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"Elizabeth 1, Abdullah 0."

Queen Elizabeth basically spent an afternoon using her military-grade driving skills to haze the crown prince of Saudi Arabia.

Read in full at vox.com: Queen Elizabeth II once terrorized King Abdullah — by driving him around

Queen Elizabeth II now world's oldest monarch

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is now the world’s oldest monarch following the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah, who was 90 and passed away yesterday, was two years older to the Queen, who will be 89 in April this year. 234 more words


Queen Elizabeth becomes the oldest reigning Monarch

Following the death of King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the UK’s Queen Elizabeth became the oldest reigning Monarch.

Aged now 89 years old, the Queen’s 90th birthday is expected to be celebrated publicly like events such as those for the 90th and 100th birthday of The Queen Mother. 68 more words

Royal News

: the pocketbook ladies :

They were formidable, those dames, dynamos. You could spot them a mile away, standing beneath elaborate hats and toting pocketbooks. If you were smart, you didn’t cross them, you changed course. 309 more words


Hoegh Osaka

At 8.20pm on the 3rd January 2015, the car carrier, Hoegh Osaka, left Southampton on a routine call, heading for Bremerhaven. Before she reached the Hook buoy, she was in trouble. 530 more words


Ralegh's Cloak

By all accounts he was a charming and handsome man, but how has Sir Walter Ralegh (I’m using the preferred historical spelling), born today in 1552 or 1554, emerged as the most enduring of Queen Elizabeth’s many accomplished courtiers? 587 more words