After a week of strict protocol and tightly scheduled appointments, King Charles III. a day off. No public appointments are planned for the new monarch on Thursday, British media reported. The PA news agency wrote that "Operation London Bridge", which meticulously regulates the course of the days after the Queen's death, planned this from the start. "He will have a private day of reflection on Thursday and is not expected to attend any public events."
Since the death of his mother last Thursday and his proclamation as king, the 73-year-old has been in the public eye almost continuously. On Wednesday he finally handed over his mother's body to the nation, which can now say goodbye to Elizabeth II's coffin laid out in Westminster Hall for four days.