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Sharing our pain isn't self-pity. It's about making each other feel less alone

Sharing our pain isn't self-pity. It's about making each other feel less alone

In revealing her miscarriage, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reminded us of the gift in sharing our suffering.

  • by Samantha Selinger-Morris

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RIP Lupo: the loyal servants of the royals

RIP Lupo: the loyal servants of the royals

As the Cambridges say goodbye to their beloved cocker spaniel, we revisit the other pets at the heart of the Royal family across the centuries.

  • by Harry Mount
Duchess of Sussex opens up about miscarriage in New York Times article

Duchess of Sussex opens up about miscarriage in New York Times article

The intimate details shared in the article are at odds with the usual code of silence kept by senior royals.

The princess and the pyre: why royalty was no match for bush rats

The princess and the pyre: why royalty was no match for bush rats

After the war, my mother worked for Sir Norman Hartnell, a dressmaker to royalty. With the same measurements as Princess Margaret, she became her body double.

  • by Anson Cameron
Diana and Donald: the lady and the Trump

Diana and Donald: the lady and the Trump

Watching Diana's fractured fairytale in The Crown breaks your heart. Watching Trump's fractious exit from the White House makes your head hurt.

  • by Maureen Dowd
Diana, a fashion icon? No, but an Instagram influencer before her time
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Diana, a fashion icon? No, but an Instagram influencer before her time

She wore her emotions not just on, but as, her sleeves. And because we could all see them, we could all relate.

  • by Vanessa Friedman
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Fact or royal fairytale: How accurate is The Crown?
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Fact or royal fairytale: How accurate is The Crown?

The Crown's creator argues audience wants acts of imagination, not just historic regurgitation. So how much of the show is fact and how much fiction?

  • by Bevan Shields
'A friendly note': The Australian backdrop to Diana and Camilla's painful lunch

'A friendly note': The Australian backdrop to Diana and Camilla's painful lunch

The clues are there from the moment Diana gets out of the car to enter the restaurant. The street is Melbourne Place.

  • by Latika Bourke
New royal photo to celebrate Queen and Philip's 73rd anniversary

New royal photo to celebrate Queen and Philip's 73rd anniversary

Elizabeth was only 21 when she married Royal Navy Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.

Prince William pressured BBC to pick judge to head Diana inquiry

Prince William pressured BBC to pick judge to head Diana inquiry

The Duke of Cambridge has welcomed the appointment of Lord Dyson to investigate whether BBC journalist Martin Bashir tricked the late Princess of Wales into her infamous Panorama interview. He called it a "step in the right direction".

  • by Camilla Tominey, Robert Mendick and Martin Evans
Meghan admits giving her version of events to biography writers

Meghan admits giving her version of events to biography writers

The Duchess of Sussex provided details to "Finding Freedom" biographers via a third party, court papers show

  • by Victoria Ward