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

Charles III arrives in Edinburgh for the Queen’s coffin procession

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — King Charles arrived in Edinburgh on Monday to accompany the coffin of his late mother on an emotional procession through the historic heart of Scotland’s capital to a cathedral where she will rest for 24 hours to allow the public to pay their last respects. Charles and his wife Camilla, the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin makes a dark journey through Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland — In a dark and royal procession, Queen Elizabeth IIThe flag-draped coffin was driven slowly through the Scottish countryside on Sunday from his beloved Balmoral Castle to the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Mourners filled city streets and highway bridges or lined rural roads with cars and tractors to take part in a historic … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin passes through Scotland

LONDON (AP) — The flag-draped coffin of Queen Elizabeth II makes its way through the rugged Scottish countryside on Sunday on a final journey from her beloved summer estate of London’s Balmoral Castle, with mourners quietly lining roads and flowers to honor the deceased monarch after 70 years on the throne. The hearse passed piles … Read more

Live updates: Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral scheduled for September 19

Palace officials have said Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral will take place on September 19 at Westminster Abbey in London after the public has had the opportunity to pay their last respects to the monarch. Elizabeth, the country’s oldest ruler, died on Thursday during her summer retreat in the Scottish Highlands. Details of the 96-year-old … Read more

LinkedIn User Says Queen Latifah Is ‘The Only Queen I Cry For’

A LinkedIn user caused a stir by denouncing Queen Elizabeth and refused to express her grief for her death — instead insisting that rapper Queen Latifah “is the only queen I’m ready to cry over when she passes.” Jermaine L. Murray, a Toronto-based career coach and tech recruiter who founded the company JupiterHR, took to … Read more

King Charles III formally proclaims Britain’s new monarch in a centuries-old Accession Council ceremony

King Charles III, the world’s newest monarch, was officially proclaimed sovereign of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Saturday morning in a constitutional ceremony that dates back hundreds of years. Nearly 700 members of the current Membership Council, the oldest functioning part of the British government, were called to meet on … Read more

King Charles allegedly told Prince Harry that Meghan Markle was ‘not welcome’ at Balmoral

Royalist is The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royalty and royals. Subscribe here to receive it in your inbox every Sunday. King Charles III told his son Prince Harry that Meghan Markle was not “welcome” to join the rest of the royal family at Balmoral, the Sun reported. If true, the report would solve … Read more

UK is watching to see if the king strays from his mother’s traditions

LONDON (AP) — As the United Kingdom mourns a beloved queen, the nation is already wondering how King Charles III will reign and whether his monarchy will stray from his mother’s traditions. If his first full day on the throne is any indication, Charles seemed set to chart at least a slightly different path. When … Read more

Britain mourns Queen Elizabeth as King Charles takes the throne

LONDON (AP) — Bells rang across Britain on Friday and mourners flocked to the palace gates to honor queen elizabeth ii as the country entered a new era under a new king. Around the world, his exceptional reign has been commemorated, celebrated and debated. King Charles III, who spent much of his 73 years of … Read more