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  • Coronation day: Charles III formally ascends Britain’s throne

    Coronation day: Charles III formally ascends Britain’s throne

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    LONDON —  King Charles III was crowned Saturday as Britain’s sovereign in a sumptuous, ritual-infused display of pageantry, taking the helm of a centuries-old monarchy that has often struggled, like his homeland, to find its place in the modern world. Chants of “God save the king!” echoed off the ornate walls of Westminster Abbey before the…

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