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Prince Edward speaks out about Harry and Meghan: "The rift has been difficult for everyone"

Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex, has spoken with CNN about the current tensions in the Royal Family. It was just over a year ago the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they would step back as senior royals. Since then, the couple has moved to California and given a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, claiming there were concerns over their son’s skin colour, a lack of support, and…
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Prince Edward reveals his feelings on his future title of Duke of Edinburgh

The Earl of Wessex has described the prospect of becoming Duke of Edinburgh one day as ”bittersweet”. In his first ever joint interview with the Countess of Wessex, given to Camilla Tominey at the Daily Telegraph, Prince Edward underlined that he isn’t in line to inherit the title yet, saying ”it’s a very bittersweet role to take on because the only way the title…
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Countess of Wessex plays wheelchair basketball

On Thursday morning, the Countess of Wessex took to the basketball court in Finsbury Park in North London for a game of wheelchair basketball. She was there to launch the new community-led six-week basketball courses the Inspire A Generation initiative now offers. The…
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The Countess of Wessex speaks out about menstruation, menopause, and pregnancy as she takes up new patronage

The Countess of Wessex has become the new patron of Wellbeing of Women, a women’s health charity dedicated to saving and changing the lives of women, girls, and babies. The charity also helps to improve the health and wellbeing of a woman’s life through research, education, and advocacy. The Countess started her new role by joining in on a video call, speaking with Professor Dame…
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Earl of Wessex visits school opened by his late father

The Earl of Wessex carried out a number of engagements over the past week, ranging from thanking COVID-19 vaccination centre volunteers to meeting young people taking part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Perhaps the most poignant engagement was Edward’s visit to Christ’s College and Pond Meadow schools in Guildford, Surrey, which was officially opened by his late father, Prince Philip…
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