Royal News Roundup: Another Kate Middleton Health Update, Prince George’s Striking Photos & More

Plus, a photo of King Charles leaving the hospital

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of February 1, 2024. 

  • Earlier this week, King Charles was spotted leaving The London Clinic after undergoing a procedure to treat an enlarged prostate.
  • The king showed his gratitude to well-wishers with a surprise statement on social media. It read, “His Majesty is delighted that his diagnosis is having a positive impact on public health awareness.”
  • The monarch announced that the “Big Help Out” event, a national volunteer initiative established by some of Britain’s best-known charities, is returning in the summer of 2024.
  • Queen Camilla has become the first royal patron of The Anne Frank Trust UK, a London-based charity. The news was announced ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day (which took place on January 27).
  • Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, released a rare statement in honor of their two children, Archie, 4, and Lilibet, 2, following the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's hearing about online safety for kids. 
  • In a resurfaced excerpt from his memoir Spare, Prince Harry set the record straight about reports claiming that he once flirted with actress Cameron Diaz. 
  • In another resurfaced excerpt, the Duke of Sussex revisited the moment when he asked his late grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, for permission to marry his future wife.
  • Princess Eugenie made a surprise appearance at the Dior Homme Menswear Fall/Winter show during Paris Fashion Week. She wore a chic all-black ensemble designed by Fendi. 

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