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

Biden among world leaders paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden were among thousands of mourners — from … Continue reading Biden among world leaders paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Queen’s burial procession will be ‘nothing like we have seen in our lifetimes’

UK's service chiefs paid their respects to the late Sovereign standing vigil at Her Majesty The Queen's coffin (Picture: MOD). Military rehearsals ahead of the Queen's funeral on Monday are continuing. Chief of the General Staff General Sir Patrick Sanders, told BBC Radio 4, that the procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch at Hyde … Continue reading Queen’s burial procession will be ‘nothing like we have seen in our lifetimes’

Why Prince Harry is allowed to wear Army uniform during Queen’s final vigil

Prince Harry will reportedly be able to wear his military uniform to the Queen's final vigil on Saturday evening, Royal sources have suggested. Earlier in the week, the Duke of Sussex's team had confirmed that he would not wear military uniform at official Royal events to mark Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's death due to his non-working Royal status.  His … Continue reading Why Prince Harry is allowed to wear Army uniform during Queen’s final vigil

King Charles, William greet people queuing to pay their respects to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles and his son William shook hands and greeted well-wishers who had queued for hours in central London on Saturday to file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth, asking people how long they had been there and whether they were warm enough. To cheers of "hip, hip, hurrah" and shouts of "God save the … Continue reading King Charles, William greet people queuing to pay their respects to Britain’s 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

Truss meets Queen Elizabeth II, resumes office as British PM

Liz Truss took office as British prime minister Tuesday when she followed outgoing leader Boris Johnson in meeting Queen Elizabeth II for a ceremonial transfer of power showcasing centuries of tradition, but also the uncertainty and gloom hanging over the country. Johnson formally offered his resignation to the queen at Balmoral, her castle in Scotland, after delivering a farewell address … Continue reading Truss meets Queen Elizabeth II, resumes office as British PM

Queen Elizabeth II shares touching COVID-19 experience

The Queen has revealed that her bout of Covid left her feeling “very tired and exhausted” just over a month after she tested positive for the virus. Her Majesty described her experience with the virus as she sympathised with a patient from the Royal London Hospital who had also recovered from it, but had lost his brother and father to … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II shares touching COVID-19 experience

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Queen Elizabeth II approves suspension of UK Parliament

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament, a statement from the official body of advisers to the Queen, known as the Privy Council, said on Wednesday. The statement confirmed that parliament would be suspended on a day between September 9 and September 12, until October 14. "It is … Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II approves suspension of UK Parliament

Paradise Papers: A list of the rich and famous you never knew were mentioned

Apple, Bono and Queen Elizabeth II are just a few of the big names and companies revealed in the Paradise Papers leak to have shifted money across the globe to cut tax. The spotlight on the tax affairs of the rich and powerful comes after a trove of documents was released by the US-based International … Continue reading Paradise Papers: A list of the rich and famous you never knew were mentioned