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Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital after stomach bug

Queen Elizabeth II left the London hospital where she'd been treated for the symptoms of a stomach infection today, following a brief and rare hospitalization for the 86-year-old head of state.


Queen's granddaughter raises Britain's medal hopes

Princes William and Harry have come out for a second day to cheer on Zara Phillips as Britain contends for a medal in equestrian eventing's final show jump competition.


Queen Elizabeth shakes hands with ex-IRA chief

Britain's Queen Elizabeth shook the hand of former IRA guerrilla commander Martin McGuinness for the first time on Wednesday, drawing a line under a conflict that cost the lives of thousands of soldiers and civilians, including that of her cousin.


Crowds jam London for solo queen's jubilee finale

Cheering crowds thronged the streets of London on Tuesday for the grand finale to four days of festivities marking Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee attended by millions across Britain.


Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II outlines government focus on economic, constitutional reforms

With all the pomp and ceremony befitting the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday unveiled the government’s agenda for the coming year, foreshadowing heated debates over reform of the House of Lords, state pensions, financial regulation and the introduction of a law broadening the scope of intelligence agents to monitor communications.


Queen Elizabeth II to open 2012 Olympics

2012 Olympics

Queen Elizabeth II's busy summer calendar just got a bit more crowded.
Buckingham Palace said the monarch will open both the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics this summer, signaling that both events will be celebrated as great state occasions - something the British are famous for.


Obama in London: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Obamas for state visit

Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Obama to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, marking the start of a state visit with the British monarch.


Bomb found as Queen Elizabeth heads to Ireland

An explosive device was discovered ahead of Queen Elizabeth II's arrival in Dublin on Tuesday, according to Irish authorities and media reports.


The Socialite Network: UK's Queen joins Facebook

Queen Elizabeth II is now on Facebook - but she's not going to be your friend.


Prince Harry Wants to Return to War

Prince Harry Wants to Return to War

The royal family has never been so bad-ass. Prince Harry is not done serving his country. The grandson of Queen Elizabeth II said on ABC's Good Morning America that he would love to return to the front lines in Afghanistan.


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