From this Monday 16 to 20 April 2018, the UK will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) with leaders from members countries gathering in London and Windsor. The Commonwealth is a diverse community of 53 nations that work together to promote prosperity, democracy and peace. This Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) brings together leaders from all the member countries in London and Windsor.
The latest news from the West London Grenfell Tower fire site list 58 people missing and presumed to be dead, London police Commander Stuart Cundy said on Saturday. He also explained that the figure was based on reports from the public and feared it might go up. “This number 58 may change. I really hope it won't, but it may increase,” he said. This 58 include the 30 already confirmed dead, according to Cundy. Analysts estimate the death toll can reach 70.
Four British overseas territories, including the Falkland Islands and South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have issues a commemorative coin celebrating the day their head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, became the longest reigning British sovereign in history.
Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the Irish president to Britain on Tuesday for the first time since the republic became independent with a banquet also controversially attended by former IRA commander Martin Guinness.
The following is Queen Elizabeth II message on Commonwealth Day, 10 March. - In July this year, the opening of the 20th Commonwealth Games will be marked by the arrival in Glasgow of the baton that started its journey from Buckingham Palace five months ago.
The Queen of England will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican in April during a visit to Italy. Queen Elizabeth II, the formal head of the Church of England, will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican on April 3 during the one-day visit to Italy.
Britain approved a new system of regulating its press, a move newspapers said was draconian and threatened freedom of speech but which former victims of press excess described as long overdue.
The UK Foreign secretary has paid tribute to Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who he said left a lasting impression on his country. Chavez, 58, died on Tuesday after being seriously ill with cancer, ending his 14-year rule.
President Francois Hollande and British Prime Minister David Cameron tried Tuesday to shake off a rocky start to their relationship despite lingering differences over the Euro zone crisis.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth shook the hand of former Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander Martin McGuinness for the first time on Wednesday, drawing a line under a conflict that cost the lives of thousands of soldiers and civilians, including that of her cousin.