Smiling King Charles attends church for first time since cancer diagnosis

By , K24 Digital
On Sun, 11 Feb, 2024 14:29 | < 1 min read
King Charles attends church in Sandringham. PHOTO/Reuters
King Charles attends church in Sandringham. PHOTO/Reuters

A smiling King Charles has attended church in Sandringham for the first time since his cancer diagnosis was announced.

The 75-year-old monarch was seen arriving for the service in Norfolk on Sunday morning - a day after thanking supporters for their wishes following his cancer diagnosis.

King Charles has been recovering at his estate following the public announcement about his condition on Monday.

On Saturday, he issued a statement to express his "most heartfelt thanks for the many messages of support and good wishes I have received in recent days."

The royal has been advised by doctors to postpone his public-facing duties while he undergoes treatment.

It was also revealed on Wednesday that the King would hold his weekly audience with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak by phone, rather than in person, although it was unclear if this was a one-off.

Buckingham Palace has not revealed further details about the King's illness but has said it is not prostate cancer.

Mr Sunak has also said the royal's illness had "thankfully been caught early".

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