Rishi Sunak becomes new UK prime minister following meeting with King Charles

Rishi Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister in two months on Tuesday, tasked with tackling a mounting economic crisis, a warring political party and a deeply divided country in one of the greatest challenges to confront any new leader. The 42-year-old former hedge fund boss was asked to form a government by King Charles, and… Read More Rishi Sunak becomes new UK prime minister following meeting with King Charles

Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth will be held on Monday, September 19, royal officials said on Saturday, as her son Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new king in a colourful ceremony laden with pageantry and dating back centuries. The death of the 96-year-monarch has provoked tears, sadness and warm tributes, not just from the… Read More Britain’s King Charles officially proclaimed as monarch

King Charles names William and Kate as Prince and Princess of Wales

Britain’s King Charles on Friday bestowed on his eldest son William and daughter-in-law Kate the titles of Prince and Princess of Wales, which he and his late wife Diana previously held. Diana was a hugely popular figure who was under constant media scrutiny from her wedding onwards and the subject of a massive outpouring of… Read More King Charles names William and Kate as Prince and Princess of Wales

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96

Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and the nation’s figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” Buckingham Palace said in a statement. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.” Elizabeth’s… Read More Britain’s Queen Elizabeth dies at 96