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Feuding husbands and that ‘snub’… so, what now for Kate and Meghan?

Finding Freedom, the new book that promises the inside story on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's decision to quit royal life, lays bare the conflict at the Palace. Linda Stewart asks well-known faces what they make of the claims by royal reporters Carolyn Durand and Omid Scobie

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The Duchess of Cambridge and The Duchess of Sussex at Wimbledon in July 2019.

The Duchess of Cambridge and The Duchess of Sussex at Wimbledon in July 2019.

Close: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend Wimbledon in 2018

Close: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend Wimbledon in 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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Harry and Meghan standing behind William and Kate during the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in March

Harry and Meghan standing behind William and Kate during the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in March

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Fab Four: Meghan, Harry, William and Kate at Buckingham Palace in 2018

Fab Four: Meghan, Harry, William and Kate at Buckingham Palace in 2018

Different paths: Meghan and Kate

Different paths: Meghan and Kate

Different paths: Meghan and Kate

Different paths: Meghan and Kate

Lindy McDowell

Lindy McDowell

Heidi McAlpin

Heidi McAlpin

Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Chris Love

Chris Love

Orlaith McAllister

Orlaith McAllister

Donna Stewart

Donna Stewart

The Duchess of Cambridge and The Duchess of Sussex at Wimbledon in July 2019.

The revelations about the relationship between Meghan and Kate just keep coming. This time, a new book by royal reporter Omid Scobie and Elle royal contributor Carolyn Durand is delving into what led to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's decision to step back from their senior royal family roles.

Meanwhile, fascinating insights into Meghan's relationship with her sister-in-law Kate Middleton have also garnered a lot of interest, with the book revealing that the pair never really grew any closer since the days when Meghan was Prince Harry's girlfriend.

While they weren't feuding, the book says Kate made little effort to develop a closer relationship with Meghan.