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Queen Elizabeth II's funeral to be held on September 19| Highlights

After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Charles has been officially proclaimed as ‘King’ today.
Queen Elizabeth II's funeral to be held on September 19: Buckingham Palace
Queen Elizabeth II's funeral to be held on September 19: Buckingham Palace

King Charles III has been officially proclaimed as ‘King’ today at a meeting of the Accession Council. Charles automatically became king when his mother - the longest-reigning monarch - Queen Elizabeth II, died on Thursday. However, the accession ceremony is a key constitutional and ceremonial step in introducing the new monarch to the country....Read More

The ceremony was held at St. James’s Palace - a royal residence in London. It was attended by the Accession Council, senior politicians and officials who advise the monarch.

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Sep 10, 2022 10:39 PM IST

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Queen Elizabeth II's funeral to be held on Sept 19

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral to be held on September 19: Buckingham Palace

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Prince and Princess of Wales issues statement

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Sep 10, 2022 3:52 PM IST

Public holiday declared for Queen's state funeral

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Trumpets play as Charles III proclaimed UK's monarch

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Sep 10, 2022 3:23 PM IST

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King Charles III: ‘I know how deeply you and the entire nation…’

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King Charles III: ‘Deeply aware of duties…’

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King Charles III: 'My mother gave an example of life long love…'

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King Charles III addresses after being proclaimed new monarch

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Britain's anthem becomes 'God Save the King' 

Britain's anthem becomes 'God Save the King' as Charles III is proclaimed as Britain's new monarch.

Sep 10, 2022 2:37 PM IST

King Charles  III proclaimed as Britain's new monarch

King Charles III has been officially proclaimed as Britain’s monarch on Saturday in a historic ceremony at St. James' Palace.

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Watch King Charles proclamation 

King Charles III to be proclaimed as new monarch shortly at historic ceremony in London. WATCH LIVE here

Sep 10, 2022 2:31 PM IST

King Charles III to be proclaimed as new monarch today

King Charles III is set to be officially proclaimed as ‘King’ today at St. James’s Palace - a royal residence in London.

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