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AP Week in Pictures: Global

May. 14, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

May 7-13, 2022 From an elderly woman walking inside a metro station being used as a bomb shelter in Kharkiv, Ukraine, to Britain’s Prince Charles sitting by the The Imperial State Crown in the House of Lords Chamber, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the Houses of...

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...

UK govt sets out big plans, but little cost of living relief

May. 10, 2022 11:29 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative government set out its agenda for the next year on Tuesday with sweeping promises to cut crime, improve health care and revive the U.K.’s pandemic-scarred economy — but no new help for millions of Britons struggling to pay their bills as the cost of...

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...

Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II will not attend State Opening of Parliament due to longstanding mobility issues

May. 09, 2022 13:42 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace: Queen Elizabeth II will not attend State Opening of Parliament due to longstanding mobility issues.

Queen won't attend Parliament opening due to mobility issues

May. 09, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday amid ongoing mobility issues. The palace said in a statement Monday that the decision was made in consultation with her doctors and that the 96-year-old monarch had...

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...

AP-Week in Pictures-Global

May. 07, 2022 07:46 AM EDT

April 30 - May 6, 2022 From Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko in an interview with The Associated Press at the Independence Palace in Minsk, Belarus, to Britain’s Emma Raducanu powerfully returning the ball against Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine during their match at the Mutua...

Andrew, Harry and Meghan won't appear on Jubilee balcony

May. 06, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace on Friday answered one of the biggest remaining questions about Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations: saying that Prince Andrew, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, won’t be on the palace balcony when the monarch greets the public on...