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Queen Elizabeth II

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Abolish the monarchy? Some Britons sour on future of royal rule after ascension of King Charles III

"We wanted to make it clear that there’s more than one viewpoint about the monarchy in this country."
An anti-monarchist protester outside Palace of Westminster in London on Sept. 12, 2022.
An anti-monarchist protester outside Palace of Westminster in London on Sept. 12, 2022.

Britain faces 'immediate shock' of reality plagued by economic crises after break to mourn queen

With the world leaders headed home, the uniforms hung back in the closet and the flags returned to full staff, Britain’s problems will now come roaring back into focus.
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II

British police interview two men over cash-for-honors allegations

Investigators interviewed two men “in relation to offences under the Honors (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925,” London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement.
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II
10d ago

Live updates: Britain says a final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II

Billions around the world watched Monday as Britain held a state funeral for its longest-reigning monarch.
Royal Navy Sailors walk ahead and behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II as it travels from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch in London on September 19, 2022.
Royal Navy Sailors walk ahead and behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II as it travels from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch in London on September 19, 2022.
10d ago

Which world leaders are attending Queen Elizabeth II's funeral?

President Joe Biden, European royalty and Commonwealth leaders are among the 500 foreign dignitaries at the state funeral in London on Monday.
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II
Image: The State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II
10d ago

Meet those willing to spend at least 12 hours in line to say their final goodbyes to Queen Elizabeth

For the last time, loyal subjects wait to pay tribute to their beloved queen in a miles-long line that snakes through London.
11d ago

Royal lying in state traditions endure a century of change

Plans for Queen Elizabeth II's replicate those for her grandfather King George V, who died almost a century ago.
Image: The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and scepter, lying in state on the catafalque at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17, 2022 in London.
Image: The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign's orb and scepter, lying in state on the catafalque at Westminster Hall on Sept. 17, 2022 in London.
11d ago

Queen's eight grandchildren hold vigil at her coffin in Westminster Hall

Prince William and Prince Harry were joined by Queen Elizabeth II's other grandchildren as they stood guard at her lying in state.
Image: Members of the public file past Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped casket lying in state on the catafalque as they enter Westminster Hall in the middle of the night on Sept. 17, 2022 in London.
Image: Members of the public file past Queen Elizabeth II's flag-draped casket lying in state on the catafalque as they enter Westminster Hall in the middle of the night on Sept. 17, 2022 in London.
11d ago

Mourners still joining huge line to see queen as world leaders arrive in London

The line to see the queen lying in state wound 5 miles alongside the River Thames on Sunday. Meanwhile, world leaders began arriving to attend Monday's state funeral.
Image: People queue to pay their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II during the Lying-in State, outside Westminster Hall in London on Sept. 18, 2022.
Image: People queue to pay their respects to the late Queen Elizabeth II during the Lying-in State, outside Westminster Hall in London on Sept. 18, 2022.
11d ago

Queen Elizabeth II oversaw great change on LGBTQ rights in Britain, but her personal views were little-known

The queen was supposed to be a symbol of unity, one historian said, which led her to refrain from giving her opinion on issues seen as partisan, such as LGBTQ rights.
The Queen Receives The President Of Kazakhstan
The Queen Receives The President Of Kazakhstan
11d ago

Camilla is now the queen consort. What will her duties be?

For Camilla, 75, the road to becoming queen consort was neither certain nor smooth.
Image: King Charles III And The Queen Consort Arrive In Scotland
Image: King Charles III And The Queen Consort Arrive In Scotland