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Harry and Meghan ‘are welcome to show up on Buckingham Palace overhang at Queen’s Platinum Jubilee’ – as Duke uncovers it was ‘extraordinary to see’ his grandma as he ends quietness on secret Windsor meeting

Harry and Meghan ‘have been welcome to show up on Buckingham Palace overhang at Platinum Jubilee’
The Duke and Duchess wouldn’t play a conventional part in the Jubilee festivities in the event that they got back to the UK
Assuming they visit, they are supposed to go to different occasions including administration of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral
Assistants say the move should be a ‘act of pure trust’ from all sides after Megxit dove family into emergency
Harry has additionally ended his quiet on his ‘peace offering’ meeting with the Queen and Charles at Windsor
He said ‘it was incredible to see’ his 96-year-old grandma at the Berkshire domain in front of Invictus Games
Harry and Meghan have been welcome to show up on the Buckingham Palace overhang during the Platinum Jubilee festivities however won’t be permitted to play a ‘formal part’ in the festivals, it was accounted for now.

Assuming that the couple choose to make a trip to London for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee they will show up at family occasions including the conventional gallery appearance and an assistance of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral.
Notwithstanding, given they are at this point not senior working royals they can’t partake in Trooping the Color or assume a focal part in any occasions occurring over the four-day Bank Holiday weekend, the Telegraph announced.

It comes as the Duke of Sussex ended his quietness on his mystery ‘peace offering’ meeting with the Queen a week ago.

Harry said ‘it was extraordinary to see’ his 96-year-old grandma during a fast visit Windsor Castle – where he likewise met his dad Prince Charles, apparently for only 15 minutes – prior to going to Holland for the Invictus Games.

The ruler, himself a tactical veteran who established the occasion for injured, harmed and wiped out servicemen and ladies in 2014, said his grandma ‘had a lot of directives for Team UK’ when he met her the week before.

He added he had passed these onto the group, telling the BBC: ‘In this way, it was extraordinary to see her and I’m certain she couldn’t imagine anything better than to be here on the off chance that she would be able.’

Harry and Meghan purportedly guaranteed the Queen that she will get to embrace her extraordinary grandkids Archie and Lilibet ‘soon’ during the gathering.

Helpers accept that Harry and Meghan’s attendance at her conventional Jubilee flypast would mean a ton to Her Majesty, who presently can’t seem to meet the couple’s little girl Lilibet and who is figuring out how to live without her better half of seventy years Prince Philip after his demise the year before.

It will probably check the last large family overhang appearance of her rule, which will before long enter its 71st year.

In any case, sources cautioned that the Sussexes’ participation should be painstakingly made due, and will include a ‘act of pure trust’ from all sides after the couple made a line of harming claims, including stunner charges of bigotry against an anonymous senior regal made in their Oprah tell-all last year, since they quit imperial life and moved to Montecito.

Harry would likewise need to backtrack in the midst of a column over his security, after he sent off lawful activity against the Home Office, charging that he didn’t have a real sense of reassurance carrying his family to the UK following the Government’s choice not to furnish them with police assurance.

A representative for the Sussexes said they were not in a situation to talk about future itinerary items.

Left to write: Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watch the RAF flypast on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, as members of the Royal Family attend events to mark the centenary of the RAF on July 10, 2018
Left to write: Queen Elizabeth II, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge watch the RAF flypast on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, as members of the Royal Family attend events to mark the centenary of the RAF on July 10, 2018
Duke and Duchess of Sussex attending the Invictus Games athletics events

Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she arrives to view a display of artefacts from British craftwork company, Halcyon Days, on March 23
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attending the Invictus Games athletics events. They are said to have been invited to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
The Queen is yet to meet her great-granddaughter, 11-month-old Lilibet, who was named after Her Majesty's childhood nickname. Archie - seventh in line to the British throne - is now two years old, and reports have previously hinted at the Queen's sadness at not having the chance to spend more time with him

The Queen is yet to meet her great-granddaughter, 11-month-old Lilibet, who was named after Her Majesty’s childhood nickname. Archie – seventh in line to the British throne – is now two years old, and reports have previously hinted at the Queen’s sadness at not having the chance to spend more time with him

This evening Harry ended his quietness on his mystery meeting with the Queen and put a positive twist on his visit by saying she would have ‘wanted’ to be at the Invictus Games.

The Duke of Sussex said ‘it was extraordinary to see her’ during a fast visit before his appearance in the Netherlands for the opposition.

The 37-year-old, who established the occasion for injured, harmed and wiped out servicemen and ladies in 2014, said the 96-year-old ruler ‘had a lot of directives for Team UK’ when he met her at Windsor Castle the week before.

