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article 11 May 2014 Culture, Austria
Drag queen hails Eurovision win as victory for tolerance

Austria's 'bearded lady' Conchita Wurst triumphs at the Eurovision Song Contest despite petitions to have her edited out of the broadcast.

article 27 May 2015 Politics
Queen's speech 2015: adopting 'a one nation approach'

Delivered by the Queen in her speech at the state opening of parliament, the government outlines its political priorities, promising to "bring different parts of the country together."

article 04 June 2012 UK
Hew Locke: the Queen through my eyes

To mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, Channel 4 News asks a cartoonist, a sculptor, an actress and a photographer to describe their view of her majesty.

article 17 May 2011 World, Ireland
Queen makes historic Ireland visit amid IED threat

As the Queen begins her historic state visit to Ireland, Carl Dinnen in Dublin writes that the majority are pleased to see her there - but those who are not will be trying to make themselves heard.

article 14 June 2014 UK
Stephen Sutton awarded MBE in Queen's birthday honours

Teenage cancer victim Stephen Sutton is honoured in the Queen's birthday honours list, joining A-list celebrities and Britain's Olympic and Paralympic champions.

video 25 December 2013 UK

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Renewed happiness and hope: Queen's Christmas message

The Queen speaks about her great-grandson Prince George in her Christmas broadcast, and said the birth of a baby allows people to think about the future with renewed "happiness and hope".

article 16 May 2011 UK, Ireland
Queen's Ireland visit aims to heal old wounds

Security is on high alert across Ireland as the country prepares for its first-ever visit from the Queen. Carl Dinnen says the success of the trip is crucial for both Ireland and the UK.

article 25 December 2010 UK
Queen's speech focuses on sport to build communities

The Queen highlighted the importance of sport as a medium to help build communities and create harmony in her Christmas Day message to the nation.

article 26 May 2015 Politics
What to expect from the Queen's Speech

The Queen's Speech on 27 May will set out the government's legislative plans. It is the first under a Conservative majority Government for 18 years - so what should we expect?

video 04 July 2014 UK

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Queen names biggest-ever British-built warship - video

The Queen names the Royal Navy aircraft carrier, the Queen Elizabeth, at the navy dockyard in Rosyth. At 65,000 tonnes, it is the biggest warship ever built in the United Kingdom.