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Queen Elizabeth II won't attend climate conference in person

Oct. 26, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has canceled her planned appearance at the U.N. climate conference in Glasgow, accepting doctors' advice to rest just days after spending the night in a hospital for tests. The 95-year-old monarch announced Tuesday that she has...

Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II won't attend COP26 climate conference in person following advice to rest

Oct. 26, 2021 13:08 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II won't attend COP26 climate conference in person following advice to rest.

Today in History

Oct. 26, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2021. There are 66 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On October 26th, 2001, President George W. Bush signed the USA Patriot Act, giving...

Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit

Oct. 22, 2021 08:00 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier this week. Buckingham Palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King...

UK palace says queen, 95, spent night in hospital for checks

Oct. 21, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II spent a night in a hospital for checks this week after canceling an official trip to Northern Ireland on medical advice, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The palace said the 95-year-old British monarch went to the private King...

New Zealand governor-general favors outreach to marginalized

Oct. 21, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's new governor-general said Thursday she plans to reach out to people marginalized by issues like homelessness, addiction and discrimination. Cindy Kiro is the first Indigenous woman appointed to the role as the representative...

Queen accepts medical advice to rest, cancels N Ireland trip

Oct. 20, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days and has canceled a trip to Northern Ireland, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday. The palace didn't offer specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is “in...

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days

Oct. 20, 2021 06:13 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for a few days.

Thanks but no: UK queen turns down 'Oldie of the Year' title

Oct. 19, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch. But don’t call her an oldie. The 95-year-old queen has politely declined the honor of being named “Oldie of the Year” by a British magazine, saying she does not meet “the...

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Oct. 17, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change and Earth's most pressing challenges. ...