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Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton’s Ukraine Tribute, Prince Charles’s Photo of Meghan Markle & More

Here, all the royal news you need to know for the week of March 10, 2022.

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  • This week, Kate Middleton visited the Ukrainian Cultural Center in London with her husband, Prince William. The royal paid tribute to the country’s flag by wearing a blue jumper, along with a blue and yellow pin.
  • Camilla Parker Bowles hosted a special reception at Clarence House and offered a rare glimpse inside Prince Charles’s office. In the background, there was a framed photo of Meghan Markle displayed on the table.
  • Royal fans have noticed similarities between Princess Diana and Middleton. It all started when Kensington Palace unveiled a never-before-seen portrait of the late royal, which closely resembles Middleton’s birthday portrait.
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  • Queen Elizabeth hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in her office at Windsor Castle. Her Majesty paid tribute to Ukraine with flowers in a blue and yellow color scheme (like the country’s flag).
  • The monarch also showed her support by donating to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal to help people flee the country. “Many thanks to Her Majesty The Queen for continuing to support the Disasters Emergency Committee and for making a generous donation to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal,” the message read.
  • Queen Letizia of Spain paid a visit to the Mutua Madileña auditorium and wore a vyshyvanka, which is a traditional blouse worn by the people of Ukraine and Belarus.
  • Middleton shared details about her five favorite children’s books in an excerpt on The Reading Room’s new website (which is run by Bowles).
  • Robert Hardman’s new biography recalled the time when Barack Obama met Queen Elizabeth. “I really love the Queen,” Obama said. “She's just like Toot, my grandmother. Courteous. Straightforward. All about what she thinks. She doesn't suffer fools.”
  • Over the weekend, Prince Harry was spotted at The Stockyards Championship Rodeo in Fort Worth, Texas. The royal was photographed wearing a cowboy hat and watching a bull-riding show.

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