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Meghan Markle baptized by archbishop ahead of wedding to Prince Harry

LONDON: US actress Meghan Markle has been baptized by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual head of the Church of England, ahead of her royal wedding in May to Britain’s Prince Harry, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Thursday. The 45-minute ceremony conducted by Justin Welby, spiritual head of the Anglican communion of millions of Christians globally, took place at the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace on Tuesday, the paper said. The secret baptism was followed immediately by her confirmation, it added.…

Immigration in Italy: facts and myths ahead of election

ROME: A right-wing coalition shepherded by ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is capitalising on anti-immigrant feeling in the lead up to Italy’s general elections on March 4. Here are four sets of facts about common complaints, misconceptions and other aspects of immigration in Italy: ‘Too many of them’ Italy’s national statistics institute Istat says that there are five million foreigners legally resident in Italy. That’s 8.3 percent of the country’s population of 60.5 million. More than 690,000 migrants, most…

TV movie on love story of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to be aired before wedding

A movie based on the relationship between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be aired ahead of their royal wedding set to take place on May 19. US cable channel, Lifetime is prepping 'Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story' that will chronicle all the events from their first date arranged by a mutual friend in July 2016, through their onset of courtship when their romance was under wraps, and ultimately the intense global media attention surrounding thei lovestory and it will also show Meghan's life as a divorced…