SEE: Top 9 Photo Galleries of 2022
ORLANDO, Fla. — Between Queen Elizabeth’s death, multiple hurricanes in Central Florida, and the Winter Olympics, 2022 marked a very historic year for many. View photos here:Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 217 The Committal Service For Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: A royal guard stands at Westminster Abbey, on the day of the state funeral and burial of Queen Elizabeth, in London, Britain, September 19, 2022. View photos here:Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 17 Brightline trains in FloridaBeijing Winter Olympics 2022To kick off the year, the 2022 Winter Olympics was held in Beijing which was delayed for a year amid the coronavirus pandemic. View photos here:Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 49 Photos: Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 opening ceremony Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic mascot Bing Dwen Dwen is seen during the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the Beijing National Stadium on February 4, 2022, in Beijing, China. ©2022 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
2022 was year the horror of war returned to Europe
LONDON — (AP) — This was the year war returned to Europe, and few facets of life were left untouched. The shockwaves made life more expensive in homes across Europe, worsened a global migrant crisis and complicated the world’s response to climate change. The war also sent global energy prices soaring as Moscow squeezed supplies to the West in retaliation for sanctions on Russia and support for Ukraine. The same month Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni took the helm of Italy’s first far right-led government since the end of World War II. ___Read all the news from Europe at https://apnews.com/hub/europeCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
What did people search for on Google in 2022? Here’s a look at the list
The year 2022 saw changes, passages, innovation and numbers that made a difference in Americans’ pocketbooks, according to a report on the most searched-for information on Google. >> Read more trending newsWhile you would expect some of the results at the top of the list of global searches — the death of Queen Elizabeth II (No. 4 on the most searched-for list), the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine (No. The top search on Google was for the word “Wordle.” Wordle is an online game in which you try to guess a five-letter word by making a series of guesses using letters you correctly guess as you go along. 2 in both the “people search” category and the “actors” search category.wftv.com
Prince William Plots Fightback Over Harry and Meghan’s ‘Utterly Explosive’ Netflix Documentary
DOMINIC LIPINSKI/POOL/AFP via Getty ImagesWelcome to this week’s edition of Royalist, The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and Royal Family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday.The new royal war is not only on, it’s intenseHow to sum up the world of the royal family this weekend? Easy. Everyone has lost their freaking minds.As the trailer for their six-part Netflix documentary Harry & Meghan heralded this week, the war between Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Buckinghnews.yahoo.com
UK royals arrive in Boston to showcase youthful monarchy
Prince William told the crowd that one of President John F. Kennedy's speeches was the inspiration to hold the second Earthshot Prize in Boston. And where better to hold this year’s awards ceremony than in President Kennedy’s hometown," William said. King Charles III, William's father, has made clear that his will be a slimmed-down monarchy, with less pomp and ceremony than its predecessors. During that trip, the glamorous young couple were feted as they toured the eastern U.S. But throughout the trip, William’s eye will be on the Earthshot Prize.wftv.com
'The Crown’ returns to blur the line between royals, fiction
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — When "The Crown" returns Wednesday after a two-year absence, the splintering marriage of Charles and Diana and more woes for Queen Elizabeth II are in the drama's elegant but intrusive spotlight. The death of Queen Elizabeth, 96, in September adds an uneasy dimension: We speculate freely about the famous before and after they're gone, but is more owed a country's beloved and longest-serving monarch? Among the prominent critics is Judi Dench, an Oscar-winner for her role as Elizabeth I in "Shakespeare in Love." It's a demand that Netflix has heard before and continues to resist, framing the series as drama inspired by historical events. “I'm looking forward to King Charles' reign, and seeing what he can do to change things.”Copyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
'The Crown’ returns to blur the line between royals, fiction
When “The Crown” returns Wednesday after a two-year absence, the splintering marriage of Charles and Diana and more woes for Queen Elizabeth II are in the drama’s elegant but intrusive spotlight. There’s swirling off-stage drama as well for the Netflix series that began with Elizabeth’s marriage in the late 1940s and, in its fifth season, takes on the British royal family’s turbulent 1990s. The death of Queen Elizabeth, 96, in September adds an uneasy dimension: We speculate freely about the famous before and after they're gone, but is more owed a country’s beloved and longest-serving monarch?news.yahoo.com
King Charles coronation: Will Camilla wear a diamond that India wants back?
