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British 'barbarians' need manners lesson, says China paper in rudeness row The British media is riddled with "barbarians" who would benefit from a lesson in manners from China's ancient civilisation, a state-run newspaper said Thursday after Queen Elizabeth II called some Chinese officials "very rude".
12 мая 2016
Queen calls Chinese delegation 'very rude' Queen Elizabeth II called members of a Chinese delegation "very rude", in a rare diplomatic gaffe by the British monarch.
11 мая 2016
Photo courtesy of Akorda press office. Queen Elizabeth II receives Nursultan Nazarbayev in London President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Queen Elizabeth II during his official visit to the United Kingdom.
23 ноября 2015
Sofia Kairbayeva. Personal file photo. Kazakh student gets response letter from Queen Elizabeth II A school student from Pavlodar in northern Kazakhstan Sofia Kairbayeva wrote a letter to Queen Elizabeth II and received a response.
11 января 2015
British PM to apologise to queen over purring gaffe British Prime Minister David Cameron will apologise to Queen Elizabeth II in person.
25 сентября 2014
Scots grapple with referendum tug-of-war at Highland games Bagpipe music, caber-tossing and tugs-of-war were on everyone's minds at the Braemar Highland games presided over by Queen Elizabeth II.
08 сентября 2014
Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland.
05 июля 2014
Britain makes Angelina Jolie an honorary dame Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary dame in Queen Elizabeth II's birthday honours list, as Britain paid tribute to the Hollywood star for her efforts to combat warzone rape.
14 июня 2014
Queen Elizabeth portrait released to mark 88th birthday A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, taken by David Bailey, has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday, with the renowned photographer delighting in the "mischievous glint" in her eyes.
22 апреля 2014
Queen Elizabeth II and Pope Francis. Photo courtesy of catolicnews.com Two sovereigns in Rome: Queen visits pope Queen Elizabeth II meets Pope Francis for the first time on Thursday on a visit that coincides with the anniversary of the start of the Falklands War between Britain and Argentina.
03 апреля 2014
Merkel set for historic UK visit German chancellor Angela Merkel will make an historic speech to Britain's parliament on Thursday before holding EU talks with Prime Minister David Cameron and taking tea with Queen Elizabeth II.
27 февраля 2014
Queen hosts British film royalty at palace Queen Elizabeth II hosted the cream of British cinema at Buckingham Palace on Monday, a day after her grandson starred at the Bafta's, the highlight of the industry's calendar.
18 февраля 2014
Queen Elizabeth II to visit France for D-Day 70th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip will make a state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings.
04 февраля 2014
Britain's Queen Elizabeth. ©Reuters/Philip Toscano/Pool British MPs criticise Queen's household finances British lawmakers on Tuesday urged Queen Elizabeth II's royal household to do more to reduce running costs and produce clearer plans for the monarch's financial future.
28 января 2014
Queen Elizabeth II. ©Reuters/John Stillwell/Pool Weird and wonderful world of British royal gifts revealed A garden gnome, a chocolate royal coach and a falconry glove were among the gifts presented to Britain's royal household last year.
17 января 2014
Queen Elizabeth calls for 'quiet reflection' in 2014 Queen Elizabeth II urged people to take the time for quiet reflection in 2014, in her annual Christmas Day message to the Commonwealth.
26 декабря 2013
Alan Turing. Photo Courtesy of wikipedia.org Britain pardons gay 'father of computing' Alan Turing Britain on Tuesday granted a posthumous pardon to Alan Turing, the World War II code-breaking hero who committed suicide after he was convicted of the then crime of homosexuality.
24 декабря 2013
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