The bridges are burning: why Megxit affects the entire royal ...

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The bridges are burning: why Megxit affects the entire royal family

As Harry and Meghan’s online update appears to contain a dig at Princess Beatrice, we assess the fallout

Camilla Tominey

With allegations over the Duke of York’s friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein hanging over it like a dark cloud, Princess Beatrice’s wedding was never going to be an easy royal event to plan.

The small matter of how to cram all their nearest and dearest into the “cosy” 150-seat Chapel Royal was already proving difficult enough, but now Beatrice and her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi face an even bigger conundrum: how to solve a problem like Harry and Meghan?

The acrimony between the newly exiled Sussexes and the royal family seemingly reached fever pitch over the weekend following the couple’s foot-stamping salvo over the loss of their “royal” status. If so, naturally the bride and groom want to avoid any ill-feeling on May 29...

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