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The backlash Meghan Markle received for deciding to miss Christmas with the Queen is just another example of the double standards she’s up against

The Duchess of Sussex is being criticised after announcing that she plans to spend Christmas with her mother, Doria Ragland, instead of Queen Elizabeth II. Despite a Buckingham Palace representative saying that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s decision “has the support of Her Majesty the Queen,” they were still accused […]
The backlash Meghan Markle received for deciding to miss Christmas with the Queen is just another example of the double standards she’s up against
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Meghan Markle is accusing British tabloids of making up ‘untrue’ stories about her, including expensive home renovations with taxpayers’ money

New court papers filed by Meghan Markle’s lawyers against Associated Newspapers, which own the Mail and Mail on Sunday newspapers, say the tabloids fabricated entire stories about her home renovations. Byline Investigates reports that the court claims include lying to readers about publishing a “full” letter sent from Markle to […]
Meghan Markle is accusing British tabloids of making up ‘untrue’ stories about her, including expensive home renovations with taxpayers’ money
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10 times royals broke their own protocol in 2019

Royals usually follow a strict protocol that dictates their behaviour. Every once in a while, they bend the rules. Meghan Markle brushed off curtsies for hugs, and Prince Harry indulged Jane Goodall in demonstrating a chimpanzee greeting. Prince William and Kate Middleton have gotten more relaxed about public displays of […]
10 times royals broke their own protocol in 2019
News

Here’s what will happen when Queen Elizabeth II dies

The Queen has been sitting on the royal throne since 1952 – that’s the longest reign of any monarch in British history. Operation London Bridge is the codename given to the plan in place for the days and weeks after Queen Elizabeth II’s passing. Queen Elizabeth’s funeral will be one […]
Here’s what will happen when Queen Elizabeth II dies
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Meghan Markle’s estranged brother says ‘she is only in Buckingham Palace with Harry because of her dad,’ who ‘paid for her education and fancy clothes’

Meghan Markle’s estranged half-brother said she never would have become royal without her father paying “for her education and fancy clothes.” “What she needs to remember is that she is only in Buckingham Palace with Harry because of her dad,” Thomas Markle Jr. told the Mail Online last week. The […]
Meghan Markle’s estranged brother says ‘she is only in Buckingham Palace with Harry because of her dad,’ who ‘paid for her education and fancy clothes’
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18 photos show baby Archie looks just like his dad, Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s son, Archie Harrison, celebrated his first birthday on May 6. Throughout his first year, fans couldn’t help but debate whether the royal baby resembles his mum or dad. In some photos, Archie’s hair appears to be red like Prince Harry’s, while in others it’s clear […]
18 photos show baby Archie looks just like his dad, Prince Harry
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Princes William and Harry reportedly used to ‘plant fake stories’ about themselves among friends to test who would betray them to the press

Princes William, Harry, and other members of the royal family reportedly used to spread false stories about themselves among their friendship groups. They did this to find out which of their friends would leak information to the press, according to The Sun’s former royal editor Duncan Larcombe. “I’ve spoken to […]
Princes William and Harry reportedly used to ‘plant fake stories’ about themselves among friends to test who would betray them to the press
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated the Duchess’ 38th birthday by flying a private jet to an Ibiza resort nicknamed the ‘billionaire’s playground’

The Daily Mail reports that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated the Duchess turning 38-years-old with a trip to Ibiza, where locals say they stayed at a resort nicknamed the “billionaire’s playground.” The Vista Alegre resort’s expensive villas start at around $US3,700 a week but soar up to prices of […]
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated the Duchess’ 38th birthday by flying a private jet to an Ibiza resort nicknamed the ‘billionaire’s playground’
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s friends have reportedly stopped inviting them to dinner parties because of their PDA, and an etiquette expert says they have a point

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s friends have stopped inviting them to dinner parties because of their “affectionate dinner-table PDA,” the Mail on Sunday reported. The couple often break etiquette by ignoring their host’s seating plan and sitting together, the site said. Grant Harrold, an expert on royal etiquette, told INSIDER […]
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s friends have reportedly stopped inviting them to dinner parties because of their PDA, and an etiquette expert says they have a point
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Meghan Markle appeared to hint at the strain of royal life when speaking to Pharrell at ‘The Lion King’ premiere: ‘They don’t make it easy’

Meghan Markle appeared to hint she is struggling with the pressures of royal life while speaking with Pharrell at “The Lion King” premiere. After the star complimented Prince Harry and Markle’s relationship – saying he was so happy for their union – Markle replied: “They don’t make it easy.” It […]
Meghan Markle appeared to hint at the strain of royal life when speaking to Pharrell at ‘The Lion King’ premiere: ‘They don’t make it easy’
Tech

The company behind ‘Fortnite’ told UK lawmakers that the game isn’t addictive, after Prince Harry said it was ‘irresponsible’ and should be banned

Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game “Fortnite” during a hearing with UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. “Fortnite” is a free-to-play game with more than 250 million registered players, and that earned an estimates $US2.4 billion-plus through microtransactions in 2018. Committee members questioned whether […]
The company behind ‘Fortnite’ told UK lawmakers that the game isn’t addictive, after Prince Harry said it was ‘irresponsible’ and should be banned
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s split from Kate Middleton and Prince William’s charity is the latest sign of family rivalry, according to royal experts

