British Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21st, 1926. That means she is turning 95 today. But there will be no public celebrations in the aftermath of her husband, Prince Philip's death last week after 73 years of marriage.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, will have a funeral with bands and a military escort that will take place on Saturday afternoon within the grounds of Windsor Castle. Only 30 of his relatives will be allowed to attend the ceremony due to restrictions in the United Kingdom because of the coronavirus pandemic and there will be a minute's silence across the country at 4 pm (UK time).
Prince Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died at Windsor Castle Friday, aged 99.
Queen Elizabeth II said on Tuesday that the British royals were saddened by the challenging experiences of her grandson Harry and his wife Meghan Markle and promised to privately address revelations about a racist remark about their son.
Queen Elizabeth led the United Kingdom in marking Remembrance Sunday, as people around the UK privately paid their respects at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. She was joined by family members and the PM at the scaled-back service at the Cenotaph in London's Whitehall.
Queen Elizabeth II carried out her first major engagement since the United Kingdom's coronavirus lockdown began in March, visiting the Porton Down military research facility on Thursday. The lab in south-west England was involved in dealing with the 2018 Novichok nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in the nearby city of Salisbury.
Britain's Royal Household on Friday defended taxpayer-funded trips, including a golfing jaunt by the beleaguered Prince Andrew, as it warned of a financial hit stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Falkland Islands government said that in light of the announcement by Her Majesty the Queen and following consultations between Governor Nigel Phillips CBE and Buckingham Palace, it has been decided to cancel the Queen's Birthday Parade on 21 April.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a statement saying they intend to step back as senior members of the Royal Family. Here's that statement in full:
A portrait of the Queen with the next three heirs to the throne has been released to mark the start of the new decade. It shows the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and Prince George standing with the Queen at Buckingham Palace.