LONDON (AP) — Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit in Cornwall in southwest England, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle to view a military parade to mark her official birthday. The 95-year-old monarch sat on a dais on Saturday to watch the ceremony that despite ongoing social distancing restrictions did not disappoint on the pomp and pageantry front.
PARIS (Reuters) – Shipping COVID-19 vaccines to Africa is not just a moral duty but it is also in Europe and the world’s interest in order to prevent the resurgence of new virus variants, French President Emmanuel Macron said in Rwanda. Macron said France was on track to deliver 30 million COVID-19 vaccination doses to Africa by year-end, that Germany would also deliver 30 million doses and that collectively the European Union would deliver more than 100 million doses to Africa this year.
Could it be that Prince Charles might have a long lost brother that he doesn’t know about? Maybe, maybe not. But President Joe Biden did say that Queen Elizabeth does remind him of his own mother after they met at Windsor Castle on Sunday afternoon.
Joe Biden, First Lady Meet Queen Elizabeth II; Royal Expert Claims Donning Glasses While Greeting Was Offensive
The US President, Joe Biden, and first lady, Jill Biden, arrived at Windsor Castle via Marine One helicopter for a military Guard of Honor and tea with the 95-year-old Queen. The 78-year-old kept his dark glasses on for parts of the event. According to Grant Harrold, a former butler to Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, the President had the right to wear his shades to the ceremony but should have taken them off when he greeted Queen Elizabeth II.
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The Bidens met the monarch at Windsor Castle for a dose of British military pomp and a 40-minute private tea. President Biden told reporters that the Queen reminded him of his mother after visiting Windsor Castle with First Lady Dr. Jill Biden for a private tea on Sunday, June 13.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited Windsor Castle Sunday afternoon, where Queen Elizabeth II welcomed them on the dais in the castle's quadrangle and the president inspected the guards. After Marine One touched down on the lawn by the castle, the Bidens and the queen then stood on the dais while the "Star Spangled Banner" played.
It's been a busy weekend for Her Majesty The Queen, who hosted Jill Biden and Joe Biden this weekend at Windsor Castle. The Queen has shared a glimpse of the grounds of Windsor Castle on the Royal Family's Twitter feed, posted shortly before Her Majesty met with the Joe and Jill Biden for afternoon tea.
NEWQUAY, England -- President Joe Biden says the U.S. has restored its presence on the world stage, as he has used his first overseas trip to connect with a new generation of leaders from some of the world’s most powerful countries and more closely unite allies around addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and China’s trade and labor practices.
Less than a year before marking an unprecedented 70 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II has met her 13th occupant of the White House, President Joe Biden, and first lady Jill Biden. The three joined together at Windsor Castle on Sunday, following the conclusion of the G-7 summit that Joe Biden attended in Cornwall, England.
Dr Jill Biden wore a classic power blue power suit to meet the Queen in Windsor—but it's Her Majesty's outfit that has fans talking
What outfit does one opt for when meeting the Queen of England? A quandary the First Lady of the United States, Dr Jill Biden, was faced with this morning. Selecting just the right ensemble can't have been an easy task—after all, Jill's sartorial choices have been under the microscope since she touched down in Cornwall for this year's G7 Summit.
Afternoon tea with the Americans. Queen Elizabeth II met with President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden on Sunday, June 13, at Windsor Castle in England. The Bidens arrived at the royal residence and reviewed the Guard of Honor, formed of the Queen’s Company First Battalion Grenadier Guards, which gave a royal salute.
The US president and his wife Jill had tea with the monarch at Windsor Castle on Sunday Joe Biden said the Queen reminds him of his mother and praised her generosity after she hosted him and the First Lady for tea at Windsor Castle. The US president and his wife Jill travelled to the Berkshire royal residence Sunday after attending the G7 summit in Cornwall.
"If you're meeting the queen face-to-face there's no sunglasses or anything like that at all because eye contact is quite important with any introduction," said Harrold, who gives etiquette advice through his website The Royal Butler. "It's fine for Biden to have had sunglasses on but he should have removed them when he actually met the queen," Harrold continued.