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Old 12-06-2016, 12:22 PM
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I bet Harry has clothes and things that he keeps at Meghan's house. That made it easy for him to ditch his group. Also they are not going to be seem in public together until they are good and ready! And I don't blame them!! The press and social media are most likely getting on their nerves and they refuse to appease them.
I think so too. I think the couple are very deliberate in their actions and are doing things on their own terms.
Let them enjoy each other as privately as possible. Good for them!😊
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Old 12-06-2016, 12:55 PM
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Press isn't happy with Harry at the moment.

Prince Harry breaches Royal policy as he jets off to see Meghan Markle at end of Caribbean tour
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:01 PM
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I think a bit of common sense is in order here. Did the press really expect KP to say " Yes, Prince Harry will be flying to Toronto to see Megan"? So that the press and paps could detour and head to Toronto? Come on😒
Exactly.

I don't get what the press were expecting, either. What difference does it make to them if Harry is in Toronto or London. I get that theyre generally frustrated about lost luggage and flight schedules, but thise aren't Harry's or KP fault.
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:17 PM
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Yes, they've done nothing but bitch for days about lost luggage and missed British Airways connections and the iniquities of the local airline. I get that they all want to get home from Guyana but these things haven't helped!

Anyway, there's been no breach.
Harry and his entourage at the end of a successful tour used a private chartered plane to leave Guyana and take them all back to the large airport at Barbados.

From there Harry (a) nipped onto a commercial plane to Toronto, with ticket paid by himself, and will pay to get back to London by commercial plane.

Or (b) this story is tabloid rubbish and Harry and entourage returned to London from Barbados as arranged. In which case Harry is in London.

In any case, from the time of departure from Guyana Harry was officially off duty. He doesn't have to inform the press of his every move. I wouldn't say the Press as a whole is annoyed, with the exception of Richard Palmer. Judging by her Twitter it's not bothering Emily Andrews too much, whatever the truth of this is.
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:25 PM
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I also don't understand why both brouhaha.
Had he not finished the tour ? What is the problem of going to visit the girlfriend?
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:31 PM
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The Telegraph is correct that royal policy has been breached. I can remember the row over Prince Andrew. Lots of people want to give Harry a pass on that - but individual royals cannot pick and choose the rules. If it was Andrew again for example, there would be no sympathy.

I agree that really KP was between a rock and a hard place re "Is Harry flying straight home?" But I also think that there are ways around a flat denial. Alternatively H made his mind up at the last minute, his staff didn't know about the policy and off he went.
Tricky.

Not all the royal reporters went on the tour so this isn't about all of them fed up over flights.
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:50 PM
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The Telegraph though is taking it that the DM story is gospel. No member of the media was there at Barbados airport to see who got on what plane. Unless Harry hired a charter plane to Toronto it's extremely odd that no fellow passenger saw him on the Toronto flight by commercial plane, no tweets, no cell phone snaps, nothing. Likewise, he must have passed through Toronto airport, a busy place, like a phantom. No photos taken there, no Tweets from anyone at all. Everybody's taking it for granted that he's shot off to see Meghan but Harry may very well be in London and has been from the beginning.
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Old 12-06-2016, 01:54 PM
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Hmm, i think it’s kind of bad when a working royal’s personal life takes preference/gets more attention over the job. Looks like PH is kind of mixing Business with pleasure recently. kind of disappointing.
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:01 PM
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The Telegraph is correct that royal policy has been breached. I can remember the row over Prince Andrew. Lots of people want to give Harry a pass on that - but individual royals cannot pick and choose the rules. If it was Andrew again for example, there would be no sympathy.

I agree that really KP was between a rock and a hard place re "Is Harry flying straight home?" But I also think that there are ways around a flat denial. Alternatively H made his mind up at the last minute, his staff didn't know about the policy and off he went.
Tricky.

Not all the royal reporters went on the tour so this isn't about all of them fed up over flights.
On the one hand, no, the press doesn't need to know about Harry's private activities and movements. On the other, if he has taken the requisite security personnel with him to Toronto, he's created a tricky situation for the accountants who need to sort out which costs associated with those men are paid for by the taxpayer, which ones come out of his own pocket, and whether the necessary prorating and transfers of money are handled correctly. There are very good reasons for the royals to draws a clear and hard line between personal trips and professional ones, and he seems to have just muddied the waters in a risky way.
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:25 PM
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It's definitely messes up the accounting. You have tickets from Barbados to London that weren't used by Harry and the RPOS that would have been paid from Government money. Add the extra security costs for the RPOS to go to Toronto and next back to London the next day. Meghan's Toronto pad doesn't have the security that a royal residence would have. So you have to get local police in Toronto to provide extra security.
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:39 PM
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The Telegraph though is taking it that the DM story is gospel. No member of the media was there at Barbados airport to see who got on what plane. Unless Harry hired a charter plane to Toronto it's extremely odd that no fellow passenger saw him on the Toronto flight by commercial plane, no tweets, no cell phone snaps, nothing. Likewise, he must have passed through Toronto airport, a busy place, like a phantom. No photos taken there, no Tweets from anyone at all. Everybody's taking it for granted that he's shot off to see Meghan but Harry may very well be in London and has been from the beginning.
If so, KP would've said so, I think.
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:43 PM
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It also would have been in the Court Circular but it wasn't
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:51 PM
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There were a couple of things on the tour such as Investitures that should have been listed in the CC but weren't. I prefer to see some evidence from somewhere that he was in Toronto besides a report in the DM before I make my mind up. I'm sitting on the fence here!
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:52 PM
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It's love folks. The man is in love! In Toronto or not.
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Old 12-06-2016, 02:55 PM
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There were a couple of things on the tour such as Investitures that should have been listed in the CC but weren't. I prefer to see some evidence from somewhere that he was in Toronto besides a report in the DM before I make my mind up. I'm sitting on the fence here!
the story started as an exclusive in the Sun this morning - now with DM, Telegraph, Express ... haven't looked any further,
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Old 12-06-2016, 03:09 PM
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These newspapers, forums, and social media sites need to leave Harry alone!! The guy is in love and I for one am happy for him. If the press and the British public would mind their own business at times, perhaps Harry would not have to do these things.
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Old 12-06-2016, 03:13 PM
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Well, they all play Tag with these stories. What about the end of the Nepal trip when Harry, having finished the official tour, stayed behind for several days to help rebuild a village school. I believe that was an impulsive decision. Was that private time and was his arrival in London recorded in the CC on that occasion?
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Old 12-06-2016, 03:37 PM
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the story started as an exclusive in the Sun this morning - now with DM, Telegraph, Express ... haven't looked any further,

It's in People Magazine now. And ABC!!
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Old 12-06-2016, 04:06 PM
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Lets get back on topic please - Prince Harry's relationship. We can discuss what the media writes about members of the Royal Family in the following thread:

http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...ml#post1944092
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Old 12-06-2016, 04:12 PM
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Perhaps a little tacky buy I'm not an expert on affairs of the heat

Meghan Markle Wears Personalized Necklace for Prince Harry: Pics - Us Weekly
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