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# Meghan Markle

Last month
February 2023
# UK
UK press regulator investigating Jeremy Clarkson’s article about Meghan Markle
The British press standards organisation, Ipso, received more than 25,100 complaints about the piece.
This year
# spare
Prince Harry tells TV interviewer he wants his father and brother back
The Duke of Sussex has done interviews with ITV and CBS News, which will be aired on Sunday.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you read Prince Harry's book?
Spare will be released on 10 January.
Last year
# Complaints
The Sun apologises for Jeremy Clarkson column’s about Meghan Markle
A UK media regulator received more complaints about the column than it did in total in all of 2021.
Jeremy Clarkson to remain as Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? host for ‘the moment’
The presenter hit headlines over the weekend for comments he made about the Duchess of Sussex in a column for The Sun.
Jeremy Clarkson's Meghan Markle column becomes most complained-about article to UK watchdog
Ipso said the piece, which was removed from The Sun’s website yesterday, had received more than 20,800 complaints as of 5pm today.
# Jeremy Clarkson
Paper removes Jeremy Clarkson's Markle column after over 12,000 complaints to UK press regulator
His column about his ‘hatred’ of Meghan Markle has been widely condemned.
# Meghan Markle
Queen said ‘thank goodness Meghan not coming’ to Philip’s funeral, book claims
That’s according to biographer Tom Bower’s latest book: ‘Revenge: Meghan, Harry And The War Between The Windsors’
# duchess of sussex
Meghan Markle to get £1 plus undisclosed sum after court fight with Mail On Sunday publisher
She sued Associated Newspapers Ltd over five articles that reproduced parts of a letter to her estranged father.
All time
# The Sussexes
Meghan to release children’s book inspired by Harry and Archie
The Bench, which focuses on the bond between a father and son, is due to go on sale in June.
# Private Investigator
The Sun says it did not ask Meghan Markle investigator to act illegally
Daniel Hanks was paid to undertake ‘legitimate’ research on Meghan in 2016, News Group Newspapers said.
# Complaint
Meghan makes formal complaint to Ofcom about Piers Morgan
Morgan quit the breakfast show after an on-air row with a colleague who criticised him for ‘continuing to trash’ the duchess.
# Ofcom
Piers Morgan quit Good Morning Britain after Meghan complaint
The Duchess of Sussex was concerned not about Morgan’s criticism of her, but how his comments would affect the issue of mental health generally.
# one is saddened
Queen Elizabeth reacts: 'The issues raised, particularly that of race, are concerning'
This is the first official statement from Buckingham Palace since the Harry and Meghan interview.
# Interview
Oprah Winfrey says it wasn't the Queen or Prince Philip who made racist comment to Harry and Meghan
Meghan said when she was pregnant, a royal raised “concerns and conversations about how dark” the baby’s skin might be.
# Fallout
'Two-hour trashathon': Parts of British media react angrily to Harry and Meghan's Oprah interview
Broadcaster Piers Morgan was scathing of the couple on Twitter and on breakfast television this morning.
# Royal Rumble
Buckingham Palace to investigate allegations of bullying made against Meghan Markle
The Times newspaper has reported allegations made by former royal staff.
# Royal baby
Harry and Meghan are expecting their second child
The couple welcomed their first born Archie Mountbatten-Windsor in 2019.
# Privacy
Meghan Markle wins privacy claim against Mail On Sunday over letter to her father
Justice Warby ruled that the publication of Meghan’s letter to her father was ‘manifestly excessive and hence unlawful’.
# Court Case
Newspaper group calls for full trial in Meghan Markle case
A lawyer representing Associated Newspapers, Antony White, told judge Mark Warby that the case “cries out for investigation” and was “wholly unsuitable for summary judgement”.
# Daily Mail
'It signalled the end of our relationship': Meghan Markle's privacy case over letter to her father begins
The duchess is suing the publisher of The Mail On Sunday and MailOnline.
# Newspapers
Meghan Markle's bid to throw out Mail’s defence to privacy claim begins
The Duchess of Sussex is suing Associated Newspapers Limited.
# Meghan vs the Media
Meghan Markle settles privacy and data protection claims over long lens photos
Markle brought claims against Splash News and Picture Agency over pictures taken of her and her son in a park in Canada.
# New York Times
Meghan Markle reveals 'unbearable grief' of miscarriage
Markle said in an article for the New York Times that she lost her second child in July.
# duchess of sussex
Trial of Meghan Markle's privacy claim against newspaper postponed
The trial has been adjourned from January until “much later next year”.
# Royal telly
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle sign multi-year deal with Netflix
The couple will be producing a range of content for the platform.
# duchess of sussex
Meghan Markle 'devastated' by state of US upon her return from UK
The Duchess also said she wants to use her voice to raise awareness of discrimination.
# privacy complaint
Prince Harry and and Meghan Markle file LA lawsuit over paparazzi drone photos of their son
The complaint is based on a California law that prohibits taking images of anyone in their home.
# Court Case
Meghan Markle applies to High Court to prevent naming of five friends who defended her in media
The Duchess of Sussex’s friends spoke anonymously to People magazine in the US to defend her over ‘bullying behaviour’ by the British tabloid press.
# Royal Family
Meghan Markle left ‘unprotected’ by British monarchy after media attack, court papers suggest
The leaked papers form part of Markle’s legal action against the publisher of the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline.
# Associated Newspapers
Royal lawsuit: Newspapers win first round in Meghan Markle privacy case over letter to her father
A judge struck out part of Markle’s claim against the publisher, including allegations that it acted “dishonestly”.
# Court
Newspapers 'firmly deny' that partial publication of letter from Meghan Markle to her father was 'misleading'
Meghan Markle is suing the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline.
# The Press
Harry and Meghan blacklist four UK tabloids and accuse them of 'distorted, false and invasive' stories
The couple said there would be no engagement with these newspapers in future.
# Megxit
Canada to stop paying to protect Prince Harry and Meghan Markle 'in the coming weeks'
There has been speculation about who will pay the bill for keeping the couple safe after they step down from royal duties.
# Megxit
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to drop royal branding after ending official duties
The couple said on Wednesday that their lives as working royals will end on 31 March.
# sussexit
Harry and Meghan to close Buckingham Palace office and cut staff
The Sussexes are due to officially start their new life outside royal duties in the spring of this year.
# Megxit
William handed new royal role by the Queen as Harry moves to Canada
The Queen has appointed William as Lord High Commissioner to the Church of Scotland General Assembly.
# Megxit
Prince Harry makes 'symbolic' departure to join Meghan Markle in Canada
The prince and his wife are quitting the British monarchy.
# Megxit
Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness' at giving up titles and patronages
“We are taking a leap of faith – thank you for giving me the courage to take this next step,” Prince Harry told supporters of his charity.
# Megxit
Netflix chief confirms streaming giant interested in deal with Harry and Meghan
The couple last night announced that they will stop using HRH titles.