An American tourist assaulted two armed police officers outside Buckingham Palace after asking them "Do you know any jokes?".Read the full story ›
The £369m cost to the taxpayer of renovating Buckingham Palace has been defended by Chancellor Philip Hammond.Read the full story ›
Actor James Corden will receive an OBE for services to drama today.
The comedian, who is currently hosting the american talk show The Late Late Show, will be honoured at Buckingham Palace.
He has previously starred in the sitcom Gavin and Stacey and the play One Man, Two Guvnors.
An online video showing a naked man apparently falling down the outside of Buckingham Palace has split opinion online - is it a hoax?Read the full story ›
When Robin Ollington wrote to Buckingham Palace suggesting they introduce a Christmas tree, he didn't expect them to write back...Read the full story ›
London and its landmarks dominate overseas perceptions of the UK new research by the British Council has found.
When asked to name a UK place of interest more than a third (35%) of young adults in Brazil, China, Germany, India and the USA named London, making it by far the most common response.
This was followed by three London landmarks: Big Ben (7%), Buckingham Palace (5%) and the British Museum (5%). The only other city in the top ten was Cambridge, in seventh place (1%). In total, around two thirds named London or one of its landmarks.
Visitors waiting to see the changing of the guard on Thursday got more than they bargained for.Read the full story ›
Royal mail spokesman Andrew Hammond said: "This stamp issue illustrates the development of Buckingham Palace from the private house built by the Duke of Buckingham 300 years ago to one of the most iconic buildings in the world."
He added: "Buckingham Palace is one of the most recognised landmarks in the UK and is a source of pride to the nation; it forms a huge part of our heritage, so it's fitting Royal Mail has been able to dedicate a stamp issue to this most famous of addresses."
The Queen's face can be found on every stamp issued in the United Kingdom, and now you can see her primary residence when you send a letter as well.
The Royal Mail has release a 10-stamp set of images celebrating Buckingham Palace, which has been the official London residence of British sovereigns since 1837.
The set includes six stamps featuring watercolours of the exterior of the building through the ages, commissioned by Royal Mail from artist Chris Draper.
The 50 most polluted roads in the UK are all in London. Even number 50 on the list is two and a half times the legal EU level.Read the full story ›