09 May 2023 - King Charles III's coronation
Anti-coronation protest leader hits out at police over arrests
Robert Booth (The Guardian, 07/05/2023)
Police who arrested anti-monarchy protesters before King Charles III’s coronation have “destroyed whatever trust might have existed between peaceful protesters and the Metropolitan police,” the chief executive of the campaign group Republic has said.
King Charles III's coronation: Look back at historic day
King Charles and Queen Camilla said they were "deeply touched" following the historic Coronation ceremony at London's Westminster Abbey.
The service was attended by more than 2,000 people including world leaders, foreign royalty and members of the Royal Family.
And millions of people watched from around the world.
The King’s coronation brought in far fewer viewers than the Queen’s funeral
Anna Cooban (CNN, 08/09/2023)
More than 20 million people in the United Kingdom tuned in to watch King Charles III’s coronation on Saturday, but the ceremony attracted far fewer British viewers than his mother’s funeral last year.
Average viewing figures for the two-hour service at Westminster Abbey — the main part of the Saturday ceremony during which the King was crowned — reached 18.8 million, according to data provided by the UK Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb).
Brits Explain How They Are Celebrating King Charles’ Coronation
(The Onion, 04/05/2023)
After years of hard work waiting for his mother to die, King Charles III is finally to be crowned the King of England. The Onion asked Brits how they are celebrating, and this is what they said.