Prince Philip was Queen’s ‘stable rock’, says expert
09 April 2021 | 3:06 pm
The Royal Editor of London's Evening Standard newspaper says that the late Prince Philip was a 'stable rock' for the Queen who found himself a role running family affairs after having to leave a promising career in the Royal Navy. Prince Philip has died at age 99, Buckingham Palace announced.
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Netflix has released the first on-set photographs of British actor Imelda Staunton playing Queen Elizabeth II in the award-winning television series "The Crown."
3 Oct 2021
A pop-up store dedicated to Queen gets ready to open in London to mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary British rock band, which continues to perform despite the death of iconic singer Freddie Mercury in 1991. Called "Queen The Greatest", the store takes visitors back to the beginnings of the band formed in 1971 and whose hits are known the world over.
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Queen Elizabeth II speaks at the opening of the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh saying the beginning of a new session is the time for renewal and fresh thinking after a particularly difficult time. She adds that she will attend the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow in November and that "the eyes of the world" would be on Scotland during the event.
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Queen Elizabeth II takes aim at world leaders who "talk" but "don't do" enough about climate change, in an apparent jibe at those not attending the upcoming COP26 summit. The 95-year-old monarch is overheard making the remarks as she opened the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff.
20 Oct 2021
Queen Elizabeth has politely declined the Oldie of the Year Award as she told organisers you're "as old as you feel".
22 Oct 2021
Londoners react to news of Britain's Queen Elizabeth being hospitalised
Comedic actress Betty White, who capped a career of more than 80 years by becoming America's geriatric sweetheart after Emmy-winning roles on television sitcoms "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died on Friday, less than three weeks shy of her 100th birthday.
Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family have taken to Twitter to wish Duchess Catherine a happy 40th birthday.
Queen Elizabeth may never get to meet her great granddaughter Lilibet amid Prince Harry's row about returning to the UK without security protection.
Prince Charles has thanked his mother Queen Elizabeth for publicly stating her desire for his wife Camilla to become Queen Consort when he becomes king.
Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for COVID-19
Almost exactly a year after she lost her beloved husband, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is preparing for the culmination of celebrations marking her Platinum Jubilee. Her reign has now entered an unprecedented eighth decade. Elizabeth ascended the throne in February 1952 following the death of her father. We discuss her life and legacy to date with Robert Hardman, author of "Queen of Our Times: The Life of Queen Elizabeth II".
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