King Charles III’s coronation date set for May 6, 2023, Buckingham Palace announces

LONDON — King Charles III will be crowned at Westminster Abbey on May 6 in a ceremony that will embrace the past but look to the modern world after the 70-year reign of the late Queen Elizabeth II. Tuesday’s announcement from Buckingham Palace comes amid speculation that the coronation will be shorter and less extravagant … Read more

Royal Mint Unveils First Coins To Feature King Charles III

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image in their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation. The new monarch’s effigy was created by British sculptor Martin Jennings, and has been personally … Read more

Death of Queen Elizabeth II: Monarch died of old age, death certificate shows

Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, her death certificate has revealed. The document, published by National Records of Scotland on Thursday, says the late British monarch died at 3:10 p.m. UK time (10:10 a.m. ET) on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland. Iy lists her full name as “Elizabeth Alexandra Mary” with … Read more

Palace Marks End Of Royal Mourning For Queen In Timeless Way

The black and white portrait was taken by society photographer Dorothy Wilding during the Queen’s first official photographic sitting following her accession to the throne in February 1952. Wilding took dozens of photographs of the Queen, who died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96, during two sittings. They subsequently appeared “on postage stamps … Read more

Palace Releases Photo Of Queen Elizabeth’s Final Resting Place

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace released a photo Saturday giving the first public glimpse of the new ledger stone installed at the final resting place of Queen Elizabeth II. The image shows the hand-carved Belgian black marble slab with brass letter inlays set into the floor of King George VI Memorial Chapel, St. George’s Chapel, … Read more

New Photo Of King Charles Reveals Touching Tribute To His Late Parents

Buckingham Palace released a new photo of King Charles III on Friday, including a sentimental tribute to the monarch’s late parents, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The photo, taken on Sept. 11, shows the king in the Eighteenth Century Room at Buckingham Palace. Charles is pictured at his desk looking at the Red Box, … Read more

John Oliver Roasts ‘Very Weird’ Thing U.K. Store Did To Respect The Queen

Apparently, a quiet beep at the supermarket checkout is a sign of respect for the dead. “I think they had in Morrisons the supermarket … apparently, they lowered the sound of the beeps at the checkout out of respect for the queen dying,” the British “Last Week Tonight” host said. “She hated beeps. As if … Read more

Trevor Noah Names 1 Thing ‘All Sides’ Can Agree On After Queen Elizabeth’s Death

Trevor Noah reckons there’s one thing everyone, whether they’re monarchists or not, can agree on about the British royals. “Two weeks ago, as you all know, Queen Elizabeth died of being old, and it’s been a wild two weeks since,” “The Daily Show” host said Monday. “Lots of heated debates from all sides.” He then … Read more

The Most Emotional Photos From Queen Elizabeth’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral was filled with poignant moments on Monday as members of the royal family, heads of state and mourners from all around the world said their last goodbyes. Some moments were unexpectedly emotional: Observers watched Princess Charlotte crying after the funeral, and the queen’s piper ― whose bagpipes woke the monarch every … Read more

Queen’s Piper Who Woke Her Every Morning Plays Different Role At Her Funeral

The man who woke Queen Elizabeth II on the last day of her life also put her to rest. For decades, the queen’s personal bagpiper, known as Piper to the Sovereign, acted as her personal alarm clock by playing under her window at 9 a.m. for 15 minutes at all of her official British residences. … Read more