“Events to mark the proclamation of the new King have taken place across the West Midlands.
“The new sovereign was formally confirmed in a historic televised service at St James’s Palace on Saturday.
“The ceremony was repeated at locations up and down the UK on Sunday, with some events attracting thousands of people.
“Charles III became King following the death of his mother, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday.
“Up to 3,000 people gathered in Birmingham outside the library in Centenary Square as the Lord Mayor Councillor Maureen Cornish proclaimed the new sovereign, as the crowd then joined in with a rendition of God Save the King.
“Similar events took place in Worcester, Coventry, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Hereford, Stoke-on-Trent, Dudley and Telford as well as many market towns across the region.”
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