Manchester United player Marcus Rashford has been honoured by the Queen for a campaign against child poverty during the pandemic that saw him convince the government to reinstate free meals.
Prince Philip died aged 99 last week and his funeral will be held at Windsor Castle on Saturday. Traditionally at such formal occasions, members of the royal family wear military uniforms, often reflecting honorary titles they hold.
Jebel Ali Racecourse patron, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Addeybb won the Queen Elizabeth Stakes crown for the second successive year after battling success over Verry Elleegant at Randwick on Saturday.
Elizabeth, who is also the world's longest-reigning monarch, will be at the castle for her birthday, which traditionally passes off with little or no ceremony.
As the United Kingdom and its friends across the world are still mourning the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the UAE still cherishes his presence on some historic occasions of the country.
It’s a little known fact that, among his many other titles, honours and decorations, Prince Philip was made a Life Clown by the Variety Club in 1949, a belated wedding present, you might suppose. He accepted it graciously. He certainly lived up to it, to such an extent
Single daffodils were threaded through the black railings. Others left bouquets of flowers and Union Jack flags on the pavement, as bright spring sunshine turned to clouds overhead.
Prince Philip earned a reputation for his off-the-cuff remarks during his long career as Queen Elizabeth II's consort that were politely described as gaffes but often bordered on offensive.
Long-established plans for his funeral have had to be redrawn and scaled down because of COVID-19 restrictions, but Buckingham Palace said they remained very much in line with Philip's wishes.
As someone who is just about old enough to remember watching the now controversial documentary Royal Family, I cannot understand what all the fuss is about. It’s as if this 110-minute film, which was banned by the Queen but briefly appeared