Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott marked his country`s national day Monday by honouring Britain`s Prince Philip with a knighthood, sparking criticism from his political opposition of being in a "time warp".
Stepping up its defence of Prince Andrew, Buckingham Palace on Sunday again "emphatically denied" that the Duke of York had sexual contact with an American woman who was allegedly kept as an underage "sex slave" by a Wall Street billionaire, branding the allegations false and without any foundation.
Healing differences in Scotland after a divisive referendum that came close to splitting the United Kingdom this year will take time, Queen Elizabeth II said in her annual Christmas broadcast on Thursday.
British pop legend Elton John married David Furnish on Sunday, exactly nine years since their civil partnership, with stars including David and Victoria Beckham and actor Hugh Grant attending the ceremony.
Pakistan-born British poet Imtiaz Dharker, whose works include 'The Terrorist at my Table' and 'Over the Moon', has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry in recognition of her lifetime's contribution to poetry.
Britain`s Prince Charles plans to make "heartfelt interventions" in national life when he becomes king, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday, citing sources close to the outspoken heir to the throne.
Queen Elizabeth II is older, her husband's face more etched by time, but the Remembrance Sunday ceremony remains reassuringly the same: two minutes of silence, then the monarch lays a poppy-laden wreath at the foot of the Cenotaph, followed by senior royals and other dignitaries.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person after describing how she "purred" down the telephone when he told her Scotland had rejected independence, media reported Thursday.