Prince Charles enjoys Zoom so much he will use it post-pandemic, says aide
Most people in their seventies would be glad to see the back of conversations over Zoom, with its many associated pitfalls such as the dreaded mute button and awkward camera angles. Not so the Prince of Wales, who is keen to further embrace video conferencing and incorporate it into his long-term working pattern. Prince Charles, 72, has so enjoyed the dual advantages of being able to convene heads of state from across the globe while at the same time reducing carbon emissions that he intends tonews.yahoo.com
UK's Princess Anne to mark 70th birthday in low-key fashion
Queen Elizabeth IIs only daughter, Princess Anne, will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 in a no-nonsense manner that befits her reputation in Britain. Whatever is planned for Saturday, its certainly going to be a scaled-back affair because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin/File)LONDON Queen Elizabeth II's only daughter, Princess Anne, will be celebrating her 70th birthday on Saturday in a no-nonsense manner befitting her reputation in Britain. Whatever is planned for the princess, it will have to be a scaled-back affair because of the coronavirus pandemic. Anne, of course, was the appropriate person to present Tindall with her medal..Before having children, Anne and her first husband, army Capt.
Queen Elizabeth takes part in first public video call
In this video grab issued Thursday June 11, 2020, by Buckingham Palace, showing Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, as she takes part in a video conference call with the Princess Royal Princess Anne, and carers supported by the Carers Trust, on June 4, 2020. The monarch talked with four carers and the trust's chief executive Gareth Howells, on June 4 from Windsor Castle, during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown. (Carer's Trust/Buckingham Palace via AP)LONDON Queen Elizabeth II has taken part in her first public video conference call to chat to four carers about the challenges they face looking after people close to them during the coronavirus pandemic. Elizabeth was last to join the call and the first to leave one piece of royal protocol that Buckingham Palace opted to preserve. William, for example, revealed over the weekend during a video call that he has been anonymously helping out on a crisis helpline during the lockdown.