Prince Charles says he'll keep views to himself when king

Brenda Watkins
November 8, 2018

In a new documentary celebrating his 70th birthday, Britain's Prince Charles spoke for the first time about what sort of king he will be, saying he will shift gears once he takes on the role of the monarch.

Anti-monarchy campaigners Republic said: "Charles has routinely abused his position of power, privately lobbying cabinet ministers and influencing government policy with his own political agenda". I'm not that stupid, I do realise that it is a separate exercise being sovereign.

"I think, he's reached his seventieth year, it's a ideal time to consolidate a little bit because as most families would do, you are anxious about having them around and making sure their health's OK, and he's the fittest man I know but equally I want him to be fit until he's 95, you know, going on".

So, Prince Harry has revealed the one thing that really upsets his father, Prince Charles.

He said: "But I always wonder what meddling is".

The inability of Prince Charles to visit Jos may not be unconnected to the discovery of the body of retired Major General Idris Alkali, who was murdered in Plateau State, while on his way to Bauchi State.

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Horrifying video captured at the scene shows the white auto rolling into the crosswalk as the unsuspecting pedestrians are struck. The killer also told cops afterwards that she had been suffering from the effects of multiple sclerosis.

In the hour-long film, the Duke of Cambridge said he would like his father to spend more time with his grandchildren - Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

"Royal contributor Omid Scobie told Us Weekly magazine: "[Meghan wants to] bring up children who know the values of normal things in life. William says "we need him there as much as possible".

The soon-to-be 70-year-old son of Queen Elizabeth was speaking to a group during a visit to Ghana this week when he mentioned the state of the environment and the kind of planet his generation was handing over to his grandchildren - including Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's coming child. "That's what makes it so interesting, challenging, and of course, complicated".

Asked about accusations that he had been "meddling" in public issues, he responded: "If it's meddling to worry about the inner cities as I did 40 years ago, then if that's meddling I'm proud of it".

Prince Charles was supposed to be travelling to Jos later this week on the final leg of his four-day royal tour of West Africa with the Duchess of Cornwall.

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