Saturday is King Charles III's coronation and the British capital is getting ready. Before Charles is coronated, we look back at the ceremonies and festivities when Queen Elizabeth II's was crowned.
The coin honoring the Rolling Stones is the fifth in the Royal Mint's "Music Legends'" series that celebrates British artists. Others so honored have been Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and The Who.
World leaders and members of the public, including national health workers, are invited to pay tribute to the United Kingdom's longest-reigning monarch.
Within seconds of the news of Queen Elizabeth II's death, an army of Wikipedia editors rushed to update her page on the site. It was chaos.
Her coffin left Buckingham Palace for the last time Wednesday, borne on a horse-drawn carriage and saluted by cannons and the tolling of Big Ben, in a solemn procession to Westminster Hall.
The coffin travels more than 100 miles to the royal Palace of Holyroodhouse in the Scottish capital. Eventually, the queen's body will be taken to London for the Sept. 19 funeral.
Since the 1970s, the UK's punk, alternative and hip-hop artists have used music to share their feelings about the late monarch and what she represents.
The public will have four days to pay their respects to the queen at Westminster Hall. President Biden and other world leaders are expected to attend her funeral.
King Charles III was officially announced as Britain's monarch Saturday, in a pomp-filled ceremony steeped in ancient tradition and political symbolism — and, for the first time, broadcast live.
Queen Elizabeth II was Britain's first monarch to be placed on the country's paper notes. There is no word yet on what new bank notes will look like, but there's a longstanding tradition for coins.