King Charles will use George V’s red box, just like Queen Elizabeth

Not all red boxes used by the royals and the Government can be repurposed, but some are in good enough condition that they can be given a new lease of life. The King’s cypher will feature extensively on government despatch boxes and other official items made by Barrow Hepburn & Gale. The cost of the … Read more

‘The Crown’ Season 5 Episode 5 Recap: A Forward-Thinking Man

One can’t help but think that when Princess Anne, having read all about her brother Charles’s phone sex tryst with Camilla Parker-Bowles, tells him that his dirty talk “was a little gynecological for my taste,” Charles’s intellectual mind probably took it as a compliment. This conversation between Anne and Charles — dropped right in the … Read more

Man appears to throw eggs at Britain’s King Charles, but misses

A man was detained on Wednesday in the northern English city of York after he appeared to throw eggs at King Charles III and the queen consort, Camilla. The man, who had joined crowds gathered to greet the royal couple on their visit to the city, was restrained by police and heard yelling, “This country … Read more

COP27: UN chief tells climate summit, Cooperate or perish

SHARM EL-SHEIKH – With the world on “a highway to climate hell with our foot on the accelerator,” the United Nations chief on Monday told dozens of leaders to ”cooperate or perish,” on avoiding further climate catastrophe, singling out the two biggest polluting countries, China and the United States. He was not the only one … Read more

Rishi Sunak wields the axe as he sacks string of ministers in Cabinet reshuffle

R ishi Sunak wielded the axe as he sacked a string of Cabinet ministers in a major clear-out within hours of becoming Prime Minister on Tuesday. Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg resigned, some ministers appeared to have been given time to quit before being sacked, others were chopped from Mr Sunak’s ministerial team. Jacob Rees-Mogg resigned … Read more

Rishi Sunak is UK’s first leader of color after being asked to form a government by King Charles III

LONDON — Rishi Sunak became Britain’s third prime minister of the year on Tuesday and now must turn his attention to taming an economic crisis that has left the country’s finances in a precarious state and millions of Britons struggling to afford food and energy bills. Sunak, the U.K.’s first leader of color, met at … Read more

New UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak vows to fix Liz Truss’ mistakes

LONDON — Rishi Sunak has promised to “fix” the economic mess wrought by his predecessor Liz Truss after being appointed the new U.K. prime minister. In a sombre speech on the steps of No. 10 Downing Street Tuesday, Sunak admitted “mistakes were made” by his predecessor and said he had been appointed “in part, to … Read more

So Rishi Sunak is the UK’s next prime minister. What happens now?

LONDON — It took one bruising campaign defeat and six weeks of exile — but on Tuesday, Rishi Sunak will finally become U.K. prime minister. He faces the toughest in-tray of any British leader since World War II, entering No. 10 Downing Street as the country hurtles into winter with energy bills, hospital waiting lists, … Read more

Surely not Boris? Runners and riders for next UK prime minister as Liz Truss quits

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Whisper it, but Boris Johnson could be on the comeback trail. The ousted former Conservative leader is strongly rumored to be mulling a return to 10 Downing Street — less than two months after leaving to make way for Liz Truss. Truss’ premiership imploded with spectacular … Read more

Sad end to royal’s attempt to live normal life

Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, who moved into student accommodation seeking a relatively normal university experience, has been forced to move back to the royal palace over fears of an attack or kidnapping. The 18-year-old is the oldest child of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, making her heir to the throne. Speaking to the press … Read more