Queen Elizabeth's third son, Prince Edward, Earl of Essex, and his wife Sophie are encountering growing anti-British opposition as they tour the Caribbean to mark the monarch”s Platinum Jubilee.
Queen Elizabeth celebrated this week her 96th birthday this. It was in October 1940, then Princess Elizabeth, who delivered a broadcast on Children’s Hour during the Second World War. The 14-year-old royal, joined by her sister Princess Margaret at Windsor Castle, called on evacuated youngsters to have courage, telling them she and Margaret knew what it was like to be separated from those they loved.
The Parliament of Barbados has passed by 25 votes to none a Constitutional Amendment whereby the former British colony, which remained within the Commonwealth after its declaration of independence in 1966 will become a republic and thus remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state. The decision will become effective on Dec. 1.
United Kingdom's head of state, Queen Elizabeth II has awarded the National Health Service, NHS, the George Cross in recognition to its staff past and present. In a handwritten message the Queen says that the NHS staff have done their work with courage, compassion and dedication for 73 years.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth hosted on Friday reception for leaders of the Group of Seven (G-7) richest nations, who are holding a three-day summit. The reception was held at Cornwall’s Eden Project, an attraction that features the world’s largest indoor rainforest within giant domes.
Queen Elizabeth, as constitutional monarch of New Zealand, is unlikely to stop being the head of state anytime soon, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, in comments following Oprah Winfrey's interview with Prince Harry and Meghan.
All many people want for Christmas this year is a simple hug, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said in her annual festive message, saying it would be hard for those who lost loved ones to COVID-19 pandemic or were separated by curbs on social mixing.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary on Friday, an occasion they will be unable to share with their family as England is currently under a coronavirus lockdown.
The Caribbean island of Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in the past.
Queen Elizabeth led tributes to veterans of World War Two recalling the “never give up, never despair” message of Victory in Europe Day 75 years ago as the coronavirus damped commemorations for the end of the war on the continent.