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# Queen Elizabeth

This month
September 2023
UK marks the first anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's death
Commemorations of the queen’s death were low key today, with Charles not expected at any official engagement.
This year
FBI files reveal threat to kill Queen Elizabeth during 1983 visit to California
The file states the man claimed he was going to attempt to harm the queen ‘by dropping some object off the Golden Gate Bridge onto the royal yacht Britannia’.
Queen's funeral cost UK Government more than €186 million
The Treasury has ‘fully refunded’ the Scottish and Welsh Governments.
IRA threatened to attack Dublin cocktail party marking 1953 coronation, official records show
The files reveal a range of issues, including a reassurance that the London Embassy would not be decorated for the event.
Man caught in Windsor Castle grounds with crossbow admits trying to harm late Queen Elizabeth
Jaswant Singh Chail pleaded guilty to three charges, including an offence under the Treason Act, during a hearing at the Old Bailey.
Last year
Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II draws to a close as UK mourns
Huge crowds turned out to pay their respects to the monarch.
Queen's lying in state ends as some mourners vent frustration after being turned away from queue
There were peak wait times of 14 hours yesterday.
Queen Elizabeth's grandchildren mount vigil around coffin
Prince William also shook hands with those in the lengthy line.
Unionists complain of 'too much' discussion about Sinn Féin in wake of Queen Elizabeth's death
The new king met Sinn Féin Vice President Michelle O’Neill and DUP Leader Jeffrey Donaldson this week.
Royal guard collapses next to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin on first night of lying in state
Soldiers in ceremonial uniform are maintaining a constant, 24-hour vigil around the queen’s coffin.
Crowds gather in London as queen's coffin to go on display
Members of the public have been paying their respects to the late monarch since 5pm this evening.
Heathrow airport cancels flights to reduce noise near queen's funeral procession
More flights are expected to be axed during the queen’s funeral on Monday.
Queen Elizabeth II's family pay respects as her coffin arrives at Buckingham Palace
The queen’s coffin will lie in state for four days in Westminster Hall.
Two-thirds of people approve of tricolour being flown at half-mast as mark of respect for queen
68% of people said they would welcome a future visit to Ireland by King Charles III.
Man charged after Prince Andrew heckled during procession of queen's coffin in Scotland
Video showed the man being dragged to the ground in an altercation.
Truss and Sturgeon join King Charles III for queen's thanksgiving service
Charles will visit Northern Ireland tomorrow for a memorial service, which the Taoiseach and President will attend.
Thousands line Queen’s coffin route to pay final respects in Scotland
The cortege travelled around 180-miles from Balmoral to Edinburgh in a journey lasting more than six hours.
Death of Queen Elizabeth II rekindles Australian republic debate
Australia’s constitutional ties to the British monarchy will be open to debate for the first time since change was rejected in a 1999 referendum.
Charles formally declared British King as Elizabeth's funeral details released
“I am deeply aware of this great inheritance and of the duties and heavy responsibilities of Sovereignty which have now passed to me.”
FAI joins Shamrock Rovers to condemn 'callous' chant mocking death of Queen Elizabeth II
Rovers say the chant is ‘not acceptable and is against the values’ of the club.
Debunked: Tony Cascarino did not throw his takeaway in the bin and other fake queen claims
There were no Irish dancers at Buckingham Palace either.
The Queen and Us: An historic visit and the complicated relationship between Britain and Ireland
Ireland is more exposed to the Britain’s relationship with its monarchy than any other nation.
Man charged under Britain's Treason Act after alleged crossbow incident at Windsor Castle
Jaswant Singh Chail was charged with “wilfully producing a loaded crossbow with intent” to injure Queen Elizabeth.
Thousands gather at Buckingham Palace for day one of jubilee celebrations
Thousands gathered at Buckingham Palace for the Trooping the Colour ceremony, as royal family greeted them from the palace balcony.
All time
Britain's Queen Elizabeth to miss Remembrance event due to sprained back
The queen missed an event in Northern Ireland last month due to health concerns.
Princess Anne unveils stone to mark Northern Ireland’s centenary
She visited several venues across Co Derry today.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth unable to attend NI centenary event on medical grounds
The queen is to stay at Windsor Castle outside London.
The queen had been due to travel to Northern Ireland but will now stay in Windsor Castle.
The decision is not understood to be related to Covid-19.
President Michael D Higgins had previously declined an invitation to the event.
'Constitutional republican' Jack Chambers attending NI service 'to build on peace and reconciliation'
President Higgins says title of service marking partition and founding of NI 'isn't a neutral statement'
UK Cabinet Office reportedly launches inquiry into leaking of Queen’s death plans
These plans, codenamed Operation London Bridge, were seen in full by Politico.
French broadcaster apologises for 'killing off' Queen Elizabeth and Clint Eastwood
The station said a “technical problem” caused the notices to be released.
Man who put bomb on bus during Queen Elizabeth's 2011 visit loses appeal against sentence severity
His trial was heard in both Irish and English, as was his appeal today.
Royal assent given to Brexit deal as Johnson hails 'crossing the finish line' despite ongoing negotiations
The British Prime Minister called for the “rancour and division” to be left behind.
Queen Elizabeth to join 'crisis talks' with Harry, Charles and William at her Sandringham estate
It will be the first time the four will have met since Harry’s decision to ‘step back’ from royal duties.
The Queen has posted to Instagram for the first time
And it’s about…. science. Kind of.
The Queen is said to be finding the loss of her last corgi Willow "extremely hard"
Two ‘dorgis’ have been left behind.
ANOTHER British newspaper has written about Prince Philip's death...
He’s still alive… but The Duke of Edinburgh did announce his retirement today.
Prince Harry: 'Is there any one of the royal family who wants to be king or queen? I don’t think so'
The British prince said that he and his family are in the process of ‘modernising the monarchy’.
'Hang on a second': Boris Johnson struggles for words in interview about Queen's Speech
Johnson was grilled on the measures the speech highlighted to tackle the UK’s “burning injustices”.
Queen Elizabeth might have given a subtle nod to the EU with her hat
We see what you did there.
'I got us into this mess, I'll get us out': Theresa May tries to unify her new Cabinet
Boris Johnson said that May gave a ‘stonking performance’ at the first meeting with her new Cabinet this evening.
'Still throwing spears?': The gaffe-prone Prince who was the 'strength' behind British throne
At the ripe old age of 95, Prince Philip has announced his retirement from official royal duties.