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    Charles III proclaimed King

    LONDON (AP) – Two days after the death of his mother elevated him to the throne, King Charles III was officially proclaimed Britain’s monarch on Saturday, in a pomp-filled ceremony steeped in ancient tradition and political symbolism – and, for the first time, broadcast live.

    Charles, who spent seven decades as heir apparent, automatically became king when his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, died on Thursday. But the accession ceremony was a key constitutional and ceremonial step in introducing the new monarch to the country, a relic of a time before mass communications.

    More details on Sunday’s Borneo Bulletin

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