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Greek to me: Sussexes snub request to name life-saving plane ‘Archie’

While they haven’t hesitated to use their son’s name for their own publicity, they refused to accept a touching offer

Camilla Tominey

They may have rebranded as “Archewell”, but Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle turned down a touching offer to name a plane used to fight the Australian bush fires after their son, Archie, it has emerged.

The large air tanker became a reassuring sight in the skies during the wildfire disaster.

New South Wales made an official request to the couple to name the plane after their 11-month-old son. The modified Boeing 737, purchased for the state’s Rural Fire Service (RFS), worked overtime during the 2019-20 bush fire season that ravaged parts of the country...

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