Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch in British history. Born in 1926, she married Prince Philip of Greece in 1947, and acceeded to the throne in 1952 at the age of 25 following the death of her father, King George VI. She gave birth to four children - her eventual heir King Charles III, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward. She died in September 2022, at the age of 96, after reigning for an historic 70 year period.
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Princess Diana butler slams Prince Harry over "defamatory" court testimony
Paul Burrell, who worked for Princess Diana from 1987 to 1997, has spoken out after a London court heard Harry had described him as a "two-face s***."
Prince Harry's court statement contradicts what he said in book
Prince Harry appeared to backtrack over a "disagreement" with Prince William under searing cross-examination in his tabloid phone hacking lawsuit.
What Prince Harry and Meghan royal rift timeline reveals about their story
The couple's relationship with the royal family disintegrated in stages over years of drama and mutual recriminations.
Queen Elizabeth II assassination plot revealed in FBI files
The late monarch faced the threat of an attempt against her life during a trip to the U.S. West Coast in 1983 motivated by the Troubles in Ireland at the time.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding day remembered—5 years later
Harry and Meghan celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary on May 19. Newsweek takes a look back at the couple's walk down the aisle.
Prince Harry's palace nemesis honored by King Charles
The courtier Harry's lawyers said he experienced "significant tensions" with and referenced in 'Spare' has been made a lord on his retirement.
Prince Philip's NSFW photographer outburst resurfaces online—Video
Philip's 2015 outburst was caught on camera as he posed for a photograph with Battle of Britain veterans, watched on by Prince William.
Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh—Royal who cast a shadow over Harry's exit plan
Queen Elizabeth II's "favorite" daughter-in-law was once at the center of a media storm that showed the difficulty of being a "half in, half out" working royal.
Princess Margaret's "bombastic side eye" shared by fans: "The original"
Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister has featured as part of an online trend highlighting the "side eye."
Prince William made "service" heart of coronation speech after Harry swipes
William pledged to serve "King, country and Commonwealth" at the coronation concert, after Harry's "Spare" jabs and "service is universal" swipe.
How Queen Camilla achieved the unthinkable
As King Charles III was crowned, Queen Camilla completed a journey from darkness into the light that some thought would simply never be possible.
Prince Harry's coronation view blocked by hat: "Last time it was a candle"
The prince's third row view was blocked by Princess Anne's feathered cap with social media comparing it to his view at Queen Elizabeth's funeral last year.
King Charles appears close to tears as he is finally crowned
King Charles III appeared overcome with emotion as the St Edward's Crown was placed on his head 70 years after he watched Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.
Prince Archie turns 4: From claiming "birthright" title to Netflix stardom
Though Archie has made no official public appearances in the past 12 months, he has seen a year of momentous changes.
"Not my king": Londoner explains why he's protesting Charles' coronation
Ben Clinton told Newsweek the Monarchy "isn't democratic and promotes vast amounts of inequality" in the UK.
King Charles' recycled coronation: Eco-conscious king reuses historic robes
Charles has long been an environmental campaigner. This will be shown at his coronation via the reuse and re-wearing of robes passed down through generations.
King Charles' coronation music: From Handel to Andrew Lloyd Webber
King Charles is a well-known lover of classical music and will have 12 newly commissioned pieces played during his coronation on May 6.
King Charles III crowned king as Prince Harry absent from palace balcony
King Charles III was crowned king in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey watched around the world.
Princess Diana "would have outshone everyone" at coronation, says butler
Diana's former butler, Paul Burrell, said that she "would have attended" the coronation of her ex-husband, King Charles.
Princess Charlotte "tells off" Prince William like Queen Elizabeth—Video
Social media users have compared footage of Prince William and Kate Middleton's daughter to a clip of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Queen Elizabeth's tip for wearing crown may be warning for King Charles
Speaking to the BBC in 2018, Elizabeth said "there are some disadvantages to crowns but otherwise they're quite important things."
Queen Elizabeth II's hilarious description of royal crown resurfaces
Queen Elizabeth II's no-nonsense approach to the priceless Imperial State Crown has won praise: "Miss her."
King Charles' memory of Queen's Coronation: glorious music, a short haircut
King Charles III was just four years old at Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, but he remembered his hair being covered with "appalling gunge."
How King Charles overcame scandal and tragedy to reach coronation
King Charles III was Britain's longest-service direct heir to the throne and will finally be crowned after a life defined by scandal and service.
Donald Trump's Meghan Markle comments pour salt in the wound
The former president took a new swipe at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry over King Charles III's coronation.
Joe Biden should represent U.S. at king's coronation, says Trump
Trump has described President Joe Biden as "disrespectful."
Coronation day disasters through history: From bad timing to banished queen
King Charles will be hoping not to repeat the number of coronation disasters that occurred during the reigns of his ancestors at his own ceremony on May 6.
King Charles' coronation matters more to Gen Z than boomers
Newsweek polling suggests not all will be captivated when King Charles III and Queen Camilla are crowned in the May 6 ceremony at Westminster Abbey, London.
How royals protected King Charles' coronation jewels during World War II
In 2018, it was revealed that the crown jewels were hidden in a top secret location during World War II.
King's sister says slimming down monarchy "doesn't sound like a good idea"
King Charles' sister, Princess Anne, has spoken about the state of the monarchy in a rare interview ahead of the coronation on Saturday, May 6.