BREAKING UPDATE: King Charles III meets with Prime Minister Liz Truss ahead of national speech

Update 5.48.pm (September 9) King Charles III has held his first in-person audience with UK Prime Minister Liz Truss.

King Charles III has reportedly held his first meeting with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Liz Truss, after her arrival at Buckingham Palace.

The meeting comes just before King Charles III first national address which is scheduled to take place at 6.pm English time.

Update 3.22.pm (September 9) King Charles III has arrived at Buckingham Palace greeted by shouts of ‘God save the King’.

King Charles III has arrived at Buckingham Place greeted by an emotional public, with many crying and shouting “God Save the King”.

Update 2.53.pm (September 9) A plane carrying King Charles III has landed at RAF Northolt in west London

The aircraft carrying King Charles was watched on FlightRadar24, a flight tracking website, as it landed, by over 150,000 people.

Original 1.32.pm (September 9) King Charles III has been seen boarding a private jet at Aberdeen airport following the death of his Mother Queen Elizabeth II, as reported on Friday, September 9.

King Charles III has reportedly arrived at Aberdeen International Airport whereupon he boarded a private jet to London with Queen Consort Camilla.

King Charles III has been seen climbing the steps of the private jet while conversing with airport staff.

Upon his arrival to London, the monarch is expected to address the nation.

Prior to his address, The King is expected to hold an audience with the new Prime Minister Liz Truss.

The public have gathered in droves showing an emotional outpost of support at Balmoral, Buckingham Palace and Windsor.

People have reportedly travelled across the nation to lay flowers, as well as messages of gratitude and of condolence for Queen Elizabeth II.

At noon the bells of St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle will reportedly ring out in tribute to Britain’s longest reigning monarch.

In addition, a gun salute in London’s Hyde Park has been arranged with 96 rounds to mark each year of her life.

The Royal Family of the United Kingdom’s website has also launched an online condolence book on the death of Queen Elizabeth II, stating:

“Please send your message of condolence using this form”

“A selection of messages will be passed onto members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity.”


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