King Charles III

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PETA Says It 'Rescued' 3 of King Charles' Racing Pigeons

Group says it bought birds at auction to save them from 'cruel' industry

(Newser) - PETA says it has bought three royal racing pigeons from King Charles' Sandringham estate—and their racing days are over. A spokesperson for the group tells the Washington Post that the birds were bought for around $1,900 at a January auction and taken to a sanctuary in Wales. PETA...

Charles' Quick Treatment Points Out an NHS Problem

Many cancer patients have to wait dangerously long for care

(Newser) - His prime minister said King Charles' cancer was caught early, and treatment began within two weeks. That improves the king's prognosis, an advantage other cancer patients in England don't have. Patients enrolled in the public health care system are enduring potentially dangerous wait times for the care to...

Charles Makes Appearance Amid Cancer Treatment

Church attendance comes a day after he expressed thanks for support

(Newser) - King Charles III attended church Sunday for the first time since his cancer diagnosis . Walking beside Queen Camilla, Charles arrived at St. Mary Magdalene Church, close to Sandringham House in eastern England where he retreated to recuperate following his first treatment for an unspecified form of cancer. The appearance came...

Prince William Addresses King Charles' Cancer Diagnosis

The royal had not yet spoken out publicly since illness was announced

(Newser) - Prince William spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time since his father's cancer diagnosis was announced. It was also William's first day returning to royal duties since his wife, Kate, underwent abdominal surgery for an undisclosed (but noncancerous) condition. "I'd like to take this opportunity to...

Prince Harry Arrives to Visit King Charles

Meanwhile, Britain's PM says king's cancer was 'caught early'

(Newser) - Prince Harry arrived in London on Tuesday after an overnight flight from California, and was seen arriving at his father's Clarence House residence in the afternoon. About an hour later, King Charles and Queen Camilla left for the royal rural residence of Sandringham, waving to well-wishers outside the gates...

Charles' Cancer Diagnosis Has Royals on 'Thin Ground'

BBC notes that many family members have removed themselves from public duties

(Newser) - People reports that Prince Harry will return to the UK within the next few days as his father, King Charles, is undergoing treatment for cancer . Charles is understood to have personally informed both Harry and his brother, Prince William, of his diagnosis, as well as his three siblings, Princess...

King Charles Diagnosed With Cancer
King Charles
Diagnosed With Cancer

King Charles Diagnosed With Cancer

Palace doesn't specify what type, says the king will temporarily suspend public duties

(Newser) - King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and has begun treatment, Buckingham Palace says. The palace did not say what form of cancer the 75-year-old monarch has, per the AP . It's not prostate cancer, but it was discovered during the king's recent treatment for...

Charles, Kate Get Sprung From Hospital

The London Clinic has a decided dearth of royals after Monday

(Newser) - King Charles III on Monday was discharged from a private London clinic after undergoing a "corrective procedure" for an enlarged prostate. The 75-year-old monarch was admitted to the London Clinic, where the Princess of Wales, his daughter-in-law, recently had abdominal surgery. Charles, who ascended the throne 16 months ago,...

King Charles Hospitalized for 'Corrective Procedure'

Monarch is being treated for enlarged prostate

(Newser) - King Charles III has arrived at a private London hospital to undergo a "corrective procedure" for an enlarged prostate, Buckingham Place said Friday. The 75-year old king will be treated at the London Clinic, where the Princess of Wales is recovering after undergoing abdominal surgery . Buckingham Palace has said...

Not a Good Day for the Royals
Not a Good Day for the Royals

Not a Good Day for the Royals

On heels of announcement that Kate's in the hospital, Charles will undergo prostate treatment

(Newser) - Following very closely on the news that the Princess of Wales is recovering from an abdominal procedure and will likely stay two weeks in the hospital comes the news that the UK's monarch will soon be undergoing more than just a routine checkup himself. As the BBC and AP...

