Breaking: World stands still as #TheKing Charles III is officially crowned

King Charles III has taken the Coronation Oath and becomes the first monarch to pray aloud at his coronation.

In his prayer on Saturday May 6, 2023 at Westminster in London, he asked to “be a blessing” to people “of every faith and conviction.”

As Charles became King on the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II in September 2022, the coronation is the formal crowning of the monarch.

In the ceremony that lasted about two hours, Charles officially crowned, presented with an array of ceremonial objects and recognised as King by various representatives of the British state.