among the most unusual UK customs
10 May 2022
Fake priest cons his way into Windsor barracks
The band of the Coldstream Guards, whose barracks are near Windsor Castle
Behind the scenes

Fake priest cons his way into Windsor barracks

The intruder joked with officers in their mess before being offered a bed for the night
3 May 2022
How the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being celebrated
Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace
The latest on . . .

How the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is being celebrated

Planned events to mark royal anniversary include four-day bank holiday in June
29 Apr 2022
What The Palace Papers reveals about the royals
The Royal Family
Between the lines

What The Palace Papers reveals about the royals

New tell-all account gives insiders’ views of palace rows and scandals
29 Apr 2022

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‘Prince Harry cannot resist plunging the knife into the Royal Family’
Prince Harry
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‘Prince Harry cannot resist plunging the knife into the Royal Family’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Apr 2022
Why does the Queen have two birthdays?
 A picture released by the Royal Windsor Horse Show to mark the Queen’s 96th birthday
In Brief

Why does the Queen have two birthdays?

The monarch marks her 96th birthday with a ‘mini break’ to Norfolk
21 Apr 2022
Prince Harry, Meghan and the Queen’s Jubilee: ‘a delicate balancing act’
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at the Invictus Games
Talking point

Prince Harry, Meghan and the Queen’s Jubilee: ‘a delicate balancing act’

Commentators fear the Sussexes’ presence could be a ‘PR disaster’ that ‘overshadows’ the celebrations
20 Apr 2022
Prince Andrew escorts the Queen: the start of a royal rehabilitation?
 Prince Andrew and the Queen
Between the lines

Prince Andrew escorts the Queen: the start of a royal rehabilitation?

Royals face criticism for ‘cynical’ and ‘distasteful’ move at Prince Philip memorial
30 Mar 2022
Prince Philip’s thanksgiving: the order of service
Royal family gathered at Prince Philip's memorial
In Depth

Prince Philip’s thanksgiving: the order of service

Representatives from the Duke of Edinburgh’s charitable causes attended today's remembrance service
29 Mar 2022
Jamaica’s republic plans: what next for the Commonwealth?
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Getting to grips with . . .

Jamaica’s republic plans: what next for the Commonwealth?

The former British colony may become the second Caribbean island to sever relations with British monarchy in four months
25 Mar 2022
A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilees
Queen’s carriage during royal procession 1977
In pictures

A look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s jubilees

This year marks the fourth major anniversary during the Queen’s 70-year reign
25 Mar 2022
How the Queen may be treated for ‘mild’ Covid
The Queen
Getting to grips with . . .

How the Queen may be treated for ‘mild’ Covid

Newly approved oral antiviral drugs could aid the monarch’s recovery
21 Feb 2022
The most popular British royals 2022
Royal family
In Depth

The most popular British royals 2022

The Queen remains nation’s favourite royal heading into jubilee year
21 Feb 2022
How rich is the Royal Family?
Royal family
In Depth

How rich is the Royal Family?

The royal bank account will be dented by Prince Andrew’s multi-million pound sex abuse settlement
17 Feb 2022
Is public money being used for Prince Andrew’s abuse settlement?
Prince Andrew
Today’s big question

Is public money being used for Prince Andrew’s abuse settlement?

MP raises questions over who is paying Duke of York’s multimillion-pound deal
17 Feb 2022
Michael Fawcett: friend to Prince Charles behind cash-for-honours inquiry
Michael Fawcett with Prince Charles
Profile

Michael Fawcett: friend to Prince Charles behind cash-for-honours inquiry

Former aide so ‘indispensable’ to Prince of Wales that he would ‘squeeze Charles’s toothpaste’
17 Feb 2022
What next for Prince Andrew after sex abuse case settlement?
Prince Andrew
Today’s big question

What next for Prince Andrew after sex abuse case settlement?

Campaigners ask how Duke of York is funding payout to Virginia Roberts Giuffre and ‘substantial donation’ to victims’ rights charity
16 Feb 2022
Will Camilla be queen?
Camilla Parker Bowles and the Queen
In Depth

Will Camilla be queen?

Queen Elizabeth has ‘settled an argument that’s been raging for many years’
7 Feb 2022
How the monarchy lost and won public favour over 200 years
George IV was regularly lampooned in the media for his lifestyle
Expert’s view

How the monarchy lost and won public favour over 200 years

Lessons provided by King George IV still hold today as Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne
7 Feb 2022
Accession Day: how the Queen will mark 70 years on the throne
Queen receives flowers
In Depth

Accession Day: how the Queen will mark 70 years on the throne

6 February marks the beginning of the monarch’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
1 Feb 2022
Inside Sandringham: the Queen’s favoured place to mark accession day
Sandringham Estate
In Depth

Inside Sandringham: the Queen’s favoured place to mark accession day

Her Majesty will stay in Prince Philip’s cottage on the estate for landmark anniversary
27 Jan 2022
The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles
Prince Andrew
Behind the scenes

The fallout of stripping Prince Andrew’s royal titles

‘Brutal’ decision rules out return to public life for the duke – and may sound warning to Prince Harry
14 Jan 2022
Rare 50p coins: which are the most valuable?
Hands hold new 50p coins
In Brief

Rare 50p coins: which are the most valuable?

Commemorative Platinum Jubilee coin reminiscent of other historic designs
6 Jan 2022
‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’
Tony Blair
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‘The delay to Tony Blair’s award could be a royal comment on his botched job’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
5 Jan 2022
The most striking news photographs of 2021
Jake Angeli storming the Capitol
In pictures

The most striking news photographs of 2021

From the Capitol attack to heartbreaking scenes at Kabul airport
27 Dec 2021
The 39 towns competing to be cities
St Michael’s Mount in Marazion
In Depth

The 39 towns competing to be cities

Queen will approve ‘upgrade’ in status to winning locations next year as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations
23 Dec 2021
What is inside the buried Mountbatten diaries?
Mountbatten with Prince Philip
Between the lines

What is inside the buried Mountbatten diaries?

Historian fighting for release of personal journal and letters censored to protect ‘dignity of the Queen’
19 Nov 2021
Operation London Bridge: what happens when the Queen dies?
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) sits with Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh as she delivers her speech in the House of Lords, during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westm
In Depth

Operation London Bridge: what happens when the Queen dies?

The monarch missed yesterday’s Cenotaph ceremony for first time in 22 years
15 Nov 2021
‘Prince Andrew’s defence teeters on the edge of victim blaming – and then plummets right into it’
Prince Andrew
Instant Opinion

‘Prince Andrew’s defence teeters on the edge of victim blaming – and then plummets right into it’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
3 Nov 2021
Which Royals might step in to help the Queen?
Princess Beatrice
Behind the scenes

Which Royals might step in to help the Queen?

Aides reportedly drafting plans to extend ‘elite group’ authorised to deputise for Her Majesty amid health worries
1 Nov 2021
Inside Balmoral: the Queen’s Scottish holiday home
Balmoral Castle
In Depth

Inside Balmoral: the Queen’s Scottish holiday home

Furnishings in Her Majesty’s ‘surreal’ summer residence include cushion saying ‘It’s good to be Queen’
29 Oct 2021
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