May 26, 2023 - 14 min
Our daily selection of the global stories that really matter, presented by our host Manish Verma. In today's episode... Rituals matter, and the coronation of a King is no exception. But can monarchial drama still hold a modern audience's attention? The Guardian reflects on the crowning of Charles III through a modern lens. Then, is the coronation as modern as Britain's monarchy gets? The Washington Post reflects on the crowning of a new king and the critical questions the event has raised about the future of the monarchy.