Top moments that stood out on social media included a red feather, a kiss, and, of course, the facial expressions of little Prince Louis.
King Charles III has been crowned at Westminster Abbey, the final mile of a seven-decade journey from heir to monarch.
Most of the Commonwealth's 56 member nations are former colonies of the British Empire. In some countries, many view King Charles' coronation as an occasion to recall colonialism’s painful and bloody past.
"The resemblance is uncanny."
Defense Secretary Ben Wallace said it would be “a spectacular and fitting tribute" to the monarch, who is also commander-in-chief of the U.K. armed forces.
The coronation of King Charles III is expected to be a shorter, less extravagant ceremony than the three-hour service that installed Elizabeth II 70 years ago. Here are the plans.
King Charles III's coronation will take place May 6.
Charles will be formally crowned on May 6 – a particularly important date for Prince Harry and Meghan as the day coincides with their son Archie's 4th birthday.
"Christmas is a particularly poignant time for all of us who have lost loved ones," Charles said. "We feel their absence ... and remember them in each cherished tradition."
Rishi Sunak met at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday with the king, who had just accepted the resignation of Liz Truss. Sunak is the third Conservative prime minister this year.
In a sign of royal continuity, the picture of King Charles III is taken in front of a photo of his late parents, Elizabeth and Philip.
One industry expert has predicted a staggering 4.1 billion viewers could tune in to witness the queen’s funeral on Monday.
A surging tide of people — ranging from London retirees to former England soccer captain David Beckham — have lined up to file past Queen Elizabeth II's coffin as it lies in state at Parliament, so many that authorities had to call a temporary halt Friday.
Resurfaced photos of King Charles' swollen fingers have led some on the internet to either poke fun or express serious concern.