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s decision to officially step down from The Royal Foundation, the charity they shared with Prince William and Kate Middleton, could be yet another sign of family rivalry, according to royal experts. Kensington Palace announced on Thursday that while the couples will continue working together on […]
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s split from Kate Middleton and Prince William’s charity is the latest sign of family rivalry, according to royal experts
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Donald Trump called Meghan Markle ‘nice’ and said Prince Harry is a ‘terrific guy’ despite rumours the royal avoided him at Buckingham Palace

Donald Trump called Meghan Markle “very nice” and said Prince Harry “couldn’t have been nicer to him,” during his visit to Buckingham Palace – despite rumours the royal had avoided him. The US President called Meghan Markle “nasty” in a recent interview, after finding out that she said she would […]
Donald Trump called Meghan Markle ‘nice’ and said Prince Harry is a ‘terrific guy’ despite rumours the royal avoided him at Buckingham Palace
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36 unforgettable moments on the Buckingham Palace balcony, from Princess Diana’s first appearance to the time a protester dressed as Batman scaled the palace walls

The Buckingham Palace balcony has become the iconic setting of many royal weddings and historical events over the years. The Trooping the Colour parade is the one event where we are guaranteed to see the royals, all together, on the balcony each year. The parade, which celebrates the Queen’s birthday, […]
36 unforgettable moments on the Buckingham Palace balcony, from Princess Diana’s first appearance to the time a protester dressed as Batman scaled the palace walls
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s former neighbour says they used to throw ‘all night soirées’ with fireworks when they lived at Kensington Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are quite the party animals, according to a former neighbour. Before Prince Harry and Meghan Markle moved to Windsor’s Frogmore Cottage earlier this year, they lived at Kensington Palace, where they would reportedly host “all night soirées.” French Ambassador Jean-Pierre Jouyet, who lived across […]
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s former neighbour says they used to throw ‘all night soirées’ with fireworks when they lived at Kensington Palace
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18 hilarious photos of royals taken at the perfect time

Royals often pose for pictures, but some of their best photos are unplanned. An iconic image of Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s first kiss as a married couple was photobombed by a grumpy bridesmaid. Queen Elizabeth was photographed walking on a checkered floor reminiscent of how the queen game piece […]
18 hilarious photos of royals taken at the perfect time
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Leslie Jones played ‘Meghan Markle’s third cousin’ in a ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit about royal etiquette

“Saturday Night Live” poked fun at British royal family etiquette on Saturday’s episode hosted by Emma Thompson. In the skit titled “Etiquette Lessons,” Leslie Jones played “Meghan Markle’s third cousin,” Shantay Thomas. Thompson played Vivian Hargrave, a royal etiquette coach brought in to teach Jones’ character about high-tea protocol. The […]
Leslie Jones played ‘Meghan Markle’s third cousin’ in a ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit about royal etiquette
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15 adorable photos that show how royals are dominating parenthood

Prince William welcomed Prince Harry to the “sleep deprivation society that is parenting” when his and Meghan Markle’s son Archie was born. Royal parents have to deal with tantrums and school dropoffs just like everyone else. Princess Diana tried to give her kids a normal upbringing despite her sons being […]
15 adorable photos that show how royals are dominating parenthood
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The fascinating origins of all the children’s names in the royal family

The children of the royal family have names with some surprising origins. Meghan Markle and Prince Harry named their first child Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, which includes a possible reference to one of Princess Diana’s ancestors. Prince George’s name is a tribute to King George VI. Princess Charlotte’s full name Charlotte […]
The fascinating origins of all the children’s names in the royal family
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named their son Archie

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named their child Archie. Fans were given a first glimpse of the new royal during a photo call at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their new son at 5:26 a.m. on Monday. The couple previously announced they were […]
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have named their son Archie
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12 ways Meghan Markle and Prince Harry modernised the monarchy

Meghan Markle turns 39 today. She and Prince Harry have continuously broken royal tradition, frequently departing from protocol throughout their relationship. Like other millennials, they’re changing the face of marriage – they’re just doing it at an elevated level that’s modernising the monarchy. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
12 ways Meghan Markle and Prince Harry modernised the monarchy
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Prince Harry says the new royal baby already has facial hair

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have shared the first images of their newborn son. The couple decided to introduce their new baby, born on Monday, at Windsor Castle on Wednesday instead of posing on the steps outside of the hospital. Prince Harry joked that the boy already has a little […]
Prince Harry says the new royal baby already has facial hair
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry just announced their baby’s name is Archie. From a $200,000 baby shower to a $500,000 maternity wardrobe, here’s how much Meghan’s pregnancy has cost

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed a royal baby boy, who they have named Archie, on Monday. The royal couple gave a first glimpse of Archie during a photo call at Windsor Castle on Wednesday. Raising a royal child can cost as much as $US1 million, according to one estimate. […]
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry just announced their baby’s name is Archie. From a $200,000 baby shower to a $500,000 maternity wardrobe, here’s how much Meghan’s pregnancy has cost