‘Great Expectations’ review: Olivia Colman and Fionn Whitehead star in Steven Knight’s latest revision of a Charles Dickens classic

CNN  —  After a bleak reimagining of “A Christmas Carol” in 2019, Steven Knight (“Peaky Blinders”) is back to give another Charles Dickens tale, “Great Expectations,” similar treatment, with equally grim results. While the underlying story is better suited to such tinkering, even Olivia Colman’s toothy performance can’t salvage this six-part production, meaning viewers should … Read more

President Ilham Aliyev informs Charles Michel about situation around Lachin-Khankendi road

President Ilham Aliyev informs Charles Michel about situation around Lachin-Khankendi road

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 25. Azerbaijan supports the Brussels process, said President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev as he held a phone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel. Touching upon the situation around the Lachin-Khankendi road, the President of Azerbaijan underlined that the claims made by Armenia regarding the alleged closure … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle’s eviction ‘tip of the iceberg’ in King Charles’ plans to slim monarchy: report

Piers Morgan: Prince Harry wants to

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s eviction from Frogmore Cottage is “just the start” and the “tip of the iceberg” of King Charles III’s plans to streamline the monarchy, according to a new report. The Evening Standard reported Friday that Charles, 74, plans a “major shake-up” with the goal of reducing spending on members of the … Read more

King Charles’ State Visit To France Postponed Amid Mass Protests

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III’s state visit to France has been postponed indefinitely amid widespread protests over President Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms, putting a damper on the new monarch’s debut on the international stage. Charles and his wife, Camilla, will still travel to Germany on Wednesday in what was scheduled to be the second … Read more

King Charles III’s State visit to France has been postponed amid ongoing civil unrest

The first State visit by Britain’s King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla to France, has been postponed, amid ongoing civil unrest.  French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron’s office made the announcement on Friday morning, after a week of strike action intensified, and brought a million people to the streets in protest at the government’s plans … Read more

King Charles state visit to France postponed amid violent pension protests

CNN  —  King Charles’s state visit to France has been postponed in light of protests planned next week over the French government’s controversial pension reforms. The British monarch and Queen Consort were due to travel to France on Sunday for a trip that would see them visit Paris and the southwestern city of Bordeaux, however … Read more

King Charles’ visit to France postponed amid pensions protests – POLITICO

PARIS – King Charles III’s trip to France was postponed Friday as protests continue to rock the country. A statement from the Elysée Palace said: “The decision was taken by the French and British governments, following a phone call between the president of the Republic and the king this morning.” France has faced social unrest … Read more

Striking French workers threaten to ruin King Charles’ red-carpet welcome – POLITICO

Workers striking in France are threatening to pull the rug out from under British King Charles when he comes to visit — or rather, the red carpet. The king is set to make his first trip abroad as the new reigning U.K. monarch for a three-day visit to France starting Sunday amid fierce protests against … Read more

French workers set to ‘sabotage’ King Charles’ historic State visit

An historic first State Visit by King Charles III next week to France could be sabotaged by striking French workers.  Charles, and Queen Consort Camilla, are due to arrive in Paris on Saturday for four days, on the first leg of a royal tour that later takes in Germany.  But ongoing strikes that have gripped … Read more