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The Duke of Edinburgh, who will be 92 on Monday, had surgery on his abdomen under general anaesthetic and the results will now be analysed
St Edward’s Crown, the official coronation crown of kings and queens for more than 350 years, leaves the Tower of London for first time in six decades amid secrecy and tight security
Prince of Wales to attend Commonwealth meeting in place of 87-year-old mother
See Naples and die, goes the saying, such was the Italian city's erstwhile fame for beauty and magnificence. Taking inspiration from such sentiments, tourism bosses in England have produced a "bucket list" of 101 things to do and see before you expire – or worse, holiday abroad.
A man has been Tasered after he was seen pointing a knife at his own throat near Downing Street, Scotland Yard said.
A man who proposed to his girlfriend at the Shard has said he had no idea that Boris Johnson and a media pack would be on the observation deck at the same time.
Amidst the same appalling weather and poor visibility that has hung over each of The Shard’s many grand openings, Boris Johnson has officially opened the observation deck at Western Europe’s tallest building to the public.
Would the Queen ever follow Beatrix of the Netherlands' lead? John Walsh imagines the scene at breakfast
Mark Cavendish in flying form, British morale on an all time high after Bradley Wiggins' victory in the Tour de France, four out of five riders stage winners in the Tour and an Olympic team regularly touted as the strongest team in the world... how could it possibly have gone so wrong for Team GB at Saturday's road-race?
Accounts show Royal family cost us more last year – led by vast repair bill for Buckingham Palace
Celebrations at the palace, but the BBC is still in the dock for its 'mind-numbing' jubilee coverage
It was like Christmas and a royal wedding rolled into one. Tom Peck joined the masses in front of Buckingham Palace
Who'd wait on the rich for less than the minimum wage? Plenty of people, says Liam O'Brien. It turns out you can get the staff these days
Queen's Brian May talks to film composer David Arnold about music and movies
The household I grew up in... was hectic. I have a younger sister and an older brother. We were always doing something – karate and swimming and stuff, it was a lively household.
It is 60 years since she succeeded to the throne – a reign in which her sense of duty and absolute retention of royal mystique has only deepened her subjects’ affection for her.