UK names the date for coronation of King Charles III – POLITICO

LONDON — Get ready for plenty more pomp and ceremony in the United Kingdom. The coronation of King Charles III will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. Charles ascended to the throne last month following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, but a formal coronation date had not … Read more

World leaders descend on London for Queen Elizabeth II funeral – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article LONDON — Even in death, Queen Elizabeth II has convening power. World leaders including U.S. President Joe Biden and France’s Emmanuel Macron descended on the U.K. capital to pay their respects to the late monarch Sunday, as the country prepared to say goodbye in grand style to its … Read more

UK parliament U-turns on letting Chinese delegation view Queen Elizabeth’s coffin – POLITICO

LONDON — A visiting Chinese delegation has been allowed to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state following a U-turn by U.K. parliamentary authorities. Vice President Wang Qishan and three other representatives of the Chinese government were invited into Westminster Hall, which forms part of the Houses of Parliament, on Sunday afternoon. POLITICO revealed on Thursday … Read more