A police spokesperson said lots of checks were being carried out in the area, a short distance from where a concert is to be staged outside Buckingham Palace later in the day.
Millions of people across Britain and the world are expected to join the festivities starting on Thursday in honour of the 96-year-old, who has reigned for longer than any of her predecessors.
Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021 and was treated for a month for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. The queen’s consort died at home in Windsor Castle.
If recent US experience with Trump is a guide, some of Britain’s most powerful institutions will refuse to commit to self-reflection after a row over racism in the royal family
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, who announced they are expecting their second child on Sunday, shocked senior royals last year by announcing plans to step back from their royal roles.
As the coronavirus has claimed the lives of about 16,000 Britons, traditional festivities such as parades and ceremonial salutes have been cancelled.
Britain's Prince Andrew told the BBC that he had no recollection of ever meeting an American woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage.
If Trump’s royal invitation to the UK was meant to stir political tensions, it seems the US president has done a good job.
As the country's Brexit plan stands, its departure from the EU could have both positive and negative implications.
The London Central Mosque and Islamic Cultural Centre and the Fazl Mosque have been given special listed status in recognition of their architectural and historic importance.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman's trip is aimed at building a broader economic partnership between the two countries, but it has sparked protests against Saudi's human rights record and the war in Yemen.
The 96-year-old monarch was hospitalised late on Tuesday night as a precautionary measure. It came as Queen Elizabeth II prepared to make a speech in the state opening of parliament.
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