Here's Why Queen Elizabeth Didn't Park Her Butt on the Iron Throne

During last summer's trip to Northern Ireland, Queen Elizabeth paid a visit to the Game of Thrones set. But, much to the dismay of fans of Royals Doing Things photography, she declined to sit on the Iron Throne of Westeros for a quick pic. Turns out she wasn't just toying with our emotions—it's all about protocol. » 3/26/15 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Queen Elizabeth Is the Original Vintage-Frump-Chic Style Icon

Sure, Kate Middleton has great hair and she can probably find the most tasteful item in Zara blindfolded. And in her day, Princess Diana was widely respected as the reigning monarch of Western fashion. But you know who doesn't get enough credit for her style skills? Queen Elizabeth II. » 3/09/15 3:30pm 3/09/15 3:30pm

World Leaders Conspiring to Spoil Prince George Absolutely Rotten

The British royal family has released its annual round-up of official gifts showered upon its various members over the last year, and it appears that the world has banded together to give wee little Prince George the expectation that everywhere he goes for the rest of his life, people will hand him free shit. » 1/15/15 12:10pm 1/15/15 12:10pm

Vacuum Magnate Now Owns More English Land Than the Queen

James Dyson, the man who built a fortune on the bagless vacuum cleaner, now holds more English property with his name on the deed than Queen Elizabeth. » 12/29/14 6:20pm 12/29/14 6:20pm

British Service Member Takes Break From WWII to Fix Her Hair Situation

By V-Day, the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service had over 190,000 members in support roles for the British Army ranging from waitress and truck driver to searchlight and radar operator. Originally a volunteer service, the ATF eventually paid its women two-thirds the pay given to military men. » 11/11/14 11:00am 11/11/14 11:00am

Amanda Bynes Not Getting Married, Tricked Into Psychiatric Hold Instead

Just when we were all hoping that Amanda Bynes was doing better (despite the strange behavior, mysterious twitters and threats to sue the tabloids), her life has taken another devastating turn. TMZ reports that Bynes' parents and Sam Lutfi have tricked the troubled star into into a psychiatric hold. » 10/11/14 11:35am 10/11/14 11:35am

Queen Elizabeth Is Outraged That Strangers Are Fucking in Her Palace

Don't want to bring your Tinder hook-up home this evening? Well, if you work at Buckingham Palace, there may be a solution for that. Just fuck your date where the Queen sleeps. She'll be okay with it, trust me. » 10/07/14 1:15pm 10/07/14 1:15pm

Queen Elizabeth Is Tired of Looking at All Your Bloody Smartphones

Her Majesty the Queen now spends quite a lot of time at her public appearances staring into a sea of smartphone and frankly she is sick and tired of seeing the backs of iPhones, rather than faces. You'd better pocket that Android before she takes it away from you, young lady. » 9/02/14 10:30am 9/02/14 10:30am

Prince Harry Has Topped His Grandmother's Royal Photobomb

Last week, Queen Elizabeth made headlines with a "photobomb," popping into a candid shot with a couple of athletes at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. But it was more selfie-with-celeb than proper royal photobomb. And so Prince Harry has stepped up to deliver the genuine article. » 7/29/14 12:40pm 7/29/14 12:40pm

Check Out This Vintage Footage of Young Queen Elizabeth and Family

The Royal Family is continuing to unearth some interesting family treasures as part of the two-month Royal Childhood Exhibition at Buckingham Palace. The exhibition will feature various toys, clothes, photos, and personal effects from 250 years of the royal family. » 7/27/14 12:00pm 7/27/14 12:00pm

Cheeky Queen 'Photobombs' Candid Photos

Queen Elizabeth, the English-speaking world's poker-faced great great aunt, has spent much of her life participating in painstakingly staged photo ops. Ergo, it's pretty tough to catch her in a candid moment. But smartphones are changing that—witness today's grinning appearance on Instagram. » 7/24/14 10:20am 7/24/14 10:20am

ROYAL SCANDAL: Queen's Racehorse Caught Doping

Yesterday, July 22, marked the 1 year anniversary of the birth of Prince George, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and likely future king of England. Conveniently, this so called "first birthday" also happened to fall on the very same day that the Queen's prize race horse tested POSITIVE for DOPE. COINCIDENCE… » 7/23/14 2:20pm 7/23/14 2:20pm

The Church of England Might Finally Allow Women as Bishops

A mere 480 years after Henry VIII told Rome to take a hike, the Church of England is finally on the verge of admitting women to the leadership position of bishop. » 7/11/14 4:15pm 7/11/14 4:15pm

Queen Elizabeth Elects Not to Make a Play for the Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth is in the midst of a brief trip to Northern Ireland, and so of course she carved out some time for a tour of the Game of Thrones set. As one does. Unfortunately she was a spoilsport and did not take the opportunity to sit upon the Iron Throne, thus depriving the world of the greatest photo op of all… » 6/24/14 11:00am 6/24/14 11:00am

The Glorious, Ridiculous Hats of Royal Ascot

Today was the opening of Royal Ascot, a series of horse races to which the U.K.'s elite flock. But mostly, it's a peerless gathering of towering, ridiculous and expensive hats. Classy hats, ugly hats, flower hats, feather hats, hats you can probably see from space. Here are some stand-outs. » 6/17/14 3:40pm 6/17/14 3:40pm

That Time the Golden Girls Cast Performed Live for Queen Elizabeth

It turns out that Queen Elizabeth II was a huge Golden Girls fan, and back in 1988 the cast gave a command performance for her live on a London stage. Betty White recently discussed the experience during a Reddit AMA. » 4/29/14 2:40pm 4/29/14 2:40pm

Queen Elizabeth Brought the Pope Whiskey, Is the Best at Gifts

Sure, she doesn't govern or really do much besides herding corgis. But you know what? When it comes to hostess gifts, Queen Elizabeth can take any world leader out there. Pope Francis? Trumped. President Obama? Crushed. » 4/03/14 5:00pm 4/03/14 5:00pm

Queen Elizabeth's Castles Are Crumbling and She's Low on Ready Cash

Bad news, royal watchers: Queen Elizabeth's houses are practically falling down around her ears, and her emergency reserve is down to a mere mil. This is just like the time I had to save up to have my living room rug professionally cleaned! » 1/28/14 6:31pm 1/28/14 6:31pm

Queen Takes Royal Prerogatives Too Far, Demands Harry Shave Sexy Beard

Terrible news out of the United Kingdom. Queen Elizabeth has gone too far. "Sources" tell the Express that her majesty has informed Prince Harry in no uncertain terms that she "intensely dislikes" whiskers and he is to shave his magnificently rakish polar-expeditionary beard "sooner rather than later." » 1/06/14 12:10pm 1/06/14 12:10pm