King Charles III has been diagnosed with an unspecified type of cancer and has begun outpatient treatment.
Why it matters
The health of the monarch and the line of succession to the British throne are of significant public interest and have potential implications for the future of the monarchy.
What the papers say
The Independent provides a straightforward account of the king's diagnosis and treatment, while AP News offers additional details about key dates in King Charles III's life and his health history.
How we got here
King Charles III's diagnosis and treatment have prompted public concern and interest in the British royal family's future.
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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, KCVO ADC is a member of the British royal family. He is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales and is sixth in the line of succession to the British throne.
Elizabeth II is the queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. She was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms.
Philip was born into the Greek and Danish royal families.
Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay since 1952, and he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.