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UK’s Queen summons senior royals to crisis meeting over Harry’s future

01 January, 2020 4:00 pm 4:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – UK Queen Elizabeth has summoned senior royals including the Duke of Sussex to a crisis meeting in a bid resolve Prince Harry and Meghan’s future roles in the family. Elizabeth has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for a crisis meeting to discuss future arrangements for him and his wife Meghan following the … Read More

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Queen struck by youth climate activism

12 December, 2019 11:11 pm 11:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said in her Christmas message on Wednesday that she was impressed by young people’s dynamism towards fighting environmental destruction. “The challenges many people face today may be different to those once faced by my generation,” said the 93-year-old monarch, who was a teenager during World War Two. “But I … Read More

Queen Elizabeth, stresses, reconciliation, 'quite bumpy', 2019

Queen Elizabeth stresses reconciliation after ‘quite bumpy’ 201...

12 December, 2019 4:43 pm 4:43 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth will stress the value of harmony and reconciliation in her Christmas message this year, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, after a ‘quite bumpy’ year for her own family and for Britain as it struggled with Brexit. The palace released two short extracts from the 93-year-old monarch’s televised Christmas Day message, … Read More

Queen Elizabeth, set out, PM Johnson's, agenda

Queen Elizabeth to set out PM Johnson’s agenda on Thursday

12 December, 2019 8:20 am 8:20 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth will set out on Thursday Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s legislative agenda following his election victory, including a pledge to bring the EU Withdrawal Agreement bill back to parliament before Christmas, his office said. Johnson led his Conservative Party on Thursday to their biggest national election win since Margaret Thatcher’s landslide … Read More

Queen Elizabeth, sets out, PM Johnson, Oct 31, Brexit, priority

Queen Elizabeth sets out PM Johnson’s Oct 31 Brexit priority

10 October, 2019 7:52 pm 7:52 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth set out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s agenda for his government on Monday, including an Oct. 31 Brexit, a new deal with the European Union, and a host of domestic policies designed to win over voters ahead of an expected election. The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day … Read More

Queen Elizabeth, Trump, world leaders, applaud, D-Day, veterans

‘Thank You’ – Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D...

06 June, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end. The queen, Prince Charles, presidents and prime ministers rose … Read More

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Melania Trump wears elegant Dolce & Gabbana dress to meet Queen Elizabe...

06 June, 2019 5:55 pm 5:55 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Melania Trump wore an elegant white below-the-knee Dolce & Gabbana dress with navy blue collar and belt and a custom hat by Herve Pierre when she met Queen Elizabeth on Monday at Buckingham Palace. US President Donald Trump and Melania had lunch with the queen and were shown around a collection of … Read More

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Queen Elizabeth joined by Princess Eugenie for Maundy service at Windsor

04 April, 2019 8:39 am 8:39 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attended the Maundy service on Thursday accompanied by her granddaughter Princess Eugenie, where the monarch distributed coins to pensioners, an ancient tradition ahead of Easter. Maundy Thursday is a Christian holy day and the queen, who turns 93 on Sunday, attends the annual service at different venues around the … Read More

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Royal household split: Prince Harry and Meghan go it alone

03 March, 2019 11:01 am 11:01 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Harry and his pregnant wife Meghan are to set up their own household, breaking away from the joint operation they shared with the Harry’s elder brother William and his wife Kate, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday. Harry and Meghan, known officially as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have shared … Read More

Queen’s granddaughter marries in second big UK royal wedding of the y...

10 October, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

WINDSOR (Reuters) – Princess Eugenie, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, marries on Friday in the second major British royal wedding of the year at Windsor Castle, following in the footsteps of her cousin Prince Harry and his wife Meghan. Eugenie, 28, younger daughter of the queen’s third child Prince Andrew and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the … Read More

Aretha Franklin’s gospel roots celebrated at Queen of Soul’s fu...

09 September, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – A Detroit church swelled with the sound of gospel music  as family, friends and fans of Aretha Franklin bid rousing farewell to the Queen of Soul at a funeral that featured tributes by former US President Bill Clinton and singer Stevie Wonder. “Come on, this is a church service, lift your voice!” … Read More

Queen Elizabeth owns how many swans? Annual count gets underway

07 July, 2018 9:43 am 9:43 am

CHERTSEY, England (Reuters) – An 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth started on Monday, an annual ceremony of “swan upping” that in modern times has become a means of wildlife conservation. The upping sees three teams — one representing the queen and the others the old trade associations of the … Read More