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  • Sep 09, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    ‘Incredible, extraordinary woman’: New Zealand PM on late queen

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has called the late Queen Elizabeth II an “incredible woman”. “Young or old, there is no doubt that a chapter is closing today, and with that we share our thanks to an incredible woman whom we were fortunate enough to call our queen,” he added. , adding the late emperor was “extraordinary”.

    Queen Elizabeth II was the monarch of not only Great Britain but also of the 14 nations of the Commonwealth, which includes Australia and New Zealand. With the Queen’s eldest son Charles now becoming the new King, he has now taken over as head of state of the Commonwealth.

  • Sep 09, 2022 06:49 AM IST

    Australia suspends parliament to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

    Flags are being lowered in both Australia and New Zealand to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. The late British monarch was the head of state of both nations, which are part of the Commonwealth of Nations. Australia has suspended parliament and is unlikely to return for at least two weeks, while in its neighboring country, politicians are expected to pay tribute to the late queen in the House next week, Reuters reports.

  • Sep 09, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    Queen Elizabeth was one of the longest-serving monarchs since the 17th century

    The longest-reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, is also one of the longest-reigning monarchs since the 17th century, AFP reports.

  • Sep 09, 2022 05:42 AM IST

    Banknotes bearing the late Queen’s image will continue to be legal tender: Bank of England

    The Bank of England said on Thursday that its banknotes bearing the image of the late Queen Elizabeth II would remain legal tender. In a statement, the central bank said further details on the matter would be announced after the national mourning period is over, Reuters reported. The late Queen was the first monarch to be inscribed on Bank of England banknotes.

  • Sep 09, 2022 04:59 AM IST

    Not only the throne, the new King Charles III also inherited his late mother’s personal property

    Britain’s new King Charles III not only inherits the throne after the death of his late mother Queen Elizabeth II, but also her personal fortune, AFP reports. Read more

  • Sep 09, 2022 03:29 AM IST

    King Charles III to address the nation on Friday

    Britain’s new ruler King Charles III will address the nation on Friday, Reuters quoted his spokesman as saying. It will be his first public speech since the death of his longest-reigning mother in British history, Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday at the age of 96.

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  • Sep 09, 2022 12:52 AM IST

    At 73, King Charles is the oldest person to ascend the British throne

    Britain’s new King Charles will be called King Charles III, royal officials confirmed on Thursday, shortly after the death of his mother and the country’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96. The new king, at age 73, is the oldest person to ever assume the throne, The Associated Press reported.

  • Sep 09, 2022 12:41 AM IST

    Paris’s Eiffel Tower lights off to pay tribute to the Queen

    The Paris Eiffel Tower has been closed and will remain so overnight, Mayor Anne Hidalgo said in a statement on Twitter on Thursday, in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II – Britain’s longest-serving Queen – who died at 96. died at the age of Read more.

  • Sep 09, 2022 12:08 AM IST

    Hundreds crowd outside Buckingham Palace

    Hundreds gathered outside Buckingham Palace after the death of Britain’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II was announced. She was 96 years old. Her eldest son, Charles, was immediately succeeded as Britain’s new king. In a statement, the king said the passing of his “beloved mother” was the “greatest moment of grief” for him and all members of the royal family.

  • September 08, 2022 11:50 PM IST

    ‘Moment of greatest sadness’: New King Charles

    A statement from Britain’s new King Charles said the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, his “beloved mother”, is the “greatest moment of grief” for him and all members of the royal family. “We deeply mourn the passing of a sovereign and a very dear mother,” said a statement issued by the royal family. Read more

  • September 08, 2022 11:45 PM IST

    ‘Queen Elizabeth II has left behind a great legacy’: UK PM Liz Truss

    Britain’s newly-elected PM Liz Truss paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday as the longest-reigning monarch breathed her last at the age of 96. He said the late queen has left a “great legacy” and credited her for providing “stability” to the country. and strength” through thick and thin. Read more

  • Sep 08, 2022 11:23 PM IST

    With the death of the Queen, her son Charles immediately became the new King of Britain.

    With the death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, her son, Prince Charles, will immediately succeed her as the new King of Great Britain. Read more

  • September 08, 2022 11:09 PM IST

    ‘Queen dies peacefully at Balmoral’, tweets royal family

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  • Sep 08, 2022 10:43 PM IST

    ‘She represents the whole of Europe’s history’: President of the European Commission

    European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said during a news conference in the Netherlands on Thursday that her prayers are with Queen Elizabeth II.

