Inside Trooping the Colour: An emotional Queen Elizabeth to a nervous Prince William and more royal moments
Trooping the Colour saw mega crowds gathering in the streets of London for this special Platinum Jubilee edition. And what a day it’s been. Despite the weather, which rained and shined at various points, it was a day to remember.news.yahoo.com
Prince Charles enjoys Zoom so much he will use it post-pandemic, says aide
Most people in their seventies would be glad to see the back of conversations over Zoom, with its many associated pitfalls such as the dreaded mute button and awkward camera angles. Not so the Prince of Wales, who is keen to further embrace video conferencing and incorporate it into his long-term working pattern. Prince Charles, 72, has so enjoyed the dual advantages of being able to convene heads of state from across the globe while at the same time reducing carbon emissions that he intends tonews.yahoo.com
Parry McCluer wins first ever hoops title; Pulaski County, PH girls finish as runner-ups
Spencer Hamilton scored 17 points, 8 rebounds and 5 blocks in the 56-39 win, as Parry McCluer won its first VHSL State Championship in program history. Ad“Two out of three years we’ve been to state title game, we get a little closer every year,” said Pulaski County head coach Scott Ratcliff. This season they reached a VHSL State Championship game for the first time in program history. The difference was, we made a few turnovers we didn’t want to and we had some shots that didn’t go in,” said Patrick Henry head coach Mike Hedrick. With the win Princess Anne has now won 8 consecutive VHSL State Championships, 12 overall as a program.
WATCH: State semifinals in the area, Pulaski County and Patrick Henry girls advance
ROANOKE, Va. – It was a busy night in Southwest Virginia with nearly a dozen area teams competing in the VHSL basketball state semifinals. Starting with Class 5 girls action, Patrick Henry dispatched visiting Potomac Falls 61-37 to advance to the program’s first state final. “Very blessed to have the players I have, very lucky to have Savannah Derey here for every game I’ve ever coached,” Hedrick explained. AdIn Pulaski County, the girls basketball Region D champions hosted Loudon Valley, who won the Region C title. In girls Class 2 action, Glenvar had a tall task in trying to topple defending Class 2 Champion Gate City.
UK's Princess Anne to mark 70th birthday in low-key fashion
Queen Elizabeth IIs only daughter, Princess Anne, will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 in a no-nonsense manner that befits her reputation in Britain. Whatever is planned for Saturday, its certainly going to be a scaled-back affair because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin/File)LONDON Queen Elizabeth II's only daughter, Princess Anne, will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Saturday in a no-nonsense manner befitting her reputation in Britain. Whatever is planned for the princess, it will have to be a scaled-back affair because of the coronavirus pandemic. Anne, of course, was the appropriate person to present Tindall with her medal..Before having children, Anne and her first husband, army Capt.
Queen Elizabeth takes part in first public video call
In this video grab issued Thursday June 11, 2020, by Buckingham Palace, showing Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as she takes part in a video conference call with the Princess Royal Princess Anne, and carers supported by the Carers Trust, on June 4, 2020. The monarch talked with four carers and the trust's chief executive Gareth Howells, on June 4 from Windsor Castle, during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. (Carer's Trust/Buckingham Palace via AP)LONDON Queen Elizabeth II has taken part in her first public video conference call to chat to four carers about the challenges they face looking after people close to them during the coronavirus pandemic. Elizabeth was last to join the call and the first to leave one piece of royal protocol that Buckingham Palace opted to preserve. William, for example, revealed over the weekend during a video call that he has been anonymously helping out on a crisis helpline during the lockdown.