Princes William and Harry united in grief at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

William donned a British Royal Air Force uniform for the solemn occasion. Harry flanked his brother on his left for the event, but did not wear a military uniform, as he is no longer a working member of the royal family. Chris Jackson/Getty Images King Charles III, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, … Read more

O Canada! Proud moment as four Mounties lead Queen Elizabeth II’s final funeral procession

Four ‘resplendent and spectacular’ horses of the Royal Canadian Mountain Police led Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral procession today, marking the culmination of a 53-year love affair between the late Monarch and the ‘Mounties’. Ridden by Canadian officers wearing the famous red tunics and stetsons, the four horses marched through the streets of London from Westminster … Read more

Beefeaters guarding Queen’s coffin have a well-earned rest

Beefeaters guarding Queen’s coffin have a well-earned rest: Photo shows Yeoman Warders taking a break from 20 minute shifts holding vigil in Westminster Hall By Tom Brown For Mailonline Published: 14:20 EDT, September 18, 2022 | Updated: 11:25 a.m. EDT, September 19, 2022 The Royal guards who stand by Queen Elizabeth II’s flag-draped coffin have … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral Live updates

LONDON – The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II has competed in a procession at a walking pace through central London and is bound in a hearse for her final resting place at Windsor Castle. After being pulled more than a mile (1.6 kilometers) from Westminster Abbey on a gun carriage by 142 Royal Navy sailors, … Read more

The Queen paved the way for the transition to Charles in the final years

LONDON (AP) – In retrospect, it seems as if she was preparing us all along. Whether it was due to age, ill health or a sense that the end was near, Queen Elizabeth II spent much of the last two years tying up loose ends, trying to make sure the family firm would keep ticking … Read more

Bidens among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

LONDON (AP) – US President Joe Biden paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on Sunday as thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations for the queen’s state funeral – a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral: London braces itself for a massive security operation

London CNN – London police chiefs and medics are bracing themselves for a security nightmare at the Queen’s funeral on Monday as they balance the need to protect the world’s top leaders and dignitaries with the public’s desire to mourn their much-loved monarch. Some have compared the event in scale to the London Olympics, but … Read more

Who is Sophie Densham? Queen Consort Camilla’s right hand woman

The Queen Consort was joined by her right-hand woman today as she arrived at the funeral procession for Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace today. Camilla was driven through the streets of London as she traveled to the palace, and was accompanied by her private secretary Sophie Densham. The aide is considered a safe pair of … Read more

A London diaspora district remembers a queen – ambivalently

LONDON (AP) – In a church in a West London district known locally as Little India, a book of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II lies open. Five days after the monarch’s passing, few have signed their names. The congregation of 300 is made up largely of the South Asian diaspora, like the majority of the … Read more

Procession of Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin underway in London

LONDON (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday, her coffin carried by a horse-drawn gun carriage and trailed by grieving family members during a journey to the Houses of Parliament, where it will lie in state until the funeral early next week. With the Royal Standard and crown of … Read more