A species of magic mushroom has been discovered growing in the grounds of Buckingham Palace.Read the full story ›
The portrait of the Queen on coins will change next year, only the fifth time the image has changed during the Queen's 62-year reign.Read the full story ›
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has been received by the Queen at Buckingham Palace as he marks his first official visit to the UK.
The Queen has been targeted by Twitter trolls after sending her first royal tweet.
The official @BritishMonarchy account she used saw its followers grow by tens of thousands, but was immediately attacked by trolls sending abusive messages.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: "We were fully cognisant of the nature of Twitter, where anyone anywhere can express their opinion, but we were delighted that so many people - in their tens of thousands - responded positively.
"We saw some tweets with profanity but that is just the nature of the format."
Scotland Yard said it had not received any complaints and was not investigating the matter.
The Prime Minister said he was "extremely sorry and very embarrassed" for his comment about the Queen that caused "purrgate".Read the full story ›
Former press secretary Dickie Arbiter spoke of his time close to the royal family.Read the full story ›
A racehorse owned by the Queen has been stripped of its second place finish in this year's Ascot Gold Cup following a positive drugs test.
Estimate was one of eight horses to test positive for morphine in July, a substance which has since been traced back to a batch of contaminated feed.
A British Horseracing Authority (BHA) disciplinary hearing ruled that trainer Sir Michael Stoute had in fact taken sufficient measures to prevent the incident from happening, and decided against imposing a fine.
Estimate finished as runner-up to Leading Light in the Gold Cup, having won the same race in 2013.
The £80,625 prize for second place will now be handed to Missunited, who originally finished third in the race.
Our experts take a look at the key issues that would face Scotland and the rest of the UK if Scots vote for independence.Read the full story ›
The Queen has urged Scottish voters to "think very carefully" before casting their ballots in Thursday's referendum.
She was heard making the off-camera remarks to members of the public during a visit to Crathie Church in Aberdeenshire.
The Telegraph newspaper said it understood the monarch had told the small crowd:
You have an important vote on Thursday.
I hope everybody thinks very carefully about the referendum this week.
It is thought to be her first public comment on the issue of Scottish independence.