When the Queen speaks, everybody listens. The British monarch outlined the Conservative government's plans for the next two years - with Brexit at the heart. But what are the odds when the government has no majority in parliament?
An all-star lineup has performed at London's Royal Albert Hall in honor of the UK's longest-serving monarch. Queen Elizabeth was presented with a bouquet of flowers by a 7-year-old Londoner celebrating his birthday too.
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.
The statues of famous men in Britain's Parliament Square have finally got female company. A memorial to an activist who fought for the right to let women vote has been unveiled to mark the centenatry of women's suffrage.
British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged "the best possible deal" in Brexit negotiations as Queen Elizabeth II laid out her government. US President Donald Trump's potential visit was omitted from the queen's speech.
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