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The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Apr. 17, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone. The queen sat apart from family members at the simple but somber ceremony at Windsor Castle, in...

A Black trans woman was killed. Her sisterhood asks why?

Apr. 17, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gray clouds, steeped with rain, swirled above Tuckaseegee Park when a short parade of cars pulled into the parking lot. One by one, the cars emptied, and dozens of women greeted each other, crying and laughing, having traveled from all over the...

AP PHOTOS: Reflections on a royal funeral amid a pandemic

Apr. 17, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England (AP) — As military bands played and a procession of royals escorted his coffin to the church, Prince Philip was laid to rest Saturday in a funeral ceremony that honored his lifetime of service to the U.K., the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II. ...

Harry, William seen chatting together after royal funeral

Apr. 17, 2021 14:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday. The brothers were somber and silent as they walked together in a...

The Latest: Crowds line streets to pay respects to Philip

Apr. 17, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

WINDSOR, England — Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside Windsor Castle to pay their respects to Prince Philip. Some held Union flags and clutched flowers, while others wore custom face masks featuring the royal’s photo. People poured into the town of...

Prince Philip's coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault as his funeral service nears its close

Apr. 17, 2021 11:16 AM EDT
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Prince Philip's coffin is lowered into the Royal Vault as his funeral service nears its close.

Queen Elizabeth II seen in public for the first time since Prince Philip's death as she joins family for his funeral

Apr. 17, 2021 10:16 AM EDT
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II seen in public for the first time since Prince Philip's death as she joins family for his funeral.

Britain observes one minute of silence to honor the late Prince Philip as the royal ceremonial funeral gets underway

Apr. 17, 2021 10:10 AM EDT
WINDSOR, England (AP) — Britain observes one minute of silence to honor the late Prince Philip as the royal ceremonial funeral gets underway.

Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip

Apr. 17, 2021 04:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — This is the Order of Service for the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday: ORDER OF SERVICE All stand. The Coffin is removed from the Land Rover and is carried to the West Steps where it rests at 3pm for the one minute National...

List of mourners attending the funeral of Prince Philip

Apr. 17, 2021 04:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is the full list of mourners who will attend the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle: 1. Queen Elizabeth II 2. Prince Charles, eldest child of the queen and Prince Philip ...