World leaders and politicians send messages of support to King Charles III after his cancer diagnosis.
Why it matters
The outpouring of support from world leaders and politicians demonstrates the significance of King Charles III's health to the UK and Commonwealth countries.
What the papers say
The Times reports on Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and opposition leader Peter Dutton's well wishes for King Charles III. The Independent and The Scotsman highlight messages of support from UK politicians including Rishi Sunak, Sir Keir Starmer, and First Minister Humza Yousaf. BBC News covers messages from Scottish First Minister Mark Drakeford and the Scottish Conservative and Scottish Labour leaders.
How we got here
Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles III has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, prompting an outpouring of support from world leaders and politicians.
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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.
Sir Keir Rodney Starmer KCB QC MP is a British politician and former lawyer who has served as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2020. He has been Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015.
Humza Haroon Yousaf MSP is a Scottish National Party politician who has been Cabinet Secretary for Justice since 26 June 2018 and the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Glasgow Pollok since 2016.
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.