Queen Camilla grabs the tiara while waiting for the crown
At the first state dinner under the reign of King Charles, the jewellery selection by the Queen consort and Princess Catherine was packed with messages.
- by Damien Woolnough
Camilla urged not to wear Cullinan diamond on state visit to South Africa
It was mined in South Africa in 1905 and presented to King Edward VII as a gesture of friendship and loyalty, but calls are growing for the diamond to be returned to South Africa and put on display in a museum.
- by Victoria Ward, Hannah Furness and Peta Thornycroft
King Charles III
The King has enough challenges without having to wrestle with his past
While Charles has been cleaning up after his relatives, his own scandalous past has been laid bare to a new generation thanks to The Crown.
- by Rob Harris
‘I miss my dear mother-in-law,’ says Camilla
Camilla, the Queen Consort, has paid tribute to her “dear mother-in-law” in her first speech since the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
- by Victoria Ward
‘Great concern’: King to donate funds to Victorian flood victims
King Charles III says he and his wife have been following the floods in Victoria and that Buckingham Palace will be donating to Victorian flood victims.
- by Najma Sambul
It’s agreed: Dominic West is too attractive to play Prince Charles in The Crown
No offence to the King, but casting McNulty represents a major glow-up for Charles.
- by Thomas Mitchell
The Crown does a terrible thing to the royal family – it humanises them
It is amazing that the Buckingham Palace PR machine has managed to create so much publicity for The Crown, now into its fifth series.
- by Jacqueline Maley
Man arrested after throwing eggs at King Charles
Footage on social media showed four eggs flying past the British monarch and his wife and smashing on the ground.
The Crown is still great TV, despite moments of borderline parody
The fifth season works, but only just. Is it because we’re creeping towards the present day, where contemporary images of the Royal Family are too familiar?
- by Michael Idato
Not just selfies: Prince William to monetise royal visits for charity
The new Prince and Princess of Wales want to drag the monarchy into modern times and ensure they leave a “relevant” legacy. The fundraising plan is a bit of a gamble.
- by Gordon Rayner
‘Not a documentary’: Are we ready for The Crown to play with the recent past?
The hit drama courts controversy as it moves to the 1990s, when the private lives of the royals were exposed to extreme public scrutiny.
- by Benji Wilson