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UK man admits treason over crossbow plot against queen

The Associated Press LONDON (AP) - A man who was arrested in the grounds of Windsor Castle with a loaded crossbow has pleaded guilty to treason for planning to attack Queen Elizabeth II. Jaswant Singh Chail on Friday admitted to…

Queen Elizabeth II lies in state after solemn procession

LONDON (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II has left Buckingham Palace for the last time, her casket borne to Westminster Hall by a horse-drawn gun carriage. Her son, King Charles III, and his siblings and sons marched behind the coffin, which…

Casket of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) - The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Buckingham Palace after traveling through a drizzly London as crowds lined the route to bid her a final farewell. The military C-17 Globemaster touched down at RAF Northolt…

'I cannot mourn': Former colonies conflicted over the queen

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Queen Elizabeth II inherited millions of subjects around the world Upon taking the throne in 1952. Many of them were unwilling. Today, in the British Empire’s former colonies, her death brings complicated feelings, including anger. Beyond…

King Charles III and his siblings escort queen's coffin

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - King Charles II and his three siblings are accompanying their mother’s coffin on a procession through the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. A military bagpiper played as the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the royal…

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's monarch for 70 years, dies

LONDON (AP) - Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, has died. She was 96. Elizabeth spent more than seven decades on the throne as the U.K. rebuilt from war, lost an empire, transformed its economy and both…