Health scares, embarrassments and political turmoil - 'bumpy' may be an understatement but the Queen is also keen to celebrate the spirit of D-Day in her Christmas message to the Commonwealth.
It is customary when meeting the Queen to curtsy or bow but one little boy was so overwhelmed that he dropped to the floor and crawled out of the nearest door.
Ten years in the making, it sparked controversy in May following the release of an initial trailer that was accused of downplaying the singer’s sexuality. But Queen guitarist Brian May says fans will enjoy the movie.
The movie about the life & times of Queen and Freddie Mercury doesn't come out until the autumn, but the fans are being worked into a fever pitch with this teaser.
Queen Elizabeth has praised the cities of London and Manchester for the way they dealt with deadly terrorist attacks this year