Thursday, April 21, 2016

Turning 90, queen hailed as Britain's 'rock of strength'

Windsor (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Britain celebrated the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday with tributes to a popular monarch who has steered it through the decline of empire and a wave of scandals to the Internet age.

The sovereign, on the throne since 1953, emerged from Windsor Castle dressed in a lime green outfit and matching hat to accept presents and flowers from hundreds of well-wishers ....