September 12, 2022: King Charles III promised to follow the late Queen’s “selfless duty” in his first address to both Houses of Parliament as monarch. The King said Parliament was the “living and breathing instrument of our democracy” as he spoke in front of 900 MPs and peers at Westminster Hall. It followed condolences from […]
September 9, 2022: King Charles III has made his first address to the UK as sovereign, following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. In a televised address, the King paid tribute to his “darling mama” saying “may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest”, and renewed his mother’s lifelong promise of service.
September 8, 2022: UK Prime Minister Liz Truss has paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, following her death, aged 96. Speaking outside Downing Street, she described the Queen as “a rock on which modern Britain was built,” adding: “Britain is the great country it is today because of her”. She said the Queen was a […]
September 10, 2022: Trumpets and cries of “God save the King” were heard as Charles III was proclaimed monarch during an elaborate ceremony at St. James’s Palace. Charles became king immediately after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, but a historic meeting formally confirmed his role on Saturday. It is the first time […]
September 8, 2022. Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. With her death, her eldest son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, will lead the country in mourning as the new […]