King Charles launches new food scheme on 75th birthday
14 November 2023 | 12:54 pm
King Charles III launches the Coronation Food Project on his birthday. He announced it by appearing on the cover of the Big Issue magazine for the homeless.
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Just like his mother before him, King Charles II is not only head of state of the United Kingdom, but also of 14 Commonwealth countries. For years however, rumours have been circulating that after Queen Elizabeth II passed away, several of those nations would announce their decision to become a republic. So is it true? Our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle investigates in this edition of Coronation Countdown.
Buckingham Palace released on Tuesday the artwork of the invitation for the King's coronation on May 6. The artwork, designed by heraldic artist Andrew Jamieson, was hand painted in watercolor and gouache.
Explaining the British monarch's wealth. This week, an investigation by the Guardian newspaper revealed that King Charles III and his late mother Queen Elizabeth II received around £1 billion from a number of estates.
At present, no exact sum has been given on how much the coronation will cost but it's been estimated at £100million.
As a young prince, Charles loved skiing, surfing, and scuba diving. He was most notably a very keen polo player for more than 40 years until he finally retired from the sport in 2005, aged 57.
Police arrested one man and two teenagers on murder charges with a request to hold them without bail. The shooting at a Sweet 16 birthday party last weekend killed four, including the birthday girl's brother.
With just over two weeks to go before the coronation of Britain's King Charles III on May 6, we take a closer look at his wife Camilla.
With less than two weeks to go before King Charles III's coronation on May 6, our international affairs editor and royal watcher Philip Turle answers four frequently asked questions about Britain's royal family. Could Prince William have become king on the death of Queen Elizabeth II? Is Prince Harry really the son of King Charles?
Why choose May 6 for the new King's coronation? Who will be performing at the coronation concert? Will Prince Harry be there? And what's for lunch?
King Charles will be presented to "the people" - a tradition dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. Standing beside the 700-year-old Coronation Chair, the King will turn to face the four sides of the abbey and be proclaimed the "undoubted King" before the congregation is asked to show their homage and service.
The musical selection for the royal event of the year, the coronation of Charles III, is surprisingly modern, from choirs to a Spotify playlist. Here's what we can expect to hear.
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