The man in a hurry: King Charles III rushes to make a mark

Apr 24, 2023 | 8:46am

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III is a man in a hurry. After waiting nearly 74 years to become king, Charles has used his first six months on the throne to meet faith leaders across the country, reshuffle royal residences, stage his first overseas state visit and hold a sleepover at Windsor Castle that included the coach of the England soccer team. […]

Canada will hold special ceremony to mark May 6 coronation of King Charles

Mar 16, 2023 | 8:34am

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will hold a special ceremony marking the coronation of King Charles on May 6. The ceremony in Ottawa will be one of several events held over two days as Canada marks the investiture of its new monarch. Trudeau says the Canadian ceremony will acknowledge the special relationship that King Charles has […]

King Charles salutes late queen, public workers in speech

Dec 25, 2022 | 1:20pm

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III evoked memories Sunday of his late mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as he broadcast his first Christmas message as monarch in a speech that also paid tribute to the “selfless dedication” of Britain’s public service workers, many of whom are in a fight with the government over pay. Charles, 74, also empathized […]

BREAKING: Queen Elizabeth II is Dead.

Sep 8, 2022 | 12:25pm

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a symbol of stability across much of a turbulent century, died Thursday. She was 96. Buckingham Palace said she died at Balmoral Castle, her summer residence in Scotland, where members of the royal family had rushed to her side after her health took a turn for the worse. […]

Trudeau says now not the time to talk about breaking with the monarchy

Mar 9, 2021 | 4:17pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he’s not eager for a debate over the future of the monarchy in the wake of allegations of racism at Buckingham Palace. Accusations from Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, that racism was the driving force behind their exit from royal duties and departure from Britain have set […]