Unprecedented leak exposes the inner workings of the UK Labor Party Investigation News

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) has obtained the largest leak in British political history, exposing how unelected officials undermined democracy within the Labor Party. The leaked data includes 500 gigabytes of documents, emails, video and audio files from the Labor Party dating from 1998 to 2021. The I-Unit will be releasing a series of reports … 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

Leicester: Call for calm after Hindu-Muslim unrest in UK city Islamophobia News

Community leaders and local politicians in the British city of Leicester have called for an immediate end to “provocation and violence” after weeks of unrest that was triggered following a cricket match between India and Pakistan late last month. Leaders of Hindu and Muslim communities gathered on Tuesday morning on the steps of a mosque. … Read more

Biden arrives at the UN ‘with the wind at his back,’ but worries remain as Russia’s war in Ukraine drags on

New York City CNN – President Joe Biden returns to the green-marbled United Nations stage Wednesday prepared to show renewed American leadership on Ukraine and the environment, even as the combined effects of a prolonged conflict and economic uncertainty create a dark mood among world leaders. Biden’s second speech to the United Nations General Assembly … 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

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

Biden pays respects to Queen Elizabeth as world leaders arrive in London for the funeral

Thousands of police, hundreds of troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. President Biden and other dignitaries arrived in London for the funeral, to which … 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

World leaders arrive in London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of police, hundreds of troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. President Biden and other dignitaries are arriving in London for the funeral, to … Read more