Queen Receives Barbie Doll For Her Birthday

  In honour of her 96th birthday and Platinum Jubilee, celebrating her 70 years on the throne, the Queen has been honoured with a Barbie doll made in her likeness.     This was inspired by one of her most iconic looks – wearing an elegant ivory gown, blue ribbon, stunning tiara and matching accessories. […]

The Queen’s Old Maltese Home To Open Publicly Next Week For The First Time

  Queen Elizabeth II’s former residence in Pieta, Villa Guardamangia, will open publicly for the first time ever next week, ahead of its restoration.     The villa marks the only house outside of the UK which the Queen used to call home. Her Majesty’s residency was then bought by the Maltese government for an […]

The President Of Malta Will Visit Maltese Patients In London

  Photo Source: Times of Malta   President George Vella and his wife will be visiting Maltese patients undergoing treatment in London.     Over the course of four days, the President and Mrs. Vella will meet with the patients and their relatives who are currently benefitting from the help of the Malta Community Chest […]

Queen Misses Remembrance Sunday Service After Spraining Her Back

  The Queen has missed the Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London after spraining her back, Buckingham Palace revealed.     The Queen made the decision ‘with great regret’ on Sunday morning, as per an official statement. However, a wreath was laid on her behalf by the Prince of Wales. In the meantime, […]

The Queen Has Been Advised To Rest For ‘At Least Two More Weeks’

  The Queen was told by doctors to rest for two more weeks, as the Buckingham Palace announced.     This means that any events and official visits scheduled during this time will be cancelled. Though she will not be able to attend the Festival of Remembrance on Saturday, November 13, Buckingham Palace has said […]

The Queen celebrates 93rd birthday on Easter Sunday

The Queen is celebrating her 93rd birthday. This year, Elizabeth II – who is Head of the Commonwealth – sees her birthday coincide with Easter Sunday, the most important day in the Christian calendar. At Buckingham Palace, the Band of the Irish Guards will perform a rendition of Happy Birthday in her honour on the […]

How The Queen and Meghan share a love of Malta

The Queen and Meghan Markle share a very special bond – their love of Malta. Both women have strong links to our island. Her Majesty, who also held the title Queen of Malta from 1964 to 1974, has had a soft spot for all things Maltese since she lived here for two years from 1949 to […]

The Queen celebrates 67 years on the throne

The Queen is marking 67 years on the throne this week. Princess Elizabeth was just 25 and thousands of miles from home on a Commonwealth tour of Africa when she became Queen. She took over the throne on February 6 1952 following the death of her father, King George VI, who awarded the George Cross […]

Duke of Edinburgh ‘shocked’ after crash that flipped his car

A barrister has told how he pulled the ‘very shocked’ Duke of Edinburgh from his Land Rover after it overturned in a crash. Prince Philip, 97, walked away unharmed from the collision between his car and a Kia on Thursday. But witness Roy Warne, 75, said the royal was left ‘very shocked and shaken’ following the smash near […]

The Queen welcomes Malta’s High Commissioner to London

The Queen has welcomed Malta’s new High Commissioner to the UK. Joseph Cole held a private audience with Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace after he presented his credentials to the monarch. Mr Cole has told reporters that dealing with potential impact of Brexit on Malta is likely to be the biggest challenge of his career. […]

Malta’s PM cheers Queen at Commonwealth summit

Malta’s prime minister has praised the Queen for her ‘passionate leadership’ of the Commonwealth. Joseph Muscat was addressing world leaders at the opening ceremony of the CHOGM summit at Buckingham Palace. He also signalled Malta’s strong support for Prince Charles to take over as the next leader of the Commonwealth when he becomes King. Maltese […]