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King Charles news latest: DJ Naughty Boy calls His Maj the ‘people’s King’ as Royals cheered at first official reception

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KING Charles and the Queen Consort were met with cheers during their first public appearance as the mourning period for the Queen ends.

The King and Queen Consort visited Edinburgh and Dunfermaline which has been announced as Scotland's second city, and were met with cheers from the crowds who were waving Union jack flags.

King Charles was dubbed the "people's King" by DJ Naughty Boy, who said Charles is "what this country needs right now" after meeting the Monarch and Camilla at Hollyroodhouse along with 300 members of the British south-east Asian community, to recognise their contributions to the nation.

Shahid Khan, who goes by the stage name Naughty Boy, told the King his mother was in hospital at the moment, but to tell the King "he will always have a mum in her because she loves the royal family, and he said to send his love to her," Shahid said.

He said of Camilla: "The Queen was saying how she remembers me, how she remembers my rings, and was wishing my mum well as well."

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  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    King Charles and Camilla cheered in first public appearance since mourning ended

    The King and the Queen Consort were greeted by huge crowds at Dunfermline, Fife, as the town is named Scotland’s eighth city.

    It is their first public appearance together since the Queen’s death.

    The two met dignitaries and Provost of Fife Jim Leishman at the City Chambers, and then walked the streets to meet the city residents.

    They were met with Union Jack flags and cheers as they shook hands and chatter with the locals.

    King Charles and Camilla cracked plenty of smiles, and Charles was snapped waving at Brits and photographers as he walked past.

    Credit: PA
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Archetypes podcast returns tomorrow

    Meghan Markle’s podcast is due to return tomorrow, after being paused for a months following the Queen’s death.

    Spotify issued an update that read: “New episodes of Archetypes will be paused during the official mourning period for Her Majesty The Queen.”

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry refused crisis talks with Prince William

    Prince William asked to see his brother after Meghan’s Tom Bradby interview.

    Valentine Low claimed in his new book Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind The Crown William messaged Harry via Whatsapp.

    He asked his brother if they could have a meeting, but Harry responded “don’t come”.

    Mr Low writes: “William explained that he’d have to clear his schedule, which would mean telling his private secretary. At that point, Harry told him: Don’t come.

    “He was so concerned that William’s team would leak the visit to the Press that he would rather not see his brother than risk it getting into the papers. To everyone who knew what was going on, this was heartbreaking.”

    Credit: Reuters
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    King Charles will NOT abdicate for his son, Prince William

    The King has confirmed he intends to see through his duties as King.

    In his last speech to the nation, after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, he said: “As the Queen herself did with such unswerving devotion, I too now solemnly pledge myself, throughout the remaining time God grants me, to uphold the Constitutional principles at the heart of our nation.”

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    King Charles could give Prince William and Kate HUGE Windsor estate

    It is claimed that King Charles has "earmarked" this amazing estate for his son and daughter in law.

    As Prince William and Kate already live in Windsor with their children, it is thought Charles could give William Frogmore House.

    Frogmore House was Queen Charlotte's favourite property, after it was gifted to her by King George III.

    King Charles is thought to prefer Buckingham Palace as his main place of residence.

    Credit: Jon Bond
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry & Meghan were ‘secretly engaged’ for months

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their engagement in November 2017.

    It has been claimed that the two were engaged in secret months before it was announced to the public.

    Royal author Valentine Low wrote claimed they “were not officially engaged” though they had been in secret since late summer.

    In his new book, Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind The Crown he claims: “The couple were not officially engaged – though everyone in Kensington Palace knew they had been privately engaged since the late summer – but this was Meghan putting herself out there in a confident, pro-active way.”

    Credit: PA:Press Association
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Meghan Markle 'obsessed' with Palace correcting Kate feud details

    It has been claimed that the Duchess of Sussex was insistent on the Palace making sure it is known what happened between the two.

    Valentine Low claims in his new book that Meghan was hell bent on making sure the Palace cleared her name publicly after details of her argument with Kate were released.

    An extract of Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind The Crown, shared by the Mail Online, read: “They (the Palace) were equally adamant it would be a serious mistake to start briefing about personal stories relating to differences between members of the Royal Family."

