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Britain targets fracking and pensions in Queen’s Speech

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The British government announced proposals Wednesday to bring in pooled pensions and back controversial fracking plans as Queen Elizabeth II opened the final session of parliament before the 2015 general election.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Man guilty of defacing portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Fathers for Justice campaigner Tim Haries poses for the media at Southwark Crown Court in London, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Haries is alleged to have smuggled a can of spray paint into Westminster Abbey, before defacing a painting of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.  AP

A campaigner for fathers’ rights to see their children was found guilty on Wednesday of defacing a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II while it was hanging in Westminster Abbey.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Queen’s Christmas message: Time to reflect

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Queen Elizabeth II will focus on reflection in her annual Christmas broadcast Wednesday, saying it is important to “pause and take stock” of big events amid life’s distractions.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Official photo shows rare British royal gathering

The official christening photo of Britain's Prince George photographed in the Morning Room at Clarence House in London on Wednesday. Kate Duchess of Cambridge holds her son Prince George seated next to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William, back row from left, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton. AP

Britain’s monarchy has released a rare photo celebrating the christening of Prince George that shows four generations of royals gathered together.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British royal dynasty set for George’s christening

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries her new born son, Prince George, into public view for the first time outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital, in London in July. AP FILE PHOTO

Three generations of future British kings will gather on Wednesday for the low-key christening of Prince George, the son of Prince William and his wife Catherine.

Posted: October 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »