Thousands of well-wishers turned out in Britain today to mark the Queen's birthday. And it's a special one. Elizabeth II., the country's oldest and longest-reigning monarch, turns 90. And she celebrated the milestone in true royal style.
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.
Buckingham Palace officials have dismissed speculation about the welfare of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. Unsubstantiated theories went viral online after reports royal staff were summoned to London overnight.
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.
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