The news is by your side.

Duchess Meghan

British royals visit NZ beach on final leg of Pacific tour

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan braved the rain on a New Zealand beach on Monday for an encounter with a “cheeky” native bird in the picturesque Abel Tasman national park during the final leg of their Pacific tour. The pair spent their second day in New Zealand on the northern tip of the nation’s South Island, having taken a short helicopter flight from Wellington, the capital, where they arrived on Sunday following visits to Australia, Fiji and Tonga. At a beachside campsite, the local iwi, or tribe, welcomed…

Prince Harry inspires athletes as Meghan trims Australia schedule

SYDNEY: The pregnant wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Meghan curtailed her activities after attending the opening ceremony for the Invictus Games on Saturday night at Sydney’s Opera House. A thunderstorm delayed the opening for more than an hour but did not dampen the spirits of competitors from 18 nations who watched a musician play a didgeridoo in…

Duchess Meghan joined by her mother for launch of London Grenfell cookbook

LONDON: Meghan Markle, Britain’s Duchess of Sussex, was joined by her mother and husband Prince Harry on Thursday for the launch of a charity recipe book to help a community cooking project set up in the wake of London’s Grenfell Tower fire disaster. The duchess’s mother Doria Ragland was a surprise visitor for the launch of the cookbook, which will raise funds for the Hubb Community Project created last summer by survivors of the blaze that killed 71 people after engulfing the 24-storey social housing block in west…