King Charles III in first engagement since Queen's death

3/10/2022 10:41:00 PM

Large crowds turned out on the streets of Dunfermline in Fife, north of Edinburgh, hoping to get a glimpse of the new monarch.

King Charles has returned to public duty for the first time since the official period of royal mourning for the Queen ended. Brett_McLeod 9News LATEST:

Large crowds turned out on the streets of Dunfermline in Fife, north of Edinburgh, hoping to get a glimpse of the new monarch.

(AP)Dunfermline was among eight towns that won city status as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations earlier this year to mark Elizabeth's 70 years on the throne."There could be no more fitting way to mark my beloved mother's extraordinary life of service than by granting this honour to a place made famous by its own long and distinguished history, and by the indispensable role it has played in the life of our country," Charles said in a speech.

"We gather to celebrate this great occasion but also to commemorate the life of Her late Majesty, whose deep love for Scotland was one of the foundations of her life," he added.Later on Monday (Tuesday morning AEST), Charles and Camilla will host a reception for around 300 guests at Edinburgh to celebrate the British South Asian community.

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King Charles III in first engagement since Queen's deathLarge crowds turned out on the streets of Dunfermline in Fife, north of Edinburgh, hoping to get a glimpse of the new monarch. Looks like Uncle Arthur Loads of money!

King Charles III in first engagement since Queen's deathLarge crowds turned out on the streets of Dunfermline in Fife, north of Edinburgh, hoping to get a glimpse of the new monarch.

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King Charles III arrives at an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline, Scotland.King Charles III arrives at an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline, Scotland.King Charles III arrives at an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline, Scotland.to save articles for later.

(AP) Dunfermline was among eight towns that won city status as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations earlier this year to mark Elizabeth's 70 years on the throne. "There could be no more fitting way to mark my beloved mother's extraordinary life of service than by granting this honour to a place made famous by its own long and distinguished history, and by the indispensable role it has played in the life of our country," Charles said in a speech. "There could be no more fitting way to mark my beloved mother's extraordinary life of service than by granting this honour to a place made famous by its own long and distinguished history, and by the indispensable role it has played in the life of our country," Charles said in a speech. "We gather to celebrate this great occasion but also to commemorate the life of Her late Majesty, whose deep love for Scotland was one of the foundations of her life," he added. Dunfermline was among towns that won city status as part of Platinum Jubilee celebrations to mark Elizabeth's 70 years on the throne. Later on Monday (Tuesday morning AEST), Charles and Camilla will host a reception for around 300 guests at Edinburgh to celebrate the British South Asian community. Later on Monday (Tuesday morning AEST), Charles and Camilla will host a reception for around 300 guests at Edinburgh to celebrate the British South Asian community. King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort greet well-wishers in Scotland in their first public engagement ending the mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II. “Our vision is quite simple.

(AP) King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort, attend an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline to formally mark the conferral of city status on the former town in Scotland. (AP) King Charles III and Camilla, the Queen Consort, attend an official council meeting at the City Chambers in Dunfermline to formally mark the conferral of city status on the former town in Scotland. The royals will meet British Indians, Pakistanis, and many others and pay tribute to the contributions they made to the UK. (AP) The royals will meet British Indians, Pakistanis, and many others and pay tribute to the contributions they made to the UK. Charles, 73, became sovereign immediately upon the death of his mother Elizabeth in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, on September 8. Charles, 73, became sovereign immediately upon the death of his mother Elizabeth in Balmoral Castle, Scotland, on September 8. Britain held 10 days of national mourning, while the royal family extended the mourning period for a week after the Queen's funeral on September 19. Continue reading. Royal family releases new picture following Queen's death . Royal family releases new picture following Queen's death. Bancel said influenza shots using mRNA had several advantages over egg-based vaccines and those grown using the cells of mammals, because they can more easily adapt to emerging variants of disease to make sure people have the most targeted protection each year.