New royal book reveals King Charles carries own toilet seat, hates square ice cubes
13 November 2022 | 7:00 am
We look at Donald Trump's comeback, political violence and Joe Biden's lack of charisma in various articles focusing on mid-term elections. We also look at reactions in Pakistan after Imran Khan's attempted assassination and what it means for politics. Finally, a new royal book reveals some very personal tidbits about King Charles from the teddy bear he travels with to his hatred of square ice cubes!
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Queen Elizabeth II passed away last week after reigning for 70 years over a Commonwealth of Nations that included Barbados until November 2021, when the country became a republic. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Prime Minister Mia Mottley said the queen "did extraordinary well as the head of the United Kingdom and, indeed, as head of the Commonwealth".
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Charles III (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is King of the United Kingdom and the 14 other Commonwealth realms. He was the longest-serving heir apparent and, at age 73, became the oldest person to accede to the British throne following the death of his mother, Elizabeth II, on 8 September 2022.
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