Buckingham palace

As Britain readies for a coronation

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said the coronation was a "unique moment" for the country. As the first coronation ceremony in 70 years, it's a critical moment in modern British history. While most other world monarchies have discontinued this pompous event, Britain still continues.

End of road?

The result of an authoritative poll that says less than three of 10 Britons think the monarchy is very important, and which reports that as many as 45 per cent would like to see the institution abolished, could not possibly be good news for King Charles III as he prepares for his coronation

Covid strikes Boris

Remarkably though, he has pledged to lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak, and from the sick bed as it were.