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Meghan Markle faces split loyalties ahead of crunch clash tonight

Royal biographer Tina Brown claimed the Duchess of Sussex came to the conclusion the Royal Family “needed her more than she needed them” after her tour with Prince Harry in Australia in 2018. Writing in her book The Palace Papers, Ms Brown said Meghan decided “that the monarchy likely needed her more than she needed […]

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William ‘feeling weight of divided loyalties’ ahead of World Cup

Prince William is “feeling the weight of divided loyalties” ahead of England’s FIFA World Cup clash with Wales, a report has claimed. England and Wales have both jetted off to Qatar as they prepare for opening round Group B fixtures at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The two nations will face each other in the […]

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Where Brits’ loyalties lie – from favourite tea or coffee brand, to their hairdresser

Others are devoted to their favourite cosmetics, trusted trademark jeans, and most admired beauticians. Women are more loyal than men (63 percent compared to 52 percent), while older generations are more faithful than youngsters today (67 percent of 55-to-64 year-olds, compared to 38 percent of those aged 18-24). A spokesman for Harvey Nichols, which conducted […]

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Meghan and Kate’s jewellery choices show different ‘loyalties’ – but both love same piece

“At royal functions, she does have the privilege of choosing from the royal collection.” Meghan, on the other hand, “seems to prefer wearing more contemporary designer jewellery by people such as American Logan Hollowell and the modern range of jewellery produced by Birks of Canada”. “Both their choices of jewellery may reflect their upbringing in […]

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Finance

Shanghai lockdown tests Xi Jinping’s loyalties in China’s Communist party

Ascension beckoned for Li Qiang. Shanghai’s top official seemed only months away from securing one of the seven positions on the politburo standing committee, China’s most influential political body, as his longtime patron Xi Jinping prepared to secure a third term as leader in November. Yet in China’s most modern and one of its best-run […]