Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and the world at funeral

By DANICA KIRKA, MIKE CORDER and SAMYA KULLAB September 19, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/queen-elizabeth-ii-funeral-bfe59d9c8f31d339f2cec2f8479cc3ce LONDON (AP) — Britain and the world have bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers – and crowds to the streets of London and to Windsor Castle – … Read more

Biden, other VIPs keep a low profile as spotlight remains on late Queen

LONDON (AP) — U.S. presidents typically cause a stir when they travel overseas, hold the spotlight and quickly becomes the center of attention. Not this time. For the US President Joe Biden and other presidents, prime ministers and dignitaries, there were no red carpet arrivals, no grand speeches and no press conferences as they gathered … Read more

Jill Biden says she is overwhelmed with love and respect for Queen Elizabeth II in London

CNN — First Lady Jill Biden is overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and respect she shows Queen Elizabeth II during his visit to London with President Joe Bidenin particular the viewing of the Queen’s coffin at Westminster Hall, she told CNN on Sunday. “It was really moving. We walked in there, Joe and I, … Read more

Bidens among thousands paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden paid his respects at the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday as thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations for the Queen’s state funeral — a spectacular display of national mourning which also be the largest gathering of world … Read more

Biden arrives in London for a two-day visit in honor of the Queen

CNN — President Joe Biden arrived in London on Saturday evening for a two-day visit to honor Queen Elizabeth II, the long-reigning monarch who he says “defined an era”. Biden joins leaders from dozens of other nations in paying tribute to the late ruler, whom he met last year and later said reminded him of … Read more

Prince Harry will wear military uniform when Queen Elizabeth II’s 8 grandchildren watch over his coffin

Prince Harrythe Duke of Sussex, will be allowed to wear military uniform when he joins his cousins ​​in holding a vigil on Saturday at their grandmother’s coffin, Queen Elizabeth II. Phil Noble/Pool Photo via AP Prince William, Kate, Princess of Wales, Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex walk as the procession with the coffin … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after a solemn procession

LONDON (AP) — The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time on Wednesday, carried in a horse-drawn carriage and greeted by cannons and the tinkling of Big Ben, in a solemn procession through crowds draped in flags. lined streets of London to Westminster Hall. There, Britain’s longest-serving monarch will mourn … Read more

King cheered in Belfast, Queen’s coffin to return to London

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Cheering crowds welcomed King Charles III to Northern Ireland on Tuesday during his four-part tour of the United Kingdom, where the visit drew a rare moment of unity from politicians from a region with a contested British and Irish identity deeply divided over the monarchy. Hundreds of people lined the … Read more

Charles III arrives in Edinburgh for the Queen’s coffin procession

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — King Charles arrived in Edinburgh on Monday to accompany the coffin of his late mother on an emotional procession through the historic heart of Scotland’s capital to a cathedral where she will rest for 24 hours to allow the public to pay their last respects. Charles and his wife Camilla, the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin makes a dark journey through Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland — In a dark and royal procession, Queen Elizabeth IIThe flag-draped coffin was driven slowly through the Scottish countryside on Sunday from his beloved Balmoral Castle to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Mourners filled city streets and highway bridges or lined rural roads with cars and tractors to take part in a historic … Read more