England’s King Charles III (74) and his wife Camilla (76) arrived in France on Wednesday on a three-day state visit. The royal couple were welcomed at Paris Orly Airport by Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. The British king’s visit, which is mainly of a protocol nature, is aimed at deepening relations between the two countries, which are gradually recovering from Brexit and tensions with former Prime Ministers Boris Johnson and Liz Truss.
Queen Camilla was seen in a long pink coat. His matching hat was somewhat reminiscent of a French beret and was in danger of blowing off while walking up the stairs.
The highlight of the first day of King Charles’s state visit to Paris was a celebratory state banquet in the spectacular Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, where French President Emmanuel Macron, 45, and his wife Brigitte, 70, welcomed the royal couple. Things didn’t really get rocky until a few minutes later: Then “Rolling Stones” veteran Mick Jagger (80) arrived with his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick (36). Also ahead of the game: Hollywood superstar Hugh Grant (63), acting stars Charlotte Gainsbourg (52, “Nymphomaniac”) and Emma Mackey (27, “Sex Education”) as well as French multi-billionaire Bernard Arnault (74), estimated net worth Value: (74, Estimated net worth: $194.5 billion).