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UK ROYALTY

Britain's King Charles leaves the London Clinic with Britain's Queen Camilla after receiving treatment for an enlarged prostate, in London on Jan. 29.
WORLD
Feb 6, 2024
King Charles diagnosed with cancer just 18 months into his reign
Buckingham Palace said that the king would postpone public-facing duties while he undergoes treatment.
King Charles III coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey on May 6
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 13, 2023
Charles III has been a very dull monarch, thank God
Defying expectations, King Charles III is popular. Losing the fervor or his years as prince and being dependable — even dull — has paid off.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / ANALYSIS
Jul 11, 2023
Role of Thailand's monarchy looms over battle to appoint prime minister
A deadlock over the appointment could tip Southeast Asia"s second-largest economy into crisis, with reformers vying to dislodge the grip on power of the royalist military establishment.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 16, 2023
‘Bangkok Spring’ sets up showdown over role of Thai monarchy
The push to directly change laws affecting the monarchy breaks a longstanding taboo — even the suggestion of disloyalty to the palace has been grounds for a military coup.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 11, 2023
Thailand's election is being shaped by a new generation challenging the monarchy
The phenomenon represents one of the biggest challenges in years to the military and royal establishment, which have prevented democracy from forming.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 7, 2023
A world with monarchs: Long live the kings and queens
The coronation of King Charles III highlights why constitutional monarchy remains a vital form of government in some of the world"s most successful countries.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
May 7, 2023
When we were kings: What Shakespeare says about being No. 1
Charles’s crowning is religious pantomime, dramatizing the special relationship between the divine and the head of the royal family — and, by extension, with Britain itself.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
May 7, 2023
Britain's coronation ceremony evolves to take account of diversity
The planners tried to make the event more representative of modern Britain by involving other religions and people from a wider variety of backgrounds.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 6, 2023
King Charles III crowned in ceremony blending history and change
During a historic and solemn two-hour service, which dates back to the time of King William the Conqueror in 1066, Charles" second wife, Camilla, was also crowned queen.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 6, 2023
As a king is crowned, some Britons ask why the monarchy persists
As long as there has been a monarchy, there have been questions about its legitimacy. But for many people, it would be difficult to disentangle the royal family from British identity.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 4, 2023
Japanese crown prince and princess depart Japan for King Charles III coronation
After attending the coronation at Westminster Abbey on Saturday, the couple will leave Britain later the same day.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 4, 2023
The remarkable rehabilitation of Camilla, queen consort
Royal aides tasked with rebuilding the tarnished reputation of the royal family as a whole have spent years slowly integrating the king"s former lover into her current role.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 30, 2023
Meh for monarchy: U.K. coronation fever yet to take hold
The last coronation was held 70 years ago, when huge crowds turned out to witness the formal investiture of Queen Elizabeth II. This time, there appears to be little of the same fervor.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 23, 2023
U.K. gears up for King Charles III's coronation
Charles III will be officially crowned king next month, in a solemn religious service eight months after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 11, 2023
Japan's crown prince and princess to attend British king's coronation
The trip from May 4 to 7 to Britain will be the couple"s first official visit to the country and first time attending a foreign royal coronation.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 26, 2022
Charles charts a path as a king for all holiday seasons
Adding a Hanukkah party and Diwali treats to the traditional Christmas address, King Charles III is publicly embracing a more inclusive monarchy in his first months.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 17, 2022
Prince William's godmother apologizes to woman over racism incident
Susan Hussey quit her British royal family role after Ngozi Fulani, who was born in Britain, revealed she had repeatedly asked her "what part of Africa are you from?"
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 5, 2022
Thank you my queen: You left the world a better place
Whether or not a constitutional monarchy makes sense in theory, with the British Commonwealth, it worked in practice.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 25, 2022
Follow the queen’s example: Make sure you have a will
Dying without a will is a cruel thing to inflict on your loved ones.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 20, 2022
Britain and the world bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II
A historic state funeral attended by world leaders concluded with a ceremonial journey past hundreds of thousands of mourners to her final place of rest.

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