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Royal Drama: King’s fractious family on stage at coronation

King Charles III lives in a palace, travels in a chauffeur-driven Bentley and is one of Britain’s richest men, but he’s similar to many of his subjects in one very basic way: His family life is complicated — very complicated. There’s a second wife, an embarrassing brother, and an angry son and daughter-in-law, all with allies who aren’t shy about ...

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King Charles III coronation: Foreign royals and world leaders arrive at Buckingham Palace

Foreign royals, world leaders and other overseas dignitaries have gathered at Buckingham Palace tonight for a glittering reception hosted by King Charles III and Queen Camilla the night before his historic Coronation at Westminster Abbey. Some 100 heads of state will be in London for the ceremony tomorrow, with international representatives from 203 countries due to attend. Among the global ...

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UK Tories suffer losses in Sunak’s first electoral test

Britain’s ruling Conservatives suffered high-profile losses as results poured in Friday from Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s first major electoral test since he took office last year. In the depths of the worst cost-of-living crisis in decades, the local council elections held Thursday across swathes of England illuminated the main parties’ standing ahead of a UK-wide general election expected next year. ...

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King Charles III coronation: key timings

King Charles III will be crowned alongside wife Camilla on Saturday in a centuries-old ceremony with celebrations marked by pomp and pageantry. Here is the day’s expected timeline: 6:00 am (0500 GMT) Celebrations kick off as viewing areas along the procession route in central London open to the public. 7:15-8:30 am Guests for Westminster Abbey — where the ceremony will ...

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Man arrested outside Buckingham Palace

A man was arrested outside Buckingham Palace after throwing suspected shotgun cartridges into Palace grounds, police have said. A cordon was erected and a controlled explosion carried out following the incident, which unfolded at around 19:00 BST on Tuesday. The man was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon. There are no reports of any injuries. The incident ...

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‘My Daughter Made Her Husband PM’: Rishi Sunak’s Mother-In-Law Sudha Murty

London: UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s mother-in-law, Sudha Murty said that her daughter, Akshata Murty, “made her husband a Prime Minister.” Rishi Sunak’s quick ascension to power has been highlighted before but his mother-in-law claims it was her daughter who made that possible. His mother-in-law, Sudha Murty, has claimed in a video circulating online that because of her daughter, Rishi ...

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BBC chairman resigns over loan to ex-PM Boris Johnson

The chairman of the BBC, Britain’s main public broadcaster, resigned on Friday after he was found to have breached ethical standards over the Boris Johnson loan scandal, reports Deutsche Welle. Richard Sharp announced his resignation as an investigation found him in breach of a governance code for public appointments. The report is also being published on Friday. Yet, he said ...

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UK gears up for King Charles III’s coronation

Charles III will be officially crowned king next month, in a solemn religious service eight months after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II. The set-piece coronation at Westminster Abbey on May 6 is the first in Britain in 70 years, and only the second in history to be televised, reports AFP. Charles will be the 40th reigning monarch ...

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Oliver Dowden named new UK deputy PM

Head of the British government Rishi Sunak’s office confirmed on Friday that Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Cabinet Office Secretary Oliver Dowden has been named the new deputy prime minister. No. 10 added Dowden will keep fulfilling his role as the Duchy of Lancaster chancellor. Earlier in the day, Dominic Raab announced his resignation as deputy prime minister ...

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UK Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab resigns after bullying report

Dominic Raab said Friday he had resigned as UK deputy prime minister and justice secretary, following the conclusion of an inquiry into bullying allegations. The review into Raab, conducted by independent investigator Adam Tolley, followed eight formal complaints about his behavior while acting as foreign secretary, Brexit secretary and justice secretary. In a resignation letter posted on Twitter on Friday, ...

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