The sight of William and Kate mingling with RAF cadets was supposed to be a welcome sign it’s business as usual for the royals.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge looked ‘radiant’ as they gave three cheers for the life of Prince Philip and breezed through their first official engagement since his death.
It was a clear signal: lockdown is easing and the royals have rolled up their sleeves to carry on. But behind palace doors, these reasons to be cheerful were short-lived.
Palace sources tell me there were more than a few raised eyebrows last week when a story from across the Atlantic dropped on the newswires.
‘Harry and Meghan will join A-listers Jennifer Lopez and Selena Gomez at a COVID concert to “reunite the world”,’ read the headline.
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