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No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

David Johnston, who is the British queen's representative in Canada where she is head of state, joined the likes of former US first lady Michelle Obama in breaching unspoken rules of behaviour when meeting the monarch.

Queen Elizabeth II set for 8% pay rise

Queen Elizabeth II set for 8% pay rise

According to the latest accounts released this week, the Queen and the Royal Family's official travel cost the UK taxpayer 4.5 million pounds during 2016/17, up 500,000 pounds from the previous year.

 

Britain's Prince Philip hospitalised with infection but is in 'good spirits'

Philip, who is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh and has sometimes drawn attention with headline-grabbing gaffes, has been by the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne and she has described him as "my strength and stay".

State opening of UK Parliament on Jun 21

The announcement of the date indicates the Conservatives are confident they can agree a deal with the Democratic Unionists, whose 10 MPs that will allow them to get their agenda through the Commons.

22 killed in Manchester terror attack, bomber identified as Salman Abedi; ISIS claims responsibility

22 killed in Manchester terror attack, bomber identified as Salman Abedi; ISIS claims responsibility

The British police on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who killed 22 people, including children, in an attack on a crowded concert hall in Manchester, and said they were trying to establish whether he had acted alone or with help from others.

4-year-old Indian-origin kid invites Queen Elizabeth II to his birthday - here's how she responded

4-year-old Indian-origin kid invites Queen Elizabeth II to his birthday - here's how she responded

"I really like your crown and the red cloak you wear; it’s like a superhero."

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is to retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday.

Women India Network launched in UK

A new network for women from diverse fields has been launched in the UK.

Queen Elizabeth II learns dance mudras with Indian dancer Arunima

Queen Elizabeth II had an impromptu lesson in Indian dance mudras, or ritual hand gestures, when the 90-year-old monarch met celebrated dancer and choreographer Arunima Kumar at Buckingham Palace here.

Buckingham Palace offers 30,000 pounds annual package to run Queen's Twitter account

Buckingham Palace is offering a 30,000 pounds annual package for a job to run Queen Elizabeth's personal Twitter account, having 2.77 million followers.

England pacer Stuart Broad receives MBE from Prince Charles; undergoes Test captaincy interview

England pacer Stuart Broad receives MBE from Prince Charles; undergoes Test captaincy interview

Broad was recognised for his services to cricket by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.

Manish Arora gets royal invite for special reception at Buckingham Palace

Manish Arora gets royal invite for special reception at Buckingham Palace

Veteran designer Manish Arora will visit the Buckingham Palace in London for a special reception being held to mark the beginning of the UK-India Year of Culture.

Lord Snowdon, husband of Britain's late Princess Margaret, dies aged 86

Lord Snowdon, the photographer former husband of Queen Elizabeth`s late younger sister Princess Margaret has died aged 86, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Friday.

Queen Elizabeth II was ''nearly shot'' by palace guard

The Queen apparently likes to go for a stroll when she cannot sleep.

Drawing laughter and a few tears, David Cameron takes his final bow as British PM

Drawing laughter and a few tears, David Cameron takes his final bow as British PM

Theresa May will become Britain`s second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher.

Theresa May prepares to take over as British PM

Theresa May prepares to take over as British PM

British PM David Cameron will hold his final weekly question and answer session in Parliament before tendering his resignation to Queen Elizabeth II.

Theresa May becomes Conservative leader, to take over as British PM on Wednesday

Theresa May becomes Conservative leader, to take over as British PM on Wednesday

British Home Secretary Theresa May on Monday was confirmed as the new leader of the Conservative Party with "immediate effect" and set to succeed David Cameroon as Prime Minister of Britain on Wednesday.

UK government rejects 4m-strong petition for 2nd EU vote

The British government formally rejected a petition signed by more than 4.125 million people calling for a second referendum.

British 'barbarians' need manners lesson, says China paper

British 'barbarians' need manners lesson, says China paper

The remarks made headlines worldwide on Wednesday but were initially largely censored in China, blacked out of BBC World transmissions.

Nigeria, Afghanistan are 'fantastically corrupt': Cameron

Nigeria, Afghanistan are 'fantastically corrupt': Cameron

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby intervened, however, to defend the Nigerian premier.