Sophie Wessex tipped as Queen’s ‘favourite child’ after Philip tributes – ‘More daughter’ | Royal | News

The Countess of Wessex became a member of the Royal Family after she married Prince Edward in June 1999. Following Prince Philip’s death on April 9, Sophie was one of the first royals to speak publicly. Sophie told those grieving on Sunday at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge in Windsor that … Read more

Government scrambles to fix vaccination and quarantine programmes

The Government was last night scrambling to reorganise its response to the Covid-19 pandemic after both the vaccination and quarantine programmes suffered major setbacks yesterday. Following advice from its vaccination experts, the Government accepted restrictions on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, only to be told later that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine had encountered … Read more

Why is there an independent investigation?

What has David Cameron said about the row? Breaking his weeks of silence in a statement on Sunday evening, Mr Cameron insisted that, in his representations to Government, he did not break any codes of conduct or lobbying rules. But he did acknowledge that he should have communicated with the Government “through only the most … Read more

Queen ‘to sit alone’ at Prince Philip’s funeral because of strict Covid rules

The Queen will likely sit on her own during the funeral of her husband Prince Philip because of strict Covid rules, it has been reported. On Saturday only a handful of mourners from the Royal Family will be permitted to attend the event at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Because of laws in place … Read more

George Floyd trial live updates

‘PLEASE DON’T KILL ME, PLEASE DON’T SHOOT ME’ George Floyd’s friend, Shawanda Hill, testified on Tuesday about Floyd’s reaction when police approached his vehicle. Hill, who said Floyd had offered her a ride home, said he fell asleep while they were sitting in the car. Hill said she was able to wake him up, but … Read more

Prince Philip’s funeral: Queen ‘understands’ why pregnant Meghan Markle hasn’t flown from US

The Queen reportedly told pregnant Meghan Markle she ‘understands’ why the duchess has not flown from the US with Prince Harry to Britain to attend Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday. Meghan, who lives in an £11million mansion in California, allegedly ‘wanted’ to attend the service for the Duke of Edinburgh but had been advised against … Read more

Will we need a Covid pass to get into the pub? | News

Last week, Boris Johnson set out plans for a domestic vaccine passport system to help the country emerge from lockdown. To see how it might work, Anushka Asthana talks to the Guardian’s Jerusalem correspondent, Oliver Holmes, about life in Israel, where the government introduced a similar scheme in February. There has been very little backlash … Read more

End of an iconic EYESORE: Bulldozers trample south London’s Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre

An iconic south London shopping centre built in 1965 on a bomb-damaged 1890s estate is being torn down to pave the way for a £1billion town centre regeneration. It was initially hoped that the three-storey Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre in Southwark, which was named after a former 18th century pub in the area, would become a … Read more

Teen Mom OG live updates

TEEN Mom OG is back with a new season, and the explosion of drama has not disappointed fans. Show veteran Maci Bookout has battled with her baby daddy Ryan Edwards’ family over his past drug addiction and behavior around son Bentley, 12, demanding he attend therapy with the preteen before resuming regular visits. Amid the … Read more