Royal News Roundup: Prince Harry’s Secret Vacation, Kate Middleton’s New Move & More

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of October 6, 2023.

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  • According to Page Six, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had a secret vacation in Portugal following their appearance at the Invictus Games in Germany. Prince Harry and Markle reportedly visited Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank.
  • At the Invictus Games, Markle discussed her children with Bridget Bridge (the wife of an IG25 board member) and revealed that she wants Archie and Lilibet to learn how to ski.
  • The Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a new post on the Archewell site revealing they sent essential health and back-to-school supplies to young girls in Nigeria, in collaboration with the GEANCO Foundation.
  • According to People magazine, Prince Harry and Markle will travel to New York in honor of World Mental Health Day next week. They will host their foundation’s first in-person event, titled “The Archewell Foundation Parents’ Summit: Mental Wellness in a Digital Age.”
  • Princess Catherine’s royal hat-maker, Awon Golding, launched the sixth edition of the Haute Dogs calendar, which features rescue pups wearing fascinators.
  • The Princess of Wales paid a visit to the Aberavon Leisure Centre in Port Talbot and shared details about Princess Charlotte’s gymnastics skills. Princess Catherine confirmed that Char can do the splits, just like she could as a little girl.
  • The royal family revealed that King Charles III is the first British monarch to become a qualified diver. They shared a slideshow of must-see photos on Instagram to prove their point.
  • Smart Works posted a heartfelt message written by Markle in honor of the non-profit organization’s 10th anniversary. “I am so grateful to all of you who make this work possible each and every day,” she wrote. “Celebrating you from across the pond and wishing you another amazing decade!”

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