Queen Elizabeth

UK's Queen Elizabeth agrees grandson Harry, wife Meghan can exit senior royal role

Harry and his American actress wife will now begin a "period of transition" that will see them split their time between Britain and Canada as they also seek a lifestyle less encumbered by royal duties and to end their reliance on public funding.

Jan 14, 2020, 06:56 AM IST

When Queen Elizabeth played prank on American tourists

The tourists started a conversation with Queen Elizabeth, asking if she lived nearby -- and whether she'd ever met the Queen.

Sep 03, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Donald Trump claims Queen Elizabeth had fun with him during his UK visit

US President Donald Trump on Friday claimed that Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II had more fun during his state visit to the UK than in the last 25 years."I have such a great relationship, and we were laughing and having fun. And her people said she hasn`t had so much fun in 25 years. Then I got criticized for it because they said we were having too much fun," the Hill quoted Trump as saying.

Jun 15, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

'Thank You' - Queen Elizabeth and world leaders pay tribute D-Day veterans

Sixteen countries attended the commemorations: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States.


Jun 05, 2019, 19:47 PM IST

US President Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace

US President Trump and his wife, Melania, were greeted by the 93-year-old monarch at Buckingham Palace at the start of a three-day state visit which sees him feted with the full force of royal ceremony: a formal dinner with the queen, tea with heir Prince Charles.

Jun 03, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

UK's Prince Philip, 97, escapes unhurt after road crash near royal estate

Local police attended the scene, it added.

Jan 17, 2019, 23:57 PM IST

Meghan Markle's father pleads with her to stop ghosting him

He also dismissed reports of a feud between his daughter Meghan and her sister-in-law Kate Middleton.

Dec 17, 2018, 22:46 PM IST

UK fumes as Trump makes Queen Elizabeth wait for him in searing heat

The 92-year-old monarch waited ten minutes under partial shade for the US President to arrive.

Jul 14, 2018, 07:30 AM IST

Duchess Meghan makes first joint appearance with queen

Their first stop featured a performance by local schoolchildren in the town of Widnes, near Liverpool.

Jun 15, 2018, 00:28 AM IST

Leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Commonwealth head

Prince Charles has been approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:24 PM IST

London Fashion Week: Queen Elizabeth makes surprise appearance

The Queen, however, with her upbeat appearance helped relax those around her.

Feb 21, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Suspect arrested outside Buckingham Palace shouted 'Allahu Akbar': UK police

A man driving a car and armed with four-foot sword who assaulted two police officers outside Britain`s Buckingham Palace was heard repeatedly shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest).

Aug 26, 2017, 23:19 PM IST

No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

David Johnston, who is the British queen's representative in Canada where she is head of state, joined the likes of former US first lady Michelle Obama in breaching unspoken rules of behaviour when meeting the monarch.

Jul 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

UK's new Warship is convenient sea target: Russian MoD hits back at Britain

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov on Friday hits back at the British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon, saying, UK`s new warship HMS Queen Elizabeth is nothing but a "convenient sea target".

Jun 30, 2017, 09:30 AM IST

No royal wants to be king or queen, Britain's Prince Harry says

Prince Harry said no one in Britain`s royal family wants to be king or queen and criticised a decision to force him to parade behind his mother Princess Diana`s coffin after her death in 1997, according to an interview with a U.S. magazine.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:23 PM IST

Britain's Prince Philip hospitalised with infection but is in 'good spirits'

Philip, who is also known as the Duke of Edinburgh and has sometimes drawn attention with headline-grabbing gaffes, has been by the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne and she has described him as "my strength and stay".

Jun 21, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

London fire blaze likely killed at least 58 people: Police

Prime Minister Theresa May`s government earlier sought to quell anger over the fire, pledging to support the victims of the blaze after protesters jeered her when she visited local residents.

Jun 17, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

British PM Theresa May tries to quell public anger after deadly London fire

May was rushed away from a meeting with residents on Friday under heavy police guard as protesters shouted "Shame on you" and hundreds stormed a local town hall calling for justice.

Jun 17, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Amid turmoil, Queen Elizabeth says Britain sombre but steadfast

Amid the turmoil of militant attacks, political crisis and a deadly fire disaster, Queen Elizabeth said Britain was in a deeply sombre mood but that its people were resolute in the face of adversity.

Jun 17, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Faced with mounting criticism, British PM Theresa May visits London fire victims

British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the injured in hospital on Friday as the death toll rose to 30. 

Jun 16, 2017, 20:57 PM IST