Australia’s Reserve Bank Won’t Put King Charles on Its 5 Dollar Bills

Though there have been fears that King Charles III will not receive the same support from the Commonwealth as his mother, there have been few indications since the September death of Queen Elizabeth II that any big changes are afoot among the 15 countries that still call the British monarch their head of state. But … Read more

Australia To Replace Queen Elizabeth’s Image On Its Banknote

Queen’s death last year has reignited debates in Australia about its future as a constitutional monarchy. Sydney: Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II from its A$5 currency note with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture, the country’s central bank said on Thursday. The decision follows … Read more

Queen Elizabeth Once Wrote an Emotional Letter to the Veterinarian who Took Care of Her Favorite Corgi, Susan

While mourning the loss of her beloved corgi Susan, Queen Elizabeth took the time to write a moving letter to the veterinarian who cared for the dog prior to her passing. The Pembroke Welsh corgi the queen received as a gift for her 18th birthday died on January 26, 1959, 64 years ago today. But … Read more

World steps into 2023 after turbulent year

RIO DE JANEIRO: The world’s eight billion people Saturday ushered in 2023bidding farewell to a turbulent 12 months marked by war in Europe, stinging price rises, Lionel Messi’s World Cup glory and the deaths of queen elizabethPele and former pope Benedict.Many were ready to set aside pinched budgets and a virus that is increasingly forgotten … Read more

King Charles hosts first traditional Christmas as UK Monarch, chooses multi-faith theme

LONDON: british monarch King Charles hosted the first traditional Christmas after the coronation and called it a poignant time for those who lost their loved ones in a broadcast on Sunday.“Christmas is a particularly poignant time for all of us who have lost loved ones. We feel their absence at every familiar turn of the … Read more

The Bank of England Unveils a New Portrait of King Charles III

King Charles III‘s reign has brought changes large and small in the months since Queen Elizabeth II died on September 8. On Tuesday, the Bank of England unveiled a new portrait of the king to appear on British banknotes, but added that they won’t enter into circulation until 2024. The same portraits of famous British … Read more

In Defense of Meghan Markle’s Medieval Times Curtsy Joke

Over the last five years, Meghan Markle has become a weirdly divisive figure in media, especially in the UK. But few things prove exactly how deep these divisions go like the reaction to the first three episodes of Harry & Meghan, her Netflix documentary series with Prince Harry. In these early episodes, the couple has … Read more

Historic 17th Century Crown To Be Modified For King Charles III

It was last worn by Queen Elizabeth II, at her coronation in 1953. London: Britain’s 17th-century St Edward’s Crown, the centerpiece of the Crown Jewels, has been removed from display to be altered for the coronation of King Charles III, Buckingham Palace said on Saturday. The solid gold crown, encrusted with rubies, amethysts, sapphires, garnet, … Read more

The Fascinating Backstory of King Charles III and His (Sometimes Controversial) Environmental Crusading

Most people know by now that King Charles III really cares about the environment. It’s been repeated often in the months since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, especially by the people who admire him. What may be less known among the general public is exactly how respected among environmental advocates he really is. This … Read more

The Crown’s Elizabeth Debicki on Channeling Princess Diana

Elizabeth Debicki has mesmerized audiences with her eerie summoning of Princess Diana on The Crown‘s fifth season, which charts the late royal’s messy breakup with Prince Charles and the royal family. “She precisely calibrates the elegant ennui of the public Diana—her familiar crooked-neck pose dela, her downward gaze so knowing and haunted while she talks … Read more