Stories tagged: Queen Elizabeth II
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 12:50 p.m.
UK Speaker: Trump shouldn’t be allowed to address Parliament
The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said Monday that he strongly opposes letting U.S. President Donald Trump address Parliament during a state visit to the U.K.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 12:34 p.m.
Queen Elizabeth II marks record 65 years on throne
Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to reach the milestone of 65 years on the throne.
Sat., June 11, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Queen Elizabeth II and family mark 90th birthday with parade
LONDON – Queen Elizabeth II and her family marked her official 90th birthday Saturday with a parade, a colorful military ceremony and an appearance on the Buckingham Palace balcony. It …
Wed., July 23, 2014, midnight
Racehorse owned by Britain’s queen fails dope test
A racehorse owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine. Buckingham Palace says …
Wed., July 17, 2013, 6:47 a.m.
Britain legalizes gay marriage
LONDON — Britain has legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow told lawmakers that the royal assent had …
Fri., June 21, 2013, midnight
A beaming Queen Elizabeth II received the Gold Cup trophy on Thursday after becoming the first reigning British monarch in history with a winning horse in Royal Ascot’s biggest race. …
Thu., July 23, 2009, 3:06 p.m.
Vet celebrates 109th birthday at Rosauers
Even though it was his birthday, Jack Babcock had his standard lunch Thursday at the Rosauers restaurant on North Division: a plate of long-cut french fries with two tubs of …