After Queen’s death, Commonwealth countries rekindle debate over monarch as head of state

London – The death of Queen Elizabeth II reignited the debate over the future and unity of the British Commonwealth, a group of 15 independent countries that have recognized the Queen – and now the new King Charles III – as their formal head of state, democratically above the leader elected from each country. This … 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

Crowds cheer King Charles ahead of his address to the nation’s grieving queen

Queen, 96, died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland New King Charles III greets crowds in London “She’s everything we’ve ever known,” says the mourner Tributes pour in from around the world She was ‘the queen’ for us, says Frenchman Macron LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – King Charles was greeted by cheering crowds outside Buckingham Palace … Read more

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

The Queen had reigned for 70 years The family had gathered at their home in Balmoral His son Charles, 73, becomes king BALMORAL, Scotland, September 8 (Reuters) – queen elizabethBritain’s oldest reign monarch and figurehead of the nation for seven decades, died Thursday at his home in Scotland at the age of 96. “The Queen … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s family rush to the side of an ailing monarch

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Doctors say the Queen, 96, is under medical supervision Heir to the throne, Prince Charles is with the Queen Family members visit Balmoral Castle BALMORAL, Scotland, September 8 (Reuters) – Britain’s royal family has rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors expressed concern for the … Read more

Dollar hits 20-year high as markets seek higher rates for longer

US dollar banknotes are seen in this illustration taken July 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar hit a 20-year high against other major currencies on Monday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell announced interest rates would be kept lower. long … Read more