Westminster Abbey: News

15 Sep 2022

Queen Elizabeth II

London: Royal guard faints near coffin during Queen Elizabeth's lying-in-state

A royal guard reportedly collapsed during the late Queen's lying-in-state in Westminster Hall in London, United Kingdom.

14 Sep 2022


President Droupadi Murmu to visit UK for Queen Elizabeth's funeral

President Droupadi Murmu will be visiting the United Kingdom to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II from September 17-19.

30 Nov 2019


London Bridge attacker was a convicted terrorist released from jail

Two people were fatally stabbed in the London Bridge area in the United Kingdom capital.

11 Nov 2018


France: New statue commemorates role of Indian soldiers in WWI

A new statue commemorating the role of Indian soldiers in World War I was unveiled in the town of Laventie in France today to mark Armistice Day when the war ended in 1918.

15 Jun 2018


Star-among-stars: Stephen Hawking's voice to be beamed into space

Noted physicist Stephen Hawking, who spent his life teaching about stars, the origination of universe and black holes, will get a final send-off like none other.

22 Mar 2018

Space News

Russian scientists devote newborn black hole to Stephen Hawking

A week after the death of celebrated cosmologist Stephen Hawking, Russian astronomers have dedicated a newborn black hole to the "Lord of Black Holes."

21 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking to rest in Westminster Abbey near Newton, Darwin

The ashes of renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking will be interred in Westminster Abbey near the graves of celebrated scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

19 Nov 2017

Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip's 70th wedding anniversary: New photo released!

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-ruling monarch, and Prince Philip will celebrate their 70th anniversary tomorrow, the longest royal marriage yet.