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Princess Anne recollects the second she survived a kidnapping try

Prince Harry has been defended after a petition calling for a “rethink” on the choice to present him an award for veterans reached 50,000 signatures.

The Duke of Sussex, 39, is about to obtain the Pat Tillman Award for his work with the Invictus Games, which celebrates the sporting achievements of wounded, sick and injured service individuals.

But many, together with the late Tillman’s mom, Mary, have argued there are extra deserving recipients.

Now the sporting community behind the award, ESPN, has defended its resolution, hailing the “incredible” work of the video games, which lately celebrated its tenth anniversary.

“While we understand not everyone will agree with all honorees selected for any award, The Invictus Games Foundation does incredible work and ESPN believes this is a cause worth celebrating,” a spokesperson informed Sky News.

The row comes amid the revelation that King Charles and Queen Camilla’s journey to Scotland will likely be minimize quick because of the General Election.

They have postponed all occasions “which may appear to divert attention or distract from the election campaign”.

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King Charles jokes about college’s poor cricket efficiency

While chatting with friends at a backyard social gathering in Edinburgh, the Monarch admitted that whereas he had the best rating on his workforce, “it was not very much.”

Trevor Hills from Nairn revealed: “Charles said when he was at Gordonstoun he played cricket against a team from Nairn.

“I was debating whether to ask the score when he said his school lost.

“But he did have the highest score – although he said it wasn’t very much.”

This year’s Holyrood Week will be cut short because of the General Election.
This yr’s Holyrood Week will likely be minimize quick due to the General Election. (Getty Images)

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Wimbledon officers stay hopeful of Kate Middleton look

As this yr’s Wimbledon event enters its third day, Kensington Palace has but to substantiate whether or not or not the Princess of Wales will seem.

Officials, nonetheless, stay hopeful that she might attend to current the trophies after she expressed a want to attend a handful of engagements this summer time.

“We’re hopeful that the Princess of Wales will be able to present the trophies as the Club’s patron, but her health and recovery is the priority,” Debbie Jevans, the chair of the All England Club, informed The Telegraph.

“We don’t know what we don’t know. All we’ve said is that we’ll work with her and give her as much flexibility as possible.”

Wimbledon officials remain hopeful that Kate Middleton could make an appearance at this year’s tournament.
Wimbledon officers stay hopeful that Kate Middleton might make an look at this yr’s event. (REUTERS)

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Princess Anne stays off responsibility

Widely reported to be the hardest-working royal, she sustained a concussion and minor accidents on account of the incident on her Gloucestershire property final Sunday.

Her engagements have been postponed for the foreseeable future, with mind and cognition knowledgeable Natalie Mackenzie telling The Independent that concussions can take as much as two weeks to get better from.

The Princess Royal has attended more engagements than any other member of the family this year.
The Princess Royal has attended extra engagements than every other member of the household this yr. (PA Wire)

Emma Guinness4 July 2024 02:00

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David Beckham all smiles in Royal Box amid feud with Harry and Meghan

David Beckham appeared within the Royal Box at Wimbledon amid elevated experiences about his obvious feud with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

David and his spouse Victoria have been as soon as on pleasant phrases with the Sussexes, however that modified when the couple allegedly accused the Beckhams of leaking details about them to the press.

Lizzie Cundy, a former pal of Meghan, mentioned the pair weren’t the one former mates to distance themselves from the couple.

“I think Victoria and David have slowly tiptoed away like the other friends,” she informed the Mirror.

“Many friends who went to the wedding have tiptoed away from Meghan.”

Despite what its title suggests, the Royal Box on the event will not be just for royalty, however mates and friends of the event, with Sir David Attenborough additionally making an look at this yr’s occasion.

David Beckham was all smiles at Wimbledon.
David Beckham was all smiles at Wimbledon. (Copyright 2024 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Emma Guinness4 July 2024 00:00

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Thomas Markle says he’s ‘in the same boat’ as King Charles

Meghan Markle’s estranged father has mentioned that he’s in the identical boat as King Charles with regards to their shared grandchildren.

