Ajay Nair, news reporter The wedding of the year is fast approaching - but who will be there to witness the happy couple tie the knot on Saturday? Meghan Markle confirmed on Thursday that her father, Thomas Markle, would not be in attendance and would be left to "focus on his health" instead. The guest list has been open to much speculation, but a host of celebrities are expected and about 600 people have been invited to the ceremony. Additionally, 2,640 people have been invited to celebrate inside the castle walls even though they will not be part of the congregation. Advertisement They will, however, receive a sausage roll and a cup of tea. The guest list includes 1,200 young people and others who have served their communities, 200 people from charities and organisations that the couple have a close association with, and 100 pupils from two local schools. More from Royal Wedding 2018 Royal wedding: Follow along with the full order of … [Read more...] about Who’s going to Harry and Meghan’s wedding?
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Prince Harry has said he feared "history repeating itself" and the process of leaving royal life has been "unbelievably tough" for him and his wife Meghan. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke to Oprah Winfrey about life in and out of the Royal Family. The interview with Winfrey, who lives near the couple's new home in Montecito, California, will be screened in the UK on 8 March, a day after it airs in the US. CBS Presents Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A Primetime Special in one week. #OprahMeghanHarry pic.twitter.com/WCyoHDMCaP — CBS (@CBS) March 1, 2021 In one of two 30-second promo clips released by CBS on social media, Harry says: "I'm just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side." As a photo was shown of him as a child with his mother, Princess Diana, he continued: "Because I can't begin to imagine what it must have been like for her going through this process by herself all those years ago, because it's been … [Read more...] about Prince Harry tells Oprah Winfrey his ‘biggest fear was history repeating itself’ in reference to Diana’s death
RIOT cops fired bullets, tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades at pro-democracy protestors in Myanmar killing at least 18 people, revealed the United Nations. The UN's human rights office said it had received "credible information" that throughout Sunday state police fired live ammunition into crowds leading to multiple deaths and leaving dozens more injured. Deaths were reported in cities including Yangon, Dawei and Mandalay leading to the highest single-day death toll among those demanding the restoration of Aung San Suu Kyi following a military coup. "We strongly condemn the escalating violence against protests in Myanmar and call on the military to immediately halt the use of force against peaceful protesters," said UN spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani. Across the country, protesters wearing plastic work helmets and with makeshift shields faced-off with police and soldiers dressed head-to-toe in battle gear. Social media footage showed protesters running away as … [Read more...] about Cops fire on protesters in Myanmar killing at least 18 on deadliest day of anti-coup rallies
Meghan and Harry's "very healthy" baby boy was born this morning. Here are all the details, as they emerge: :: Sex - baby is a boy! :: Name - not yet! Harry says they're "still thinking" about it. :: Weight - 7lbs 3oz. Advertisement :: Time of birth - 5.26am. :: Place of birth - not yet confirmed, but believed not to have been in hospital. More from UK COVID-19: Hunt for mystery person infected with Brazilian 'variant of concern' after six cases confirmed in Britain COVID news live - UK latest as top scientist warns Brazil variant 'likely' beats antibodies Prince Harry tells Oprah Winfrey his 'biggest fear was history repeating itself' in reference to Diana's death UK meteor: 'Huge flash' as 'fireball' lights up skies 'like a giant firework' COVID-19: No evidence of difference between school staff testing positive for coronavirus antibodies and wider population, ONS figures show Brazil COVID … [Read more...] about Baby Sussex: All the details, as they emerge
HERE'S a stat that'll make you think twice about the men's game being more popular than the women's. Last week, Tottenham Women made a huge statement in the WSL by signing USA star Alex Morgan on a season-long loan from Orlando Pride. The 31-year-old striker, who has a remarkable 107 goals at international level, has amassed 9.2million followers on Instagram - thanks to her prowess on the pitch and commercial value off it. Incredibly, that's more followers than the majority of the men's team, including major stars Son Heung-min and Dele Alli. But who has the most? 1. GARETH BALE, 43.3M Loan-signing from Real Madrid Bale, 31, is WAY out on top when it comes to popularity on Instagram. He has an amazing 43.2m followers, that means he boasts one of the biggest social media presences in the game. Bale recently shared his delight at rejoining the North London giants with a pic inside the stadium that was liked 2.1million times. Otherwise, he loves sharing … [Read more...] about Tottenham signing Alex Morgan has more Instagram followers than Dele Alli and Son Heung-Min, but Gareth Bale has most