It’s a royal day: ‘The Harry and Meghan divide’
25 October 2019 | 12:10 pm
It’s a royal day: 'The Harry and Meghan divide'
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11 Mar 2020
In their final public appearance as senior royals, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended the Queen's annual Commonwealth service. The couple and their son are set to spend most of their time in Canada.
15 Jun 2020
As the UN Human Rights Council gets set to hold an urgent debate on allegations of "systemic racism, police brutality, and violence against peaceful protests" in the United States, we are reminded of the emotional speech delivered by Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, to her former high school, imploring the class of 2020 to “lead with love, lead with compassion” and “use your voice” amid the on-going protests against racial injustice and police brutality sweeping across the globe.
9 Aug 2020
Wearing robes, waving wands, and casting spells, Thai youths take to the streets for a Harry Potter-themed protest against the military-aligned government of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, who took power during the 2014 coup and was elected last year during the disputed general elections. Protesters brandish placards condemning "You-Know-Who", a reference to the wizarding saga's main villain, but also a veiled attack that could potentially be aimed at either the government or King Rama X, unpopular with the young generation.
5 Nov 2020
Meghan Markle is using her voice in one of the most important ways and it’s confirmed that she is the first modern royal to vote in the U.S. Presidential election.
28 Nov 2020
Blondie star Debbie Harry speaks to Eve Jackson about a life of rock 'n' roll madness. They chat about her autobiography, recently translated into French, which features stories of hanging out with Andy Warhol, taking drugs, being flashed by David Bowie and having her house taken by the tax collector – all while becoming a trailblazing rock star. It covers her adoption aged three months and goes all the way up to her recent 2017 album "Pollinator". The band has just announced a UK against-the-odds tour for November 2021 with the group Garbage.
26 Nov 2020
Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has revealed that she had a miscarriage, an extraordinarily personal disclosure coming from a high-profile British royal.
15 Feb 2021
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are said to be overjoyed at the news. The baby will be eighth in line to the British throne.
2 Mar 2021
Prince Harry invoked memories of his mother Princess Diana in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. Meghan and Harry described their earlier situation in the UK as "un-survivable."
8 Mar 2021
Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, have opened up about life in the British royal family in a tell-all interview with US television personality Oprah Winfrey.
10 Mar 2021
In a rare statement, Buckingham Palace called remarks made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in an interview with Oprah Winfrey "concerning." The royals will deal with the matter privately, according to the palace.
14 Mar 2021
Al Pacino’s suit from Scarface, Batman's mask and other props from Hollywood films are set to go on auction in Los Angeles next month. "Daniel Radcliffe's wand, what a great item to own," says Julien’s Auctions executive director Martin Nolan. The item is estimated at $10 000.
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