Shaun White: King of the halfpipe
19 February 2022 | 5:34 pm
Snowboarding star Shaun White returns for his fifth Olympics. He's set the bar high on his way to claim a record fourth medal. Is White the greatest of all time?
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1 Nov 2022
King Misuzulu was formally declared the head of the country's most influential traditional monarchy at a ceremony in Durban. The new king will first need to repair royal family ties after a bitter succession feud.
13 Nov 2022
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!
12 Nov 2022
The UK's new prime minister Rishi Sunak wants people to "celebrate and pay tribute" to the new king. The holiday will cap a three-day weekend that will begin with the coronation.
10 Nov 2022
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.
23 Nov 2022
King Charles hosted his first state visit since becoming British monarch on Tuesday (November 22), welcoming South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to Buckingham Palace.
28 Nov 2022
King Charles wants Princess Charlotte to become the Duchess of Edinburgh as a way to pay tribute to his parents Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.
The St. Edward's Crown has been taken out of the Tower of London to be modified for the coronation ceremony next year. Charles became the UK's reigning monarch following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth.
In his first Christmas Day message as monarch, King Charles III has hailed the "heartfelt solidarity" of people across the recession-hit UK struggling with a deepening cost of living crisis.
In his Christmas speech, Dutch King Willem-Alexander welcomed the government's apology for the Netherlands' role in 250 years of slavery.
The British monarch has asked for profits worth 1 billion pounds from his windfarms to be used to address the cost of living crisis rather than the activities of the royal family.
Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
King Charles III's first trip abroad as king will take him to major European partners France, and then Germany. The German president's office said he would visit from March 29-31 after several days in France.
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