A lack of hard facts has not prevented plenty of speculation as to whether Queen Elizabeth and the other members of the royal family ever watch their fictionalized selves.
Dramatic liberties in the latest season of the Netflix series, covering the turbulent 1980s, are annoying Britons who wrote of that period, even among those who disparage the royals.
A daughter of British nobility, she knew instinctively how to make guests comfortable, the queen among them and even that table of dreadful bores.
If Season 4 has fueled your interest in one of royal history’s most glamorous women, you’re in luck. She has inspired many a book, documentary and article.
In the new season, Diana Spencer’s aristocratic breeding triumphs and Margaret Thatcher’s middle-class tendencies horrify the royals. Here’s a guide to the rigid world of the British class system.
Queen Elizabeth II approved a rare form of clemency for an inmate who used a whale tusk to help end a deadly terrorist attack near London Bridge last year.
Lakeland’s swan population has thrived since Queen Elizabeth II donated a pair in 1957. Now, however, the city has too many of the birds and is seeking to offload some by holding a lottery.
Rising seas, raging fires, hotter temperatures — and a bit of positivity.
The Black Lives Matter movement has revived a simmering debate about the legacy of colonialism, potentially inspiring change in other Caribbean countries.
In the weeks before the ceremony to honor the 100-year-old war veteran and fund-raiser, some had wondered whether Britons would see Queen Elizabeth in person again.
President Trump is attacking his record on China. But for Mr. Biden, it’s part of a long history of befriending and sometimes confronting world leaders.
The horse races took place behind closed doors this year, but thousands of people still showed up in their over-the-top finery — online.
In the space of six weeks, 100-year-old Tom Moore — better known as Captain Tom — raised $40 million for the British health service and became a national hero.
Pandemic restrictions forced ceremonies for the 75th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s surrender to be sharply scaled down. But some poignant rituals went ahead.
Buckingham Palace said the queen had also instructed that flags not be flown in her honor unless it was done while observing social distancing.
Standing in a nearly deserted St. Peter’s Basilica on Easter Sunday, the pontiff called for solidarity around the world to confront the pandemic.
The Supreme Court rejected an extension of Wisconsin’s voting deadline, and Britain’s prime minister, Boris Johnson, has been moved to intensive care.
Soon after Queen Elizabeth’s rare speech, the government said the prime minister, who is infected with coronavirus, had been admitted for tests.
Elizabeth, sequestered at Windsor Castle, offered encouragement in a statement. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after a week of mixed messages, hewed to mostly voluntary curbs.