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11:32 am : King Charles III has just taken the oath. The declaration, signed by the sovereign at the end of his speech, are also signed by Queen Consort Camilla and Prince William.

11:30 a.m. : It’s a heavy load that I carry today and to which I will dedicate the rest of my life.”

11:30 a.m. : “My mother gave an example of life, selflessness and service. Despite the sadness, we honor this life.”

King Charles III speaks at St. James’s Palace, after being proclaimed king.

11:23 : The members of the Privy Council have arrived in another room of St. James’s Palace, where they will meet King Charles III. You can continue to follow this ceremony in our live.

11:28 : The Accession Council brings together the Privy Council, but also senior politicians, bishops, dignitaries from the City of London and Commonwealth ambassadors. The ceremony takes place in the presence of the queen consort Camilla, who signed, moved, the proclamation, just like the new heir to the throne, William.

11:11 a.m. : The proclamation can be found in full on video:


11:12 a.m. : “We publicly proclaim, in a loud voice, that Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, is by the death of his late mother, of happy memory, our Lord Charles the 3rd, by the grace of God, thus King of Great Britain and of Northern Ireland, says St. James’s Palace Accession Council. “God bless his majesty.”

11:14 a.m. : Current Prime Minister Liz Truss and former British heads of government are present at St. James’s Palace for this proclamation.

11:08 : Charles III will soon be officially proclaimed king at St. James’s Palace, London. You can follow this proclamation in our live.

King Charles III on the tarmac at Aberdeen Airport (Scotland) as he travels to London, September 9, 2022.


10:45 a.m. : Details of The King’s Audiences today

10:54 : This afternoon, King Charles III will receive the Prime Minister, Liz Truss, as well as several members of her cabinet. He will then discuss with the leaders of the opposition parties, before receiving the Dean of Westminster. Charles III must also speak with the Archbishop of Canterbury.

10:54 : Hello @Alexan37as explained by Guardian (in English), Charles III will be proclaimed king by the Accession Council at 10 a.m. local time, or 11 a.m. Paris time. This proclamation must then be read on the balcony of the Saint-James Palace at 11 a.m., or noon, Paris time.

10:54 : Bjr, can you tell what time is the proclamation of King Charles III, some media say 11 a.m. French time and others say noon…Knowing that London has a time difference of -1hThank you 🙏

10:32 : This morning, the British press devoted its headlines to the first speech of Charles III, during which he promised to serve the British until the end of his life, and paid tribute to his mother. the Daily Telegraph thus retains this sentence from the speech: “to my beloved mother, thank you”.

Portada of The Guardian (UK)

Portada of The Independent (UK)

Portada of Daily Telegraph (UK)

10:28 : “Birth of a King”, title in turn The Midi Dispatch, while South West and The Picard Courier underline the major challenge awaiting Charles III: that of “conquer” the British people.

Portada of La Dépêche du Midi (France)

Portada of South West (France)

Portada de Courrier Picard (France)

10:26 : The death of Elizabeth II and the debut of the new ruler, Charles III, are front-page news this morning. The world devotes its front page to “the queen of a century”, while Release reflects on the challenges that await his son, at the head of a kingdom “weakened”.

Portada de Le Monde (France)

Portada of Liberation (France)

10:10 a.m. : Who were Charles II and Charles 1st?

10:03 : Like his mother, Prince Charles, who became Charles III, became a figure of pop culture throughout his life, between The simpsons, The Prince and the series The Crown on Netflix.

09:55 : At 73, Charles Philip Arthur George Mountbatten-Windsor becomes Charles III. During his first speech as sovereign last night, the eldest son of Elizabeth II promised to serve the British all his life, taking up the pledge made by his mother when he turned 21. A look back at the journey of the prince who became king, between family scandals and commitment to ecology.

King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla wave to the crowd upon their arrival at Buckingham Palace in London on September 9, 2022. (DANIEL LEAL / AFP)


09:15 : This morning, Charles III will therefore be officially proclaimed king at St. James’s Palace in London. The proclamation will be read on the balcony of the palace, but also in Trafalgar Square and then at the Royal Exchange. Parliament will then take a vow of allegiance, then express its condolences, two days after the death of Elizabeth II. Charles III will then receive the Prime Minister and the main ministers in the afternoon.

10:48 : 9 hours and a few minutes, here is a first point on the news:

• After his first address as sovereign, King Charles III will be officially proclaimed king this morning, at a meeting of the Accession Council in London. The ceremony will take place at St. James’s Palace, then the proclamation will be read in public on the balcony, at 11 a.m. Follow our live.

• Moscow sent reinforcements to the Kharkiv region yesterday, as kyiv is conducting a counter-offensive there. The Ukrainian army claims to have taken over 30 localities in the region of Ukraine’s second city.

• European energy ministers have agreed on a “common orientation” to curb soaring gas and electricity prices. They asked the European Commission to prepare in a few days “a solid and concrete proposal”.

The police officer who shot a 24-year-old man after refusing to comply, Wednesday in Nice (Alpes-Maritimes), was indicted for intentional violence resulting in death, without intention to give it.

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