Elizabeth II could cede the throne to Charles faster than expected

This is a question that many English people ask themselves: when will Elizabeth II retire? According to experts in the British royal family, this could happen sooner than expected. The coronavirus crisis has indeed changed the game. For safety, the queen, aged 94, limits all her movements and has withdrawn to avoid any risk of […]

Here is the reaction of Queen Elizabeth II upon discovering her new portrait (video)

The British Foreign Office has unveiled a new portrait of Queen Elizabeth by artist Miriam Escofet. The queen was able to find out by videoconference. A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II was unveiled on Friday July 25. The portrait is made by artist Miriam Escofet. It depicts Elizabeth wearing a knee-length blue dress, pearls, […]

Elizabeth II will not spend the summer in England

Currently confined with Prince Philip to Windsor Castle, the sovereign will leave England in early August to return to Balmoral, her summer residence in Scotland, revealed the Sun, Monday June 29. During the confinement, rumors were already circulating around the imminent abdication of Elizabeth II, confined to Windsor Castle for fifteen weeks and forced to […]

“Never give up, never despair”: Queen reminds of the end of the war

Updated May 8, 2020, 11:15 p.m. In a speech, Queen Elizabeth II uses moving words to recall the many lives that the “terrible conflict” had claimed. You can find more current news here The British Queen Elizabeth II (94) commemorated the end of the Second World War on Friday evening with a speech broadcast on […]

Why many caregivers in the UK die of Covid-19

Prime Minister Boris Johnson commemorates the dead of the National Health Service with a minute’s silence. Picture: dpa Britain is on the way to becoming Europe’s sad corona death record holder. A disproportionate number of nurses and doctors die. Prime Minister Johnson is said to have reacted too late to the crisis. EActually, the rule […]

Harry and Meghan don’t have an easy start in the US

WIf anyone knows, or at least thinks he knows, it is Jeetendr Sehdev. The celebrity marketing guru predicts Los Angeles ’new additions to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, of a steep career: charity events, books and lectures, maybe even glimpses of the royal past. “The best comparison I can […]

Johnson and Substitute: What Can Dominic Raab Do?

AWhen Johnson’s cabinet minister is asked whether Dominic Raab also has command over the British army and nuclear weapons, he gives an evasive answer. What competencies Raab has as Johnson’s representative is unclear. A bad prerequisite for coping with the corona crisis. On Tuesday Boris Johnson stayed in the intensive care unit of the “St […]