Queen Elizabeth II was the unifying factor that kept the monarchy relevant and Britain still at the helm of the Commonwealth of Nations. But the crown seemingly sits uneasy on her successor.
Britain bids farewell to Queen Elizabeth II with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers from around the world to honour a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age.
Monday is set to be packed with funeral events for the late Queen Elizabeth in London and Windsor as hundreds of thousands of mourners ready to say their final goodbye.
Around 500 royals, heads of state and government from around the globe have been invited to the ceremony.
London’s Metropolitan police force said there is no terrorism link to the stabbing and that a suspect has been arrested.
It is acceptable to perform Umrah on behalf of deceased Muslims but this does not apply to non-Muslims like the queen.
All matches in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales were postponed last weekend as a mark of respect over the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Sporadic gun salutes were among the only sounds as hushed crowds watched King Charles III lead his siblings in a poignant procession behind their mother's coffin through the historic heart of Edinburgh.
Charles told members of the House of Commons and House of Lords that he would follow his late mother Queen Elizabeth II in upholding “the precious principles of constitutional governance” that underpin the UK’s political system.
Thousands of mourners throng the route for the final journey of Queen Elizabeth II as her coffin arrive in Edinburgh from the Scottish retreat where she died.
Queen Elizabeth II's coffin will travel by road through Scottish towns and villages as it begins its final journey from her beloved Scottish retreat of Balmoral.
While the queen was not directly responsible for her governments’ policies, she was nevertheless a willing tool and symbol of the British state which wrought havoc across the world.
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