Queen Elizabeth II

  • Prince Philip: 3 royal visits to India and a tiger controversy
    London, April 9 (PTI) Britain's Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away at the age of 99 on Friday morning, made three memorable royal visits to India in his long years of accompanying the 94-year-old monarch during her nearly 69-year reign. The UK's longest-serving royal consort joined the Queen in India in 1961, 1983 and 1997 during which he made quite an impression with his sense of humour, which often also got him into some
  • Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
    London, April 9 (AP) Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99. His life spanned nearly a century of European history, starting with his birth as a member of the Greek royal family and ending as Britain’s longest serving consort during a turbulent reign in which the thousand-year-ol
  • UK Queen heads for holiday after 4 months in isolation
    London, July 20 (IANS): The UK's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are set to move to Balmoral next month for a socially-distanced holiday with family after four months in isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, media reports said.   The 94-year-old monarch has been in self-isolation in the Windsor Castle for four months, reportedly shielding from all but a handful of relatives and close friends, the Metro newspaper said in a report on Sunday.