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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Queen

This year
Freddie Mercury's baby grand piano sells for £1.7 million at London auction
The manuscript for the classic Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody fetched £1.3 million at the Sotheby’s auction.
Last year
Queen's funeral pulls in 250k RTÉ viewers but is well short of Harry and Meghan interview
The queen’s funeral took place in Westminster Abbey, London on Monday.
Man who allegedly grabbed Queen Elizabeth II's coffin flag in Westminster Hall appears in court
The court heard he was quickly detained, arrested and interviewed by police.
Sport to resume in UK on Tuesday after nation paused to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Race meetings will resume and football will continue after sport paused for the Queen’s funeral on Monday.
Celebration a message for fans who booed during minute’s silence - Rangers star
The striker put his fingers to his lips after firing the home side ahead.
Queen Elizabeth II's family pay respects as her coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace
The queen’s coffin will lie in state for four days in Westminster Hall.
Two-thirds of people approve of tricolour being flown at half-mast as mark of respect for queen
68% of people said they would welcome a future visit to Ireland by King Charles III.
Liverpool fans need no lessons in respecting Queen tributes – Jurgen Klopp
The club’s fans have booed the national anthem at recent finals and the FA Community Shield.
King Charles III arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of address to British nation
The queen’s funeral is expected to take place on 19 September.
'A watershed moment': British newspapers react to the death of Queen Elizabeth II
Numerous papers carry an image of the queen at her coronation on 2 June 1953.
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died
Buckingham Palace confirmed the death of Britain’s longest-serving monarch.
Buckingham Palace said the queen died peacefully this afternoon.
The flag at the palace in London was lowered to half mast at 6.30pm.
President Michael D Higgins expressed sympathy on behalf of the people of Ireland.
LIVE: The world reacts as the death of Queen Elizabeth II aged 96 is announced
UK royal family gathers at Balmoral after death of Queen Elizabeth
UK royal family gathers at Balmoral after death of Queen Elizabeth
Her four children are either now at Balmoral or are travelling to Scotland.
The queen's doctors are concerned for her health and have recommended she remains under medical supervision.
The monarch's close family have travelled to be with her in Scotland.
Prime Minister Liz Truss has said "the whole country will be deeply concerned by the news".
UK's Prince Andrew tests positive for Covid-19 and won't take part in jubilee events
The son of British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for the virus.
Protesters arrested in London after entering Queen Elizabeth jubilee parade
London’s Metropolitan Police said the arrests were for obstructing the highway.
Six Irish Guard soldiers arrested in UK over drugs and money laundering offences
The Irish Guards are a regiment who guard royal palaces as part of their duties.
Queen Elizabeth will carry on with ‘light duties’ despite Covid infection, palace says
The diagnosis follows a string of coronavirus cases among the royal family and the Queen’s Windsor Castle team.
All time
UK Cabinet Office reportedly launches inquiry into leaking of Queen’s death plans
These plans, codenamed Operation London Bridge, were seen in full by Politico.
Raheem Sterling honoured by Queen for racial equality fight
The 26-year-old has been heavily involved in anti-racism and anti-discrimination campaigns.
Quiz: How well do you know these iconic gigs?
Test your live music knowledge.
Northern Ireland marks 100 years since its creation
Much like the day NI was founded, there will be no huge celebrations or grand ceremonies today.
Quiz: How much do you know about Brian May?
It’s his birthday today.
Man who put bomb on bus during Queen Elizabeth's 2011 visit loses appeal against sentence severity
His trial was heard in both Irish and English, as was his appeal today.
'I could have died': Queen guitarist Brian May recovering after heart attack
May said he was “very near death” due to a number of blocked arteries.
Boris Johnson unveils ‘most radical Queen’s Speech in a generation'
Of the 25 Bills detailed in Johnson’s second Queen’s Speech in less than three months, seven are devoted to Brexit.
New SDLP MP writes letter to Commons speaker protesting against oath of allegiance to the Queen
“My primary allegiance is to the people of South Belfast, in all their diversity,” Claire Hanna wrote to the House Speaker today.
Boris Johnson denies misleading the queen and says NI-Scotland bridge would be 'very good'
Yesterday, a Scottish court found that Johnson’s prorogation was “unlawful”.
'If you shut down our parliament, we shut down the streets': Thousands protest decision to suspend UK parliament
The queen approved the request to suspend UK parliament next month.
DUP calls for pictures of Queen Elizabeth to be reinstated in Stormont following reports they were removed
The DUP said it has raised the issue with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Police speak to Prince Philip about driving without seatbelt two days after accident
“Suitable words of advice” were given to the Duke of Edinburgh.
Man 'armed with Taser' arrested at Buckingham Palace
The 38-year-old is being questioned at a London police station.
Chrissy Teigen was slammed for breastfeeding and snapped them right TF back
The Queen of snapbacks strikes again.
Here's your first peek at Aidan Gillen in the official trailer for Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody
That soundtrack, though.
Claire Foy was paid less than co-star Matt Smith despite playing the Queen
A producer of The Crown said the discrepancy was being resolved but that it will not benefit Foy.
Emma Thompson told Graham Norton about how she 'almost died' in an Arctic Monkeys mosh pit
Nanny McPhee covered in wee!
Crisis-hit FA have been shown up by Mark Sampson debacle
Tommy Martin writes on the beleaguered organisation that became embroiled in further controversy this week.
People are petitioning to replace Virginia's confederate monument with a statue of Missy Elliott
“Together we can put white supremacy down, flip it and reverse it.”
It's that time of the year again - here's why you'll be seeing flying ants all over the place
The annual season of flying ants is kicking off as the bugs get frisky in the air.
Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat
We see what you did there.
Man uses 'strange' loophole to get invite to Buckingham Palace garden party
Good news if you’re from New Zealand and would like to meet Queen Elizabeth.
Queen Elizabeth visits victims of 'very wicked' Manchester attack
“It’s dreadful. Very wicked, to target that sort of thing.”