King Charles III

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after solemn procession

Sep 14, 2022 | 11:15am

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II left Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday, borne on a horse-drawn carriage and saluted by cannons and the tolling of Big Ben, in a solemn procession through the flag-draped, crowd-lined streets of London to Westminster Hall. There, Britain’s longest-serving monarch will lie in state for the world to […]

Crowds gather in London to see queen’s coffin procession

Sep 14, 2022 | 4:24am

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin will leave Buckingham Palace for the last time today as it is taken amid somber pageantry on a horse-drawn gun carriage past crowds of mourners to the Houses of Parliament, where the late monarch will lie in state for four days. Crowds began massing early along the flag-lined road outside the […]

King Charles to Belfast, queen’s coffin to return to London

Sep 13, 2022 | 5:00am

King Charles III is flying to Northern Ireland on the latest leg of his tour of the nations that make up the United Kingdom as thousands of people have lined up through the night to pay their last respects to his mother’s coffin in Edinburgh. On Monday night, Charles and his siblings, Anne, Andrew and […]

Queen’s coffin arrives at Edinburgh cathedral

Sep 12, 2022 | 8:46am

Queen Elizabeth the Second’s coffin has arrived at the St. Giles Cathedral in Endiburgh, Scotland. The late Queen’s four children accompanied the hearse on a procession through the city along the Royal Mile. The casket draped in a royal standard  will remain at the cathedral until tomorrow. King Charles the Third — dressed in army […]

Charles pledges to follow queen’s example of selfless duty

Sep 12, 2022 | 5:29am

King Charles III pledged Monday to follow his late mother’s example of “selfless duty” as he addressed lawmakers from both houses of parliament in London before he boarded a plane to Edinburgh to be with the late queen’s coffin as it lies at rest in the Scottish capital. Earlier, Queen Elizabeth II’s grandson Prince Harry […]

What’s next as UK mourns, King Charles III starts reign

Sep 9, 2022 | 6:13am

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has triggered a series of carefully structured ceremonial and constitutional steps, as Britain undergoes a period of national mourning and heralds the reign of King Charles III. Here is a look at what will happen in the coming days. Friday, Sept. 9 — King Charles III and his wife […]

Britain mourns Queen Elizabeth as Charles becomes king

Sep 9, 2022 | 5:16am

Bells have tolled around Britain and mourners are flocking to palace gates to honor Queen Elizabeth II. The country prepared Friday for a new age under a new king. King Charles III spent much of his 73 years preparing for the role. He planned to meet with the prime minister and address a nation grieving […]