Prince Charles deputizes at opening of UK Parliament
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The prince and his wife Camilla have ended their four-day tour with a visit to an organic farm outside Munich. They enjoyed seeing animals and making pretzels at the farm.
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According to UK tabloid 'The Sun,' the future British King is considering taking a role in the film.An insider says the role was offered to him when Charles recently visited the flick's production set.He is the epitome of everything British, perfect for a cameo role and Bond fans worldwide would absolutely love it, Production source, via 'The Sun'.
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The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus. The royal family confirmed it on Wednesday. Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth, is 71 years old.
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Prince Charles opens a new 4,000-bed temporary hospital in a conference centre in east London, the first of several being built in Britain to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking via video link, the prince hails the hospital as offering "an intensely practical message of hope".
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In a speech to the German parliament, Charles said Brexit would change bilateral ties, but the two nations would "always be friends, partners and allies." The UK royal also met with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
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