However much the Sussexes were looking to defeat the media, their new arrangement only feeds the story — and the press that draws sustenance from it.
The Sussexes have issued a legal warning to British media just hours after Harry landed in Canada.
Harry's comments, at a Sentabale charity dinner in London. were the first remarks since he and Meghan Markle announced they were splitting from the royal family.
"This idea that they are going to be financially independent is a fantasy," said Graham Smith, who leads the anti-monarchy campaign group Republic.
Meghan Markle has flown back to Canada to be reunited with the couple's eight-month-old son Archie, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Friday.
The royal family seems to have lost day-to-day control of two of its most beloved family members. But ultimately, Harry is following a version of royal precedent.
Royal couple say they will "work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen."
World leaders and others took to social media at Christmas to offer their words of wisdom.
Notable absentees were Harry and Meghan, who are spending Christmas in Canada, and Prince Philip, 98, who left hospital on Christmas Eve.
The silence of good men can allow evil to triumph, but the faux apologies of accused men help normalize it.
The royal said he had "no recollection" of meeting Virginia Giuffre, who says she was forced to have sex with him by wealthy paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
Remembrance Day honours the sacrifice of British troops involved in the two World Wars and later conflicts.
Many royals opt to spend the summer in their own country retreats to get away from the limelight.
In a letter to solidarity to Meghan Markle, the wife of Prince Harry, women MPs called out the "colonial undertones" in stories written about her.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, stepped out Tuesday night for the One Young World Summit in London, days after the ITV documentary "Harry & Meghan: An African Journey" aired.
One of the emojis shows Meghan cradling her baby bump while another has Kate using a face mask. Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis also appear and the team says baby Archie is on his way.
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'I lost my mother and now I watch my wife falling victim to the same powerful forces,' Harry says.
Meghan Markle visited a memorial to Uyinene Mrwetyana, a young South African whose rape and murder inspired thousands to protest.
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As the royals arrived, Archbishop Tutu and his wife took turned to coo over the four-month-old, trying to teach him to wave to the cameras.
The Prince of Wales has partnered with fashion designers to create a nettle-inspired sustainable clothing collection.
The prince was unveiling a a sustainable travel initiative in Amsterdam when he made the comments.
Kensington Palace has released a series of new photos of Prince George to mark his 6th birthday on Monday.
Each team appears to have gifted the royal couple a baby onesie for the couple's newborn son Archie, born May 6.
Future monarch Prince William says he isn't bothered if his three children — Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 4, and Prince Louis, 2 — are gay.