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Biden says 'very gracious' queen 'reminded me of my mother'

Jun. 13, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England (AP) — President Joe Biden and his aviator sunglasses met Queen Elizabeth II on a bright Sunday afternoon. The queen hosted the president and first lady Jill Biden at Windsor Castle, her royal residence near London. Biden flew to London after wrapping...

After charming leaders, Queen Elizabeth sits back for parade

Jun. 13, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade to mark her official birthday. The 95-year-old monarch sat on a dais to watch the ceremony that...

Queen Elizabeth honors key women in UK's rapid vaccine drive

Jun. 11, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has used her birthday honors list to celebrate those at the forefront of the U.K.'s rapid rollout of COVID-19 vaccines over the past few months, which has been credited with turning around the country's pandemic response. Two of the most...

Lucky number: Biden is 13th US president to meet the queen

Jun. 11, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Imagine trying to make an impression on someone who’s met, well, almost everyone. Such is the challenge for President Joe Biden, who is set to sip tea with Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday at Windsor Castle after a Group of Seven leaders' summit in...

Prince Philip 'wasn’t looking forward' to centenary 'fuss'

Jun. 10, 2021 06:04 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — On what would have been Prince Philip's 100th birthday, his youngest child said he would not have been looking forward to any celebrations to mark the occasion. In an interview with the BBC that was broadcast Thursday, the 57-year-old Prince Edward said...

UK: Queen marks late husband's 100th birthday with new rose

Jun. 09, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has marked what would have been her husband Prince Philip’s 100th birthday with the planting of a newly bred rose named after him. The monarch watched the Duke of Edinburgh Rose planted in the Windsor Castle gardens last week to...

Queen Elizabeth II visits navy carrier ahead of deployment

May. 22, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II made a quick visit Saturday to the Royal Navy's flagship aircraft carrier that bears the name of her eponymous 16th- century predecessor, ahead of its maiden operational deployment. The HMS Queen Elizabeth, the latest Royal Navy ship to...

'I was afraid': Prince Harry, Oprah discuss mental health

May. 21, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For Harry, returning to London to attend Prince Philip's funeral last month meant once more facing a place where he felt trapped and hunted by cameras. It would be a test of his ability to cope with the anxiety that was bubbling up again. “I was...

British PM seeks to bolster economy, union in new parliament

May. 11, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government sought to capitalize on its electoral strength Tuesday, outlining a sweeping legislative agenda to bolster the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic, defuse tensions that threaten the country’s unity and combat social issues ranging from housing to care for...

100 years old: Low-key centenary for Northern Ireland

May. 03, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland marked what is widely considered to be its centenary on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth II stressing the need for “reconciliation, equality and mutual understanding” as she sent her “warmest good wishes” to its people. U.S. Secretary...