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Queen turns a new page in royal tradition

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has appointed her first black equerry, a senior staff member in charge of assisting the royal household.

10 Jul 2017 1:41 AM

First black Ghanaian-born appointed as equerry to assist UK Queen’s household

Ghanaian-born Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah from the Household Cavalry will take on a role that requires immense discretion.

09 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

Hunger gains for the ‘MEAL’ieu

A young Indian’s presence at the Buckingham Palace today symbolises the long journey the two countries have taken together.

02 Jul 2017 6:03 AM

UK: Indian anti-hunger activist honoured with Young Leaders Award by Queen

Ankit Kawatra is the founder of Feeding India, an organisation that aims to eradicate hunger and food wastage in India.

30 Jun 2017 3:41 PM

24-year-old becomes first woman captain at Buckingham Palace

Megan Couto has been given the prestigious role of Captain of The Queen's Guard, responsible for guarding the London palace.

27 Jun 2017 10:21 AM


No mention of US President Trump's visit to UK in Queen's speech

The omission follows media reports that Trump no longer wants to come because of British public opposition to the visit.

21 Jun 2017 5:34 PM

Queen’s speech vows ‘best possible deal’ for UK, outlines Brexit laws

The state opening of parliament by Queen Elizabeth II came after a string of tragedies which have shaken the nation.

21 Jun 2017 5:30 PM

UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection

The palace says Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, was admitted as a precautionary measure and is in good spirits.

21 Jun 2017 3:57 PM

To ease way for new Brexit laws, UK PM May cancels Queen’s speech to MPs

In a highly unusual move, the parliamentary session is being doubled to two years, reports said.

18 Jun 2017 11:42 AM

UK polls: Session on hung parliament delayed as Queen’s speech ‘needs time to dry’

PM Theresa May’s official spokesperson suggested that the state opening of parliament, scheduled for June 19, will be pushed back.

13 Jun 2017 11:18 AM


UK Queen responds to birthday invite by four-year-old Indian-origin boy

"The Queen hopes you have a very happy birthday on June 25," it read.

08 May 2017 5:14 PM

Prince Philip, 95, will quit all royal engagements from Sept

Prince Philip has accompanied the Queen on all major foreign tours, including three visits to India.

05 May 2017 2:20 AM

Diana’s ‘Dearest Pa’ retires

Prince Philip, 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will retire from public duties.

05 May 2017 2:15 AM

Donald Trump fears the ‘Theresa stairs scare’ in Britain

The United States President is a self-confessed “germaphobe” who, aides say, does not like using handrails or shaking hands.

24 Apr 2017 6:07 AM

Rihanna’s Insta-shoutout to Queen Elizabeth II is too funny

A day after Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday, Rihanna gave an Insta-shoutout to the monarch in her own way.

23 Apr 2017 3:57 PM


Britain's Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st birthday

The monarch has given herself the day off from formal engagements and will mark the milestone privately at her home near London.

21 Apr 2017 4:02 PM

Queen Elizabeth II employs 'footwoman' to break in her new shoes

The shoes have to be immediately comfortable...she does get someone to wear them, says designer.

12 Apr 2017 9:52 AM

Queen Elizabeth II seeks phone operator to handle 4,000 calls per week

The starting salary is 23,000 pounds-a-year plus benefits and a 15 per cent employer contribution pension scheme.

05 Apr 2017 6:29 PM

Queen Elizabeth II seeks new furnishings manager for 3 royal residences

The job, which has a closing date of April 6, requires ‘extensive experience’ with soft furnishings and curtain projects.

28 Mar 2017 1:33 PM

Queen Elizabeth II authorises British PM to begin Brexit

May has said she will address the British parliament to inform lawmakers that she has triggered Article 50.

16 Mar 2017 6:03 PM