LONDON (Sputnik) - The Royal Family has posted a photomontage online to commemorate the long life of the late Prince Philip, who will be laid at his final resting place later on Saturday.
The busiest airport in Europe joins the rest of the country as Britons say farewell to the Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip passed away on 9 April at the age of 99, spending the final weeks of his life with his family.
According to English broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson, despite the obvious chemistry between the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, their relationship could end in a disaster some time in the future, in light of the recent developments in their extended family.
The husband of Queen Elizabeth and the oldest member of the British royal house died on 9 April at the age of 99. Earlier this year, the prince-consort had to undergo a month-long hospital treatment due to heart issues and an infection, but in March Prince Philip returned home and spent his last days with his family.
MOSCOW (Sputnik), Jonathan Rowson – The recent unrest in Northern Ireland that saw unionist youths engage in running battles with the police in Belfast has caught the world's attention.
The Duke of Edinburgh will be laid to rest on 17 April at St George's Chapel. More than 700 members of the armed forces will take part in the funeral ceremony, but only 30 individuals will attend the service due to coronavirus restrictions.
The funeral ceremony will begin this Saturday at 11 am local time and will last until about 3 pm. Due to restrictions imposed because of COVID-19, the Queen will have to sit alone for the ceremony with a total of just 30 guests.
Public Health England (PHE) has recorded 77 cases of the variant officially named B.1.617, which is said to be contributing to a sharp spike of the pandemic in India.
If an election was “held tomorrow”, 43% of Britons would vote for the Conservative party as opposed to the 29% who would support Keir Starmer and his Labour party, according to the latest YouGov/Times voting intention figures.
The British Empire tried to conquer Afghanistan several times during the 19th century. But the United States have been the dominant foreign power in the country since the invasion of 2001.
The City of London has always prided itself on being the financial hub of Europe but following Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, the roles are bound to be switched.
President Joe Biden last week announced several executive actions to combat the “epidemic and…international embarrassment'' of gun violence in the United States. But despite another mass shooting in Indianapolis the right to bear arms remains enshrined in the law.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Ambassador to Russia Deborah Bronnert's visit to the Russian Foreign Ministry was scheduled in advance, the British Embassy told Sputnik on Friday.
Following the Megxit fallout and the Sussexes' explosive interview with Oprah in March, the brothers' relationship has been increasingly fraught, despite having once been very close after the death of their mother, Princess Diana, in 1997.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The United Kingdom’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has summoned the Russian Ambassador, Andrey Kelin, over concerns of malign activity such as the SolarWinds cyberattack, which the UK believes was carried out by Russian intelligence services.
In July 2020 a Saudi Arabian-led consortium which was trying to buy English Premier League club Newcastle United from British tycoon Mike Ashley suddenly announced the takeover had collapsed. The fiancée of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi had called on the English Premier League to block the takeover.
Unlike Princess Diana’s former butler Paul Burrell, who claims that late Duke of Edinburgh has never understood his daughter-in-law and actually played into her marriage’s downfall, royal author Gyles Brandreth believes that this was far from the truth.
The site of a new housing development under construction in the Eastfield area of Scarborough, Yorkshire, UK, turned out to be hiding a remarkable and enigmatic secret, prompting the developer to alter plans.
The Duke of Sussex is now quarantining at Frogmore Cottage, his previous UK home, following his return home from the US for the grandfather’s funeral. Prince Philip will be buried on 17 April after “peacefully” passing away at Windsor Castle on Friday.
Greensill Capital, a financial services company that has filed for insolvency, is at the heart of allegations that former British Prime Minister David Cameron lobbied the government - led by former colleague Boris Johnson - on behalf of a firm which was once a major financier of UK steel production.