World leaders and monarchs gather for funeral of Queen Elizabeth

Leaders and monarchs from around the world gathered in London on Monday to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth at a state funeral of inimitable pageantry, marking the passing of a beloved figure who helped unify the nation through her 70-year reign. Hundreds of thousands of people queued to file past the casket of Britain’s longest-reigning… Read More World leaders and monarchs gather for funeral of Queen Elizabeth

Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth will be held on Monday, September 19, royal officials said on Saturday, as her son Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new king in a colourful ceremony laden with pageantry and dating back centuries. The death of the 96-year-monarch has provoked tears, sadness and warm tributes, not just from the… Read More Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

King Charles names William and Kate as Prince and Princess of Wales

Britain’s King Charles on Friday bestowed on his eldest son William and daughter-in-law Kate the titles of Prince and Princess of Wales, which he and his late wife Diana previously held. Diana was a hugely popular figure who was under constant media scrutiny from her wedding onwards and the subject of a massive outpouring of… Read More King Charles names William and Kate as Prince and Princess of Wales

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.” Elizabeth’s… Read More Britain’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth placed under medical supervision over health issues

Family members rushed to be by the side of Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of Britain’s 96-year-old monarch on Thursday, saying she should remain under medical supervision. The queen, Britain’s longest-reigning sovereign and the world’s oldest monarch, has been suffering from what Buckingham Palace has called “episodic mobility problems”… Read More Britain’s Queen Elizabeth placed under medical supervision over health issues