King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer, leading to questions on how the monarchy will continue to run.
Why it matters
The diagnosis of cancer for a prominent public figure raises questions about the future of the monarchy and the impact on public duties.
What the papers say
BBC News reports that King Charles will postpone public-facing duties while being treated for cancer, while Metro confirms that the King does not have prostate cancer but has begun out-patient treatment. Both sources provide details on the King's positive outlook and plans to continue with his constitutional role.
How we got here
King Charles was diagnosed with cancer after it was discovered during treatment for an enlarged prostate. He has begun regular treatments and will postpone public engagements while continuing with his constitutional role.
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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.