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King Charles to deliver message to the nation in days | Royal | News

King Charles to deliver message to the nation in days | Royal | News

King Charles will record an Easter message of hope to be broadcast on Maundy Thursday at Worcester Cathedral when his wife Queen Camilla will lead the service. The King is unable to attend the annual event himself as he has postponed public-facing duties while he undergoes cancer treatment. However, Buckingham Palace revealed last night that he is hoping to lead the Royal Family at the Easter Sunday church service.  His Easter message, revealed by the Sunday Mirror, will be an attempt to reassure the nation after the Princess of Wales’s devastating cancer diagnosis.  A royal source said: “The King has been keeping in touch with the Princess of Wales from the moment she was admitted to hospital in January and throughout her current cancer treatment. “He is utterly determined to put on a show of unity for his family and reassure the public and wider world that the monarchy is stable, despite the current tumultuous period it is experiencing. The King is very much hoping he will be able to make the Easter church service but will …

King Charles chose Kate’s hospital to save taxpayers money | Royal | News

King Charles chose Kate’s hospital to save taxpayers money | Royal | News

He considers it his duty to save money by having only one police presence stationed outside the same hospital. The cost of security for the royals is not discussed publicly by Palace aides or by Scotland Yard but it is estimated to cost around £7,000 per day. John Moore, Managing Director of Westminster Security, told the Express: “The Met Police could be saving as much as £20,000 over the weekend with King Charles and Princess Kate colocating at the same private hospital by sharing security resources.” Camilla accompanying her husband to hospital was another break with tradition. It has been rare for a spouse to travel with a senior royal to receive care, with the late Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip always going for treatment alone. Veteran royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams said: “Camilla being with the King shows the strength of their remarkable partnership. They really are soulmates.” Sources said Camilla stayed until doctors confirmed the King’s surgery was a success. When she left almost seven hours after he was admitted, onlookers called out: “We …