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Ladies, gentlemen and non-binary folks, Black Rod has left the building.
Yes, that’s right, parliament has been re-opened once more, after being on-again-off-again more than Ross and Rachel.
The Queen’s Speech tends to be a rather strange affair. There’s lots of pomp and a seemingly never-ending list of strange ceremonial gestures.
Please enjoy our selection of the funniest reactions to the weirdest day on Britain's political calendar.
For Those Who Didn't Catch the Reference https://t.co/JajNYJPsT7 — Michael Moran (@Michael Moran)
Im sure she’s not. But she looks furious. #QueensSpeech — emily m (@emily m)
I feel sorry for the Queen. And not, for once, because of Prince Andrew. — James Oh Brien (@James Oh Brien)
Queen’s Speech small talk going well https://t.co/nyzP6YA4SE — Pippa Crerar (@Pippa Crerar)
Donald Tusk, April 2019:
“Don’t waste these 6 months ”
2 months Tory leadership contest
6 weeks recess
5 week… https://t.co/5Oq3KpqzE9 — David Schneider (@David Schneider)
"We will be launching an ambitious new space programme ... I have no idea why." https://t.co/6iOUxen0ZP — James King (@James King)
It might help if the Prime Minister could stop grinning inanely and swaying like a bored toddler. — Stephen McGann💙 (@Stephen McGann💙)
"One Sunday morning, the sun came up and POP! – out came a tiny and very hungry caterpillar." https://t.co/8AxkthMkfk — Michael Spicer (@Michael Spicer)
Only seventeen days till Brexit and the preparations are getting intense https://t.co/7nDmOegK0r — Parker (@Parker)
Donald Tusk, April 11: "Please do not waste this time."
The UK, October 14: https://t.co/0R4sD41Roh — Alex Andreou (@Alex Andreou)
OMG she's wearing her antifa crown #yasqueen https://t.co/Ggs41RcJ0J — Darren Richman (@Darren Richman)
Looking forward to all the tweets later along the lines of “the Queen has snubbed Boris Johnson by wearing the Roya… https://t.co/FDLcmiR8cW — James Felton (@James Felton)
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