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Charles, Prince of Wales

No fairy-tale wedding but at least it's for love

The first time Britain's Prince Charles tied the knot, his wedding had all the appearance of a fairy tale. This time, the ceremony is looking increasingly like a farce. His impending nuptials have provided the latest instalment in a long-running royal soap opera.

Saturday, 26 February, 2005, 12:00am

Charles and Camilla win bishops' support

Prince Charles' relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles has been given official approval by bishops, which raises the possibility they could wed.

Their statements represent a significant move away from the hard line taken previously by the Church of England when the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, warned of a constitutional crisis if the couple married.

4 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Royal view on way

A watercolour by Prince Charles entitled Double Haven Bay, Hong Kong from HMY Britannia (left) is being issued in a print of 100 to coincide with the handover.

17 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Princely tales for the love of labradors

AS we all know, the Scandinavians are great animal lovers - a love that manifests itself in the most peculiar ways.

Our man at the recently ended Frankfurt Book Fair tells us that publishers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden have been scrambling to get the foreign rights for Jonathan Dimbleby's authorised biography on the Prince of Wales.

9 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Charles unfit to be king

MR R. P. Utley's letter headlined, ''Rushing in'' (South China Morning Post, July 19), defends Prince Charles, after my letter headlined, ''King of fools'' (Post, July 12), criticised the worth of the man.

Actually I never knew why my letter was signed ''Name and Address Supplied''. I never requested to remain anonymous.

27 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Charles rules, okay

AT the age of 63 I am proud to write that I have lived through the reign of four British monarchs. During that time the world and values have changed beyond recognition. With reference to David Wallen's article ''Confessions of a prince'' (South China Morning Post, July 2) neither he or certain sections of the media appear to take this into account.

5 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Out of step with an elusive royal

THE women began dabbing their faces with powder from compacts and examining their reflections in tiny mirrors. The men straightened ties and dusted imaginary dandruff from their perfectly-attired shoulders.

2 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Princely Petersburg push

THE much maligned Prince Charles will take a break from his domestic woes next month by hosting a high-powered forum in London called the St Petersburg Partnership Initiative - aimed at encouraging people to explore markets and help in the Russian city's economic rejuvenation.

24 May 1993 - 12:00am