Prince Philip’s life’s work was supporting Queen, says royal expert
09 April 2021 | 3:05 pm
Royal expert Phil Dampier says that the late Prince Philip made it his life's work to look after and support his wife Queen Elizabeth II. The Duke of Edinburgh has died at the age of 99. He had recently been hospitalised and underwent a successful heart procedure.
22 Oct 2021
Londoners react to news of Britain's Queen Elizabeth being hospitalised
30 Oct 2021
Statues, thrones, and ceremonial hatchets are among the 26 artefacts on display at the Quai Branly museum in Paris. The week-long exhibition offers visitors the chance to see the treasures looted from the Kingdom of Dahomey before they return to Benin after 130 years in France. We learn more about the political pressure and cultural policies that brought about this historic restitution.
11 Dec 2021
She's known for her soulful blues and folk, with radio-friendly songs whose gentle melodies often belie their powerful messages. Ayo first released her album "Royal" at the beginning of 2020, before the months of lockdown and cancelled concerts that saw her revisit the record and add some extra tracks.
1 Jan 2022
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.
10 Jan 2022
Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family have taken to Twitter to wish Duchess Catherine a happy 40th birthday.
18 Jan 2022
Queen Elizabeth may never get to meet her great granddaughter Lilibet amid Prince Harry's row about returning to the UK without security protection.
6 Feb 2022
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.
20 Feb 2022
Buckingham Palace has announced that Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for COVID-19
4 Mar 2022
After a 130 years away, 26 stolen artefacts from Benin are finally being displayed at home after having been returned by France.The pieces were looted by soldiers from the kingdom of Dahomey in 1892 and are now taking pride of place at the presidential palace.
8 Apr 2022
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".
11 Apr 2022
Britain's Queen Elizabeth said COVID-19 had left "one very tired and exhausted" as she talked to health workers and a former patient about her own experience of "this horrible pandemic." Britain's 95-year-old monarch tested positive for COVID in February and was described as having had mild, cold-like symptoms. She later returned to light duties.
25 Apr 2022
We bring you the story of the Royal Palace, a family dance hall in the eastern French village of Kirrwiller that has become the country's third-largest cabaret after Paris's Moulin Rouge and Lido. Now famous throughout Europe, the Royal Palace attracts 200,000 visitors every year. Behind its success is Pierre Meyer, a former cook who took over his parents' dance-floor restaurant. On stage, Alla Samorodska, a 35-year-old Ukrainian, excels as the lead lancer.
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The second "surveillance balloon" announcement comes after the first sighting prompted the top US diplomat to postpone a trip to Beijing. China claims the balloons are used for scientific purposes.
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Former Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai at the age of 79. His seven-year rule saw a mixture of authoritarian oppression and social liberalization.
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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria has refuted claims it will embark on a shutdown of operations today as the NNPC and other regulatory bodies begin the enforcement of ₦195 per litre pump price of petrol.
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In the first papal visit to South Sudan, Pope Francis is highlighting the plight of women in the young nation who face the world's highest material mortality rate and are subject to widespread sexual violence.