With the announcement this week that King Charles III’s coronation will take place in May, controversy is growing over what his wife, Camilla, will be wearing. >> Read more trending newsCamilla, who will become Queen Camilla during the ceremony, will have a crown placed on her head. The diamond was later placed in the crown that Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (wife of King George VI) wore. Could Camilla just wear another crown? An option would be for Camilla to wear the Queen Mother’s crown after it was modified to replace the Koh-i-Noor with another jewel.wftv.com
New photo of Queen Elizabeth II’s pony, Emma, released
LONDON — Buckingham Palace released a new photo of the late Queen Elizabeth’s pony, Emma, which gained worldwide attention after being seen at the monarch’s funeral. Photos from Windsor Palace show Emma standing alongside corgis Muick and Sandy waiting for the monarch to arrive. Queen Elizabeth II's fell pony seen during funeral procession File photo: Emma, the monarch's fell pony, stands as the Ceremonial Procession of the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Windsor Castle for the Committal Service at St George's Chapel on September 19, 2022 in Windsor, England. Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, 2022, and is succeeded by her eldest son, King Charles III. Queen Elizabeth bought the pony in 2004, and Emma went on to have a successful competition career, being named Cuddy Supreme Champion at the Devon County Show in June 2006, The Independent reported.wftv.com
Meghan Markle presses play, brings back ‘Archetypes’ after mourning queen
Meghan Markle will resume her popular “Archetypes” podcast now that royal mourning for Queen Elizabeth II is officially over, People […] The post Meghan Markle presses play, brings back ‘Archetypes’ after mourning queen appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
CIA director on Putin's draft and nuclear threat
In an interview with Norah O'Donnell, CIA Director Bill Burns discusses Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats as well as Putin's military setbacks in Ukraine. Watch more of the exclusive interview on "CBS Sunday Morning" on Oct. 2.news.yahoo.com
Queen Elizabeth II dies: Photo released of ledger stone installed at final resting place
LONDON — A photo was released on Saturday showing the hand-carved slab set into the floor of King George VI Memorial Chapel, part of St. George’s Chapel where Queen Elizabeth II was buried. A ledger stone has been installed at the King George VI Memorial Chapel, following the interment of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. The King George VI Memorial Chapel sits within the walls of St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Queen Elizabeth II was laid to rest on Monday with the Duke of Edinburgh at the chapel. Queen Elizabeth II commissioned the construction of the King George VI Memorial Chapel in 1962, according to The Times.wftv.com
Prince Andrew 'lobbied hard' to stop Charles becoming king, claims royal insider
One of the Queen Consort’s greatest challenges was getting Queen Elizabeth to accept her both as a member of the Royal Family and her daughter-in-law. Her Majesty had found her eldest son rather irritating as a child and his refusal to move on and abandon Camilla meant he was still not doing as he was told.news.yahoo.com
WATCH LIVE: Funeral held for Queen Elizabeth II
Events surrounding Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral on Monday cap 10 days of national mourning and are expected to be watched by hundreds of thousands of people packed onto the streets of London and millions around the world. Those are just a few of the staggering array of numbers generated by the death of the 96-year-old monarch after a 70-year-reign.
Key West honors Queen Elizabeth at Southernmost Point marker
The Southernmost Point marker in Key West, Florida, a landmark delineating the continental United States’ southernmost spot of land, became a memorial to Queen Elizabeth II when city workers installed a British flag and royal purple banner at the much-photographed site beside the Atlantic Ocean.
Capt. Tom Moore, WWII vet whose walk cheered UK, dies at 100
Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has died, Tuesday Feb. 2, 2021. AdFor three weeks in April, fans were greeted with daily videos of Captain Tom, stooped with age, doggedly pushing his walker in the garden. When Captain Tom finished his 100th lap on April 16, a military honor guard lined the path. The celebration continued on his birthday a few days later, when two World War II-era fighter planes flew overhead in tribute. But it was the public that embraced Captain Tom, flooding the village post office with some 6,000 gifts and 140,000 birthday cards.
Captain Tom hospitalized for virus he raised money to fight
Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has been admitted to a hospital with COVID-19, his daughter said Sunday Jan. 31, 2021. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP, File)LONDON – Tom Moore, the 100-year-old World War II veteran who captivated the British public in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic with his fundraising efforts, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his daughter said Sunday. Hannah Ingram-Moore revealed in a statement posted on Twitter that her father, widely known as Captain Tom, has been admitted to Bedford Hospital because he needed “additional help” with his breathing. Instead of the 1,000 pounds ($1,370) aspiration, he raised around 33 million pounds ($45 million). AdMoore, who rose to the rank of captain while serving in India and Burma during the war, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in July for his fundraising efforts.
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate 73rd anniversary
LONDON – Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary Friday, and for the occasion the royal couple have released a photograph of themselves opening a card from three of their great-grandchildren. Elizabeth was only 21 when she married Royal Navy Lt. Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. Her marriage to Prince Philip is also the longest for any British sovereign. While Queen Elizabeth continues to carry out her duties, Prince Philip, 99, has retired from public life. With England under a national lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic, the couple is self-isolating at Windsor Castle.
Queen makes veteran a knight at 100; no kneeling required
Captain Sir Thomas Moore receives his knighthood from Britain's Queen Elizabeth, during a ceremony at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 17, 2020. Captain Sir Tom raised almost 33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden. (Chris Jackson/Pool Photo via AP)LONDON In the end, Sir Tom didnt need to rise. Moore captivated the British public by walking 100 laps of his garden in England and raising some 33 million pounds ($40 million) for the National Health Service in April. The queen knighted him with the traditional sword tap, but the World War II was not required to take a knee before the monarch.