Unprecedented leak exposes inner workings of UK Labor Party Investigation News

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit (I-Unit) has obtained the largest leak in British political history, exposing how unelected officials undermined democracy within the Labor Party. The leaked data comprises 500 gigabytes of documents, emails, video and audio files from the Labor Party dating from 1998 to 2021. The I-Unit will be releasing a series of reports … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral: Britain bids farewell to monarch with an outpouring of emotion

London CNN — Britain bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a majestic funeral steeped in tradition and a send-off reflective of the broad popularity she managed to retain over her remarkable seven-decade reign. Royal family members and dignitaries gathered at Westminster Abbey for a somber service. Presidents, prime ministers, princes and princesses, … Read more

What’s open, what’s closed on the day of the Queen’s funeral

London CNN Business — Much of Britain came to a standstill on Monday for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. The government declared the day an official holiday to allow people to pay their respects, meaning that all banks, the London Stock Exchange (LSE), public offices and most businesses were shut. The short notice — … Read more

Full timeline and what to expect

Queen Elizabeth II will finally be laid to rest on Monday — a funeral that’s been meticulously planned for decades and is expected to be the most-watched live event in TV history. After 10 days of tributes and ceremonies, King Charles III and his royal family will lead a final, all-day, pomp-filled sendoff involving three … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral is going to be a TV event of a lifetime for many. But could it be one of the last great events of the TV era?

CNN Business — The BBC credits Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation in 1953 as the “event that did more than any other to make television a mainstream medium.” Fitting, then, that her funeral on Monday marks the end of TV’s dominance that started when she came to the throne. Back then, the lack of TV sets … Read more

Biden pays respects to Queen Elizabeth as world leaders arrive in London for funeral

Thousands of police, hundreds of troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. President Biden and other dignitaries arrived in London for the funeral, to which … Read more

World leaders arrive in London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of police, hundreds of troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. President Biden and other dignitaries have begun arriving in London for the funeral, … Read more

World leaders arrive in London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Thousands of police, hundreds of troops and an army of officials made final preparations Sunday for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II — a spectacular display of national mourning that will also be the biggest gathering of world leaders for years. President Biden and other dignitaries are arriving in London for the funeral, to … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral: London braces itself for massive security operation

London CNN — London police chiefs and medics are bracing themselves for a security nightmare at the Queen’s funeral on Monday as they balance the need to protect the world’s top leaders and dignitaries with the public’s desire to mourn their much-loved monarch. Some have compared the event in scale to the London Olympics, but … Read more

Hospital appointments, flights and hotels canceled as Britain grapples with how to pay tribute to the Queen

London CNN — As Britain grinds to a national standstill ahead of Monday’s funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, it is grappling with an uncomfortable conundrum: what should, and what shouldn’t, be canceled out of respect for the monarch? Sporting fixtures and cultural events have been almost entirely suspended on Monday, the day of UK’s first … Read more