Barbados cuts ties with Queen Elizabeth II, becomes a republic in a grand ceremony

Barbados cuts ties with Queen Elizabeth II, becomes a republic in a grand ceremony

LONDON — Almost 400 years after the first English ship arrived on its golden shores, the former British colony of Barbados woke up Tuesday as a republic.The tiny Caribbean nation removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state in a spectacular ceremony that began late Monday, breaking its ties with the British royal family … Read more

Queen of Free Thanksgiving meal preparation to save time, money

Queen of Free Thanksgiving meal preparation to save time, money

Aside from burning your turkey, one of the worst things you can do at Thanksgiving is to shop without a plan. INDIANAPOLIS — No matter how big or how small your Thanksgiving gathering happens to be this year, the cost of the holiday feast adds up fast.  So Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free, shared … Read more

Queen will miss Remembrance Sunday service after spraining her back

Queen will miss Remembrance Sunday service after spraining her back

“The Queen, having sprained her back, has decided this morning with great regret that she will not be able to attend today’s Remembrance Sunday Service at the Cenotaph. Her Majesty is disappointed that she will miss the service,” a statement said.Prince Charles will lay a wreath at the Cenotaph on the Queen’s behalf, as in … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II told to rest for at least two weeks

Queen Elizabeth II told to rest for at least two weeks

The announcement comes more than a week after the monarch, 95, spent a night in the hospital for what a spokesman described at the time as “preliminary investigations.””Her Majesty’s doctors have advised that she should continue to rest for at least the next two weeks. The doctors have advised that Her Majesty can continue to … Read more