Queen Elizabeth II sailed down the River Thames on Sunday amid a motley but majestic flotilla of 1,000 vessels, mustered to mark her 60 years on the British throne.
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June 3, 2012 Hundreds of thousands crowded the banks of the Thames Sunday to catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II leading a flotilla of a thousand boats to mark her 60-year reign.
English soccer star Wayne Rooney during a training session today in Podgorica, Montenegro.
October 6, 2011 Wayne Rooney's father is one of the suspects being investigated because of suspicious bets placed on a match in Scotland. The soccer star has not been implicated.
Quick — is Big Ben located in England, Ireland, or the United Kingdom — or all three places?
February 1, 2011 The UK, Great Britain, and England are located near each other — or better yet are comprised of one another — yet many make the common mistake of referring to them as one in the same. Fret no more — here's a fast-paced explainer/reminder on the island(s) across the pond.
December 7, 2010 New research from the University of Warwick shows that the English of the late Middle Ages had higher levels of income than people do today in many of the world's poorest countries.
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