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  • Papers reveal UK royals' ban on 'coloured' office staff: Report Jun 03, 2021 04:50 PM IST

    Papers reveal UK royals' ban on 'coloured' office staff: Report

    Citing historical papers it unearthed at the National Archives, the newspaper said that in 1968, the Queen's chief financial manager told government officials of the hiring policy towards ethnic minorities.

  • Prince Philip is laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel as somber queen sits alone Apr 17, 2021 09:10 PM IST

    Prince Philip is laid to rest at St. George’s Chapel as somber queen sits alone

    Philip, who died April 9 two months shy of his 100th birthday, was being honoured at Windsor Castle in a service that was steeped in military and royal tradition — but also was pared down and infused with his own personality.

  • When Prince Philip met Jawaharlal Nehru, went tiger hunting on his visit to India Apr 10, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    When Prince Philip met Jawaharlal Nehru, went tiger hunting on his visit to India

    Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II visited India four times. From going on a tiger hunting session, to touring the Taj Mahal, here's what they did.

  • Public flocks with flowers and flags to honour to Prince Philip Apr 09, 2021 08:52 PM IST

    Public flocks with flowers and flags to honour to Prince Philip

    COVID-19 restrictions, which are gradually being lifted across the country, meant crowds were thinner than would normally be expected for such a major royal event. But some people still felt duty bound to pay their formal respects.

  • Prince Philip | Events in the long life of Britain's much-loved prince Apr 09, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    Prince Philip | Events in the long life of Britain's much-loved prince

    Buckingham Palace says Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99. A look at the events in the long life of Britain's Prince Philip.

  • Britain's Prince Philip dies at 99 | Here is a snapshot of his life Apr 09, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    Britain's Prince Philip dies at 99 | Here is a snapshot of his life

    The death of the Duke of Edinburgh is a profound loss for the 94-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, who once described him as her "strength and stay all these years". Here are five snapshots of Prince Philip's life, from his nomadic upbringing through World War II and becoming the British royal family's patriarch.

  • British PM Boris Johnson expresses condolences, hails Prince Philip's 'extraordinary life' Apr 09, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    British PM Boris Johnson expresses condolences, hails Prince Philip's 'extraordinary life'

    Boris Johnson said the Duke of Edinburgh "earned the affection of generations" at home, in the Commonwealth and across the world after serving in the Royal Navy and then over decades as Britain's longest serving royal consort.

  • Prince Philip: The strength behind the crown Apr 09, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Prince Philip: The strength behind the crown

    Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, dies at age of 99. The Buckingham Palace issued a statement to confirm the Duke of Edinburgh's demise.

  • Queen vows to address Harry and Meghan racism claims Mar 10, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    Queen vows to address Harry and Meghan racism claims

    "The whole family is saddened to learn the full extent of how challenging the last few years have been for Harry and Meghan," Queen Elizabeth II said in a statement.

  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Interview: Queen says recollections may vary, assures action within palace Mar 10, 2021 07:05 AM IST

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Oprah Interview: Queen says recollections may vary, assures action within palace

    While the Buckingham Palace often tries to stay above controversy by remaining silent and riding out the storm, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s charges proved so damaging that the family was forced to respond.

  • Britain says farewell to pandemic hero Captain Tom Moore Feb 27, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    Britain says farewell to pandemic hero Captain Tom Moore

    Captain Tom Moore raised nearly £33 million ($45 million, 37.4 million euros) for healthcare charities by completing 100 lengths of his garden before his 100th birthday in April last year.

  • Britain's Prince Philip spends third night in hospital Feb 19, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    Britain's Prince Philip spends third night in hospital

    The palace said Philip's admission was taken on the advice of his doctor, and that he is expected to remain there for a few days of 'observation and rest.'

  • British queen's husband, Prince Philip, admitted to hospital Feb 17, 2021 08:08 PM IST

    British queen's husband, Prince Philip, admitted to hospital

    Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public duties in 2017 and rarely appears in public.

  • UK's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip given COVID-19 jab Jan 09, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    UK's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip given COVID-19 jab

    "The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have today received Covid-19 vaccinations," a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.

  • Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip among first to get Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shot in UK Dec 06, 2020 10:38 PM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip among first to get Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shot in UK

    UK's roll out plan for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine states that elderly care home residents and their carers, healthcare workers, and those aged 80 and above will be the first to get the vaccine shots apart from frontline health and care staff.

  • Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William's maskless appearance sparks backlash on Twitter Oct 16, 2020 04:48 PM IST

    Queen Elizabeth II, Prince William's maskless appearance sparks backlash on Twitter

    A spokesman for the palace said all advice was followed and all 48 people who were due to come into close contact with the royals had been tested for the coronavirus.

  • Fancy free lunch at Buckingham Palace and fat salary? Here’s your chance Dec 17, 2019 01:40 PM IST

    Fancy free lunch at Buckingham Palace and fat salary? Here’s your chance

    The British royal family is looking for a "head of digital engagement" to manage the Queen's presence on social media and help her connect with 6.9 million followers

  • Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British government: Queen Elizabeth II Oct 14, 2019 06:39 PM IST

    Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British government: Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II announced in a speech to lawmakers a list of 26 new bills ranging from implementing a yet-to-be finalised EU divorce agreement to criminal sentencing and the environment.

  • Winning ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 not enough; Virat Kohli fans want this from him too May 31, 2019 01:20 PM IST

    Winning ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 not enough; Virat Kohli fans want this from him too

    Twitter exploded after the Indian skipper had shared his image with the Queen.

  • Wanted: A social media manager for Queen Elizabeth II; salary over Rs 26.5 lakh May 21, 2019 06:19 PM IST

    Wanted: A social media manager for Queen Elizabeth II; salary over Rs 26.5 lakh

    The benefit package of the royal post also includes a 15 per cent employer contribution pension scheme, 33 days annual leave including bank holidays, free lunch, and access to training and development to support the professional development of the employee

  • Donald Trump to make state visit to UK June 3-5: Palace Apr 23, 2019 06:10 PM IST

    Donald Trump to make state visit to UK June 3-5: Palace

    'The President of the United States of America, President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by Mrs Melania Trump, has accepted an invitation from Her Majesty The Queen to pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom from Monday 3rd June to Wednesday 5th June 2019,' Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

  • Scotland Yard's senior Indian-origin female officer faces investigation Jul 07, 2018 02:40 PM IST

    Scotland Yard's senior Indian-origin female officer faces investigation

    Sandhu, who joined the police service in 1989, rose through the ranks to become borough commander in Richmond-upon-Thames. She is one of the most senior ethnic minority female officers in the Met Police and in 2006 received an Asian Women of Achievement Award.

  • PM Narendra Modi calls on Queen Elizabeth II Apr 18, 2018 09:36 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi calls on Queen Elizabeth II

    Modi, who arrived here yesterday on a four-day UK visit, met the British Queen ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

  • Commonwealth starts secret talks on who will succeed Queen Elizabeth II Feb 13, 2018 08:59 PM IST

    Commonwealth starts secret talks on who will succeed Queen Elizabeth II

    Any decision about the future will be made by the Commonwealth heads of government at the time of the Queen's death, but there is no formal process of choosing her successor.

  • ISIS claims British parliament attack; Cops identify killer as Khalid Masood, arrest 8 Mar 23, 2017 09:29 PM IST

    ISIS claims British parliament attack; Cops identify killer as Khalid Masood, arrest 8

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