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

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

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

A queen and her corgis: Elizabeth loved the breed since childhood

LONDON (AP) — For many people around the world, the word corgi is forever linked to Queen Elizabeth II. Princess Diana once called them a “moving carpet” always at her mother-in-law’s side. Stocky, fluffy little dogs with a high-pitched bark, corgis had been the late Queen’s constant companions since she was a child. She owned … Read more

Live updates: Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral scheduled for September 19

Palace officials have said Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will take place on September 19 at Westminster Abbey in London after the public has had the opportunity to pay their last respects to the monarch. Elizabeth, the country’s oldest ruler, died on Thursday during her summer retreat in the Scottish Highlands. Details of the 96-year-old … Read more

King Charles proclaimed British monarch in historic ceremony

Britain’s King Charles gestures outside Buckingham Palace, following the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain September 9, 2022. Henry Nicholls | Reuters King Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new monarch on Saturday in a ceremony at St. James’s Palace where former prime ministers, bishops and a host of politicians shouted “God Save The … Read more

Pride of Ukraine: Usyk defeats Joshua to retain heavyweight belts

KING ABDULLAH SPORTS CITY, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk kissed Ukraine’s blue and yellow flag and looked up at the Saudi skies as he waited to find out if he had honored his war-torn country by retaining his world titles heavy weights. When he heard the winning words “and again”, an emotional Usyk raised … Read more