Retailers cash in on the royal brand ahead of the Diamond Jubilee. CNN's Richard Quest reports.
A stiff upper lip. Show no emotion. Master of the understatement. The stereotypes about the British have been around since our ships first set sail to collect an empire. Certainly the idea of showing public emotion is a very un-British thing to do. We keep our feelings to ourselves ... or at least we did.
Rights groups have slammed a lunch hosted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday for including monarchs criticized for their countries' human rights records.
Self-portraits by children are projected on the front of Buckingham Palace to form a montage image of the Queen.
Britain's Prince Philip is in good spirits after having heart surgery, but there is no word yet on when he will be discharged, a Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said Saturday.
Britain's Prince Philip was treated successfully for a blocked coronary artery on Friday and will remain at the hospital for observation, the Press Association reported, citing a statement from Buckingham Palace.
So far, 350,000 have seen her gown in the Palace - and another 150,000 are expected
It's standing room only at the Palace.
It will be grand, it will be glitzy and there will be plenty of pomp and circumstance. When Prince William and fiancee Kate Middleton finally tie the knot on April 29, all of London will be on show.
Kate Middleton's former stylist teaches you how to dress like a princess.
The intricate lace and embroidery of Catherine Middleton's wedding dress wowed millions as they watched her walk down the aisle with Prince William. Now, almost three months later, there's a chance for royal wedding fans to take a closer look.
The anchorman goes shirtless but covers himself with mud while vacationing in Colombia
Meet the host, Dame Barbara Hay, whose home has seven bedrooms and bathrooms
The newlyweds participate in their first "Trooping the Colour" ceremony
Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, turned 90 on Friday and marked the milestone with just another working day, according to Buckingham Palace officials.
CNN's Max Foster takes a look at the life and many odd comments of Britain's Prince Philip.
You watched the royal wedding. You admired Catherine's dress.
Exactly one year before Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on the throne, Buckingham Palace has announced plans of how the monarch's milestone will be celebrated.
The star-studded dinner at Buckingham Palace did not feature William and Kate, who had "work commitments"
U.S. President Barack Obama blended pomp and ceremony with diplomacy Tuesday on the second full day of his weeklong trip to Europe, meeting at 10 Downing Street with British Prime Minister David Cameron and attending a state dinner at Buckingham Palace to exchange toasts with Queen Elizabeth II.
The newlyweds and America's first couple meet before a lunch with the Queen
Guests at Prince Charles's late reception dance until the wee hours of the morning
A horse and rider take an unfortunate spill en route to Buckingham Palace
The newlywed slips into another stunning Alexander McQueen creation for her nighttime reception
The newlyweds wave to well-wishers from a convertible driven by the Prince
Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave Buckingham Palace after a reception held by the Queen.
In a break from the pomp and ceremony of their wedding day, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swapped their limousines and horse-drawn carriages for a stylish 1960s Aston Martin convertible to make the short journey from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House on Friday afternoon.
After an initial peck, the newlyweds share a second smooch on the Buckingham Palace balcony
After William and Catherine's fleeting first kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, the vast crowd gathered below chanted a brief chorus of "kiss, kiss, kiss" -- before the couple treated the adoring spectators to their second kiss as newly weds.
Thousands descend upon Westminster Abbey and Buckingham palace to participate in the royal wedding frenzy.
The couple exchanged vows in an hour-long ceremony at Westminster Abbey
CNN's Becky Anderson takes a look at the hundreds of journalists camped out in front of Buckingham Palace.
Cat fights between the bridesmaids? Cold feet for the royal bride? Fashion emergency involving that much-speculated-about dress?
Terrorist groups, anarchists and other political extremists are the most obvious potential security threats to the royal wedding on Friday, but the most potent danger comes from obsessive lone operators, say experts.
A Buckingham Palace guard is removed from royal wedding duty over comments he put on Facebook.
A Buckingham Palace guard has been pulled off of royal wedding duty this week because of offensive posts on his Facebook page, the British Ministry of Defence told CNN Monday.
Sam Bompas, an expert on gelatin, shows off his special molds for the royal wedding
When news of the Royal Wedding was announced I enthusiastically flew the flag with the international media who beat a path to our door. They could not get enough of it: Who'll design the dress, how much champagne will guests drink, who will be invited, would Harry be best man and what will it cost?
The palace releases a to-the-minute schedule of the wedding day's events
CNN's Max Foster obtains exclusive access as Buckingham Palace preparations begin for the royal wedding reception.
A peek at what guests may be eating - and where they'll celebrate
CNN's Max Foster has been speaking to the people making the two wedding cakes for the Buckingham Palace reception.
Prince William and bride-to-be Kate Middleton's wedding may be full of all the pomp and ceremony of a traditional British state occasion, but when it comes to their wedding cake they've taken their inspiration from the United States.
Kate Middleton will travel to the royal wedding in the same Rolls-Royce that was used by Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall when they were attacked by protesters in London in December, Buckingham Palace confirmed Monday.
CNN's Max Foster has a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Mews and the lineup for the royal wedding procession.
It's a scene straight out of Cinderella: a princess in her royal wedding dress, riding in a horse-drawn carriage through majestic streets.
