Tuesday February 18, 2020

Predictions of an ending to the royal soap opera are premature

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s lavish lifestyle and manner of announcing their withdrawal from performing royal duties suggests that privacy is not the end game, but rather a different type of fame and fortune

12th January, 2020
The royals have always produced heroes and villains. Picture: GC Images

Nothing gets the British public and indeed the Irish, Americans and many more around the world quite so riled up as a good old fashioned scoop about the British royal family. The royals have consistently produced heroes and villains who have entertained and horrified the public in almost equal measure over the centuries.

In my living memory, Princess Diana was portrayed as a beautiful, doe-eyed faultless fairytale princess who could do no wrong. Her sister-in-law...

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