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 The Sussex couple will require a team of officers while living in Canada
The Sussex couple will require a team of officers while living in Canada

So what is the famous family up to today?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have at least SIX £100k-a-go taxpayer-funded protection officers in Canada

Meghan and Harry will have at least six £100,000-a-time taxpayer-funded British protection officers while living in Canada.

Brits will still be forced to foot the bill for the couple's security despite them moving abroad after quitting the Royal Family.

The couple will use £60,000-a-year protection officers, who will be paid overtime and sent back to the UK to be replaced every two weeks.

Experts say this will cost at least £100,000-a-year per officer once flights, pension and living expenses are taken into account, the Daily Mail reports.

Kate Middleton coos over baby – days after admitting Wills doesn’t want more kids

 Kate Middleton was seen cooing over a little baby at the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff
Kate Middleton was seen cooing over a little baby at the Ely & Caerau Children's Centre in Cardiff Credit: AFP or licensors

Kate Middleton cooed after a sweet baby on Wednesday - days after admitting Wills doesn't want more kids.

The Duchess of Cambridge lit up while meeting tiny toddlers as she launched a survey hoping to trigger "lasting change" for future generations.

The mum-of-three spent time with parents and their babies at the Ely and Careau Children's Centre as she revealed the new focus on promoting a project that encourages a focus on early childhood.

The parents - who have Prince George, six, Princess Charlotte, four, and one-year-old Prince Louis, visited a children's centre in Bradford last week, where Kate made the admission.

Princess Di’s niece Lady Kitty Spencer joins Queen’s grandson in exploiting royal links to sell milk in China

 Lady Kitty has gone head to head with the Queen's grandson by plugging a rival Chinese dairy brand
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Lady Kitty has gone head to head with the Queen's grandson by plugging a rival Chinese dairy brand

Princess Diana's niece Lady Kitty Spencer has joined the Queen's grandson in exploiting her royal links to sell milk in China.

Lady Kitty Spencer has gone head-to-head with Peter Phillips by promoting rival Chinese dairy brands.

It comes after it was revealed Phillips, son of Princess Anne, had appeared in two adverts for a state-owned dairy firm in China - adding to the row over what Harry and Meghan might do next as they seek "financial independence".

Harry & Meghan finally overtake Will & Kate Middleton on Instagram

 Meghan Markle and Harry's SussexRoyal Instagram page has now taken over from the KensingtonRoyal page in terms of having the most followers
Meghan Markle and Harry's SussexRoyal Instagram page has now taken over from the KensingtonRoyal page in terms of having the most followers

Meghan and Harry may have stepped back from senior royal duties, but have proved they are more popular than ever. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s Instagram page is now the most followed royal account, having overtaken over from Prince William and Kate Middleton. 

Brand expert Ronn Torossian, CEO of PR firm 5W Public Relations, told Fabulous Digital that the popularity shows the huge loss the couple are to the royal family. 

Sophie Wessex says daughter Lady Louise had no idea who the Queen was growing up

 Sophie Wessex revealed daughter Lady Louise had no idea her 'grandmama' was the Queen when she was younger
Sophie Wessex revealed daughter Lady Louise had no idea her 'grandmama' was the Queen when she was younger

Life is definitely not normal when your grandma is the Queen, but Lady Louise - daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex - had no idea her “grandmama” was even famous.

During a rare TV interview in 2016, Sophie opened up how Lady Louise, 16, had a down-to-earth relationship with Her Majesty, 93.

Sophie, 55, told Sky News: “I mean Louise had no concept really that the Queen and her grandmother were one and the same person.

“It wasn’t until she was at school that other children were mentioning it and saying, ‘Your gran is the Queen’.

“And she’d come home and say, ‘Mummy they say that Grandmama is the Queen.’ And I said, ‘Yes,’ and she said, ‘I don’t understand what they mean.’”

We shared how Meghan Markle’s friend says Prince Harry’s ‘spirit was being crushed by Royal Family and he can finally be happy now’.

And Meghan’s dad says he ‘doesn’t know who she is now’ as he reveals never-before-see home movies.

Kate Middleton shows what a hard-working royal looks like as she does three jobs in 24 hours during UK tour