David Cameron has been in the crosshairs over his alleged role in a lobbying scandal involving the ailing private finance firm Greensill Capital, with the former prime minister cleared in late March of ostensibly trying to solicit a government-backed COVID-19 assistance loan for the private bank from UK Chancellor of the Exchequer.
LONDON (Sputnik) - Prince Harry has returned to the United Kingdom to attend the funeral of his late grandfather, Prince Philip, People magazine reports.
The recently-revived 'Feminist Declaration' from Beijing in 1995 urges governments to repeal the laws that currently make it illegal for adolescents — an age range including pre-teenage children — and those with learning disabilities to consent to sex.
LONDON (Sputnik) - Over 6,000 Britons have signed up for a petition to erect "a prominent statue" in London in tribute to late Prince Phillip’s years-long service to the country.
Thousands of ordinary people have paid tribute to Prince Philip since his death on Friday at the age of 99 in online books of condolence, for which his youngest son Prince Edward thanked them for their kindness.
The suspension of all royal duties, along with the "purdah" period being observed by Parliament out of respect for Prince Philip's passing on Friday, mean that no new laws can be passed in Britain for almost a fortnight.
According to a statement released by the Royal Family, the Duke of Edinburgh passed away peacefully on 9 April, two months before his 100th birthday. Earlier this year, he spent a month in hospital where he was treated for an infection and underwent a heart procedure.
The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, died on Friday at the age of 99. He will be buried on 17 April at St George's Chapel in Windsor. He will not have a state funeral and there will be no lying-in-state ceremony as per his wishes.
Starting from next week people will be allowed to visit pubs and cafes, which will be serving outdoors. People are allowed to meet outside, but the groups should not exceed six people. Unlike previous lockdowns, this one will be lifted in stages and four conditions must be met in order to proceed to the next stage.
The Duke of Edinburgh, who retired from public duties in 2017, spent a month in hospital earlier this year for heart surgery, and then returned to Windsor Castle spending the last days of his life with his family.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie are currently living in Los Angeles after resigning from their royal duties. Earlier this year, their interview with Oprah Winfrey caused a major controversy in the UK, as the couple made several explosive allegations about the Royal Family.
The Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away on 9 April at the age of 99, two months before his 100th birthday. Scores of world leaders have since paid heartfelt tributes to the royal and praised his remarkable service to his country and the Queen. His funeral will take place on 17 April at St George's Chapel, Windsor.
Late last month, former UK Prime Minister David was cleared by a watchdog of violating lobbying rules, following a probe into reports that he solicited a government-backed COVID-19 assistance loan for private financial services firm Greensill Capital from Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend the funeral of Prince Philip later this month in order to make room for as many family members as possible amid strict coronavirus regulations, a Downing Street spokesperson announced.
Who, if anyone, is behind the two weeks of violence in Belfast is unclear, but tensions have been high since the British government signed its post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union which sees customs checks on goods moving between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
Prince Philip was well-known for his often racially-charged quips at public appearances, including his 1999 comment that a fuse box with wires spilling out at an Edinburgh electronics factory looked like it had been "put in by an Indian".
The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip passed away on Friday. The queen's husband was hospitalised earlier this year for a pre-existing heart condition. He was 99 years old.
The husband of Queen Elizabeth II underwent heart surgery earlier this year and also received medical treatment due to an unnamed infection, spending almost a month in hospital before he was discharged.
The Duke of Edinburgh died on 9 April, just two months before turning 100. Following the official announcement from Buckingham Palace, the BBC interrupted its regular programming with a black screen.
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