    “She represents the whole history of Europe as our common home with our British friends.”

  • September 08, 2022 09:55 PM IST

    Princes Edward, Andrew, William arrive at Balmoral: report

    A BBC report said Princes Edward, Andrew and William have arrived at Balmoral Castle.

  • September 08, 2022 09:50 PM IST

    Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace as concerns over the Queen’s health grow

    As concerns over Queen Elizabeth II’s health grew, more than 100 people stood at the gates of Buckingham Palace as they weathered torrential rain.

  • Sep 08, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Prince Harry to visit Balmoral alone: ​​report

    The Duke of Sussex Prince Harry will travel to Balmoral alone, a BBC report said on Thursday. It was previously reported that Prince Harry and his wife- Meghan, who is the Duchess of Sussex, would be traveling to Scotland.

  • Sep 08, 2022 09:05 PM IST

    Canada’s views with Her Majesty…: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

    “My thoughts and the thoughts of Canadians across the country are with Queen Elizabeth II at this time. We are wishing her well and sending our best to the Royal Family,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted on Thursday. Huh.”

  • September 08, 2022 09:01 PM IST

    UK PM has no plans to visit Scotland

    United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss has no current plans to travel to Scotland, her spokeswoman told Reuters news agency on Thursday. The spokesperson declined to comment on Queen Elizabeth’s current health condition.

  • Sep 08, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Prince William arrives in Aberdeen

    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, has arrived in Aberdeen and is expected to visit Balmoral Castle now.

  • Sep 08, 2022 08:28 PM IST

    Plane carrying 7 members of royal family landed in Aberdeen: report

    BBC News reported on Thursday that a plane carrying seven members of the royal family landed in Aberdeen. The identities of the family members have not been disclosed.

  • Sep 08, 2022 07:51 PM IST

    I wish Her Majesty a speedy and lasting recovery: Muslim Council of Britain

    “Our thoughts and prayers are with the Queen and the Royal Family at this time. We wish Her Majesty a speedy and lasting recovery,” Britain’s Muslim Council Secretary General Zara Mohamed tweeted on Thursday.

  • Sep 08, 2022 07:35 PM IST

  • Sep 08, 2022 07:20 PM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II has been battling health problems since last October

    The 96-year-old monarch has been suffering health problems since October 2021, which has left him struggling to walk and stand. On October 12 last year, Queen Elizabeth was seen using a walking stick at a Westminster Abbey service.

  • Sep 08, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

    The traditional Changing of the Guard ceremony, which was due to take place outside Buckingham Palace on Friday morning, has been called off amid concerns over the Queen’s health.

  • September 08, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    May the Lord bless the Queen, strengthen and comfort her family: Archbishop of Westminster

  • Sep 08, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Prince Charles now with the Queen, says Elizabeth II: report

    Britain’s Prince Charles is now accompanied by Queen Elizabeth II, BBC News reported on Thursday.

  • Sep 08, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will visit Scotland

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex—Prince Harry and his wife Meghan—will travel to Scotland, a spokesman for the couple said on Thursday, according to reports.

  • Sep 08, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    The Nation’s Prayer with the Queen, the Church of England Tweets

    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby expressed concern over the health of Queen Elizabeth II, saying: “My prayers, and the prayers of the Church of England and the people of the whole country, are with Her Majesty the Queen today.”

    “May God’s presence strengthen and comfort Her Majesty, her family and those who care for her at Balmoral,” the archbishop tweeted.

  • Sep 08, 2022 06:03 PM IST

    Buckingham Palace news will worry the nation: UK PM Liz Truss

    Newly-appointed Prime Minister Liz Truss, who met with the Queen just two days before she took office, tweeted on Thursday: “The news of Buckingham Palace at this lunch will deeply concern the entire nation.

    My thoughts – and those of the people of our United Kingdom – are with the Queen and her family at this time.”

  • Sep 08, 2022 06:00 PM IST

    ‘Thoughts and prayers are with Her Majesty and the Royal Family’: Rishi Sunaki

  • Sep 08, 2022 05:57 PM IST

    Rani kept under medical supervision

    According to Buckingham Palace, the Queen is under medical supervision at Balmoral after doctors raised concerns for her health.