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.
Birthdays, jubilees or official visits — the queen is constantly showered with presents. Elizabeth II has been on the throne so long, by now, her collection of gifts contains some oddities indeed.
A man has found a memory stick containing security files for Heathrow airport on a London street. The USB drive held security information for when Queen Elizabeth II uses the airport.
Donald Trump's rebuke to British Prime Minister Theresa May after she criticized him for retweeting anti-Islam videos has prompted condemnation in the UK. London's Mayor has called for Trump's state visit to be canceled.
Britain's Prince Harry is engaged to his US partner Meghan Markle, his father Prince Charles has announced. The wedding is due to take place in the spring of 2018 and the couple are to live in Kensington Palace.
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