For her first ride as Princess Catherine, she'll be in a 109-year-old State Landau with Prince William
Darren McGrady shares his take on the big meal - and his memories of William as a boy
Buckingham Palace releases details for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
Prince William and Kate Middleton will have a wedding reception hosted by the queen at Buckingham Palace, the royal family announced Wednesday.
Zara Phillips, the daughter of Britain's Princess Anne and Capt. Mark Phillips, will marry her longtime boyfriend, rugby player Mike Tindall, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday.
Not long ago, I was very kindly invited to Buckingham Palace, as a member of Britain's food industry. Hundreds of very smart foodies turned up, having showered, shaved and left behind their stoves, whisks and knives.
Chef Arthur Potts Dawson shares his very personal vision for drastically reducing restaurant and supermarket waste.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II withdrew the invitation of a far-right politician to her garden party Thursday after he "blatantly politicized" it, Buckingham Palace said.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is "delighted" that she will become a great-grandmother for the first time, Buckingham Palace said Friday.
British troops dressed in red jackets and black bearskin hats put on a military spectacle in London on Saturday to mark Queen Elizabeth's official birthday.
Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, had surgery on his left hand to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday.
The economy was the focus of Queen Elizabeth II's speech to open Britain's Parliament. CNN's Phil Black reports.
London police said Friday they are investigating a car accident in which Prince Andrew reportedly struck a police officer while driving into Buckingham Palace.
A royal chauffeur was suspended Sunday after he allegedly allowed undercover reporters from a British tabloid to enter Buckingham Palace in exchange for cash.
A controversial British politician convicted of inciting racial hatred could soon be sipping tea with Queen Elizabeth at one of her annual garden parties.
"I really enjoyed our meeting," the First Lady says after her audience with the Queen
The day will also bring dinner with J.K. Rowling - cooked by celeb chef Jamie Oliver
Animal rights campaigners were holding a meeting Tuesday with Britain's Ministry of Defence to argue against the use of bearskin in the iconic furry headgear worn by royal guards at Buckingham Palace.
The record-setting American calls the ceremony a "great start" to the 2012 games
Buckingham Palace accountants insisted Friday that the cost of maintaining Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family is a bargain for taxpayers
Queen Elizabeth and the royal family cost British taxpayers an average of 66 pence ($1.32) per person last year, Buckingham Palace announced Friday in its annual report of royal finances.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 82nd birthday Saturday with a parade and military ceremony known as "Trooping the Color."
A trip to Buckingham Palace usually involves watching the "changing of the guard" and snapping a few shots of the grand royal residence. That's as close as most people will ever get to Her Majesty the Queen. Unless, of course, you're invited to join the Order of the British Empire.
Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was admitted to hospital on Friday with a chest infection, Buckingham Palace said.
Queen Elizabeth II became Britain's oldest reigning monarch Thursday, surpassing the record set by her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has begun his visit to the UK as controversy continues over issues related to the Middle Eastern kingdom.
Groups protest over Saudi king's visit to the U.K., expressing anger over human rights issues and arms deals. CNN's Phil Black reports.
CNN's Phil Black reports on the Saudi King's lavish welcome to Britain and why his visit is so controversial.
A visit to the Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and the Pyramids is on the itinerary of most jet-setting travelers.
European stocks ended higher Friday, despite a potential terrorist attack in London and weakness in the banking and mining sectors. Concerns over interest rates continued to nag at investors after the Federal Reserve signaled that inflationary pressures remain a concern.
Celebrations to mark Queen Elizabeth II's 80th birthday continued Saturday with a special display staged at Buckingham Palace of historic British-built cars.
Australian TV entertainer Rolf Harris has unveiled his portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to mark the British monarch's 80th birthday next year.
Windsor Castle, one of the British queen's royal residences, is to be powered by environmentally friendly energy, following approval from a local council for a hydroelectric power plant to be built nearby.
As Friday dawns in London, investigators are picking through the carnage created by a coordinated bomb attack on three of the city's Underground trains and a double-decker bus.
Britain's defense secretary has launched a security review of the military academy where Prince Harry is training after a newspaper said its reporter entered the grounds carrying a fake bomb.
Five protesters burst onto the floor of Britain's House of Commons on Wednesday as lawmakers were preparing to vote on a ban on fox hunting.
A 32-year-old man who staged a protest on a Buckingham Palace balcony dressed as Batman has been released on police bail.
London's police chief has demanded an urgent inquiry after a fathers rights campaigner dressed as Batman evaded supposedly tight security to stage a protest on a Buckingham Palace balcony.
British police say they are questioning a man who tricked his way into Queen Elizabeth II's main southern English country residence by pretending to be a police officer.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has appointed a security director after being warned in a report she could be at threat from terrorists.
Buckingham Palace has rounded on a newspaper columnist who branded Prince Harry "a national disgrace," lazing his way through a year off in Australia and Africa and touching up women in nightclubs.
A hotel porter was in my suite and on his back, wriggling. I suggested he'd be more comfortable if he removed his tunic. "Oh no, madam," he replied. "I couldn't possibly."
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