Queen Elizabeth II
18 Nov 2022
Olivia Salazar-Winspear and Dheepthika Laurent chat about the highly anticipated fifth season of Netflix series "The Crown", which is being released just weeks after the death of Queen Elizabeth II. It looks at the troubled 1990s, from the queen's "annus horribilis" to the tragic death of Princess Diana.
20 Sep 2022
Britain has held its first state funeral since 1965, bidding farewell to Queen Elizabeth II after 70 years on the throne. She was laid to rest alongside her husband, parents and younger sister.
17 Sep 2022
#Kohinoor started trending on Twitter in India as soon as the news broke that Queen Elizabeth II had passed away. The legendary diamond, estimated at $400 million, is one of the many crown jewels that users claim were "looted" by the British monarchy during colonisation. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
14 Sep 2022
Queen Elizabeth's casket, which was flown from Edinburgh to London, became the most tracked flight in history. Thousands also gathered outside the Buckingham Palace to say their final goodbyes.
13 Sep 2022
King Charles III is so far enjoying a "remarkable upsurge in public support" after his mother’s death, but it remains to be seen whether this will last. That's the view of Sean Lang, a senior lecturer in history at Anglia Ruskin University, who specialises in the history of the British Empire. He added that there may be a "snowball effect" if one or more countries decide to remove the British monarch as head of state, but that the Commonwealth itself has a bright future ahead.
12 Sep 2022
Grief comes in many shapes and forms — especially when experienced collectively. People joining the crowds outside Buckingham Palace have a broad spectrum of views on Queen Elizabeth II and her legacy.
11 Sep 2022
Starting with Winston Churchill, Queen Elizabeth saw 15 prime ministers — just. Her final act was replacing a cheerful moral vacuum with a poser with no panache.
11 Sep 2022
Welcome to a special edition on Queen Elizabeth II and Africa. All praise for some and criticism from others, from brutal repression in Kenya to open support for the end of apartheid, across the continent Elizabeth the Second leaves a mixed legacy and mixed feelings behind her.
10 Sep 2022
One of the many things late Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered for is her unique fashion statement and collection of hats. Here are a few hats off the Queen's collection.
10 Sep 2022
Queen Elizabeth II's death has led to glowing tributes from leaders across Africa but also criticism of the monarch and her country's colonial legacy on a continent where Britain has a long checkered history.
9 Sep 2022
Queen Elizabeth II had a special relationship with Africa. She turned 21 on a visit to South Africa and was in Kenya when her father died and she ascended the throne. As the British monarch, she undertook numerous tours of Africa.
8 Sep 2022
People around the world and in Britain are mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the U.K.'s longest-reigning monarch and one of the most enduring royal personalities the world has known. She died Thursday at the age of 96.