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Charles has hinted he will be nothing more than a ceremonial king, perhaps remembering the dodgy role he had played in the palace coup his late mother Queen Elizabeth had allegedly sanctioned in the dismissal of Australian Labor prime minister Gough Whitlam and the collapse of his government in 1975.

Presidents, prime ministers and monarchs from all over attended Elizabeth’s state funeral, a reminder of what a globalised world should be all about as opposed to confrontation.

By paying tribute to a British monarch, the mourners in Hong Kong are thumbing their noses at Beijing. And police cannot do anything about it.

  • Last week, former leader Mahathir Mohamad was questioned by police for allegedly insulting royalty
  • PM Anwar’s declaration of his administration’s unwavering defence of the royal institution could be read as an effort to shore up his credentials among Malay voters

Britain’s king has previously said the region in Romania is in his ‘blood’ as he is a descendant of Vlad the Impaler - believed to be the inspir­a­tion for Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula - through his great-grandmother Queen Mary.


Crown Prince Hussein and Rajwa Al Saif’s historic Arab royal wedding of the decade was a sight to behold – here’s everything you need to know about the glitzy, star-studded event

The couple were married at the Zahran Palace, in front of high-profile guests such as US first lady Jill Biden and the Prince and Princess of Wales.

Jordan’s royal couple Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah and Rajwa Al Saif are about to celebrate their wedding at the majestic Zahran Palace … so how much do you know about the pair?

With a cost of living crisis gripping the UK and only 32 per cent of young people supporting the royals, there’s a growing movement to ditch the king all together – so here’s what would happen if the monarchy was abolished

From a love for titanium and Met Gala’s dazzling display of watches to playful new case designs, here’s what you missed in timepiece news this month …

The possible threat followed a phone call made by ‘a man who claimed that his daughter had been killed in Northern Ireland by a rubber bullet’.


Style sits down with Rupert Sanderson to chat with the British luxury shoemaker about his eponymous brand, the fine art of simplicity and working with the late Karl Lagerfeld

Luxury brands from Cartier and Tiffany & Co. to Bulgari and Boucheron love the slithering serpent – but it didn’t all start with Elizabeth Taylor sporting a Serpenti watch to promote Cleopatra

From bright-blue dresses for Easter to gorgeous Collett x Alexander McQueen headpieces at King Charles’ coronation, here are 7 times the royal mother-daughter duo twinned together – to adorable effect

King Charles and Queen Camilla’s coronation prompted another round of criticism of the royal family’s Crown Jewels, with calls to repatriate the large gems including the Koh-i-noor and Lahore diamonds

A tiara that was worn at the coronations of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, with a Star of Egypt diamond that once belonged to King Farouk, just sold at auction – plus more epic sales

Britain was once the world’s top slave-trading nation. Some descendants of British slave owners have formed a group to push for a national apology and reparative justice.

The Home Office, which has responsibility for policing and national security, accounted for the biggest portion of the total, with costs of 73.7 million pounds (US$91.65 million).


The alleged ‘car chase’ occurred on Tuesday evening after Harry and Meghan attended an awards ceremony in New York with Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland.

Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat says he has consensus to form a coalition, but is still 63 seats short of forming a majority of 376 across the Thai parliament’s two chambers.


The incident involved half a dozen cars with blacked-out windows driving dangerously, putting the couple and Meghan’s mother in danger, a spokesperson says.


The pro-reform party claimed more than 14 million votes in Sunday’s election, but it will have its work cut out if it wants to build a governing coalition in the face of a hostile military-backed royalist establishment.


While we’ll never know exactly what makes up King Charles’ newly minted multibillion-dollar fortune, there’s plenty of speculation on what could … here’s what we know

When Prince Harry proposed to Meghan Markle in 2017, she was roasting a chicken, adding strength to the mythical ‘engagement chicken’, a recipe for roasting that is so good, eating it can lead to marriage proposals.

Thailand’s Move Forward Party says it is ready to head a coalition government with opposition heavyweight Pheu Thai, after an “Orange Wave” decimated the conservative vote on Sunday.


PNG Foreign Minister Justin Tkatchenko’s daughter had filmed her ‘elite’ visit to luxury stores in Singapore and her meal in the ‘stunning’ first-class lounge, on their way to London for the coronation.

King Charles’ coronation saw many Asian royals dazzling in uniforms, traditional dresses and suits … from Japan’s Crown Prince Akishino to Thailand’s Queen Suthida

Catherine, Princess of Wales, swapped traditional tiaras for a floral headpiece during her recent appearance at King Charles’ coronation – here’s why