Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Just how many dogs does she own? In countless photographs ... she was nine years old, shifting responsibly to her father. When King George VI died and Elizabeth took his place, Susan was there. And now, 60 years later, the United Kingdom celebrates the diamond jubilee – corgis and ... 06/2/2012 - 12:44 am | View Link
Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Highlights of Telegraph coverage tune in to our Diamond Jubilee page for live coverage from the river pageant, Buckingham Palace concert and royal parade throughout the bank holiday. Remind yourself of the Queen's reign with our '60 years in 60 photographs' gallery. A full schedule of ... 05/30/2012 - 6:44 am | View Link
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Royal Mail Unveil Stamps Commemorating 60-Year Reign [PHOTOS] The Royal Mail is to release eight new stamps commemorating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, featuring archive photographs highlighting key moments ... Queen Victoria ruled for 63 years and seven months. The stamps will be available at all Post Office branches ... 05/25/2012 - 1:22 am | View Link
Diamond Jubilee: Royal Mail release stamps to celebrate The Queen's 60 years the eight stamps show archive photographs of significant royal moments, including Trooping The Colour in 1967 and the Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977. Moya Greene, chief executive of Royal Mail, said: “The Diamond Jubilee, only the second in royal ... 05/24/2012 - 1:10 pm | View Link
Celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee at the National Portrait Gallery in London The weekend of June 2nd to 5th will mark the Queen's 60th year on the throne, signaling the event of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee ... the National Portrait Gallery in Trafalgar Square. The Queen: Art and Image includes 60 prints, paintings and photographs ... 05/24/2012 - 12:11 am | View Link
Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II The Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II was a multinational celebration throughout 2012, that marked the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on ... 11/30/2016 - 9:38 pm | View Website
Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II The Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II was the international celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the thrones of seven ... 11/30/2016 - 9:09 pm | View Website
Pictures: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee | Metro UK 06/05/1959 of Queen Elizabeth II being welcomed by her State guest, the Shah of Iran, as she arrives with the Duke of Edinburgh (behind) at the Iranian Embassy in ... 11/29/2016 - 8:28 pm | View Website
BBC As the UK’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II has seen Britain change dramatically over the years. Yet she has remained a constant presence in the lives ... 04/20/2016 - 7:54 pm | View Website
90 stunning photographs marking the Queen's 90th birthday ... She’s our longest reigning monarch, the iconic face of the nation and the most prestigious elder Stateswoman in the world. But, as these 90 beautiful pictures show ... 04/20/2016 - 2:32 pm | View Website
In the mid-twentieth century, General Tso’s chicken was invented. Over ensuing decades, a series of serendipitous events made it among the most popular Chinese dishes in the United States.
Peng Chang-kuei, the inventor, died on Nov. 30 in Taipei, Taiwan. The chef, who had two children from a marriage in mainland China and five from a second marriage in Taiwan, was 97-years-old by Western reckoning.
He was born in September, 1919 in Hunan Province.
Last week’s historic phone call between U. S. President-elect Donald Trump and the President of Taiwan broke almost four decades of diplomatic protocol, prompting measured rebukes from the Chinese leadership, which claims sovereignty over the self-governing island-state.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) was careful not to send bilateral relations into an unrecoverable tailspin before Trump had even entered the Oval Office.
The Barstow Knights have made three straight appearances in the Missouri Class 3 state championship, a streak propelled by their self-proclaimed “The Big Three.” After two-thirds of the moniker graduated …
By Steve Gust For The OklahomanToastmasters International, the nonprofit educational organization, is bucking a trend and is not suffering the recruitment challenges faced by some civic organizations.
It seems that knowing how to effectively communicate in front of a group of people never seems to go out of style.
Doug Weeks, of Altus, is a district director of Toastmasters and estimates the state has between 1,700 and 1,800 members, including 45 clubs in the metro area.
"Toastmasters is great for those who are into self-improvement," he said.
A member of the international board of directors, David McCallister, of Arlington, Texas, was in the metro area recently to give recognition to two groups that have embraced the goals of improving communication, public speaking and leadership.
One presentation was made at Oklahoma City's AAA auto club.
BY THOMAS MAUPIN For The OklahomanNORMAN — It wasn't the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, but eighth-graders at Irving Middle School had their own rocket fun last week.
The students on Thursday were taking part in rocket launching on a field just south of the school's main building, at 125 Vicksburg Ave.