Maria Puente USA TODAY Published 4:58 PM EDT Oct 26, 2018 Whisper, the last corgi belonging to dog-loving Queen Elizabeth II, has died, leaving the 92-year-old monarch without one of her favorite stumpy, snappy pooches to trot by her side. British media reports in The Daily Mail, The Express and The Telegraph, among others, said that Whisper, who was 12, died Saturday at Windsor Castle, leaving the queen bereft of her loyal corgis, the endearing breed she has loved since her 18th birthday when she received a Pembroke Welsh corgi pup, Susan, as a gift from her father, King George VI. But the queen is not entirely without canine companions: There are two dorgis left, Vulcan and Candy, products of the corgi-dachshund mix created when one of the queen's corgis mated with a dachshund belonging to her sister, Princess Margaret. Buckingham Palace did not immediately return an email from USA TODAY seeking confirmation, but the palace almost never says anything … [Read more...] about Queen Elizabeth II’s last corgi dies ending link with iconic breed
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LONDON (Reuters) - Protesters are planning demonstrations when U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain next week for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and a meeting with Queen Elizabeth. FILE PHOTO: The Duchess of Cambridge and Chinese President Xi Jinping listen as Queen Elizabeth speaks at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace, London, during the first day of his state visit to Britain, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Dominic Lipinski/Pool/File Photo Some lawmakers who are opposed to Trump’s trip have said the monarch should not have to meet the president because of his policies. Here are details of some of the queen’s previous meetings with world leaders which provoked controversy or protests. Chinese President Xi Jinping (Oct 2015) Small demonstrations about China’s human rights record were held when the Xi came on a state visit, including a pro-democracy activist who was arrested for stepping in front of his motorcade. The protesters were … [Read more...] about From Mugabe to Xi, Trump joins leaders Queen Elizabeth has met amid…
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Voices: The royal wedding is just what Brexit Britain needed. Thank Queen Elizabeth. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s sun-filled, pageantry-laden wedding that blended British traditions with the bride’s African-American heritage went off without a hitch. The happy couple looked stylish and relaxed. Thank Queen Elizabeth II for letting it all happen. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Nation's Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY Published 12:28 p.m. ET May 20, 2018 CLOSE Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had the ultimate wedding goals, here's the best moments. USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about Voices: The royal wedding is just what Brexit Britain needed. Thank Queen Elizabeth.
(CNN)Here's a look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations. Personal:Birth date: April 21, 1926 Birth place: London, England Birth name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Father: King George VI Read More Mother: Queen Elizabeth Marriage: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (November 20, 1947-present) Children: Edward, Earl of Wessex (March 10, 1964); Andrew, Duke of York (February 19, 1960); Anne, Princess Royal (August 15, 1950); Charles, Prince of Wales (November 14, 1948) Grandchildren: By Prince Charles and Princess Diana: Prince William and Prince Henry (called Harry); By Princess Anne and Mark Phillips: Peter Phillips and Zara Phillips; By Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson: Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie; By Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones: Lady Louise Windsor and James Windsor, Viscount Severn Great-Grandchildren: … [Read more...] about Queen Elizabeth II Fast Facts
This is the amazing cake which shows two corgis on their wedding day and which was made as a present for a teenager invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day.The doggo cake was made by Channel 4’s extreme cake maker Molly Robbins for wedding guest Olivia Benn.The 13-year-old, who has a complex heart condition and attends Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield, is one of 1,200 members of the public to receive an invitation to the royal wedding.Olivia was born with complex congenital heart disease. She’s had seven surgeries, three of which were major open heart surgery, with the first one taking place when she was only five weeks old.She and her guest will be allowed into the grounds of Windsor Castle to watch the arrival of the bride and groom plus their guests at St George’s Chapel on May 19.Olivia, from South Kirkby, near Pontefract, was presented with the huge cake at a dog-themed hospice fundraising event in Manchester.She said: … [Read more...] about These dogs are actually cakes and the story behind them is just as sweet