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry's blunt response to William's meeting offer

    He reportedly sent a very short message to his brother, turning down a meeting following one of Meghan Markle's interviews.

    William asked Harry to meet after becoming concerned for his brother and Meghan.

    Fears raised after it was announced that Meghan was "struggling" to ITV's Tom Bradby, and William reached out to help.

    In a Whatsapp message, Harry bluntly told William "don't come," Valentine Low claims in his new book, Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind the Crown.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Harry & Meghan drop PR company, claiming they don’t need them anymore

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have ditched their US-based PR company Sunshine Sachs.

    The Sussexes split from them after their popularity dropped.

    A source told the Daily Mail: “This is a really big deal for Meghan. She takes the view that she doesn’t need to pay an outside firm a lot of money to do PR for her and Harry anymore.”

    Click here to read more.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    King Charles will NOT abdicate for his son, Prince William

    The King has confirmed he intends to see through his duties as King.

    In his last speech to the nation, after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II, he said: "As the Queen herself did with such unswerving devotion, I too now solemnly pledge myself, throughout the remaining time God grants me, to uphold the Constitutional principles at the heart of our nation."

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Archetypes podcast returns tomorrow

    Meghan Markle's podcast is due to return tomorrow, after being paused for a months following the Queen's death.

    Spotify issued an update that read: “New episodes of Archetypes will be paused during the official mourning period for Her Majesty The Queen.”

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Kate felt ‘so cut off’ living in Anglesea

    Her first home based in Wales with Prince William was a very “special” place, they previously described.

    Prince William and Kate lived in the Welsh home while he worked in the RAF as a helicopter pilot.

    In 2020 Kate admitted: “I was chatting to some of the mums, I had just had George and William was still working with search and rescue, so we came up here when George was a tiny, tiny little baby, in the middle of Anglesey.

    “It was so isolated, so cut off, I didn’t have my family around me, he was doing night shifts,” the Express reported.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Meghan and Harry planned to only take a year out

    According to a new book, the pair never planned to leave the UK permanently.

    Their hope had reportedly been to take a year out to follow their philanthropic interests, but due to a lack of willingness it never came to be.

    The two main issues were reportedly finances and security.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    How much does it cost to see the Queen’s resting place?

    Royal fans have lined the streets of Windsor outside of the Castle, waiting to pay their last respects to Her Majesty The Queen.

    A ticket to enter St George’s Chapel will cost you £28.50.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry wants his children to 'chose' whether they want titles

    It has been reported that Prince Harry discussed the matter briefly with King Charles.

    The Times reported that: “Harry is understood to have expressed his desire to let his children decide when they are older, and to have emphasised that would only be possible if they were allowed to retain their titles now.

    “The conversation is understood to have ended unresolved, and to have left the Sussexes dismayed.”

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    President of South Africa to make State Visit this November

    King Charles and the Queen Consort invited President Cyril Ramaphosa to visit the UK.

    The President will visit from 22 to the 24 November.

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    'Door is closed' to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

    A new photo has been released of the King, Queen Consort and Prince and Princess of Wales in their mourning clothes.

    After the photograph was released, Richard Kay, royal author wrote for the Daily Mail about how the photo represents Harry and Meghan's feelings of "exile".

    He wrote: "It is not difficult to imagine how this picture will be viewed in sunny California, where the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are based.”

    “Might it deepen their feelings of exclusion and exile, or will it merely serve to remind them why they chose to break from the family in the first place?”

    “It surely can be no coincidence that the picture was taken when the couple were still in Britain and several days before they returned home to their children Archie and Lilibet.”

    “It must, therefore, be yet another signal that they will never again return to their central role in royal life,” 

    Credit: AFP
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry & Meghan were 'secretly engaged' for months

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their engagement in November 2017.

    It has been claimed that the two were engaged in secret months before it was announced to the public.

    Royal author Valentine Low wrote claimed they "were not officially engaged" though they had been in secret since late summer.

    In his new book, Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind The Crown he claims: "The couple were not officially engaged - though everyone in Kensington Palace knew they had been privately engaged since the late summer - but this was Meghan putting herself out there in a confident, pro-active way."

