Could Prince Harry and Meghan Markle be all bark and no bite when it comes to the environment? The couple are believed to have taken four private jet journeys in 11 days. At the same time they say they want to protect the environment, with Harry saying “every choice, every footprint, every action makes a difference”. They’ve even decided to have just two children “for environmental reasons”. The media slated them for their excessive flying and celebrity supporters jumped to the couple’s defence. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now However, as Sarah Arnold pointed out in a piece for The Independent, if we all followed the lead of our royal superiors and took climate change with a pinch of salt, the world would be doomed. Elton John said he had paid to carbon offset their flight to his French … [Read more...] about Does carbon offsetting mean we can fly guilt-free?
Madame Tussauds has separated its waxwork models of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, with the duchess’s being placed alongside figures of her A-list friends. The Duchess of Sussex’s model has taken up a spot next to her celebrity wedding guests Tom Hardy, the Beckhams and actress Priyanka Chopra. Harry’s waxwork has rejoined the rest of the Royal Family replicas in a different room, bosses at the London attraction announced on Monday. Steve Davies, general manager at Madame Tussauds London said the move reflects Meghan’s “independent celebrity status”. He said: "We're always listening to what people have to say about their favourite stars. "Meghan continues to carve out her own modern take on life as a royal and we want to mirror her independent celebrity status in the attraction. "It's not necessarily forever - and we're not splitting our loved-up couple. “We're just allowing Meghan to mingle in her more-familiar … [Read more...] about Meghan and Harry’s Madame Tussauds waxworks split up
Prince Harry has revealed that he and the Duchess of Sussex will have a "maximum" of two children as the planet faces a climate emergency. In a Vogue interview with ethologist Dr Jane Goodall, the Duke discussed climate change and the impact humans are having on Earth. The Prince talked to Dr Goodall about her conservation work and said he believes the planet is “borrowed.” After she mentioned the birth of his first son, Archie Harrison, the Prince responded: “It does make it different. “I think, weirdly, because of the people that I’ve met and the places that I’ve been fortunate enough to go to, I’ve always had a connection and a love for nature. I view it differently now, without question. “But I’ve always wanted to try and ensure that, even before having a child and hoping to have children – two, maximum. “I’ve always thought: this place is borrowed. “And, surely, being as … [Read more...] about Harry: Meghan and I will only have ‘two children maximum’
While she was preparing for the birth of her son Archie, Meghan Markle, now the Duchess of Sussex, was also busy guest editing the September issue of British Vogue. Meghan is the first-ever guest editor of the British edition of what's considered the fashion bible's most important issue. Buckingham Palace announced on Sunday that the duchess, who is still on maternity leave after giving birth to her first child in May, used her rare opportunity to focus on women who break barriers. The magazine issue is entitled, "Forces for Change.""To have the country's most influential beacon of change guest edit British Vogue at this time has been an honour, a pleasure and a wonderful surprise," the magazine's editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, said of the historic collaboration. "As you will see from her selections throughout this magazine, she is also willing to wade into more complex and nuanced areas, whether they concern female empowerment, mental health, race or privilege." The edition … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle guest edits British Vogue’s September issue
PRINCE Charles will be Britain's next monarch and is the longest-serving heir in the nation's history. 61 years ago today, Charles was made Prince of Wales and earlier this year he watched his youngest son, Prince Harry, marry Meghan Markle - and played a major role in their Royal Wedding. But this is all very well known, so what fun things has the Prince done that the public don't know about? Five things you didn't know about Prince Charles 1. The Prince doesn't eat lunch - ever. This is according to Buckingham Palace, who released 70 facts about Charles on his 70th birthday. Apparently, the royal family's eating habits are all quite weird - none of them are allowed to eat shellfish as it's just "too dangerous" due to the high risk of a food-borne illness. But Prince Charles, who has a bit of a thing for sushi, does flout the rule on occasion. 2. Prince Charles studied in Geelong, Australia for two months as an exchange student in 1966. According to The Windsors Podcast, … [Read more...] about Five things you didn’t know about Prince Charles