Latest Queen Elizabeth II News

Princess Anne takes the Staten Island ferry to Manhattan

Oct. 05, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Princess Anne took a ride on the Staten Island Ferry during a visit to New York City. The sister of Britain's King Charles III was ushered to the ferry's pilothouse as the Manhattan-bound ship crossed the New York Harbor on Tuesday escorted by police boats. A...

In 1st speech as Prince of Wales, William champions wildlife

Oct. 04, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Prince William delivered his first speech as heir to the British throne at a wildlife protection summit Tuesday, signaling that the royal family will continue to champion environmental causes as King Charles III is forced to step back from front-line campaigning. ...

King Charles III in first engagement since queen's death

Oct. 03, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III and his wife Camilla, the queen consort, visited Scotland Monday in their first joint public engagement since the royal mourning period to remember Queen Elizabeth II ended. Hundreds turned out on the streets of Dunfermline in Fife, north of...

King Charles III decides not to attend climate summit

Oct. 02, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III has decided not to attend the international climate change summit in Egypt next month, fueling speculation that the new monarch will have to rein in his environmental activism now that he has ascended the throne. The Sunday Times newspaper reported...

Royal Mint unveils first coins to feature King Charles III

Sep. 29, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image in their change from around December, as 50-pence coins depicting him gradually enter circulation. The new...

'Crown,' 'Interview With the Vampire' among TV highlights

Sep. 29, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — What’s fall got to do with the fall TV season? Summer had yet to roll up its Labor Day beach blanket when two major series, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” and “House of the Dragon” arrived. While the broadcast pattern of a strict...

Royal silks return as King Charles III's horse finishes 2nd

Sep. 29, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

SALISBURY, England (AP) — The famous royal silks returned to British horse racing on Thursday, with the first runner under the ownership of King Charles III finishing a distant second at Salisbury. Educator was the first horse to wear the purple, red and gold silks since the death...

Hundreds line up to pay respects to late queen in Windsor

Sep. 29, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of royal fans lined up outside Windsor Castle for the chance to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II as the chapel where the late monarch was buried opened to the public Thursday for the first time since her death. The queen's death certificate says...

Queen Elizabeth II's death certificate says the 96-year-old monarch died of old age

Sep. 29, 2022 09:12 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's death certificate says the 96-year-old monarch died of old age.

Canada sees suspected carbon monoxide cases in wake of Fiona

Sep. 27, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island (AP) — A Canadian hospital said Tuesday it is treating several patients for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning as many people in the Atlantic area hit post-tropical storm Fiona are using generators for electricity. More than 180,000 homes and...