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Queen makes surprise appearance to mark new subway line

May. 17, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise visit Tuesday to a train station in central London to see a newly completed subway line named in her honor. The 96-year-old monarch, who has reduced most of her public engagements, appeared Tuesday at Paddington Station and beamed as...

Queen attends horse show in first public appearance in weeks

May. 13, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Friday, watching her beloved equines from the comfort of a Range Rover before walking to her box in her first public appearance in person in weeks. The monarch sat in the front passenger seat and spoke to a...

Queen delegates opening of Parliament for 1st time

May. 10, 2022 14:06 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II delegated one of her most important public duties to Prince Charles on Tuesday, underscoring the increasingly central role the heir to the crown is taking as his mother prepares to celebrate 70 years on the throne. Charles presided over the state...

Queen to skip Parliament opening for the 1st time in decades

May. 09, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday for the first time in nearly 60 years, as she struggles with difficulties in getting around. Buckingham Palace said in a statement Monday that the decision was made in consultation with her...

Queen's home movies to be in new documentary for Jubilee

May. 08, 2022 08:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Previously-unseen home movies from Queen Elizabeth II's personal archive — including footage capturing the monarch as a young mother and her beaming at her engagement ring — will be shown in a new documentary, the BBC said Sunday. The queen granted the...

Queen to miss traditional royal garden party season

May. 05, 2022 07:44 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II will miss the traditional royal garden party season, where she would normally meet with hundreds of people on the grounds of her residences in London and Edinburgh, palace officials said Thursday. The 96-year-old monarch will be represented instead...

Today in History: May 4, four killed at Kent State

May. 04, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, May 4, the 124th day of 2022. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1970, Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, killing...

Mattel unveils Elizabeth II Barbie on queen's birthday

Apr. 21, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has got her own Barbie in honor of her 96th birthday and upcoming Platinum Jubilee. California-based toymaker Mattel released the doll on the monarch's birthday Thursday in commemoration of her 70 years of service, which will be celebrated beginning...

Queen Elizabeth II privately marks her 96th birthday

Apr. 21, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II was marking her 96th birthday privately Thursday, retreating to the Sandringham estate in eastern England that has offered the monarch and her late husband, Prince Philip, a refuge from the affairs of state. Elizabeth is expected to spend the day at...

Prince Harry talks about fatherhood, the queen and Diana

Apr. 20, 2022 14:39 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prince Harry is opening up about his life at home and his recent surprise visit with Queen Elizabeth II, saying he and his wife, Meghan, had tea with the monarch and shared laughs. “It was really nice to catch up with her,” Harry told NBC's...