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Peacock Prince Andrew Doc to Dive Into Jeffrey Epstein Relationship

Prince Andrew is getting the documentary treatment at Peacock. The streamer has released the trailer for Prince Andrew: Banished, a 90-minute documentary debuting Oct. 5 that will dive into the “tumultuous and complex” life of Prince Andrew. The feature includes interviews with palace insiders, journalists, and others who were close to the controversial relationship between Prince Andrew, Ghislaine […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral: World Tunes In to Say Goodbye to U.K.’s Longest-Reigning Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II — Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and one of the world’s most recognizable figures — has been laid to rest following a state funeral that is likely to be one of the most watched events in history and an occasion that was carried out with intricate, military precision. The conclusion of a grand public spectacle, the biggest […]

Bidens Among Thousands Paying Respects to Queen Elizabeth II

U.S. President Joe Biden paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin Sunday as thousands of police, hundreds of British troops and an army of officials made final preparations for the queen’s state funeral — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. Biden and First Lady […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral: What Will Happen and When?

People around the globe will be watching the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II when royals, led by King Charles III, and world leaders say farewell to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch in London on Monday. U.K. public broadcaster BBC, along with such other British networks from ITV and Channel 4 to Sky, have torn up their schedules […]

BBC to Live Stream Queen Elizabeth II’s Lying-in-State

The BBC said that it would be offering a live stream showing Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin in London starting Wednesday afternoon London time. In a statement, the U.K. public service broadcaster said it would provide “a dedicated live stream of Her Majesty The Queen’s lying-in-state for those who want to pay their respects, but who […]

Charles III Officially Proclaimed King at Royal Ceremony Televised for the First Time

King Charles III was officially announced as Britain’s monarch Saturday, in a ceremony steeped in ancient tradition and political symbolism — and, for the first time, broadcast live. Charles automatically became king when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died on Thursday, but the accession ceremony is a key constitutional and ceremonial step in introducing the […]

Elton John, Viola Davis, World Leaders Remember Queen Elizabeth II: “She Defined an Era”

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch and one of the world’s most recognizable and most portrayed figures in modern times, died on Thursday at age 96.  After 70 years of rule, Elizabeth died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the royal family announced. She will be succeeded by firstborn son Charles, now King Charles III. Earlier, […]

Queen Elizabeth II Under Medical Supervision as Doctors Are “Concerned” About Her Health

Buckingham Palace said Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II is under medical supervision as doctors are “concerned for Her Majesty’s health.” The announcement comes a day after the 96-year-old monarch canceled a meeting of her Privy Council and was told to rest. The palace says the queen is “comfortable” and remains at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, […]

Platinum Jubilee Concert Kicks Off With Surprise Video Appearance From Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear

Queen Elizabeth II may have to miss a star-studded London concert in her honor Saturday, but she brought the house down when she appeared in a surprise video recorded with another British national treasure: Paddington Bear. The 96-year-old monarch said she shared Paddington’s love of marmalade sandwiches in a surprise video, delighting thousands who gathered […]

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Join Royals at Cathedral Service for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Members of Britain’s royal family attended a Friday church service honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne, although the queen herself skipped the event at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London due to difficulty getting around at age 96. Friday’s church service, televised by the BBC, was the first public appearance by Prince Harry […]

Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Kicks Off With Pomp and Celebration

Four days of celebrations honoring Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne kicked off Thursday with a display of British military traditions stretching from the days of horse and cannon to the jet age. Formal celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee began with Trooping the Color, an annual military review that has marked the sovereign’s […]

No ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Party in Cannes? Blame the British Royals

When Top Gun: Maverick was first unveiled as being part of the Cannes 2022 lineup, alongside the spectacle of having arguably the biggest film star on the planet returning to the Croisette with his super-hyped blockbuster sequel, much talk was about the inevitable party that would follow. Would Paramount bring an aircraft carrier to the […]