He added he had passed these onto the group, telling the BBC: ‘In this way, it was extraordinary to see her and I’m certain she couldn’t want anything more than to be here in the event that she would be able.’

The duke and duchess made a flying visit to Windsor last week to meet Her Majesty and Charles for an olive branch, prior to making a trip to The Hague.

The couple traveled to London from their home in California, where their two youngsters are accepted to be at present. As indicated by The Mirror, senior illustrious sources portrayed the gathering as ‘exceptionally friendly’ and ‘unimaginably warm and agreeable’.

Harry and Meghan supposedly made the way for get back from the US for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee festivities, and advised her of their arrangements to visit once more so she can invest energy with the youngsters.

The Queen is yet to meet her extraordinary granddaughter, 11-month-old Lilibet, who was named after Her Majesty’s life as a youngster moniker. Archie – seventh in line to the British privileged position – is presently two years of age, and reports have recently indicated the Queen’s trouble at not getting the opportunity to invest more energy with him.

Fresh insight about Harry and Meghan’s guarantee came after it arose before that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were away holidaying in the French Alps with their youngsters – similarly as the unexpected visit happened.

Ruler William and Kate are perceived to remain in the retreat of Courcheval, with an image coursing on the web of them watching their oldest child Prince George partake in a skiing illustration.

Illustrious reporter Robert Jobson said that it was ‘critical’ that the couple were not associated with the gathering among Harry and Meghan and other senior royals.

The siblings’ relationship is perceived to be at absolute bottom since Harry squeezed the atomic button on his imperial life.

In the interim, Buckingham Palace is supposed to make possibility arrangements for celebration occasions to occur in the event that the Queen is compelled to pull out over wellbeing concerns.

Gatherings have occurred as helpers conclude who will be where, which more youthful royals can play her place and what jobs to provide for different individuals from the regal family.

The Queen, who is 95 and turns 96 on, not entirely set in stone to go to whatever number occasions as would be prudent.

The Telegraph reports that her battles with versatility truly intend that in all actuality, her investment is probably going to be negligible. The paper said the Palace helpers are chipping away at plans to guarantee that she can go to with respect, as she will not be able to stroll up the many advances.

Regardless of prior reports that the Duke of York could go with her, the Telegraph reports that it is the Duchess of Cornwall, who is likewise ‘totally astounded’ by hustling, who will go to close by her.

Her Majesty uncovered that battling Covid in February has left her ‘depleted’ in a video call with NHS staff and patients last week.

She told them: ‘It in all actuality does leave one extremely worn out and depleted, isn’t that right? This awful pandemic. It’s anything but a pleasant outcome.’

Illustrious biographer Angela Levin said the Queen’s attendance at celebration occasions will be restricted because of her fragility.

She said: ‘It will be truly challenging and I figure they will just show her in a couple of examples, perhaps at the help at St Paul’s. That will be vital to her since she is a Christian.

‘I don’t think we’ll see her around and about. Perhaps she’ll be all around ok to sit and watch ponies. It will not be her, all over the place. Yet, in the event that she is there, she will see the value in the reality the public will be needing to be there and supporting her.

‘I envision that the helpers are stressed that on the off chance that general society don’t see her, kin might imagine that on the off chance that she’s not there it’s not worth us going.

‘I’m certain everybody in the Palace trusts that individuals will go up to show their regards and say thank you for an unprecedented reign both long and in expansiveness’.

The Queen unemotionally went to the commemoration administration for her darling spouse Prince Philip’s remembrance administration. Yet, she requested that Prince Andrew support her as she strolled.

Ruler Charles is normal go to practically all of the celebration occasions, addressing the Queen where fitting assuming that she can’t join in.

At the point when Buckingham Palace reported that the Queen had tried positive at Windsor, it was said that she had ‘gentle cold-like side effects’. While she had her week by week crowd with the Prime Minister, she didn’t show up on planned video calls.

Sources told the Daily Mail the scratch-offs to late occasions were made on the grounds that she sounded ‘croaky’ and ‘brimming with cold’ and not on the grounds that her condition had declined. She likewise pulled out of the yearly Commonwealth Day administration, yet more because of versatility issues.

Anyway it appears to be that like numerous who have contracted Covid, the Queen – who is triple-poked and liable to have had her second supporter infusion at this point – is experiencing delayed consequences including outrageous fatigue.

This will presumably add to the mounting medical conditions of the most recent a half year, which saw her requiring clinic care last harvest time and incapable to lead a commitment outside royal residence dividers for a very long time.

The Queen prominently missed the Commonwealth Day Service on Monday, March 14, which was gone to in her nonattendance by the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The ruler had recently been provided rest orders by specialists even prior to getting Covid, and had been compelled to drop a two roadtrip to Northern Ireland on October 20 without a second to spare.

The Queen´s Platinum Jubilee celebrations programme in full

The Queen has been on the throne for 70 years (Toby Melville/PA)

The Queen has been on the throne for 70 years (Toby Melville/PA)

Buckingham Palace has unveiled the line-up of celebrations to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee for the first time.

Street parties, a concert featuring some of the world’s biggest stars and a chance to see the Queen’s homes up close are all included in the programme to mark her 70 years on the throne.

Here is a list of all of the events taking place for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee:

– May 12-15: Platinum Jubilee Celebration

More than 500 horses and 1,000 performers will take part in a 90-minute show taking the Windsor Castle audience through history right from Elizabeth I to present day.

Bank Holiday: June 2: Queen’s Birthday Parade (Trooping the Colour)

The colour will be trooped on Horse Guards Parade by the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards and over 1,200 officers and soldiers from the Household Division who will put on a display. Sandringham and Balmoral will also be open for residents and visitors to enjoy the celebrations across the Bank Holiday.

Platinum Jubilee Beacons

The UK will join the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories to light a beacon to mark the Jubilee. The Principal Beacon will also be lit in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

June 3: Service of Thanksgiving

The Service of Thanksgiving for the Queen’s reign will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral.

June 4: Platinum Party at the Palace

Some of the world’s greatest entertainers are billed to perform at the concert at Buckingham Palace to celebrate the most significant moments from the Queen’s reign.

June 5: Big Jubilee Lunch

Street parties are being planned across the UK and neighbours are expected to join together for food and fun to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. It will mark the end of the Bank Holiday.

Platinum Jubilee Pageant

Performers will come together in London to tell the story of the Queen’s reign through a pageant that will include a ‘River of Hope’ section made up of 200 silk flags that will make its way through The Mall, appearing like a moving river.

July: The Royal Collection Trust

Three displays marking the Queen’s accession to the throne, the Coronation and Jubilees will be put on at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

The monarch had previously been given rest orders by doctors even before catching Covid, and had been forced to cancel a two day trip to Northern Ireland on October 20 at the last minute.

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and President of the International Paralympics Committee Andrew Parsons talk a the IGF Reception
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex chats with members of the Canadian Invictus Tea
Left: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and President of the International Paralympics Committee Andrew Parsons talk a the IGF Reception. Right: Meghan talks to athletes
Queen was left ‘very tired and exhausted’ during bout of Covid
Other affected events before Christmas included the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow on November 1 for which the Queen recorded a video message, the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 10 and the National Service of Remembrance on November 14.

She was finally seen in public at the Duke of Edinburgh’s service of thanksgiving at the end of last month.

While she has also pulled out of this week’s Maundy Service in Windsor for the first time ever due to her mobility and handed responsibility to the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, she has stoically continued video calls and audiences.

Four key events are said to be considered as priorities for the Queen to attend in-person, The Express reports, including the state opening of Parliament in May, the Derby at Epsom, the Trooping of the Colour in June and a special service at St Paul’s Cathedral that same month to mark her Platinum Jubilee.

Earlier today Prince Harry praised the ‘extraordinary’ commitment of Ukrainians taking part in his Invictus Games, in spite of Russia’s invasion of their homeland.

He said said the competition would ‘not be the same’ without a team from Ukraine.

The competition’s founder also revealed how four members of the Ukraine team had died while defending their country in the build up to the week-long sporting competition.

And he said news of their deaths ‘brings it home’ the scale and real-life consequences of the conflict in Ukraine.

Speaking to the BBC, he said: ‘I was struggling for 24 hours about what to say about Team Ukraine.

‘The whole world is definitely behind them, but again, is that enough. When you get to see and speak to them, and see in their eyes the experiences and the things they have seen, just in the last few weeks, it is really hard.

‘It is emotional to think that they all jumped in the bus, first of all they had to make the decision to come, then they jumped in the coach, probably slept all the way, and I think what people need to remember, or perhaps don’t even know yet, the vast majority of the Ukraine team were serving in some shape or form.

‘So they would remove their uniforms, put their team strips on, jumped on their coach, came over here, slept for a couple days, tried to decompress and then was straight into it. And they have to go back.

‘So I think to have them here is extraordinary, and that commitment they have made to leaving their country, which is a real hard thing for them to decide to do, but it came with their president’s blessing, and I don’t think this games could have been the games it is without Team Ukraine.’

Harry and Meghan’s surprise outing: Duchess donned £3,600 Valentino dress to join her husband for ‘unannounced’ appearance at Invictus Games evening reception before she returns to California today

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex delighted Invictus Games competitors when they made an unannounced appearance at an evening reception last night.

Meghan, 40, and Harry, 37, were seen mingling with competitors and fans as the sporting event’s second day reached its close at Zuiderpark, in The Hague.

Wearing a £3,600 Valentino dress, Meghan smiled as she posed for photos with Siraj Munir, an Iraqi former serviceman who is competing in the events.

Meanwhile Harry spent time speaking to members of the Ukrainian and Iraqi delegations.

The royal couple are understood to have been unexpected guests at last night’s engagement.

Meghan, 40, and Harry, 37, were seen mingling with competitors and fans at an engagement on Sunday night. Pictured, Meghan with Iraqi competitor Siraj Munir, who shared photos taken with Meghan and Harry with MailOnline

Meghan, 40, and Harry, 37, were seen mingling with competitors and fans at an engagement on Sunday night. Pictured, Meghan with Iraqi competitor Siraj Munir, who shared photos taken with Meghan and Harry with MailOnline
Prince Harry, dressed in a linen suit, also posed for photographs with competitors including Mr Munir, pictured, and members of the Ukrainian delegation at the event on Sunday night
Prince Harry, dressed in a linen suit, also posed for photographs with competitors including Mr Munir, pictured, and members of the Ukrainian delegation at the event on Sunday night

Meghan, who was spotted wearing jeans and a wrap white top earlier in the day, switched to an off white dress with floral cut outs on the shoulder for the early evening.

The mother-of-two looked very stylish, pairing the dress with black heels and a small handbag, also in black.

Her black locks were swooped to the side of the face, and the Duchess also sported a pair of sunglasses, shielding from the Dutch sun as she dropped in to greet fans.

Meghan sported a glamourous everyday makeup, adding a touch of colour with a bold red lip.

The couple hopped from one engagement to the other as they toured the Games’ second day yesterday, with their Netflix filming crew following their every move.

They started off the day by watching a number of the sporting events, including the sitting volleyball.

They then parted ways for the afternoon. Harry went to film content with the BBC, while Meghan attended a children’s book reading organised by the British Embassy.

The Duke of Sussex chats with members of the Iraqi Invictus Team at the IGF Reception

The Duke of Sussex chats with members of the Iraqi Invictus Team at the IGF Reception
Prince Harry chats with German Invictus Team members

Prince Harry chats with German Invictus Team members
The couple started off Sunday by watching a number of sporting events at the Invictus Games, including the sitting volleyball, pictured

The couple started off Sunday by watching a number of sporting events at the Invictus Games, including the sitting volleyball, pictured
With temperatures in the 60s Meghan had ditched her white wool coat that she wore to attend an athletics event for a pin-striped blazer

She was accompanied by her burly security guard who kept an eye of the Duchess as she happily posed for selfies with fans
Harry and Meghan then parted ways for the afternoon. Harry went to film content with the BBC, while Meghan attended a children’s book reading organised by the British Embassy (above)
During the engagement on Sunday afternoon (pictured), Meghan spent time meeting fans and well-wishers

During the engagement on Sunday afternoon (pictured), Meghan spent time meeting fans and well-wishers

‘Meghan was quite chatty and told me she was missing her children,’ said James, one of the GB competitors in the games being held in The Hague.

‘She said she wanted to be with children as she was missing her own.’

The couple’s first trip to Europe is understood to be the longest they have been apart from Archie, three and ten month old Lili.

Prince Harry, whose commitment to the Games has outlived his role as a senior royal seemed very relaxed and was determined to discuss issues close to his heart as the Games’ second day rolled on.

In their first engagement on Sunday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle watched competitors take part in some of the events. Pictured, the couple hug Lisa Johnston, a former army medic and amputee, who celebrates with her medal win

In their first engagement on Sunday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle watched competitors take part in some of the events. Pictured, the couple hug Lisa Johnston, a former army medic and amputee, who celebrates with her medal win
The couple spent time speaking to competitors at each of the events on Sunday, including athletes from Team USA

The couple spent time speaking to competitors at each of the events on Sunday, including athletes from Team USA
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared in good spirits as they took in the action in their first engagement of the day on Sunday

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared in good spirits as they took in the action in their first engagement of the day on Sunday
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex pose for a photo with competitors from Iraq at the Invictus Games athletics events in the Athletics Park, at Zuiderpark the Hague, Netherlands, in their first engagement on Sunday
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex pose for a photo with competitors from Iraq at the Invictus Games athletics events in the Athletics Park, at Zuiderpark the Hague, Netherlands, in their first engagement on Sunday

Speaking with the Netherlands’ Kindercorrespondent reporters yesterday, he said he wanted his two young children, Archie and Lilibet – known as Lili – to grow up ‘in a fairer world, a safer world, a more equal world’.

‘It’s not going to be easy but I will never, ever, ever rest until I have as a parent at least tried to make the world a better place for them because it is our responsibility that the world is the way it is now,’ the Duke told the child reporters, aged 11 and 12.

‘I don’t think that we should be bringing children into the world unless we’re going to make that commitment to make it better for them. We cannot steal your future.’

It comes as the Duchess of Sussex revealed how she is missing her two young children while attending the Invictus Games alongside Harry.

Meghan made the confession as she sat in of a reading to a group of 12 children in a private event organised by the British Embassy.

Meghan and Harry congratulate medal winners at the Invictus Games after one of the events on Sunday
Meghan and Harry congratulate medal winners at the Invictus Games after one of the events on Sunday
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex greet competitors from Italy as they watched some of the events during their first engagement on Sunday

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex greet competitors from Italy as they watched some of the events during their first engagement on Sunday

BY PAUL THOMPSON IN THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS, FOR MAILONLINE 

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are being protected in a joint operation involving private security guards and members of the Dutch royal protection squad during the Invictus Games.

A former US presidential secret service agent has been assigned to lead close protection for the couple and it has been left to armed protection officers who usually guard the King of the Netherlands to provide security outside of the venue.

Since arriving at the Invictus Games the couple always travel in a three-car convoy with burly Christopher Sanchez, a former bodyguard to President Obama, sitting in the front seat.

A second Land Rover with two other private security guards follows Harry and Meghan’s vehicle while an unmarked Audi car containing two members of the Dutch Royal protection squad trails behind.

An officer from the Dutch royal police shadowing Harry and Meghan during their visit to the Invictus Games yesterday

An officer from the Dutch royal police shadowing Harry and Meghan during their visit to the Invictus Games yesterday
The Duchess of Sussex being shadowed by Christopher Sanchez, a former bodyguard to President Obama

The Duchess of Sussex being shadowed by Christopher Sanchez, a former bodyguard to President Obama
Meghan getting into a Land Rover Defender at the Invictus Games with Sanchez - a former Secret Service agent - following behind
Meghan getting into a Land Rover Defender at the Invictus Games with Sanchez – a former Secret Service agent – following behind

Visitors to the Zuiderpark where the Invictus Games are being staged saw the three-car convoy sweep into the venue with Sanchez one of the first to jump from the car and stand protectively by Meghan’s side.

He was also with her during a book reading to a group of children and sat in a golf buggy that left with Meghan and two of her aides.

Security guards from a company Dutch based First Line Security provide extra back up in the crowd.

They were spotted standing among the fans hoping to catch a glimpse of Meghan during the book reading and stood close by while she posed for selfies.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arriving at the athletics track at Zuiderpark, the Netherlands, on Sunday, April 17

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry arriving at the athletics track at Zuiderpark, the Netherlands, on Sunday, April 17

All the guards wore earpieces to keep in contact with each other but did not carry firearms.

During Meghan and Harry’s visit the officers from the Dutch Royal Protection squad remained with the cars.

One officer confirmed to MailOnline he was part of the team usually assigned to provide protection for the King of Holland.

He was armed and a small cannister of pepper spray was visible on a utility belt.

Having been given VVIP status Harry would not have to pay for the Dutch royal police to provide protection.

But he will be footing the bill for the ever-present private security firms with one expert in the field saying the cost would be six figures.

Meghan is understood to be returning to America today and likely travel with a bodyguard. Harry does not have any public appearances at the events scheduled but is due to return on Tuesday to meet competitors at two events.

The duke is at the heart of an extraordinary legal wrangle over his security when coming to Britain.

He mounted a legal challenge against the Home Office having been told he would no longer be given the ‘same degree’ of personal protective security when visiting from the US, despite claiming he had offered to pay for it himself.

For the visit to Holland Harry and his wife were given VVIP (very, very important person status that allowed Dutch royal protection officers to be assigned to them.

A source said the police officers are responsible for security outside the Zuiderpark venue where all the events for the injured and disabled servicemen are taking place.

Inside the park private security led by former Secret Service agent Sanchez keep watch over the couple.

Dutch Royal Protection sit in their car. Having been given VVIP status Harry would not have to pay for the Dutch royal police to provide protection
Harry has played a key role in the Invictus Games since its inception. Pictured: The Prince accompanied by staff and bodyguards at the event

Harry has played a key role in the Invictus Games since its inception. Pictured: The Prince accompanied by staff and bodyguards at the event

A former secret service agent and police officer from Texas, Sanchez has been chosen to act as close personal security because of his experience at big sporting events.

He is a vice president of the Torchstone Global, a private security firm for millionaires and companies.

Prior to joining the company Sanchez was responsible for helping organise security at many major US sporting events, including NFL games and golf tournaments.

His experience of protecting former presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush would have been a major attraction to Harry and Meghan.

Sanchez was primarily based in Texas with the Secret Service where he was assigned to protect George W Bush who had a home in the town of Midland,

His CV on his Linkedin page lists his duties as carrying out advance security missions ahead of visits by the President and the First Lady.

It says he conducted ‘conducted lead advances and evaluating security concerns through strategic intelligence both foreign and domestic.’

The Sussexes are at the centre of a complex security operation made up of a mixture of private security and Dutch police

The Sussexes are at the centre of a complex security operation made up of a mixture of private security and Dutch police
Sanchez spent five years as part of the US Secret Service, spending two-and-a-half years each with Barack Obama and George W Bush

Sanchez spent five years as part of the US Secret Service, spending two-and-a-half years each with Barack Obama and George W Bush
Harry walking through the Invictus Games park shadowed by security and a camera crew from Netflix

Harry walking through the Invictus Games park shadowed by security and a camera crew from Netflix

Before joining the secret service, he was a police officer based in Houston, Texas.

He has been with Torchstone for three years and he says he offers high profile clients such as Harry and Meghan ‘peace of mind and confidence in an increasingly unstable and unpredictable world.’

Describing his expertise he says he is ‘skilled in Crisis Management, Computer Forensics, Fraud Investigations, Criminal Law, and Internal Investigations.

His CV on LinkedIn reads: Mr. Sanchez is a Vice President with TorchStone Global, a premiere risk advisory firm formed to serve the unique needs of the world’s leading organizations and individuals. The company focuses its efforts on preventive measures in Personal Protection, Cyber Security, Fraud Prevention, and Intelligence Gathering.

‘TorchStone Global delivers customized security solutions for clients who seek to protect their most important assets: People, Capital, and Information.’

Harry and Meghan’s annual bill for security has been put at close to £7m.

As he has been stripped of all his royal patronages he does not qualify for protection from the US secret service who would normally be assigned by the State Department.

The ULTIMATE Platinum party guide: How and where to toast the Queen’s 70-year reign… from the Red Arrows at RAF Cosford to jousting at Hampton Court Palace and Sir Elton John at the Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace 

Huge events are taking place across the country to celebrate the Queen‘s 70-year reign.

Celebratory occasions will include the Red Arrows performing overhead at RAF Cosford, to jousting at Hampton Court Palace and Sir Elton John among guests at a special concert at Buckingham Palace. 

Meanwhile, a 70-kilometre ‘ultra challenge’ is taking place for runners wanting to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in a unique way and a 70-mile classic car run in Cornwall, featuring a car from every year of the Queen’s reign, is also pencilled in among a wide variety of events.

Below, MailOnline has compiled the ultimate party guide to celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee over the special extra bank holiday.

Singalong at the Tower 

Date: April 28

Time: 7pm 

Location: The Tower of London 

The Tower of London will host a special concert with ‘a programme of rousing and expressive choral music’ featuring the Choir of the Chapels Royal.

Music inside the St Peter and Vincula chapel will reflect on the ‘themes of coronation and queenhood’.

Ticket price: £25 via the Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) website.

Yeoman Warder's (more commonly known as Beefeaters) parading from the Queen's House to the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula - where the event will take place

Yeoman Warder’s (more commonly known as Beefeaters) parading from the Queen’s House to the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula – where the event will take place

The National Lottery’s Big Jubilee Street Party

Date: May 12

Time: 6pm

Location: AO Arena, Manchester

The event, hosted by Jason Manford and Fleur East, will feature performances from the likes of the Kaiser Chiefs, Tom Grennan, Steps and Ella Henderson among others.

Tickets are now sold out for the event, but ITV and ITV Hub will be airing a special one-off show on a date to be confirmed in the coming weeks.

Tickets: Sold out

TV: ITV and ITV Hub, 

Superbloom 

Date: June 1 to September 18

Location: Tower of London

Superbloom at the Tower of London will see more than 20 millions seeds sewn to create a ‘spectacular, colourful, vibrant field of flowers that will fill the Tower’s moat’.

Designed to attract pollinators, ‘Superbloom’ aims to ‘bring spectacular natural beauty’ to the urban space.

Visitors will be able to slide down the moat on a mat, while a specially commissioned sound installation and sculptural elements will also form part of the attraction.

Tickets: From £12 for adults via the HRP website.

Gardeners sow seeds into the moat surrounding the Tower of London, that will bloom into a 'Superbloom' display celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee later this year

Gardeners sow seeds into the moat surrounding the Tower of London, that will bloom into a ‘Superbloom’ display celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee later this year

Jubilee Joust at Hampton Court Palace

Date: June 1 – June 5

Times: 11am, 1.30pm and 4pm 

Location: Hampton Court Palace

Experience the historic sport of jousting in the gardens of the iconic Hampton Court Palace.

A special family-friendly tournament will take place over five days that will see knights compete to be hailed champion, with spectators able to cheer, jeer and follow the fun from the sidelines.

Tickets: Free for members, from £26.10 for adults via the HRP website.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Concert

Location: Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Date: June 2

Time: 7.30pm

A special concert is to take place at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall to celebrate the Queen’s jubilee that will include a selection of works from throughout her reign.

Titles for the evening include music from the coronation, works dedicated to The Queen and HRH The Princess Margaret, music from across the Commonwealth, personal favourites of Her majesty (My Fair Lady) and even bagpipes.

Tickets: £13-£55 via the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra website.

Ride a purple steam train

Date: June 2 – June 5 

Timetable: TBC 

Location: Taw Valley

Severn Valley Railway has renamed its 34027 Taw Valley engine Elizabeth II to mark her jubilee – as well as painting it purple.

Across the jubilee weekend, rock bands from the 1950s will play classic hits at multiple stations, while the Battle of Britain Memorial Flypast with a Lancaster will also take place on all four days.

Tickets: From £32.40 on the Severn Valley Railway website.

St Paul’s Cathedral Service of Thanksgiving

Date: June 3

Time: TBC

Location: St Paul’s Cathedral, London

A service of thanksgiving will take place at St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. Little information is available at present, but it is understood the service will not be open to the public.

Tickets: Closed to the public.

Jubilee Concert at Windsor Castle

Date: June 3

Time: TBC

Location: St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Take the chance to enjoy musical entertainment at Windsor Castle’s famed St George’s Chapel.

The concert will feature ‘special performances’ with the benefit of ‘amazing chapel acoustics’ and will be hosted by BBC Radio Three’s Petroc Trelawney.

Tickets: Tickets and further details for the Concert will be available in due course.

Platinum Party at the Palace 

Date: June 4 

Time: TBC

Location: Buckingham Palace

A special concert will take place in front of the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

MailOnline reported last year that Sir Elton John, Ed Sheeran and Stevie Wonder were being lined up to perform at the concert, set to be the ‘biggest celebration’ of the year in the UK.

It is hoped to be similar to the Diamond Jubilee concert organised by Gary Barlow in 2012, which saw the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Robbie Williams, as well as Kylie Minogue, Madness, and Annie Lennox take to the stage.

A ballot for tickets has now closed, but up to 10,000 people will attend and the show will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Tickets: Ballot closed

TV: BBC One and BBC iPlayer

'God Save the Queen' projected onto the facade of Buckingham Palace at the end of the 'Party at the Palace' concert held in the palace grounds to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee in 2002

‘God Save the Queen’ projected onto the facade of Buckingham Palace at the end of the ‘Party at the Palace’ concert held in the palace grounds to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee in 2002

Epsom Derby 

Date: June 4

Location: Epsom Downs Racecourse

Time: 4.30pm

Prior to the huge Platinum Party at Buckingham Palace, the Queen will have an eye on the Epsom Derby.

The Cazoo Derby, one of the most prominent races in the calendar, has been taking place since 1780 and this year will feature an official commemoration of the Queen.

Her Majesty, an avid horse racing fan, has only missed the Derby four times in 75 years.

Tickets: From £30 on the Jockey Club website.

TV: ITV

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee ‘Proms in the Park’ concert 

Date: June 4  

Time: 1pm

Location: Wherstead Park, Ipswich

A ‘Best of British’ Proms concert will feature Christina Johnson and a live music ensemble.

Rousing classics such as Land of Hope and Glory, Abide with Me, Nimrod, God Save the Queen, Jerusalem, You’ll Never Walk Alone will be played along with hits from the West End.

