Charles III’s first day as sovereign made headlines in the British media on Saturday, which devoted their front pages to his rousing tribute to his “beloved mother”.
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In his first televised address on Friday, Charles praised Elizabeth’s “unwavering devotion” to her country that has lasted more than 70 years.
The speech was praised by the media, which highlighted the moment in particular when Charles choked back tears and said goodbye to his mother, who died at her Scottish home of Balmoral on Thursday at the age of 96.
Makes a card with the words “To my dear mother, thank you.” Daily Telegraphfrom Dailymailfrom the sun And Daily Star.
The Daily Express This quote Charles borrowed from Shakespeare exemplifies: “Let the angelic flights sing to you till you rest”.
The front page features a photo of the new monarch looking pensive as he arrived at Buckingham Palace on Friday afternoon. Guardianfrom timesof The Independent. “God Save the King” headlines times.
The diaries focus on Charles’ commitment to serving his country with “loyalty, honor and love”.
In his editorial, The telegramA conservative daily urges Britons to “treasure” upcoming ritual events.
When King Charles III addressed the nation last night, it was with a warm understanding of what his people wanted to hear: deep love and deep pain for Queen Elizabeth II, “an expression of the great responsibility that now rests upon her. A firm faith to guide her and a deep devotion to her duty.” , can be read in this editorial.
“The coming weeks will be a glorious reminder that the country she (Elizabeth II) ruled is as resilient as she is.”
“The main expression of the Constitution is that it is not written in a dusty sacred text, but is shaped by those who live, breathe and inhabit its enormous functions every day: the Palace, the Parliament, the People”, the editorial adds. .
According to The Sun, the speech eased some fears that Charles would not be able to fill the void left by Elizabeth II’s death.
“Charles, through his moving maiden speech, has given us hope that he will fulfill this role with wisdom, skill and compassion,” his editorial said. “We sometimes feared that he was a warlike king, a threat to the future of our monarchy. But not anymore”, the text adds.