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It’s A Boy for Prince Harry and Meghan

(UK) – After much anticipation, Meghan Markle has given birth to a baby boy. Markle hasn’t been seen since March and reportedly opted for a home birth to acquire some sort of privacy (which the media didn’t honor). Recent reports say she ended up at a local hospital though.

Husband Prince Harry confirmed the arrival outside of Windsor Palace. He said the experience “was amazing” and that both mom and baby are doing fine. The baby weighed seven-pounds, three- ounces.

The child will be seventh in line to the throne until Prince William and Duchess Kate’s children have children lol. The baby is Queen Elizabeth the Second’s eighth great-grandchild.

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That Was Quick: Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Expecting First Child 5 Months After Wedding

(London, England) – The suspicions of Royal family watchers haven proven to be correct after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle revealed that they were in fact expecting their first child.

The Duchess of Sussex has been wearing coats and dresses with distracting fabric around the mid-section to throw fans off.  But anybody who has been watching these two knew that she was in fact pregnant.  Meghan is rather slim and any type of bump in that area would raise an eyebrow or two.

The couple, who just got married 5 months ago at Windsor Castle told the Royal Family at Princess Eugenia’s wedding.  Thank God, they kept it under wraps until after her nuptials. For news of this magnitude would have upstaged her happy day for sure. Harry and Marry are currently in Australia for their first overseas tour together. Plans to visit New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga are also on the itinerary.

Turkish Officials Believe Post Contributor Was Killed, Dismembered

(Ankara, Turkey-AP) — Turkish government officials are releasing their conclusions on the case of the missing Washington Post contributor. Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week after going inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Turkish officials believe the frequent critic of the current Saudi Arabia government was killed by Saudi agents and they dismembered his body with a bone saw. Saudi officials have denied the charges.

The Washington Post says fifteen Saudi agents arrived on two charter flights on the day Khashoggi disappeared. All 15 left a few hours later. The Turkish official said one of the 15 was an autopsy expert, and they surmise he was in change of dismembering the body.

Prince William To Visit Israel, West Bank

(Amman, Jordan) – Prince William is in Jordan, the first leg of a trip throughout the region. The Duke of Cambridge will then visit both Israel and the occupied West Bank, making the Duke of Cambridge the first British royal to make an official visit to both Israel and the Palestinian territories.

The Prince is set to meet with both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmood Abbas.

Kids Will Be Kids, Prince George And Savannah Ham It Up During Birthday Celebration For Queen Elizabeth

(London) – A royal military parade is marking the 92nd birthday of Queen Elizabeth. The Queen celebrated her birthday on April 21st. Saturday morning, the Queen was honored with the annual Trooping the Colour parade.

The BBC says large crowds watched about a thousand soldiers march through Whitehall in London. Included in the carriage procession this year was the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

But it was the future King of England, Prince George and Savannah Phillips who had all eyes on them. As kids will be, the duo was quite the entertainment with Savannah telling George to be quiet at one point during the national anthem. Cuteness overload for sure.

Among the Queen’s guests was U.S. Secretary of Defense General James Mattis.

Royal Wedding: ‘I Will’..Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Tie The Knot

(Windsor Castle, UK) – The eyes of the world watched on as the long-awaited royal wedding took place today.5b004589215de849469c90cdPrince Harry and Meghan Markle are now officially known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They exchanged vows at St. George’s Chapel. The 36-year-old Los Angeles-born actress wore a flowing white Givenchy  gown. Thirty-three-year-old Prince Harry and his best man, his brother Prince William, donned their military uniforms. Markle was walked down the aisle by Harry’s father, Prince Charles, as her own father was unable to attend due to health issues.Royal weddingHer mother, however, was on hand for the big day. Harry could be seen wiping away tears as a special message was read during the ceremony by his late mother’s sister Lady Jane Fellowes.

After the ceremony, the couple rode through the streets of Windsor in a horse-drawn carriage as crowds cheered them on. The couple announced their engagement late last year and their wedding today, the second for Markle, makes her just the second American to marry into the British royal family. They will be living at Nottingham Cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace.

3e55888cc5c04ead063b4d51722d6b08--prince-of-orange-stillborn*England’s first Black Queen, Sophie Charlotte born, Princess Sophie Charlotte, was born on this date (May 19th) in 1744.

She was the eighth child of the Prince of Mirow, Germany, Charles Louis Frederick, and his wife, Elisabeth Albertina of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

Charlotte was married to King George III from 1761-1818.

Queen Elizabeth, Princes Philip and Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched on as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchanged vows.

Harry could be seen wiping away tears as a special message was read by his late mother’s sister, Lady Jane Fellowes.  The Reverend Michael Curry of Chicago delivered a powerful sermon as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle exchanged vows at St. George’s Chapel.

Markle’s veil featured hand-embroidered flowers from all 53 counties that make up the Commonwealth. She also wore a tiara, reportedly picked from Queen Elizabeth’s jewelry vault.

Pippa Middleton’s Father-In-Law Investigated For Sexual Assault

(London) – A man related to Britain’s royal family is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. Dave Matthews, father-in-law to Pippa Middleton, Princess Catherine Middleton’s sister, is now at the center of the investigation.

Police say he is accused of raping a minor in the late 90’s, although he denies the allegations. There is still no official statement from the royal family.

Scotland Yard Investigating Suspicious Package Sent To Prince Harry, Meghan Markle

(London) – CNN reports, British police are investigating a package reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as a “racist hate crime.”

The Metropolitan Police said that officers tested a substance in a package received at St James’s Palace, which the London Evening Standard said was a white powder. Other UK media reports said the package also contained a racist letter.
The investigation is being overseen by the London counter-terrorism command, a Metropolitan Police statement said. Investigators are treating the incident as a “racist hate crime,” the statement added.
Police would not say who the envelope was addressed to but said tests showed the substance to be non-suspicious. They added than an an allegation of malicious communications is being investigated.
St James’s Palace is the official London residence of several members of the British royal family including Prince Charles and his sister Princess Anne. The Evening Standard said the package was sent there for sorting before delivery.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who announced their engagement in November and are due to marry in Windsor this spring, live at Nottingham Cottage on the grounds of Kensington Palace. Markle is from a mixed-race background.
There have been no arrests yet but inquiries continue, according to police. Kensington Palace had no comment.

The Duke and Duchess Release Family Christmas Card

(SL) – The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge got into the holiday spirit by releasing their family Christmas card.

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Kate was chic as usual as Charlotte’s expression had everyone comparing her to the Queen. Like father like son, Prince George’s navy shorts were in sync with William’s suit to complete an adorable photo full of cuteness.

William and Kate are expecting their third child. It was also recently announced that Charlotte will begin nursery school in January at the Willcocks Nursery School in London.