• The Queen prepares to pass on patronage to Meghan Markle in the New Year

    After a whirlwind 12 months, Meghan Markle has another big year ahead of her in 2019, with the arrival of her first baby with Prince Harry. And it's about to get even bigger, as The Times have reported that the Queen is passing on a patronage to the pregnant Duchess in the New Year. According to the report, Meghan will announce her first few royal patronages in January or February, and she plans to visit each organisation before taking maternity leave to have her child in the spring. It's thought that the causes she will champion will reflect her