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Royalty among the mourners at Jacques Chirac's funeral

Prince Albert II of Monaco and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg were among the leaders paying their tributes to the former President of France, Jacques Chirac, at his funeral in Paris today. The Earl of Wessex and Prince Joachim and Princess Marie of Denmark were also among the mourners at the service which took place at Saint-Sulpice Church. Joachim and Marie were representing his mother, Queen…
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The Sussexes in southern Africa: Day Eight Diary

As the visit by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to southern Africa enters its final phases, the focus remains on Malawi where Prince Harry has another full day of engagements. There’s a real focus on the environment and conservation with both the past and the present in…
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The Sussexes in Southern Africa: Day Six Diary

The Duke of Sussex continues his visit to Angola as the tour enters its second half. After an emotional day retracing the footsteps of his mother, Diana, and her work to eradicate landmines, Harry’s diary turns to another important issue. The focus is on maternal and…
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The Royal Central Podcast: are we turning the royals into puppets?

This week’s podcast is all about happy news and serious questions. Our Deputy Editor, Brittani Barger, shares her thoughts on a revealing interview by one of Europe’s most popular princesses while our Assistant Editor, Moniek Bloks, reveals what it was like to see some of the most poignant royal events of recent times up close and personal. Desk Editor, Lydia Starbuck, discusses the…
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The Sussexes in Southern Africa: Day Five Diary

As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reach the mid point of their visit to southern Africa, we can expect to see one of the most special moments of the whole tour. On day five, the Duke of Sussex is in Angola where he will walk in the footsteps of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. Here’s what to expect from the Sussexes in southern Africa. Continuing Diana’s Work The Duke of…
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Prince Harry: climate change science is undeniable

The Duke of Sussex has spoken passionately about the environment on day four of his visit to southern Africa. As he planted trees with schoolchildren on the first stop in Botswana, Prince Harry said that the science explaining climate change couldn’t be denied by anyone, including world leaders. The Duke of Sussex made specific references to the wave of recent protest movements by young…
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