IN PICTURES: HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth 0 Have your say A service was held on the deck of the HMS Queen Elizabeth to mark the centenary of the Armistice. The crew of the Royal Navy's aircraft carrier paused to remember all the soldiers who have fallen in First World War and other conflicts on Sunday (November 11). READ MORE: HMS Queen Elizabeth: Where were the Royal Navy carrier and her sister ship HMS Prince of Wales built?Remembrance Day marked the hundredth anniversary of the end of the Great War - with the guns falling silent on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. A remembrance service was held on the decks of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, which is currently in America carrying out historic flight tests. The warship's official account tweeted: ‘They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. READ MORE: Royal Navy: HMS Queen … [Read more...] about HMS Queen Elizabeth: Here’s how Royal Navy aircraft marked Remembrance Sunday
IN PICTURES: HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth 0 Have your say HMS Queen Elizabeth is soon set to be joined by her sister ship the HMS Prince of Wales. The pair of behemoth aircraft carriers are expected to lead the Royal Navy for decades to come. Both warships will be based out of HMNB Portsmouth, with HMS Queen Elizabeth arriving in the city last year and HMS Prince of Wales to join in the coming years. The aircraft carriers which weigh around 65,000 tonnes and are the length of three football pitches. READ MORE: HMS Prince of Wales: Royal Navy's second carrier gets ready to join HMS Queen ElizabethBoth ships have been built in blocks across the country – here is where they were built: HMS Queen ElizabethThe Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier, which is currently in America for historic flight tests, was built in nine blocks at six different ship yards. These included: - BAE Systems Surface … [Read more...] about HMS Queen Elizabeth: Where were the Royal Navy carrier and her sister ship HMS Prince of Wales built?
IN PICTURES: HMS Prince of Wales in Rosyth The Royal Navy’s two Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers will make it one of the ‘best navies in the world’, HMS Prince of Wales captain has said. The HMS POW will be the second new aircraft carrier in the fleet, after the HMS Queen Elizabeth. The flagship is currently in America carrying out historic flight trials, while HMS Prince of Wales is still being built in Scotland. She will join HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth in the coming years. READ MORE: HMS Prince of Wales: Royal Navy's second carrier gets ready to join HMS Queen ElizabethSpeaking to the Ministry of Defence in footage shared on social media, HMS Prince of Wales Commanding Officer said the two ships will make Royal Navy one of ‘the best in the world’. In the video, Captain Stephen Moorhouse said: ‘We’re just over a year since her Royal Highness named the ship and we’re just under a year, … [Read more...] about Royal Navy: HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales will make British fleet one of ‘the best navies in the world’
By Martha Ross | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: November 9, 2018 at 10:42 am | UPDATED: November 9, 2018 at 3:22 pm Is it possible that Meghan Markle’s gigglefest with Queen Elizabeth II during their first royal outing together in June was all for show? Is it conceivable that Prince Harry’s American bride really didn’t charm his grandmother with her friendly, down-to-earth personality or their shared love of dogs? Two different sources coming out this week paint Meghan, 37, as a bridezilla in the lead-up to her May 19 wedding, with one source alleging she demanded to wear a particular tiara from the queen’s collection. In fact, the source said, Meghan’s demands became so irksome that the monarch had to have words with Harry and tell him, “Meghan cannot have whatever she wants. She gets what tiara she’s given by me.” The bridezilla portrait begins with a new book by reporter Robert Johnson, which reveals … [Read more...] about The Meghan Markle bridezilla report: Tiara demand annoyed Queen Elizabeth
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, on the heels of a successful reelection bid this week, said it’s “too early” for her to have begun considering whether she’ll make a presidential run in 2020. “It’s less than 48 hours,” Warren said at a press conference Thursday, The Boston Globe reports. “I said I would take a hard look and I will. Too early.” On Tuesday, Warren garnered 60 percent of the vote against Republican Geoff Diehl and Independent Shiva Ayyadurai to secure a second term. The prominent Democrat, often speculated as a potential presidential candidate, also told reporters she has no timeline for her decision making, adding she was focused on the midterm elections until this week. But Warren has previously stoked the belief that she’ll mount a campaign for the Oval Office. In recent months, she has donated thousands to Democrats across the country, launched Senate reelection ads seen by millions around the United … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Warren: It’s ‘too early’ after midterms to think about a 2020 run