platinum jubilee

The royal rabble vs the Queen

13 June 2022 10:45 pm

By and large, the Platinum Jubilee celebrations were a success. Barring the odd moment of inexplicable poor taste, it was…

I hope my son will inherit the Queen’s kindness

4 June 2022 9:00 am

When I was asked by an old friend to write this diary, I did my usual thing of: ‘Yeah I’d…

30,000 gallons of wine, 2,000 golden bulls and a three-month party: how the ancients celebrated

4 June 2022 9:00 am

The ancients certainly knew how to put on a celebration. Let us hope the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee comes up to…

Portrait of the week: Jubilee celebrations, energy bill discounts and a trade deal with Indiana

4 June 2022 9:00 am

Home The Jubilee for the Queen’s 70 years on the throne was marked by two days of public holiday, 16,000…

The quiet radicalism of Elizabeth II

4 June 2022 9:00 am

Luckily for us, the Queen has always trusted her instincts