Thursday, 27 April 2017

Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth

Margot Robbie to play Queen Elizabeth in an upcoming drama film

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LONDON: Hollywood actor Margot Robbie has been roped in to play Queen Elizabeth in upcoming drama film Mary Queen of Scots. Besides Robbie, the movie will feature Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart, reports Hollywood Reporter. Mary Queen of Scots will take on the historical family rivalry between Elizabeth and Mary when the ...

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Queen celebrates her 91st birthday

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LONDON: The Queen marks her 91st birthday today – her “real” birthday, as the monarch traditionally has two. Celebrations will be more subdued than last year, when her 90th was marked by national festivities. But she can still expect royal gun salutes from the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and ...

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Queen Elizabeth unveils Afghan and Iraq war memorial

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LONDON: Queen Elizabeth unveiled a memorial to British armed forces and civilians who served during recent wars in the Gulf, Afghanistan and Iraq and their work “to bring peace and stability”. Nearly 700 British service personnel were killed in the three conflicts from 1990-2015 while hundreds of thousands of Britons ...

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Amitabh Turns Down Royal Invitation From Queen Elizabeth 2

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MUMBAI: The Buckingham Palace is all set to host a grand UK-India cultural event and as per reports, Queen Elizabeth 2 and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh have sent out a royal invitation to Amitabh Bachchan to launch the cultural extravaganza. However, it is reported that Big B has politely ...

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Protesters hit the streets again in Britain against a Trump visit

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LONDON: Thousands of people have protested outside Westminster in London overnight as a House of Commons debate raged inside over the decision by the May Government to offer US President Donald Trump a state visit to the UK. Protesters are trying to get Prime Minister Theresa May to withdraw her ...

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British Parliament To Debate Withdrawing Trump’s State Visit

LONDON: British Parliament will debate on Monday whether the government should rescind its invitation to President Donald Trump for an official state visit. A petition to Parliament calling for the invite to be withdrawn has amassed more than 1.8 million signatures as of Sunday, far surpassing the 100,000 signatures needed ...

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London’s Mayor Khan to tell US envoy: travel ban cruel, prejudiced

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LONDON: The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will tell the top U.S. diplomat in Britain on Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from a list of Muslim nations is prejudiced and will hurt rather than improve U.S. security. Mr. Khan, Britain’s most prominent Muslim politician, will make ...

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How Queen will mark her ‘Sapphire Jubilee’

LONDON: On February 6, Queen Elizabeth II will become the first British monarch to reach a Sapphire Jubilee, 65 years after she ascended the throne. It’s an incredible milestone, but it’s unlikely the Queen will be celebrating her achievement. Multiple reports suggest the Queen will spend the day in private ...

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Kate says she’s ‘very lucky’ to be a princess

NORFOLK: When a young girl met Kate Middleton during a royal visit in Norfolk, England on Tuesday morning, she asked the one question we’d all like to know the answer to. What’s it like to be a real-life Princess? Kate opened up as she met with several families and children, ...

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Prince William Confirms end of air ambulance career

LONDON: Britain’s Prince William will give up his job as an air ambulance pilot and spend more time in London with his family to concentrate on his royal duties, Kensington Palace said in a statement on Friday. William and his wife Kate and their two children, Prince George and Princess ...

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