UK PM Sunak shuffles cabinet to bolster pledges on economy

Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak (center left) and newly appointed Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary Grant Shapps (center right) are given a tour of the District Energy Centre in central London, Feb 7, 2023. (PHOTO / POOL / AP) LONDON – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, breaking up two […]

UK’s Prince Harry: I want my father and brother back

Britain's Prince William and Britain's Prince Harry walk beside each other after viewing the floral tributes for the late Queen Elizabeth II outside Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England, Sept 10, 2022. (MARTIN MEISSNER / AP) LONDON – Britain's Prince Harry said his troubled relationship with the royal family "never needed to be this way" and […]

UK foreign minister calls ousting PM Truss a ‘bad idea’

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit shows Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss (center) speaking, flanked by, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng (left) and Britain's Foreign Secretary James Cleverly during her first weekly Prime Minister's Questions session at the House of Commons, in London, on Sept 7, […]

Coronation of Britain’s King Charles to be held next May

King Charles III arrives to thank emergency service workers for their work and support ahead of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II at the Metropolitan Police Service Special Operations Room in London, Sept 17, 2022. (CHRISTOPHE ENA / AP) LONDON – Britain's King Charles III will be crowned at London's Westminster Abbey next May in […]

King Charles proclaimed Britain’s monarch

King Charles III with the Prince of Wales, the Queen, and Lord President of the Council Penny Mordaunt during the Accession Council at St James's Palace, London, Sept. 10, 2022, where King Charles III is formally proclaimed monarch. (JONATHAN BRADY / POOL VIA AP) LONDON – King Charles was officially proclaimed as Britain's new monarch […]

Elizabeth, the queen who moved with a changing world

In this Dec 18, 2012 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. (ALASTAIR GRANT / POOL / AP) LONDON – The crowning achievement of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, […]

Charles III, Britain’s conflicted new monarch

Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, in the background, leave after attending the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London, March 9, 2020. (KRISTY WIGGLESWORTH/AP) LONDON – With the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth on Thursday, Prince Charles has finally become king of the United Kingdom and 14 other […]

Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

In this file photo taken on Feb 29, 2012, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II opens the newly re-furbished Somerset House East Wing, King's College, London. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch in British history, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday. (EDDIE  MULHOLLAND / POOL / AFP) BALMORAL, Scotland – Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's […]

UK: Increasingly bitter race to replace Johnson set to narrow down

This combination of pictures created on July 14, 2022 shows the five candidates running to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative leader and Britain's prime minister. From left: Britain's Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, former finance minister Rishi Sunak,Conservative MP Olukemi Badenoch, Conservative politician Tom Tugendhat, and International Development Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Penny […]