RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: Which Queens Weren't Feeling the Spearit?

Thursday’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race was supposed to be a religious experience, but all the Hail Mariahs in the world couldn’t save some of the queens’ blasphemous performances. The diva worship began with this week’s mini challenge, in which the remaining 13 contestants had to do and say whatever it took to sweet-talk their […]

Miss Lou Liberated Jamaica From the Queen’s English

It was Louise Bennett’s first public performance. The 17-year-old recited one of her poems in patois, a radical act in mid-20th-century Jamaica, where a mastery of standard English was considered essential for social and economic advancement. For Bennett’s captivating performance that Christmas Day in 1936, Eric Coverley, 25, a well-known Jamaican actor and comedian, presented […]

Queen’s approach to how she treats Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton revealed by source

Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton and both Duchesses of the United Kingdom. Former-actress Meghan, who had a role in Suits, is now the Duchess of Sussex, while Kate is the Duchess of Cambridge. The two women have both been on engagements with their grandmother-in-law Queen Elizabeth II. How does the monarch manage to maintain happy […]

Why Prince William and Prince Charles have to ask the Queen’s permission to fly together

Prince William, 36, and Prince Charles, 69, still have to speak to their grandmother and mother respectively if they want to travel with one another. The Queen, 92,  will need to give formal permission to the father and son should they wish to fly in a plane together. This royal rule is to prevent the […]

Sophie Countess of Wessex: ‘Queen’s favourite’ snubbed in favour of Meghan Markle at Ascot

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, 53, and her husband Prince Edward, 54, attended Ascot four times this year. Meghan Markle, 36, attended just once, making her Royal Ascot debut on Tuesday 19 June. However, the Duchess of Sussex was the one who dominated headlines. Meanwhile, a special occasion for Sophie and her husband was overlooked. Tuesday, […]

How the US got its first big break against Colombia’s Cali cartel in a Queens, New York, bathtub

(AP Photo) US authorities were mainly focused on heroin in the early 1970s. But cocaine, smuggled by Colombian groups, was growing in prominence, especially in the Northeast. A tip in 1978 would lead police in New York City to uncover the first sign of the Cali cartel’s burgeoning power. In the early 1970s, the newly […]

Princess Eugenie reveals private part of Queen’s home Buckingham Palace on Instagram post

Princess Eugenie, 28, is set to marry her partner Jack Brooksbank, 33, in October. The daughter of Prince Andrew, 58, the Queen’s middle son, will have the wedding in the same location as Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan Markle, 36, St George’s Chapel in Windsor. Since the announcement of her engagement Eugenie has been taking […]

Here are the celebrities and sports stars recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

The Queen is bestowing new honours on more than 1,000 people on Saturday. Recipients include actors, sports stars, and CEOs. Take a look at some of the most recognisable names on the list. Every year, the Queen bestows new titles on people deemed to have made a significant impact on life in the UK, in […]