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Why it’s time for Queen to cut the cord on Meghan and Harry

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Harry and Meghan. (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry and Meghan. (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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'The new face people are finding on foodstuffs, such as a pizza, or a slice of toast, is Donald Trump.'

'The new face people are finding on foodstuffs, such as a pizza, or a slice of toast, is Donald Trump.'

Harry and Meghan. (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

One of the side-effects of the Covid crisis has been that Mr and Mrs Harry Mountbatten Windsor have had to up their game in competing for headlines.

In recent times, the Duke and Duchess of Markle have been busy, busy, busy with their Zoom sermons. They've been advising American voters, finessing their inspiring, empowering television output of impactful content and progressing their privacy court action against a national newspaper.

But they've still managed to get on with their central role, which is to provide the rest of us with some light relief from the dire Covid cloud beneath which we now live.