Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen will miss a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral on Friday due to feeling poorly, the Buckingham Palace said. The UK is celebrating the Queen's historic 70 years on the throne.
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".
17 Sep 2020
In a speech before the Parliament of Barbados, Governor-General Sandra Mason calls for a Barbadian head of state and for the Caribbean island to become a republic by November next year. "The time has come to leave our colonial past behind," says Mason.
21 Apr 2020
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6 Apr 2020
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II speaks on coronavirus
9 Jan 2020
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan stunned the British monarchy on Wednesday by quitting as front-line members -- reportedly without first consulting Queen Elizabeth II. In a shock announcement, the couple said they would spend time in North America and rip up long-established relations with the press.
25 Nov 2019
Sir David Attenborough and Julian Hector, head of BBC Studios Natural History Unit, receive the 2019 Chatham House Prize presented by Queen Elizabeth II for their work on Blue Planet II, a nature documentary series on the damage ocean plastic pollution has on marine life.
10 Nov 2019
Representatives of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II have announced that the monarch will no longer wear new outfits made with real fur. The news was welcomed by animal rights groups.
14 Oct 2019
Queen Elizabeth II sets out the U.K. government's agenda during the State Opening of Parliament in Westminster, London. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's domestic policies focus on passing Brexit, healthcare investment, tackling violent crime and increasing wages for the lowest paid.
26 Jan 2019
In comments interpreted as a message on Brexit, the British monarch praised compromise and civility on different views. UK politicians are locked in a bitter row about leaving the EU, and time is running out.
14 Jul 2018
President Donald Trump and the First Lady meet with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle in the U.K.