What King Charles III’s coronation might look like

A version of this story appeared in the October 14 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN — Mark your calendars, royal-watchers. King Charles III will be crowned in Westminster Abbey on May 6, 2023, eight months after he succeeded … Read more

Prince William takes on a crucial new role in Wales

A version of this story appeared in the September 30 edition of CNN’s Royal News, a weekly dispatch bringing you the inside track on Britain’s royal family. Sign up here. London CNN — A sense of normality slowly returned to the monarchy this week, as the royals’ extended period of mourning following the death of … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral: Britain bids farewell to monarch with an outpouring of emotion

London CNN — Britain bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a majestic funeral steeped in tradition and a send-off reflective of the broad popularity she managed to retain over her remarkable seven-decade reign. Royal family members and dignitaries gathered at Westminster Abbey for a somber service. Presidents, prime ministers, princes and princesses, … Read more

How horse racing was Queen Elizabeth II’s enduring passion

CNN — Who can forget the Queen’s reaction at Royal Ascot in 2013 when her racehorse, Estimate, won the prestigious Gold Cup? It was a rare moment when her public front slipped as the then 87-year-old – with all the enthusiasm of a young girl – watched on from the Royal Box and urged her … Read more

Queen Elizabeth: King Charles and his siblings hold vigil beside their mother’s coffin

CNN — King Charles III and his siblings Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward held a brief vigil beside Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin in Westminster Hall on Friday, joining members of the military who have mounted a continuous watch over her remains for the past two days. Standing quietly, their heads bowed, the King … Read more

‘Not my King’: Anti-monarchy protesters face police crackdown in the UK

London CNN — While thousands of people have taken to the streets of the United Kingdom to remember Queen Elizabeth II following her death last week, critics of the monarchy have used this opportunity to protest, holding signs such as “not my King” – a reference to the new King Charles III. Police have intervened … Read more

Prince William just inherited a 685-year-old estate worth $1 billion

London CNN Business — Royal wills are never made public. That means what happens to much of the Queen’s personal wealth following her death last week will remain a family secret. Forbes estimated last year that the late monarch’s personal fortune was worth $500 million, made up of her jewels, art collection, investments and two … Read more