In this regard, Kate Middleton gave Prince Harry a set of "Grow your girlfriend" even before his acquaintance with Meghan Markle. Will and Kate's three kids stayed at home during the service. However, a source told The Daily Mail it would be "unusual" if William and Middleton invited Harry and Markle to stay with them after their marriage. Well-wishers brought bouquets of flowers for the family and wished them a Merry Christmas as they walked by.
An insider close to the royal family shared with Vanity Fair, "She was very concerned that it [the Markle situation] was spiraling out of control, which it was". Then, they have a formal dinner before heading to bed. The guards kept their distance, so the family Katherine at first glance no different from other families, who at the last moment chose to buy Christmas gifts.
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This Christmas marks the first time William and Kate have celebrated the holiday as a family of five.
Samantha, who is Thomas' daughter by his first wife Roslyn, said: "Dad has always been big about Christmas, especially when we were growing up". The family released the official portrait in early December, and proving just how much she is a fan of the photo, the Queen had it framed and positioned on a table in the White Drawing Room of Buckingham Palace. Despite her pleas to quiet them, the duchess' estranged father, Thomas Markle, half-brother, Thomas Markle, Jr. and half-sister, Samantha Markle have done everything in their power to humiliate and embarrass her. "Please think about this".
The Mirror published a Christmas card to Markle, begging her to "end the rift" with their father.
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Senators say they won't vote on a final bill to fund the government until Trump and congressional leaders all agree to a deal. Jeff Flake of Arizona voted to advance the House-passed bill, but said there was no path forward for it in the Senate.