Royal Mint unveils first coins featuring King Charles III

Britain’s Royal Mint has unveiled the first coins to feature the portrait of King Charles III. Britons will begin to see Charles’ image on their change in December, as 50-pence coins depicting him enter circulation. The new monarch’s effigy was created by British sculptor Martin Jennings, and has been personally approved by Charles, the Royal … 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

Rishi Sunak appointed UK prime minister by King Charles III – POLITICO

LONDON — Rishi Sunak is headed to Downing Street after being appointed U.K. prime minister. After winning the second Conservative leadership contest of the year on Monday, the 42-year-old has now been formally invited to form a government by new British monarch King Charles III. Sunak was expected to make his first speech as PM … Read more

New UK PM Rishi Sunak and wife Akshata Murty are richer than the royals with almost $850M

The new residents of No. 10 Downing Street will be richer than those in Buckingham Palace. Rishi Sunak, who will become the UK’s new Prime Minister, and his wife Akshata Murty have an estimated fortune of $845.5 million, according to the Sunday Times 2022 Rich List. The list placed them as the 222nd richest people in Britain. … Read more

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

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