Britain and the world bid adieu to Queen Elizabeth II

Agence France Presse 09/20/2022

LONDON — Britain said farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday at a state funeral attended by world leaders, before a historic last ceremonial journey through the streets of London packed with sorrowful mourners. Huge crowds gathered in near silence to…

Queen’s coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace as huge crowds line London route

Reuters 09/14/2022

LONDON/BELFAST, Sept 13 (Reuters) – King Charles and members of the royal family received the coffin of the late Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, after tens of thousands of people lined the streets in heavy…

Brunei sultan now world’s longest serving monarch after Queen Elizabeth’s death

Borneo Bulletin 09/13/2022

BANDAR SERI BEGAWANM — His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has become the world’s longest reigning monarch since…

San Juanico Bridge turns purple to honor Queen Elizabeth II

Joey Gabieta - @inquirerdotnet 09/12/2022

TACLOBAN CITY — Eastern Visayas’ iconic San Juanico Bridge, which connects Leyte and Samar Islands, turned purple on Sunday night to honor Queen Elizabeth II who died on September 8. Samar Gov. Sharee Ann Tan, in a…

Queen Elizabeth II embarks on solemn final journey

Agence France Presse 09/11/2022

BALLATER, United Kingdom — Thousands of mourners lined the route to pay their respects as Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin on Sunday headed from the Scottish retreat where she died to Edinburgh on the first leg of her sombre final journey.…

Two Elizabeths: The monarchy in a democracy

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/11/2022

The first Elizabeth, who died just the other day after a 70-year reign, was, of course, the Queen of the United Kingdom. The second Elizabeth is new British Prime Minister Liz Truss, whose full name is Mary…

Charles III proclaimed new king at historic ceremony

Agence France Presse 09/10/2022

LONDON — With a trumpet fanfare and gun salutes, Charles III was officially proclaimed king at a pomp-filled ceremony on Saturday, at which he pledged to emulate his late mother Queen Elizabeth II and serve for the rest of…

‘We Remember’: Artists around the world pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

Ves Garcia - @inquirerdotnet 09/10/2022

As the world mourns Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s death, artists from different parts of the world have taken to social media to pay tribute to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch through touching works of art. The Buckingham Palace…

One queen, many presidents: Elizabeth II’s ties with America

Agence France Presse 09/10/2022

She had scones with Dwight Eisenhower, went riding with Ronald Reagan and took tea with Donald Trump: Queen Elizabeth II saw 14 US presidents serve during her reign, and she crafted her “special relationship” with America in…

Elizabeth, the queen who moved with a changing world

Reuters 09/09/2022

LONDON – The crowning achievement of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, who died on Thursday after 70 years on the throne, was to maintain the popularity of the monarchy across decades of seismic political, social and cultural change that…

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Reuters 09/09/2022

BALMORAL, Scotland — Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, the nation’s figurehead and a towering presence on the world stage for seven decades, died peacefully at her home in Scotland on Thursday aged 96. “The death of my beloved…

Doctors concerned for UK Queen’s health, family head to Scotland

Reuters 09/08/2022

LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Doctors are concerned about the health of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and have recommended the 96-year-old remains under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday, with immediate family travelling to be by her…

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