King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer and has begun treatment, leading to speculation about the royal line of succession.
Why it matters
The health of the monarch and the potential impact on the royal line of succession is of significant public interest and could have far-reaching implications for the future of the British monarchy.
What the papers say
The Independent provides a detailed account of the royal line of succession and the potential impact of King Charles III's illness. BBC News focuses on Prince Harry's visit to the UK to see his father, while Metro discusses the potential implications for Queen Camilla if King Charles III were to pass away.
How we got here
King Charles III ascended the throne in September 2022 after the death of his mother and was diagnosed with cancer less than a year later.
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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.
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.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the northwestern coast of the European mainland.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, GCVO, CSM, PC is a member of the British royal family. She is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne.