Not Amused! The Queen Curbs Harry & Meghan's Global Philanthropic Plans

The Queen Curbs Harry And Meghan Philanthropic Plans
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Mar. 18 2019, Updated 12:14 a.m. ET

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The Queen is not impressed with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's global philanthropic plans.

The The couple wants to set up a global "philanthropy brand" but his grandmother and father Prince Charles are not so sure.

According to reports they have now been told to set up an official household of aides and staffers within Buckingham Palace, with the Queen watching over them.

"They wanted their household to be entirely independent of Buckingham Palace, but were told 'no'," a royal source revealed to The Sunday Times newspaper

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"They can't just go off and do their own thing."

The couples' offices will be separate from the household of Prince William.

Royal officials are dismissing any rift saying that the move makes sense as the two brothers expand their families and Royal roles.

But there could be conflict at London's refined annual Chelsea flower this week.

Meghan and Harry are sponsoring an ecology-minded African garden which could steal the spotlight from a rustic English installation that was designed by Kate Middleton.

Kate's "Back to Nature" garden features a tree house, a waterfall, wild strawberries, and a campfire where children can toast marshmallows.

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The "African climate change garden" presented by Camfed, one of Meghan and Harry's top charities, boasts solar panels, an advanced irrigation system, and drought-resistant crops.

And the Royal family are determined the two presentations do not turn into a competition ­by trying to monitor public relations of the event.

Meghan and Harry are preparing to move from Kensington Palace in the coming weeks that they share with William and Kate, to a royal cottage before their first child arrives next in April.

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