British Queen joins Facebook; just don't try and poke her

It's a tough life being a queen. Last week, Britain's Elizabeth II visited a salt factory and a jelly factory, as well as giving audiences to a startling number of foreign big-wigs.

Queen opens the family albums with launch of Flickr site

Queen Elizabeth II now has her own Flickr site, complete with family snaps and some old photos that have been kicking about at the back of drawers for decades.