King Charles Tweaks Tradition With Christmas Message

He stands next to the palace's first live tree, a nod to his push for the environment

(Newser) - Updated with details from the address. King Charles III gave his second Christmas message from Buckingham Palace in front of a live tree with sustainable ornaments—a nod to his environmental ambitions. The tree itself marks a break from royal tradition because it's the first such address featuring a...

Kate, William Ignore Questions on Endgame Book

'Did you watch the Piers Morgan show last night, Your Royal Highnesses?'

(Newser) - The Prince and Princess of Wales brushed off reporters' questions about alleged racist remarks when they arrived at a glitzy London event Thursday night. A day earlier, Piers Morgan told viewers that in the Dutch translation of journalist Omid Scobie's book Endgame, King Charles III and Princess Kate were...

Morgan Names Royals Who Made Alleged Racist Comments

Book says King Charles, Kate Middleton made remark on skin color of Harry, Meghan's unborn son

(Newser) - More than two years ago, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, made reference during an interview with Oprah Winfrey about "concerns and conversations" with the royal family about how dark the skin of their then-unborn son Archie would be when he emerged, fueling plenty of rumors about who...

In Part of England, the King Profits From People's Deaths

Monarch's property estate receives funds from those who die without wills, next of kin

(Newser) - The deaths of thousands of people in parts of England have increased the personal wealth of King Charles III, according to a Guardian investigation that might persuade many people—especially those opposed to the monarchy—to write wills. In most of England and Wales, the assets of people who die...

On Anniversary of Death, King Shares Unreleased Queen Pic

Charles III, Queen Camilla also held prayer service for Elizabeth II near Balmoral

(Newser) - Friday marks one year since the death of Queen Elizabeth II , and the royal family has circulated a never-before-released portrait of the late monarch in commemoration. "We recall with great affection her long life, devoted service, and all she meant to so many of us," King Charles III...

King Charles to Get 45% Pay Raise
Guess Who's
Getting a
45% Raise?

Guess Who's Getting a 45% Raise?

King Charles' sovereign grant to climb to $160M in 2025, up from the current $111M

(Newser) - King Charles III is set to receive a 45% raise. On Thursday, the UK Treasury announced details of the monarchy's annual budget, known as the sovereign grant, suggesting it would be slashed in the coming years to allow funds to be spent on public services, as the king himself...

Biden Has King's Back, Raising Protocol Questions
Palace Rules on
Biden's Royal Touch

Palace Rules on Biden's Royal Touch

King Charles didn't mind the 'symbol of warmth and affection,' aide says

(Newser) - Commoners might have wondered whether President Biden broke royal protocol in placing a hand on the back of King Charles outside Windsor Castle on Monday. They already had shaken hands and were heading to a platform, up a few steps, to listen to a band and review the Welsh Guards,...

In Scotland, an Elaborate Day for King Charles

He'll be presented with the Scottish crown jewels

(Newser) - Two months after the lavish coronation of King Charles III at Westminster Abbey in London, Scotland is set to host its own event to mark the new monarch's accession to the throne. While Charles and Queen Camilla won't be crowned a second time Wednesday in Edinburgh, the festivities...

World's Biggest Landowners
This Guy Owns 1/6th of Earth

This Guy Owns 1/6th of Earth

King Charles and the British royals own 6.6B acres

(Newser) - For anyone who's ever wondered who the world's biggest land baron is, the answer is some guy with a bunch of first names: Charles Philip Arthur George. Or Britain's King Charles III, as he's better known, Digg reports in a look at the top 25. Seems...

In Video, Soldier Who Fainted Tries to Keep Playing Trombone

2 others also fainted while rehearsing for King Charles' birthday celebration

(Newser) - As soldiers rehearsed in London Saturday for King Charles' upcoming birthday parade, one of them fainted—but got back up and tried to continue playing the trombone. He was soon escorted away to get checked out, People reports. The Massed Bands of the Household Division will perform next weekend at...

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