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King Charles ‘won’t slow down or do what he’s told’ amid cancer battle, Queen Camilla says
Sky News.The royal was speaking to writer Lee Child, who joined Her Majesty at the Queen’s Reading Room Festival at Hampton Court Palace on Saturday.In response, the novelist quipped that Charles “sounds to me like a typical husband.”The King has been easing into public-facing duties in recent weeks, most recently traveling to France to attend the commemorative D-Day ceremony in honor of the 80th anniversary of the historic landings.On Thursday, Charles and Camilla attended the British memorial event at Ver-Sur-Mer, Normandy, organized by the British Royal Legion.“It is with the most profound sense of gratitude that we remember them and all who served at that critical time,” Charles said in his speech.The King was then seen greeting several veterans before he and Camilla headed home to the UK later that day.Palace sources confirmed that Charles would be missing the international ceremony — which took place on Friday — on the advice of doctors who are carefully monitoring his schedule.After a weekend away from the spotlight, the King is looking to make a defiant appearance at this week’s Trooping the Colour ceremony in London.While Charles will be at the annual event on Saturday, he’s expected to arrive to the event in a different fashion.The monarch will be driven in a horse-drawn carriage alongside wife instead of riding on horseback as he’s done in the past.This will be the royal family’s second Trooping the Colour ceremony since Charles was named king in May 2023.It is still unclear if Charles’s daughter-in-law, Kate Middleton, will attend the ceremony.The Princess of Wales, 42, has been battling an unspecified form of cancer since January, and has remained largely out of the public eye since revealing her diagnosis
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Street named after David Bowie to be unveiled in Paris next week – but the UK doesn’t have one
David Bowie is set to be opened next week – meaning France will have a street to honour the musician, while his home country of the UK does not.News that the French capital would be naming a street after the iconic singer was first shared back in 2020, when Mayor Jérôme Coumet – a professed fan of Bowie – revealed that he was planning the move.Now, the street is set to open next Monday (January 8), and will be a new road near Austerlitz train station, rather than a pre-existing one that has been renamed.According to Coumet, the idea for the “rue David Bowie” emerged as the “Space Oddity” singer had “a strong link with the city of lights” (via The Connexion).An inauguration party is also set to be held at Salle des Fetes that same day to celebrate the launch, and a variety of photographs and paintings related to the singer will be showcased at the Galerie Athéna until January 14.As highlighted by The Connexion, Bowie’s ties to France not only include his countless shows across the country, but also his time recording music at the legendary Miraval studio – which is now owned by Brad Pitt.While his home country of the UK does not yet have a street named after the late music legend, his birthplace of Brixton does have a famous mural of the singer, painted by Australian artist James Cochran.Bowie died in 2016, following a cancer diagnosis.In other news about David Bowie, back in November it was reported that the artist’s handwritten lyric sheet has been estimated to fetch up to £100,000 at auction.The documents contained the late singer’s corrections, drafts and notes to his tracks ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide’ and ‘Suffragette City’.
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