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their arrival at Casablanca airport, for their tour of Morocco, 2019Credit: PA:Press Association
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    King Charles and Camilla cheered in first public appearance since mourning ended

    The King and the Queen Consort were greeted by huge crowds at Dunfermline, Fife, as the town is named Scotland's eighth city.

    It is their first public appearance together since the Queen's death.

    The two met dignitaries and Provost of Fife Jim Leishman at the City Chambers, and then walked the streets to meet the city residents.

    They were met with Union Jack flags and cheers as they shook hands and chatter with the locals.

    King Charles and Camilla cracked plenty of smiles, and Charles was snapped waving at Brits and photographers as he walked past.

    King Charles III meets the public on a walk about after attending an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline, FifeCredit: PA
  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince George was told he will be King when he was seven years old

    His father, Prince William, was spurred on to tell Prince George the news when he thought about his own "unhappiness".

    Royal expert, Robert Lacey, claimed: "William has not revealed to the world how and when he broke the big news to his son.

    "Maybe one day George will tell us the story himself. But sometime around the boy’s seventh birthday in the summer of 2020 it is thought that his parents went into more detail about what the little prince’s life of future royal 'service and duty' would particularly involve."

  • Lauren Cole-Lomas

    Prince Harry refused crisis talks with Prince William

    Prince William asked to see his brother after Meghan's Tom Bradby interview.

    Valentine Low claimed in his new book Courtiers: The Hidden Power Behind The Crown William messaged Harry via Whatsapp.

    He asked his brother if they could have a meeting, but Harry responded "don't come".

    Mr Low writes: "William explained that he'd have to clear his schedule, which would mean telling his private secretary. At that point, Harry told him: Don't come.

    "He was so concerned that William's team would leak the visit to the Press that he would rather not see his brother than risk it getting into the papers. To everyone who knew what was going on, this was heartbreaking."

    Britain’s William, Prince of Wales, Catherine, Princess of Wales, Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, walk outside Windsor CastleCredit: Reuters
  • Ije Teunissen-Oligboh

    Meghan and Harry planned to only take a year out

    According to a new book, the pair never planned to leave the UK permanently.

    Their hope had reportedly been to take a year out to follow their philanthropic interests, but due to a lack of willingness it never came to be.

    The two main issues were reportedly finances and security.

  • Ije Teunissen-Oligboh

    Prince Harry rejected William

    The older brother reportedly attempted to patch things up, but Harry didn't want to go.

    For fear of what would be sold to the press by the royal staff, Harry, despite initially accepting the invitation, reportedly changed his mind.

    This all aame after Harry's interview few years ago in which he stated that his and his brother's relationship was "struggling."

  • Ije Teunissen-Oligboh

    Charles met with cheers in Scotland

    The new king has visited Scotland with his wife, Camilla.

    The royals have been embarking on trips around the UK since the Queen died, following the period of mourning.

    Set to formally recognise Dunfermline as a city on Monday, Charles and Camilla arrived in the morning and were greeted by cheers.

    King Charles waves at an official ceremony to mark Dunfermline as a city, in Dunfermline, Scotland

  • Ije Teunissen-Oligboh

    Charles and Camilla mark Dunfermline Abbey 950th anniversary

    The Abbey turns 950 this year, and the town is now a city.

    The pair were expected to be greeted in Dunfermline by school chiuldren, community groups and a pipe band.

    To formally mark the city status, Charles made a short speech in the city chambewr room.

    Lord Lieutenant of Fife, Robert Balfour, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Scottish Secretary Alister Jack were also expected to be in attendance.

    The lord provost of Fife, Jim Leishman, said, ahead of the event that it had been "a long, hard journey" to achieving city status.

    "A lot of people deserve a lot of credit for the work they have put in over 10 years," he told BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland programme.

    "The King and Queen Consort are having a wee walk going down to the abbey after he has given us the city status - the people of Dunfermline will love that.

    "That is what makes it very very special - his first official engagement in Scotland and he is coming to Dunfermline. That is a tremendous accolade for the people of Dunfermline."

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