King Charles is ill, he has cancer. Prince Harry returns to London


By John

The most difficult hour for Prince William, forced to return to the public scene representing the British royal family with the health uncertainties weighing on his father, King Charles IIIafter the diagnosis of a cancer defined as “treatable”, while his wife Kate has just begun a long convalescence following an abdominal operation of an unspecified nature. But also for his younger brother Harry, the rebel, today’s news had an effect that was unthinkable until yesterday given the traumatic break of 2020 with the Windsors and the move to the USA with his wife Meghan in addition to the always tense if not conflictual relations with the royals : has spoken to Carlo about his diagnosis and will be returning to the UK to see him in the next few days.
However, it is on the 41-year-old heir to the throne of Saint James that great concerns and greater responsibilities suddenly fall, at least in terms of representation, in view of the therapies that his father will have to face. Already in the early afternoon the announcement had arrived from Kensington Palace of the resumption of public commitments for William after the break for the operation of his wife Kate, who underwent abdominal surgery at the London Clinic on 16 January and was discharged after 13 days of hospitalization to deal with a convalescence of several months. A return that therefore appears earlier than what had previously been thought, given the prince’s desire to be at Kate’s side in a moment of long physical recovery for her, also considering her commitment to looking after their three children . William’s first commitments concern an investiture ceremony scheduled for next Wednesday at Windsor Castle and in the evening of the same day the annual fundraising gala of the London Air Ambulance in central London, of which the prince is patron. A return to official activity initially defined as “partial” by the BBC, but which in light of what emerged today regarding Carlo’s health is destined to intensify in the coming days and weeks.
According to what emerged in the tabloids, Harry immediately decided to leave California and return to the Kingdom but at the moment it is not known whether he will go alone or with his wife Meghan and children. A decision that certainly reveals the Duke of Sussex’s desire to get even closer to his father after the conciliatory phone call that took place between the two on the occasion of the sovereign’s 75th birthday last November. And above all, the face-to-face meeting that, according to rumors, the king then tried to organize without success is now destined to occur, but in completely different circumstances. We also wonder how the conflictual relationship between the brothers will evolve at this time. For now the reaction of both, ready to show their utmost closeness to their father, seems very different from what was recently described in the book ‘Endgame’ by journalist Omid Scobie, already author of an authorized biography of the Dukes of Sussex, regarding a climate of rivalry and alleged low blows at the top of the dynasty, with William and his wife Kate intent on jostling and promoting themselves in the media to the detriment of Charles’ image in the hope of speeding up the succession to the throne.

Biden’s concern

Joe Biden said he was worried about the ruler’s diagnosis and wanted to call him. “I’m worried about him,” the president said when asked about the diagnosis during a visit to Las Vegas.