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Prince Harry’s tell-all memoir written and likely to be on shelves by Christmas

The Duke of Sussex may yet find his tell-all memoir on the Christmas bestseller list as it is claimed the book is finally finished and given the legal all-clear ahead of the biggest day in the publishing calendar. Prince Harry’s book, which he promises will tell the truth about his unusual upbringing in the Royal …

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Duchess of Cambridge’s birthday photo of Prince George offers glimpse of family beach holiday

A Kensington Palace spokesman said the Duke and Duchess were “delighted” to share the new image to mark George’s birthday. “The photograph was taken while on holiday in the UK earlier this month by the Duchess,” they said. The portrait is the second taken by the Duchess to be published within a month, after the …

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Why Helen Mirren wrote the Queen a warning about her royal role

“She didn’t write back, of course, but her secretary did. You know, ‘Yours sincerely, da di da di da,’ on behalf of the Queen. I was very relieved subsequently that I had written that letter.” Dame Helen’s disclosure was reported in a Radio Times piece written by Lord Bragg, who interviewed her for an episode …

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Prince Harry to invoke Nelson Mandela’s ‘legacy’ in UN speech on climate change

The Duke of Sussex will invoke the “memories and legacy” of Nelson Mandela on Monday when he addresses the United Nations on food security and climate change. Prince Harry, 37, will be the keynote speaker at the annual event marking Nelson Mandela International Day in New York. He will be accompanied by his wife, the …

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As ‘charming’ Camilla turns 75, the future Queen Consort’s long probation is finally over

And while there will be cake and conversation, there will not – on her express wish – be smartphones. “Families don’t sit down any longer, do they, and have dinner,” she told the Daily Mail in an interview for her birthday. “Because I am ancient, in the old days we all sat down [to eat]. …

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Camilla’s dogs become ‘Girls in Pearls’ for Country Life feature

In her capacity as guest editor, the Duchess meets a support group for rural victims of domestic abuse. She tells them: “It is incredibly moving; they are so brave, these women, because to actually get up and talk about it … when some of them sat on it for years and years … they’ve felt …

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