She became queen when she was just 25 years old. Since then, she has consulted with 12 prime ministers. For many British people, her enduring presence is a source of reassurance in a turbulent world.
Turning Australia into a republic - a debate that goes back decades - has been reopened by the Labor opposition. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants the issue delayed until the end of Queen Elizabeth II's reign.
Russia's military has mocked Britain's new aircraft carrier, calling it 'a large, convenient target' that should keep its distance from Moscow's warships. A UK minister had previously scorned a Russian aircraft carrier.
February 6 marks the 65th anniversary of the day Elizabeth became Queen of England. She is the first British monarch to reach a Blue Sapphire Jubilee. Here are more records broken by Her Majesty.
The British royal family celebrate a century under the banner of the House of Windsor on July 17. Through great historical turbulence and well-documented family intrigues, the Windsors have stuck together.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version