The Queen has held a rare face-to-face audience at Windsor Castle, meeting the Australian prime minister, who told her she was “quite the hit” at the G7 summit.Wearing a vibrant yellow floral dress, the monarch was seen standing with her hands behind her back as she chatted to Scott Morrison in the Berkshire royal residence’s Oak Room on Tuesday.It is the first time the head of state has been photographed carrying out an audience in person, rather than virtually, since March 2020, just before England’s first lockdown.The Queen, who is also monarch of Australia, was photographed smiling warmly as she met Mr Morrison.
Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced plans to reopen the country’s borders to fully vaccinated Australian travelers for international travels, expected to take effect in November. CNN’s Angus Watson reports.
On Wednesday, US President Joe Biden appeared to forget Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's name while announcing a new security partnership. The supposed blunder was made by Biden during a virtual press conference in which UK PM Boris Johnson and Australian PM Scott Morrison had joined
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Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has welcomed Speakers and Presiding Officers from G7 countries for a conference at Astley Hall in his Lancashire hometown of Chorley. The conference discussed the safety of elected Members, ensuring the voices of voters are heard by their Parliaments, and the role social media plays in democracies. Those attending include Richard Ferrand of France, Roberto Fico of Italy, and Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Queen jokes with a Canadian officer with 27 years service, saying "it looks like that" as she admires his array of medals. She meets representatives from the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery at Windsor Castle, a contingent of which assumed the Queen's Guard earlier in the week. Report by Edwardst. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
An American diplomat has said he is “incredibly grateful” after the US national anthem was played during Windsor Castle’s Changing of the Guard ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.
Acting US Ambassador to the UK Philip T. Reeker said: “The Special Relationship remains so crucial to all of us. Speaking for the United States, we have no closer ally, no closer friend, in good times and in bad times.” Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The US national anthem has been played during Windsor Castle's Changing of the Guard ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for discussions in Westminster. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..