Born Charles Philip Arthur George on 14 November 1948, Charles became king of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth, on September 8, 2022. He has taken the official name of Charles III. He was previously the longest-serving heir apparent and longest-serving Prince of Wales in British history.
The ceremony, steeped in tradition, marked the beginning of a new era. Yet Charles will need to modernise the monarchy if it is to survive.
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The UK government hopes the Korean leader’s three-day visit will help cement an ‘Indo-Pacific tilt’ in its foreign and trade policy.
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The king, Sunak, MPs and royal family members held a two-minute silence and laid wreaths at the Cenotaph in London to honour those killed in war.
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Despite its name, the annual address – the first by a British king since 1951 – is not written by the monarch but by the government, which uses it to detail laws it proposes to make.
The monarch expressed the ‘deepest regret’ for atrocities committed against the people of the East African nation during its struggle for independence.
Buckingham Palace said the monarch is expected to tackle ‘the more painful aspects’ of Britain’s historic relationship with the African nation, which will soon celebrate 60 years of independence.
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Charles had hoped for a state visit to France to have been his first as king, but a March trip was postponed due to tense protests over Macron’s pension reforms.
Frenetic bidding brought the price of the garment – worn by Diana soon after her engagement to Prince Charles – to over 10 times the initial estimate.
In a short statement, the 74-year-old British head of state recalled the ‘great affection’ for his mother, and thanked the public for their ‘love and support’.
Corgi enthusiasts dressed their pets in crowns, tiaras and royal outfits and paraded them outside the palace in tribute to the late queen who was a well-known lover of the dog breed, owning about 30 throughout her life.
Mohamed Al-Fayed, was an Egyptian tycoon who owned British establishment symbols such as Harrods, Fulham FC and the Ritz hotel in Paris. His son Dodi was in a relationship with Princess Diana when they were killed in a car crash in Paris.
King Charles grants a new bill and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says he’s determined to turn ‘the UK into the world’s Web3 centre’.
The younger son of King Charles and the late Princess Diana, is suing over alleged invasions of privacy by The Sun and the now-defunct News of the World, from the mid-1990s until 2016.
It was Biden’s first meeting with Charles since he was officially crowned king in May. The monarch is a lifelong environmentalist and the president considers him a ‘clarion voice’ on climate change.
Biden is likely to face questions from allies on why the US would send cluster bombs into Ukraine. More than two-thirds of Nato members have banned cluster bombs.
Following his coronation in London in May, supporters and anti-monarchists alike gathered on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile in a separate celebration for the UK monarch.
Biden is set to depart on July 9 for the UK, where he will also meet PM Rishi Sunak, the White House said. He will then go to the Nato summit in Lithuania, followed by a visit to Finland for the US-Nordic Leaders Summit.
In Amsterdam on Saturday, King Willem-Alexander said: ‘On this day of remembrance, I ask forgiveness for the clear failure to act in the face of this crime against humanity.’
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An air display of military aircraft came after bad weather cut short a planned fly-past at Charles’ coronation in May. Earlier, the king saddled up for the annual Trooping the Colour parade that marks the British sovereign’s official birthday.