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US News The duke has landed - but Harry and Meghan's future is still up in the air

13:21  21 january  2020
13:21  21 january  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

Sir Elton John is 'supporting' Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan

  Sir Elton John is 'supporting' Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Sir Elton John has been a "constant support" to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, amid their plans to step back as senior members of the Royal Family. Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan announced this week they would be stepping down from their royal duties, and it has now been claimed that music legend Elton - who was a friend of Harry's late mother Princess Diana - has been a "shoulder to lean on" as the pair made their decision. One source told The Sunday Mirror newspaper: "Elton speaks to Harry and Meghan every day. He's an inspiration, an almost 'motherly' figure.

Prince Harry and Meghan have both spoken about the difficulties of royal life and media attention, with the duke saying he feared his wife would fall victim What questions do you have about Prince Harry and Meghan ' s future ? In some cases your question will be published, displaying your name, age and

Last year, Prince Harry and Meghan spoke of the difficulties of royal life and media scrutiny, with the duke saying he feared his wife would fall victim to "the same It is not yet known whether Meghan still intends to gain British citizenship, which would entail her spending a certain amount of time in the UK.

Watch: Harry steps off plane in Canada (Sky News)

Thirteen hours after taking off from London, the Duke of Sussex bounced down the steps of a small passenger plane and into his new life in Canada.

The short hop from Vancouver to Vancouver Island was the latest step on what is a monumental journey.

It was a short five-minute drive from the tarmac to the exclusive seafront mansion which has become temporary home to his wife and son.

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Breaking cover: Meghan in Vancouver's warm embrace

  Breaking cover: Meghan in Vancouver's warm embrace While the controversy rumbles on in the UK over the desire of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to follow their own path, on the surface, the people of Vancouver have accepted Meghan as one of their own. © Other Meghan Markle with members of the Vancouver Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. Pic: DEWC Vancouver The warmth felt for her is there for all to see in a photo from the Vancouver Downtown Eastside Women's Centre - Meghan looks happy and comfortable in their collective embrace.That warmth is not being felt by everyone.

The Duke of Sussex has spoken for the first time after Buckingham Palace announced the terms on which he and his wife Meghan , Duchess of "I have grown up feeling support from so many of you, and I watched as you welcomed Meghan with open arms as you saw me find the love and happiness

Harry and Meghan have said they want to become "financially independent", and Buckingham Palace has confirmed they will no longer receive public funds for The Prince of Wales is already carrying out a lot of the Queen' s former duties, and the Duke of Edinburgh and Prince of York have stepped down

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Harry arrives in Canada to 'begin new life' (Sky News)

Meghan beams with Archie in Vancouver (Daily Mail)

The Sussexes' unusual island paradise (Daily Beast)

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will still get cash from The Bank Of Dad: Prince is expected to keep getting £2.3m Duchy of Cornwall cash from Charles while pair are free to do commercial deals

  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will still get cash from The Bank Of Dad: Prince is expected to keep getting £2.3m Duchy of Cornwall cash from Charles while pair are free to do commercial deals Tonight's bombshell announcement revealed the couple would give up Sovereign Grant money and will repay the £2.4million used for the Frogmore Cottage refurbishments.In a bombshell announcement this evening, Buckingham Palace revealed the couple would give up their Sovereign Grant money - which equates to about £100,000-a-year.

Harry and Meghan had grown increasingly disenchanted with public life and announced their decision to take on a more independent life as a family earlier this month. As of the spring, the pair will cease to be working members of the royal family and will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

It clearly demonstrates that Harry and Meghan envisioned a less thorough break from royal service. The couple will retain their titles Duke and Duchess of Sussex, which the queen bestowed on them after they were They have made it clear that they will no longer take part in the Royal Rota, the press

Where the couple go from here, and the shape of their new life, is the subject of immense speculation, but for now their small family is reunited for the first time in weeks.

a group of people in a car: The prince 'bounces' down the steps of the plane © Sky News Screen Grab The prince 'bounces' down the steps of the plane The duke returned to Canada with a historic deal hammered out with his wider family to create an unprecedented break from his duties.

He has made it clear how painful this separation will be and how it goes much further than he had originally wanted.

But the ideal of life away from the UK is now a reality.

Harry and Meghan: Four key questions left unanswered about their future

  Harry and Meghan: Four key questions left unanswered about their future The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have walked away from the monarchy after having to choose between personal freedom and royal duty. In a statement issued on their behalf by Buckingham Palace, Harry and Meghan laid out the deal that had been agreed following a series of meetings.But while answering a number of key questions about their future roles, there are four areas where more clarification will be needed:How long will this arrangement last?Be under no illusion, it's because of the Queen that we're looking at a deal being done about the Sussexes' future so quickly.

Meghan and Harry have already begun a transition phase of living in Canada and the UK. The move was agreed by the Queen, Prince of Wales and Duke of Cambridge. The duchess is in the Commonwealth country with son Archie, where the Sussexes spent six weeks over the festive period.

HOW Meghan and Harry will make millions from big-money commercial deals is up in the air but they will still get £2million each year from Prince Charles. Last week it emerged Meghan has signed a deal with Disney in return for a donation to a wildlife charity. UK branding expert Claire Shiels said the

Watch: 'My great sadness it's come to this' - Harry (Sky News)

The duchess has seemed at ease in the Canadian wilderness, pictured earlier in the day strolling with baby Archie and her two dogs in the woods, smiling and apparently relaxed.

The duke's arrival in Canada came with all the trappings of royal life - an army of close protection officers and the perk of sweeping off a commercial flight ahead of every other paying passenger - but such things are far from certain in the couple's future.

The duke says the UK will always be his home but for now he has left it behind.

The self-imposed exile has begun.

A timeline of Harry and Meghan's romance (Photos)

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Press regulator rejects Prince Harry's Instagram complaint about Mail on Sunday article .
A press regulator has rejected Prince Harry’s complaint against the Mail on Sunday after he claimed it had misled readers about his Instagram photos. The Duke of Sussex, who is also set to take the paper to court over its publication of Meghan Markle’s letter to her father last year, complained to IPSO that its April 2019 article called “Drugged and tethered what Harry didn’t tell you about those awe-inspiring wildlife photos” was inaccurate. The piece reported on wildlife pictures uploaded to Harry’s Instagram account, which, the paper said, “don’t quite tell the full story” and “avoided explaining the circumstances in which the images were taken”.

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