Prince Harry Will Be Permanently ‘Exiled’ by ‘Ruthless’ King Charles, Sources Say

Royalist is The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Prince Harry faces a life of permanent “exile,” with King Charles plotting to follow the playbook drawn up by the royals as they overcome the crisis triggered by Edward VIII, the king … Read more

Hong Kong police arrested a man who played harmonica at the Queen’s vigil on suspicion of sedition

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here Hong Kong CNN – A man was arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of sedition after playing the harmonica … Read more

The Strikingly Christian Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II National Catholic Register

It was the grandest state funeral in history for history’s longest-serving monarch. First and last, although, it was a Christian funeral. The Church of England rendered a signal service to all Christians in providing a model for how funerals ought to be conducted, at a time when both sacred and civic funeral liturgies have become … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral: Britain bids farewell to the monarch with an outpouring of emotion

London CNN – Britain bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a majestic funeral steeped in tradition and a send-off reflective of the broad popularity she managed to retain over her remarkable seven-decade reign. Royal family members and dignitaries gathered at Westminster Abbey for a somber service. Presidents, prime ministers, princes and princesses, … 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

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Relegated to Second Row at Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

Royalist is The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. The expectation that the British royal family would use the queen’s funeral to build bridges with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was rudely shattered Monday morning after the couple were seated in … 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

Full timeline and what to expect

Queen Elizabeth II will finally be laid to rest on Monday — a funeral that has been meticulously planned for decades and is expected to be the most-watched live event in TV history. After 10 days of tributes and ceremonies, King Charles III and his royal family will lead a final, all-day, pomp-filled sendoff involving … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral is going to be a TV event of a lifetime for many. But could it be one of the last great events of the TV era?

CNN Business – The BBC credits Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953 as the “event that did more than any other to make television a mainstream medium.” Fitting, then, that her funeral on Monday marks the end of TV’s dominance that started when she came to the throne. Back then, the lack of TV sets … Read more