Commonwealth

Charles to be subsequent Commonwealth head

Charles to be subsequent Commonwealth head

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Queen had given her backing to Prince Charles replacing her as Commonwealth head The Prince of Wales will succeed the Queen as head of the Commonwealth, its leaders have announced. The Queen had said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles would follow her in the role. Leaders…

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Queen desires Charles to steer Commonwealth

Queen desires Charles to steer Commonwealth

Image copyright PA The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head. She said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles takes over “one day”, as she opened the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. The role is not hereditary and will…

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5 athletes ‘barren aim’ Commonwealth Video games

5 athletes ‘barren aim’ Commonwealth Video games

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Weightlifter Arcangeline Fouodji Sonkbou is among the missing athletes, Cameroon officials say Five Cameroonian athletes have gone missing from their accommodation at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, team officials have confirmed. Press attache Simon Molombe told the BBC officials viewed it as “desertion” and that the missing athletes had…

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Peek Commonwealth Games: Day One

Peek Commonwealth Games: Day One

If you’ve never visited the Gold Coast, I’ll sum up early observations in three words: clean, friendly, expensive. Two bedroom flats around here are going for north of £500,000. And there in lies part of this area’s history. The area was originally called South Coast but in the 1950s as money flowed in through the…

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