The Queen's Cleaner Only Barely Makes Minimum Wage

The UK's monarchy is advertising for a new travelling cleaner, although with a starting salary of just £14,400 for a 40-hour week you'd be better off down your local ASDA or staying at home pretending to be unemployable. Read More >>

The Queen is Not Amused By Kids' Video Game Habits

It must be all lawn bowls and croquet for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II when she's on her down-time, as she has revealed herself as quite the video game skeptic during an MBE presentation at Buckingham Palace. Read More >>

Terrace Chants Overpower Royal Fanfare as First Ever Buckingham Palace Football Match Kicks Off

Who ate all the pies? I'd pin it on the corgis, as Buckingham Palace plays host to its first ever football match today, with Civil Service FC and Polytechnic FC facing off today to mark the 150th anniversary of the Football Association's formation. Read More >>

Queen Requires Wind-Up Merchant to Look After Her Collection of Clocks

The effects of the recession clearly haven't yet impacted on the household of the nation's official grandmother, with Buckingham Palace looking for someone to work as the Royal Horological Conservator -- managing the royal estate's collection of clocks. Read More >>

Five Times the Queen's Been Carted Out to Pimp Technology

The Queen, God bless her, is not hip. Dignified, yes; Regal, obviously, but hip? No. Still, that hasn't stopped Buckingham Palace and the government rolling Queenie out of her cryogenic freezer on occasion to demonstrate the latest and greatest in modern technology. Today is the anniversary of her royal digits tapping out their first email -- way back in 1976 -- so we thought we'd take a look at some of her other technological ventures. Read More >>

Move Over Apple: The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Gets the Queen's Royal Seal of Approval

Who'd have thought it eh? The Queen is a tablet user, or is just about to become one. She's getting a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 complete with 60 hand-picked entries from the 'Diamond (re)Collection,' which recounts the Queen's 60 years on the throne. Maybe the Queen likes a good old stylus? Read More >>

These Team GB Olympians Lip-Synching to Queen Would Be Better After a Couple of Drinks, I'm Sure

Adidas roped in a smattering of Olympic medallists (oh, and David Beckham) for a lip-synching rendition of Queen's Don't Stop Me Now, to mark the end of the London Olympics. It's cute, but kind of leaves me cold -- I think, given half the chance, the video would be much better if each athlete were locked in a karaoke room with me for an hour beforehand, so I could teach 'em my karaoke dance routine. Rio 2016, ok Adidas? [YouTube] Read More >>

Google Will Help You Stalk The Queen Around London

Google has come out as a bit of a royalist today, compiling a flashy 3D walkthrough of the route the Queen will be taking as she waves at the unwashed masses to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee this summer. Read More >>

Samsung Has Been Proudly Servicing The Queen Since 2006

Samsung is boasting about achieving the Royal Warrant from the royal family, thanks to proudly providing stacks of televisions and AV equipment to our stuck-up ruling elite over the past few years. Read More >>

One Shall be Reading This Year's Queen's Speech on One's Kindle

What better way could there be of celebrating the arrival of your new Kindle this Christmas Day than enjoying an official e-book version of the Queen's address to the nation? Read More >>

The Daily Mail Designs the Queen's Next Yacht

I'm not sure how much time Queen Lizzy has for yachting when she's busy tapping the clock and looking expectantly at Kate Middleton's stomach, but the Daily Mail has launched a campaign to deliver a new "mega-yacht" to the Royal Family before the Queen's Diamond Jubilee next June. This might be one of the Mail's most fantastical articles ever. Read More >>


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