Being born into royalty comes with obvious perks: wealth, stardom, a devoted team of royal chefs and footmen. But the glare of the spotlight can leave little room to be yourself. That’s part of the reason why, at the age of 20, Prince Harry joined Britain’s Royal Military Academy as an officer cadet and spent the next decade serving on behalf of his country. In an exclusive interview with CTV News, Prince Harry recalls how those years in the army provided “a huge sense of freedom.” “For a large part of that time -- if not all of it -- I was one of the lads,” he said. “I was one of them. Prince Harry was sort of pushed aside, mainly by me, but also by them. And when you wear that uniform, you're part of that team.” Chief Anchor and Senior Editor of CTV National News Lisa LaF
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Beaming Queen drives herself back home after day at Royal Windsor Horse Show The 91-year-old monarch was photographed in her Range Rover at Windsor The Queen was all smiles as she drove herself back home after an enjoyable day at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Her Majesty, 91, beamed from ear-to-ear as she was pictured in the driving seat of her Range Rover. The royal, who was a mechanic during the Second World War, has always insisted on taking the wheel when she can and it's clear she still has a fondness for motoring. At Wednesday's event, the Queen had every reason to smile. Her horse Tower Bridge competed in the Cuddy Heavyweight Hunter Class in the Frogmore Arena, finishing second in the competition. The monarch took in the action alongside TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh, who ...
Prince William and Prince Harry Join Forces With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Honor Fallen Soldiers. Prince William, Prince Harry and Justin Trudeau came together Sunday to remember the armed forces who sacrificed their lives at the 1917 Battle of Vimy Ridge. The royal duo and the Canadian Prime Minister gathered with Prince Charles at the Vimy Memorial Park in northern France for the historic event's 100th anniversary, where the Prince of Wales as well as Trudeau delivered a speech honoring the fallen service members. Both William and Harry laid a pair of boots and poppies of remembrance at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial site during the ceremony, which was attended by an estimated 25,000. Now only a few days into the start of April, the famous Brits have ...
Meghan Markle stuns in a new photoshoot for Vanity Fair as she channels Princess Diana MEGHAN Markle shot to fame for her starring role on the hit legal drama Suits and of course for her recent relationship with Prince Harry but well before all that the actress was best known for her work as a humanitarian. Markle was invited to be a counsellor at the annual One Young World summit in October last year alongside a number of world leaders and humanitarians. She recounted her experience in a blog post on her website The Tig. “When I was asked to be a Counsellor at One Young World, my response was a resounding ‘yes.’ One Young World invites young adults from all over the world who are actively working to transform the socio-political landscape by being the greater good. They are delegates
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Prince Harry’s Girlfriend Talks About Charity Work Meghan Markle has been under the spotlight for her high-profile relationship with Prince Harry. There have been speculations over what role will she play in the royal house if she marries Harry and she has already been compared to Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton. However, what many may not know is that she shares a common trait with Harry’s late mother Princess Diana — charity work. According to a 2016 "Create & Cultivate" conference footage, released Thursday on Entertainment Tonight (ET), Markle spoke about her humanitarian work with the United Nations Women organization and World Vision. “I think being able to give back and do any sort of humanitarian work will make your life feel a lot more balanced, because you realize wh
Prince Harry plans diary so he can work in CANADA as he's 'SMITTEN' with Meghan Markle Prince Harry is will be spending more time in Toronto with actress girlfriend Meghan Markle as he focuses his charitable interests in Canada. The Prince will be heading across the Atlantic in the coming months to plan his Invictus Games which will take place in September. But the charity event which helps veterans will also give him time to cultivate his blossoming relationship with the Suits actress. According to insiders Harry, 32, is fully hands-on with the Invictus Games which will be hosted in the city where his girlfriend lives. And he plans to spend an increasing amount of time in the Commonwealth nation this summer as he attends meetings to ensure the games is a huge success.
Royal fans have been sharing snaps of a Christmas card sent by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The holiday greeting, which was sent in response to kind Christmas wishes from royal supporters, features a photo of Prince William and Kate with their two young children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, and thanks people for taking the time to send their seasonal greetings. The photo, reportedly taken by British photographer Arthur Edwards, was snapped back in September during at a children’s party held for military families from the royal couple's royal tour of Canada. The image, which is one of the most-recognised pictures from the tour, shows the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge holding their little Prince and Princess as they all watched party entertainer Paul Kilshaw blow up ballo
The royal, 32, and the Suits actress, 35, recently traveled to Tromsø, Norway where they enjoyed “whale-watching, sunsets in the snow and watched the Aurora Borealis,” according to The Sun. The couple, who departed from England on Monday after spending the New Year together, may have even bundled up in their matching beanies and worn their matching bracelets! “Harry wanted to make this first holiday something [she] will never forget. It wasn’t an obvious choice like a glitzy beach resort or tropical island,” a source told the publication. “He’d put a lot of thought into it and wanted to make it as romantic and special as possible.” Adding, “Harry wanted to get away from everyone and be totally on their own — just them. The Northern Lights are at their best at this time of year and c