Barbados has removed Britain's Queen Elizabeth as head of state, severing its last remaining colonial bonds nearly 400 years after the first English ships arrived at the Caribbean island.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, during a visit to the UK, says she is "very much concerned" about spread of the coronavirus when London hosts the semi-finals and finals of the European football championships.
Philip, who died on April 9 two months shy of his 100th birthday, was interred in the Royal Vault at St George's Chapel, at Windsor Castle, west of London, after a 50-minute service attended by just 30 guests but watched by millions on television.
Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021 and was treated for a month for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. The queen’s consort died at home in Windsor Castle.
Apart from giving refuge to the troubled and destitute, the city also stole the heart of many renowned artists, thinkers and philosophers.
Disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was convicted earlier this year of rape and sexual assault against two women and sentenced to 23 years in prison.
Colman won this year's best actress Academy Award for her role as Queen Anne in "The Favourite" and will next portray Queen Elizabeth in season three of "The Crown".
Turkey and the United Kingdom seek to boost cooperation on the economy and defence in the aftermath of Brexit while searching for solutions to war in Syria, irregular migration and security threats.
The concert was a break in tradition for the queen who usually spends her birthday privately with little public celebration, although there were nationwide events to mark her 90th.
Swans used to be considered a delicacy to eat, but they are now a protected species and the Queen owns every single one of the swans on open water in the UK.
The monarch's speech outlined Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to take Britain out of the European Union and came after a string of tragedies struck the isles.
The 96-year-old monarch was hospitalised late on Tuesday night as a precautionary measure. It came as Queen Elizabeth II prepared to make a speech in the state opening of parliament.
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