Tickets: From £5 on the Wherstead Park website.

Jubilee Picnic in the Park

Date: June 4

Time: All day

Location: The Long Walk, Windsor 

Windsor’s iconic Long Walk will host a huge picnic event with a ‘carnival atmosphere’ featuring ‘cars, music and sport from across the decades of Her Majesty’s reign’.

The Platinum Party at the Palace will also be shown on giant screens for all to enjoy with their food.

Tickets: Free entry

Windsor's iconic Long Walk will host a huge picnic event with a 'carnival atmosphere' featuring 'cars, music and sport from across the decades of Her Majesty’s reign'

Windsor’s iconic Long Walk will host a huge picnic event with a ‘carnival atmosphere’ featuring ‘cars, music and sport from across the decades of Her Majesty’s reign’

Picnic in the Park afternoon tea at Sandringham

Date: June 4 and June 5

Time: 12pm-5pm

Location: Sandringham Estate, Norfolk

Where better to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee than at her much loved country retreat at Sandringham?

Visitors can enjoy a ‘delicately packaged’ afternoon tea in a ‘commemorative Platinum Jubilee design’ in the estate’s Parkland.

Tickets: From £35 on the Sandringham Estate website.

Windsor Big Lunch

Date: June 5  

Time: All day

Location: The Long Walk, Windsor

The day after its Picnic in the Park event, Windsor will host its annual Big Lunch.

Friends and families will again be encouraged to bring picnics and union jack flags, while giant screens will show the Platinum Pageant.

Tickets: Arrangements are currently being put in place for a facility to reserve tables free of charge via a ticketing system, with details available soon.

Platinum Jubilee Pageant

Date: June 5

Time: TBC

Location: Buckingham Palace 

The Pageant will combine street arts, theatre, music, circus, carnival and costume to celebrate the Queen’s ‘love of the natural world and dedication to the Commonwealth’.

A procession will take place along The Mall, emulating a moving river,  while vintage cars and motorbikes will also feature.

The event is split into four parts, the first of which will contain more than 2,000 military personnel, followed by vintage clothes and classic cars, an artistic element and then a ‘surprise package’.

Tickets: Open to the public, no booking required.

A concept image of marching bands who will make up part of the Jubilee celebration. The marching bands, a giant dragon puppet and circus acts will form part of a spectacular pageant
A concept image of marching bands who will make up part of the Jubilee celebration. The marching bands, a giant dragon puppet and circus acts will form part of a spectacular pageant

Bodmin to Penzance classic car run

Date: June 5 

Time: TBC

Location: Bodmin

Seventy cars from 70 years will travel 70 miles through Cornwall from Bodmin to Penzance to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

Organised by the Rotary Club of Bodmin, the event’s oldest vehicle will be a 1952 MG TD.

Tickets: £25 entry

Portsmouth Platinum Jubilee 70k Ultra Challenge

Date: June 5

Time:  8.40am-5pm

Location: Ferry Road, Portsmouth

The ultra challenge will see competitors given the choice between running the full 70k, or spreading the distance across a kayak, run and cycle.

There will be medals for all who complete the event, while there is the option to run a shorter distance if desired.

Tickets: Open to the public

RAF Cosford Airshow

Date: June 12

Time: Gates open at 8am

Location: RAF Cosford, Shropshire

The RAF Cosford Airshow will tell the 70-year-old story of aviation and its links to royalty through themed displays, while visitors can also enjoy a hands-on experience through immersive story-telling.

Air Show Chairman, Wing Commander Kenny Wickens, said earlier this year: ‘We are delighted to announce the return of the RAF Cosford Air Show after two difficult years.

‘A huge amount of work has been done in the early stages of planning this event to ensure we can provide a safe and enjoyable show for all of our visitors and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to RAF Cosford for a day of celebration and entertainment.’

Tickets: Adults from £34, under 16s go free. Available to buy on the Cosford Airshow website.

RAF Falcons display RAF Cosford Air Show in 2019, when at least 55,000 people attended the event

RAF Falcons display RAF Cosford Air Show in 2019, when at least 55,000 people attended the event

Red Hot Chilli Peppers and motorcycle display at the Platinum Jubilee Youth Spectacular

Date: June 18 and 19

Time: TBC

Location: St Ninians, Fife, Scotland

TV presenter Stephen Mulhern will host an event at the newly constructed arena that will feature a motorcycle display along with Scouts, Guides and Highland dancing.

It will culminate with an after event performance from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

Tickets: Open to the public, but advance booking required.

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