King Charles

Ex-UK envoy says Versailles banquet for Charles amid strife 'bad idea'

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Commenting on the postponing of the state visit to France by King Charles because of the disruption of protests over over pension reforms, Peter Ricketts, British ambassador to France between 2012 and 2016, said the planned banquet in the palace of Versailles would have been a 'particularly bad idea', with 'all kinds of echoes from the past going back to the revolution'. 

King Charles to become first British monarch to address French senate

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The sovereign will also address the German Bundestag during a six-day tour of France and Germany next month.