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.
Leaders of the Commonwealth states have approved Prince Charles to succeed Queen Elizabeth as head of the organization. The announcement had been expected after the Queen said she hoped her son would take on the role.
Africa is well represented within the Commonwealth grouping of some 2.4 billion people who experienced British colonialism. To what extent does it benefit?
Princess Eugenie, granddaughter to Queen Elizabeth II, is engaged to marry her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank. The wedding will be celebrated a few months after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot in May.
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.
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