Members of the public file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Royal Standard with the Imperial State Crown and the Sovereign’s orb and sceptre, lying in state on the catafalque in Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster on September 17, 2022 in London, England. Carl Court/Pool via REUTERS

The queen’s queue: people line up for 16 hours to see coffin

People flocked to central London to join a queue to file past the coffin of Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, undeterred by a government warning to stay at home to avoid…

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The ‘majestic’ Singapore orchid named in honour of Queen Elizabeth

Elizabeth is majestic, hardy and “very fashionable”, said a top Singapore flower curator — referring not to the late monarch, but to an orchid named after the queen when she visited the former British colony. After Queen Elizabeth II’s death last week,…

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Tributes are placed following the passing of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, at the Victoria Memorial, in London, Britain, September 9, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

Britain, facing economic crisis, pauses to mourn the queen

The death of Queen Elizabeth has stilled the business of state in Britain at a time when the government, Bank of England and companies are battling to contain inflation and mitigate a…

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Queen Elizabeth’s family rush to side of ailing monarch

Britain’s royal family rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of the 96-year-old monarch on Thursday and said she should remain under medical supervision. The queen, Britain’s longest-reigning sovereign…

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II appears on a screen via videolink from Windsor Castle, during a virtual audience to receive the Andorra’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Carles Jordana Madero (unseen), at Buckingham Palace in London on March 1, 2022.

Queen Elizabeth II returns to duties after Covid scare

Queen Elizabeth II held two virtual audiences on Tuesday, Buckingham Palace said, after she was forced to cancel engagements last week due to Covid. Concerns have mounted for the 95-year-old monarch’s health since she tested…

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Queen Elizabeth catches ‘mild’ COVID-19

Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday but her symptoms are “mild” and she intends to continue with light duties at her Windsor Castle residence, aides said. The…

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