India Ink: King of Mangoes Comes to See the Queen
The Alphonso mango was the star attraction at the first mango festival in Britain.
Did the Queen Just Resurrect the Snooper's Charter?
DavidGilbert99 writes "This time last year the Queen officially introduced the Communications Data Bill (known as the Snooper's Charter to those opposing it). Last month it was effectively killed when the UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg said it went too far and he wouldn't support it. Today the Queen was back and while there was no official mention of the Communications Data Bill, there was mention of 'crime in cyberspace' and a very strong hint that more legislation to monitor people's online activity is on the way."
Dame Helen Mirren in 'blue' tirade at drummers
Well known British actress, Dame Helen Mirren, starring as the Queen in a play called 'The Audience' was not amused when she was interrupted by the sound of drumming coming from the street.
Dutch King Willem-Alexander succeeds mother Beatrix
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated on Tuesday, handing over to her eldest son, Willem-Alexander, who became the first King of the Netherlands in over 120 years.
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Queen Beatrix of Netherlands set to abdicate
Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, who takes her mother's position, will become Europe's youngest monarch at the age of 46.