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Hilary Mantel, author of 'Wolf Hall' Tudor saga, dies at 70

Sep. 23, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize-winning author who turned Tudor power politics into page-turning fiction in the acclaimed “Wolf Hall” trilogy of historical novels, has died, her publisher said Friday. She was 70. Mantel died “suddenly yet peacefully” on...

Constitution stops Charles becoming Britain's 'green' king

Sep. 22, 2022 06:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — On a blustery November day last year Britain's future king stood before world leaders to deliver a rallying cry that they should "act with all despatch, and decisively” to confront a common enemy. The clarion call — in the vast, windowless hall of a Glasgow...

With ceremonies over, King Charles III faces biggest task

Sep. 20, 2022 09:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The cannons have sounded, the bells have rung and the mourners have paid their respects. Now King Charles III faces the task of preserving a 1,000-year-old monarchy that his mother nurtured for seven decades but that faces an uncertain future. The challenge is...

Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and world at funeral

Sep. 19, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom and the world bade farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds in the streets of London and at Windsor Castle — to honor a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. ...

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral | Live updates

Sep. 19, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England — Queen Elizabeth II has been interred together with her late husband, Prince Philip, at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, officials said. The royal family’s official website said the Dean of Windsor conducted a private burial ceremony late Monday at the...

AP PHOTOS: A family's grief on display at queen's funeral

Sep. 19, 2022 14:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A son's wistful gaze at his mother's coffin. A grandson's sad glance on the steps of Westminster Abbey. A woman holding a flag in Hyde Park with the image of her beloved queen. Britain and the world mourned Queen Elizabeth II on Monday, with a state funeral drawing...

Tea and crumpets: Biden, Jill Biden remember the queen

Sep. 18, 2022 21:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For U.S. President Joe Biden, it was the crumpets. For his wife, first lady Jill Biden, it was the tea. Joe and Jill Biden on Sunday helped honor Queen Elizabeth II by sharing memories of their tea time last year when she invited them to join her at Windsor Castle,...

Bidens among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Sep. 18, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth II's coffin on Sunday as thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations for the queen's state funeral — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the...

Live updates: Will and Kate's older kids attending funeral

Sep. 18, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LONDON — Prince William and his wife Catherine’s 9-year-old son Prince George and 7-year-old daughter Princess Charlotte will attend Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. George, who is now second in line to the throne, and his sister will walk through Westminster Abbey with the...

Live updates: Biden arrives in London for queen's funeral

Sep. 17, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

LONDON — U.S. President Joe Biden has arrived in London to pay his respects to Queen Elizabeth II. The president was expected to sign the official condolence book and attend a reception Sunday at Buckingham Palace hosted by King Charles III before attending the queen's funeral at...