#United Kingdom

Amika George started the campaign, #FreePeriods, at the age of 17. ( Photo credit: Twitter/@AmikaGeorge)

  • The Queen’s Birthday Honours  showcases the extraordinary efforts made by individuals in the United Kingdom during the pandemic
  • George started Free Periods organization in April 2017
  • Free Periods is now a non-profit organisation, which continues to fight “against the taboo and shame surrounding menstruation”

.London, UK
Princess Diana's 1995 interview is said to have changed the course of the royal history. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Princess Diana's 1995 interview created all sorts of wave in the royal family
  • "I sit here with sadness because a marriage hasn't worked," the Princess of Wales had said
  • The interview came after Prince Charles, in a different interview, admitted to adultery

.London, UK
Nirav Modi was arrested on an extradition warrant on March 19, 2019 in London. (PTI File Photo)

  • UK's Secretary of State Priti Patel cleared Modi's extradition
  • Unless there is an appeal, a requested person must be extradited within 28 days, UK government's offical website states
  • Nirav Modi  fled to the UK after being charged for fraud worth Rs 13,000 crore 

.London, UK
Diamantaire Nirav Modi is accused in the PNB fraud case. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The UK Home Department on Friday approved Nirav Modi's extradition
  • A UK judge had earlier ruled that  Modi can be extradited to India
  • Modi is charged with defrauding the state-owned Punjab National Bank of Rs 13,000 crore

.London, UK
Piers Morgan joined Good Morning Britain as a full-time host in November 2015. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@piersmorgan)

  • British TV host Piers Morgan stepped down after his comments on Meghan Markle
  • He said he did not believe a word Meghan said to Oprah in her interview
  • 55-year-old Morgan on March 9 left the show on air

.London, UK
Prince Philip had retired from public duties in 2017 at the age of 96. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The 99-year-old duke will remain hospitalised for a "number of days"
  • He was hospitalised on February 16 as a "precautionary measure"
  • This is the longest ever Prince Philip has stayed in hospital

.London, UK
Prince Philip had retired from public duties in 2017 at the age of 96. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Prince Philip was transferred to St Bartholomew's Hospital
  • He will undergo tests for a pre-existing heart condition
  • He was hospitalised overnight in London on February 17

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
"My biggest concern was history repeating itself," Prince Harry told Oprah Winfrey. (Photo Credit:AFP)

  •  "I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side," Harry said
  • This is the first interview of the couple since their exit from the Royal family last year
  • Prince and Meghan announced in February that they are expecting their second child

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Emma Corrin won the Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama. (Photo Credit: Instagram/ Emma Corrin)

  • "Most of all, thank you so much to Diana," Emma said during her acceptance speech
  • Emma also mentioned co-star Josh O'Connor in the speech
  • 'The Crown' won the Golden Globe award for Best TV Series in Drama category

.Liverpool, UK
The defending champions have been decimated by injuries this season. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@LFC)

  • Liverpool defeated Sheffield United 2-0 on Sunday
  • Liverpool remain sixth but are now within striking distance of fourth-placed West Ham
  • Sheffield United are still 15 points adrift of safety at the bottom of the table