End of an era: Prince Charles touches down in Barbados for ceremony to remove the Queen as head of state after Caribbean nation decided to become a republic | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

End of an era: Prince Charles touches down in Barbados for ceremony to remove the Queen as head of state after Caribbean nation decided to become a republic

Prince Charles landed in Barbados last night ahead of a historic ceremony removing his mother, the Queen, as head of state after 55 years.

The Caribbean island will become the world's newest republic as it swears in its first president, Governor-General Dame Sandra Mason, on Tuesday - the anniversary of its independence from Britain in 1966.

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