It’s OK, Harry and Meghan, the queen will be fine

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It’s OK, Harry and Meghan, the queen will be fine

FREE TO READ | Never mind Trump’s bar fight with Iran, the duke and duchess, we are told, made the really important news of the week

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The escalation was sudden and frightening. As the week started, the world teetered on the brink and wondered: would they or wouldn’t they? And then, on Wednesday night, we could all finally breathe again as the news hit the wires: Harry and Meghan had escaped. 

To be fair, it was touch and go at times. The concert in the amphitheatre went according to plan – who can forget that performance of Edelweiss as surly corgis growled at every exit? – but had it not been for some helpful nuns wrenching the distributor cap off the palace limo they might have been dragged back to their life of wretched luxury and heartbreaking privilege. 

But they weren’t, and as the sun rose on Thursday, they hiked up into the mountains towards the border, their smallest sacks of money perched on their shoulders while the larger sacks bumped along the meadow behind them, and right now the shills are alive with the sound of musing. ..

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