King cheered in Belfast, Queen’s coffin to return to London

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Cheering crowds welcomed King Charles III to Northern Ireland on Tuesday during his four-part tour of the United Kingdom, where the visit drew a rare moment of unity from politicians from a region with a contested British and Irish identity deeply divided over the monarchy. Hundreds of people lined the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

London CNN — Queen Elizabeth IIlongest-serving British monarch whose reign spanned seven decadesdied Thursday at the age of 96, Buckingham Palace announced. The Queen’s eldest son, Charles, became King Charles III. “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and return to London … Read more