Thomas Markle lately spoke about his want to lastly meet Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet forward of his eightieth birthday this month.

He additionally sympathised with experiences that King Charles, who has solely met Lilibet as soon as, additionally desires to forge a correct relationship along with his grandchildren.

He informed the Daily Mail: “They have two grandpas who want to see them, one of whom is the King of England.

“I never in my 80 years thought I’d be in the same boat as the King.”

Thomas Markle has begged Harry and Meghan to let him finally meet his grandchildren.
Thomas Markle has begged Harry and Meghan to let him lastly meet his grandchildren. (Good Morning Britain)

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Meghan Markle ‘would love’ King Charles to advertise way of life model

So far, movie star mates of the previous actress have soft-launched a few of its merchandise together with jams and canine biscuits.

But now an insider has claimed that Princess Eugenie and Beatrice are subsequent to obtain a freebie as they’re the royals allegedly closest to the Sussexes.

“Meghan is looking for support wherever she can get it,” the supply mentioned, in keeping with the Express.

“Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice are at the top of her list, but she is shooting even higher and would love to get King Charles to give his stamp of approval.”

The Duchess has already gifted limited edition jars of jam from the brand.
The Duchess has already gifted restricted version jars of jam from the model. (iStock/Traceyrobbins/Instagram/Getty/The Independent )

Emma Guinness3 July 2024 20:00

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Harry and Meghan ‘may never reconcile’ with Kate and William

He informed the New York Post: “The only way I see this happening is a public statement from Harry, where you come out and say that you were in a bad space and that [Spare] was a mistake. I don’t think that’s going to happen. Some bad things were said, and some families never patch things up, and that’s how it is forevermore.”

The former royal butler added: “Harry caused damage and broke down trust. It’s difficult when you’re a future monarch. I doubt they’ll ever get back the relationship they had originally. That was a very different relationship built on trust.

“It’s going to take time. William is a tough character. He’s a good guy.”

A former royal butler has said a reconilation between the royal fab four is unlikely.
A former royal butler has mentioned a reconilation between the royal fab 4 is unlikely. (AP)

Emma Guinness3 July 2024 18:00

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Queen Camilla and Duke of Edinburgh be a part of Order of the Thistle

King Charles started the ceremony by saying: “It is our pleasure Her Majesty the Queen be installed a Lady of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle.”

(l to r, front row) The Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen, the King and the Prince of Wales, known as the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, attend the Order of the Thistle Service at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA)
(l to r, entrance row) The Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen, the King and the Prince of Wales, often called the Duke of Rothesay when in Scotland, attend the Order of the Thistle Service at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh (Andrew Milligan/PA) (PA Wire)

Emma Guinness3 July 2024 17:00

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King Charles ‘looks very well’

The Monarch, 75, was forced to take a temporary step back from his duties earlier this year after being diagnosed with an undisclosed type of cancer.

He discussed playing cricket at his former Scottish school Gordonstoun with Jacqueline and Trevor Hills from Nairn.

Mr Hills said: “Charles said when he was at Gordonstoun he played cricket against a team from Nairn.

“I was debating whether to ask the score when he said his school lost.

“But he did have the highest score – although he said it wasn’t very a lot.

“Charles appears very properly contemplating what he’s been by means of and it was beautiful assembly him.”

While the King seems to be very busy, in keeping with experiences, he’s enterprise a lowered summer time schedule as he continues his most cancers remedy.

This year’s Holyrood Week will be cut short because of the General Election.
This yr’s Holyrood Week will likely be minimize quick due to the General Election. (AFP by way of Getty Images)

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Queen Camilla to affix the Order of the Thistle

It is likely one of the nation’s oldest orders of chivalry and she or he will likely be honoured alongside the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Edward.

The pair have been appointed by King Charles in a personal ceremony however are set to be formally put in within the roles throughout a service at Edinburgh’s St Giles’ Cathedral.

This was notably the situation of the late Queen’s Scottish mendacity in state after she handed away in Balmoral in September 2022.

This year’s Holyrood week is set to be cut short because of the General Election.
This yr’s Holyrood week is about to be minimize quick due to the General Election. (Getty Images)

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