Why Graham Norton felt like ‘an onlooker’ as Britain mourned the Queen

TV presenter Graham Norton said he felt like an outsider on the day of the Queen Elizabeth’s funeral. Despite living in England for over 40 years, the Cork native said he didn’t have the same connection with her as those who grew up there, and seeing how deeply the country mourned her was “humbling”.  “I … Continue reading Why Graham Norton felt like ‘an onlooker’ as Britain mourned the Queen

18-year-old soldier who walked beside Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at funeral found dead

A teenage guardsman who was involved in the funeral of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has died at an army barracks in London. Jack Burnell-Williams, an 18-year-old member of the Household Cavalry, was found unresponsive at Hyde Park Barracks in London just before 4pm on Wednesday, the army said. The trooper walked with the queen’s coffin from … Continue reading 18-year-old soldier who walked beside Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin at funeral found dead

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead at 59

Coolio, known for massive 1990s hip-hop hits like “Fantastic Voyage,” “C U When U Get There,” “1,2,3,4 (Sumpin' New)” and the Dangerous Minds movie theme “Gangsta’s Paradise,” has died of a suspected cardiac arrest, according to TMZ. He was 59 years old. The West Coast rapper, whose real name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr., is survived by his … Continue reading ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead at 59

Obasanjo: My relationship with Queen Elizabeth II was cordial

As the remains of the late Queen Elizabeth II were interred in the United Kingdom (UK), a former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has disclosed that he had tremendous re­Spect for the LATE Head of Commonwealth of Nations. He described her as a per­sonality with great human re­lations, whom he equally had a perfect relationship … Continue reading Obasanjo: My relationship with Queen Elizabeth II was cordial

Britain and the world mourn Queen Elizabeth II

Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. In a country known for pomp and pageantry, the first state funeral … Continue reading Britain and the world mourn Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II to be buried with her beloved Prince (funeral details)

Buckingham Palace has released the full details for Her Majesty's funeral, including plans for a burial alongside her beloved husband Prince Philip. The Queen's coffin will be carried during the procession to Westminster Abbey on a 123-year-old gun carriage towed by 98 Royal Navy sailors in a tradition dating back to the funeral of Queen Victoria. National Health … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II to be buried with her beloved Prince (funeral details)

King Charles sends hearty greetings to Harry and Meghan

Charles was named king following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.Getty Images During his first public address to the UK and Commonwealth as King Charles III, the new monarch showed support to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following years of tension between the couple and the Crown. “I want also to express my love … Continue reading King Charles sends hearty greetings to Harry and Meghan

Mourners pay last respects to Gorbachev in Moscow, Putin missing

Thousands of mourners lined up Saturday to pay tribute to the eighth and final Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, lauded in the West for helping end the Cold War, in a farewell burial snubbed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin's refusal to declare a state funeral reflects its uneasiness about the legacy of Gorbachev, who remains … Continue reading Mourners pay last respects to Gorbachev in Moscow, Putin missing

EVIL CANNOT WIN: Child killed by Russian missile has been buried

A woman carries a portrait of Liza, 4-year-old girl killed by Russian attack, during a funeral ceremony in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sunday, July 17, 2022. Wearing a blue denim jacket with flowers, Liza was among 23 people killed, including two boys aged 7 and 8, in Thursday's missile strike in Vinnytsia. (AP) Beautiful and serene in … Continue reading EVIL CANNOT WIN: Child killed by Russian missile has been buried

Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, dies at 73 in New York City

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother of his three eldest children, has died, her family said Thursday. She was 73. “I am very saddened to inform all of those that loved her, of which there are many, that Ivana Trump has passed away at her home in New York … Continue reading Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife, dies at 73 in New York City

WWE star Matt Cappotelli dies at 38

The wrestling world has lost one of its stars following Matt Cappotelli's long battle with terminal cancer. Cappotelli was aged just 38. Image: Matt Cappotelli Known for his victorious appearance on the WWE reality show Tough Enough, Cappotelli's wife Lindsay confirmed his death yesterday (June 29) by sharing a black and white photo of the two together on Instagram. She … Continue reading WWE star Matt Cappotelli dies at 38