But what do you get the monarch on her birthday? Find out what some of her favourite gifts she has received over the years are.Read the full story ›
Theresa May rang the Queen on Monday to formally confirm her plans to seek an early election on June 8.
The prime minister's spokesperson revealed the call was made as he confirmed the PM's bid for an early vote had received the full backing of the Cabinet.
He also said the timetable for Brexit negotiations would be unaffected by the June 8 vote.
The gifts have been given to the Queen on state visits, overseas tours, and official engagements.Read the full story ›
The singer best known as Johnny Rotten offered advice for Britain's Brexit negotiators as he told ITV News his biggest hit is misunderstood.Read the full story ›
The first meeting of the ex-IRA commander and the head of the UK armed forces - who lost a cousin to an IRA bomb - was hugely symbolic.Read the full story ›
Queen Elizabeth II has made history after 65 years on the throne.Read the full story ›
The Queen has attended church at Sandringham after missing services over Christmas and the New Year due to a lingering heavy cold.Read the full story ›
The Queen is feeling "better" despite being too ill to attend a New Year's Day service, Princess Anne reportedly told well-wishers.Read the full story ›
The Queen will not attend a New Year's Day church service at Sandringham because of a lingering heavy cold, Buckingham Palace saidRead the full story ›