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Prince Harry joins five other high profile individuals in a mini-class action law suit against UK Associated Newspapers - claiming illegal breaches of privacy in how the newspaper group source their stories

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Per a press release by the UK law firm  Hamlins LLP  Prince Harry has joined with other high profile private individuals such as: Baroness Doreen Lawrence of Clarendon OBE (mother of murdered Stephen Lawrence ); Sir Elton John, David Furnish, Elizabeth Hurley and Sadie Frost in a mini-class action law-suit against Associated Newspapers who are the publishers of the UK Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, and Mail Online. On behalf of the plaintiffs, the lawyers claim that these individuals have become aware of what is described as 'abhorrent' criminal activity and gross breaches of privacy by Associated Newspapers, including: Hiring private investigators to secretly place listening devices inside people's cars and homes; Payment of police officials (bribes) with corrupt links to private investigators, for inside sensitive information;  Impersonation of individuals to obtain medical information from private hospitals, clinics and treatments centers by deception; Accessing bank ac

New portrait photos released of Meghan Markle & Prince Harry taken by Misan Harriman in Manchester, UK.

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British based, Nigerian born photographer, Misan Harriman, has posted some recent photos that he took of the couple during their recent work engagements in Manchester, UK. Here is a selection from his  Twitter account . These shots are getting us ready for Meghan and Harry's return to work following the official ending of the mourning period after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Selection of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle related photos from the Queen's Funeral

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A selection of photos from various sources to help us remember the scenes that we have watched today, on the day of the Queen's Funeral Service and her Service of Committal. It would need 50 or more photographs to really do the day justice. These are just a selection.  

King Charles asked Prince Harry to wear Military uniform to the Vigil by the Queen's Grandchildren

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We saw Prince Harry in military uniform as he and the Queen's other seven grandchildren held a 15-minute vigil at the Queen's coffin in the Palace of Westminster in London, where the Queen lays in state. This is the first time in history that the grandchildren of a monarch have stood in vigil beside a coffin. This was also the first time Harry has been seen wearing military uniform since he and Meghan stepped back as senior working Royals in 2020. On stepping back, Harry lost the automatic right to wear his military uniform.  Harry wore a Blues and Royals No 1 Uniform, KCVO Neck Order and Star, Afghanistan Operational Service Medal, Golden, Diamond and Platinum Jubilee medals and Army Pilot Wings.  Prince Harry stood at the foot end of the coffin with Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the daughters of Prince Andrew to each side of him. Prince William, who was also in his military uniform, was at the head of the coffin. All eight grandchildren had their heads bowed as members of

A "two-fer" on Prince Harry's Birthday - Harry and Nacho (what more could we have asked for?)

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This a gratuitous post. This photo posted by Prince Harry's polo buddy Nacho Figueras on his Instagram account along with the words "Happy Birthday!! Love You!!  Gratuitous because it is just the excuse that I needed to post a photo of two good looking guys on my blog, and yes I know they are both married. Happy Birthday H.

Meghan Markle named by Variety Magazine as one of the 2022 Power of Women honorees

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Variety Magazine has just announced  the list of its 2022 honorees for its annual Power of Women issue. These women will feature in the special edition of the magazine and are invited to attend a special commemorative event in Los Angeles on September 28th 2022. Meghan Markle is amongst this year's honorees, as are Hillary and Chelsea Clinton,  Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, and Nobel laureate Malala. Meghan was chosen as one of this year’s stellar honorees. Variety has announced that out of respect to the Queen's recent passing, Meghan's 'cover' on the magazine will be postponed to a later date. Meghan for the same reason has chosen not to attend the Power of Women event in LA later this month.

Prince Harry's 38th Birthday celebrations fall within the official mourning period for the Queen

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On September 15th 2022 Prince Harry turns 38. I suspect that he won't feel much in the mood for lots of fuss and celebrations this year, his Birthday coming a week after it was announced that the Queen had died and 4 days before the Queen's state funeral. Maybe his plans will involve spending a quiet day with Meghan and other family members at his Frogmore Cottage home in the grounds of Windsor Castle.  Happy Birthday Harry. Here's looking ahead to happier times.

Prince Harry confirms he will wear a morning suit during events to honour the Queen - and he says don't fret

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Since it was announced that Harry's uncle Prince Andrew was being given special dispensation to wear his military uniform to the funeral of his mother the Queen, and we further heard that Harry was not to be given this same treatment, everyone has been wondering how Prince Harry felt about this.  Some journalists have been writing stories to the effect it appeared unfair to Harry, feeling that he was being treated less favourably than his uncle, taking into consideration that Harry's only 'crime' was to step back from being a senior working Royal, compared to Andrew who had his military titles unceremoniously stripped after his involvement with the Epstein scandal / allegations of sexual misconduct. Both Harry and Andrew are the only younger UK Royals who have seen active duty in wars during their military careers, Prince Andrew in the Falklands War and Harry in Afghanistan.   In attempt to redirect attention away from this issue Prince Harry issued a statement through