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 Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli poses at the British embassy in Rome before receiving the medal of knighthood from the British ambassador to Italy in 2004. File photograph: Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images

Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a stat(...)

Queen Elizabeth  is seen in London, England, on Saturday. The queen’s birthday honours have been released. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Former frontman of The Undertones Feargal Sharkey (60) has been made an OBE in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours. Sharkey is one of several musician(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris to be honoured by the queen.

The outgoing PSNI chief constable George Hamilton has been knighted in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday honours list. The Garda commissioner and former PSN(...)

US president Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron   shake hands during the press conference in  Normandy, June 6th. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

All eyes were on the chemistry between presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump when the French and American leaders met for commemorations of the (...)

 Donald Trump and Boris Johnson are self-declared champions of national sovereignty. File photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images

Barack Obama’s view of Britain is soured by the former US president’s part-Kenyan ancestry. African states would gain from the return of white colonia(...)

US president Donald Trump  and French president Emmanuel Macron shake hands during a meeting at Caen, Normandy, northwestern France. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images

France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the(...)

Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, US president Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, watch a fly past during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, in Portsmouth. Photograph: Tolga Akmen / AFP

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has led tributes to the “heroism, courage and sacrifice” of the soldiers, sailors and airmen who died in the D-Day landings.(...)

Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, US president Donald Trump and Melania Trump during  commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, in Portsmouth, England. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Wednesday, paying person(...)

Theresa May and Donald Trump at Chequers in July 2018. Photograph: Hannah McKay/File Photo/Reuters

Protesters against Donald Trump are expected to shut down parts of central London on Tuesday, the second day of the president’s state visit to Britain(...)

US oresident Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II make a toast during the State Banquet at Buckingham Palace. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

US president Donald Trump has praised Queen Elizabeth II and said shared values would unite the United States and the United Kingdom for years to come(...)

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