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King Charles is reportedly yet to decide upon a title for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s children. Two weeks after the Queen’s death, the couple’s children are still listed on the Royal Family’s official website as Master Archie Mountbatten-Windsor and Miss Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor. The Times’s Royal Editor, Roya Nikkhah, alleges that the indecision is ‘heightening tensions’ between Charles, his youngest son Harry, and his wife Meghan.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s family holiday card

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With their grandfather having become king, Archie, three, and one-year-old Lilibet, known as Lili, are expected to become prince and princess (although it is unlikely they will be styled as His or Her Royal Highness, given their parents do not have the styling as they are no longer working royals). While the Prince and Princess of Wales’s new titles were quickly updated on the Royal Family’s website, Archie and Lilibet’s were not. A royal source told The Times, ‘For [Buckingham Palace] not to make those changes suggests that something is off. Why not just change everything and do it in that moment?’

In his address to the nation, King Charles said he was ‘proud’ to create William and Catherine, then the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince and Princess of Wales, adding: ‘I want to also express my love for Harry and Meghan as they continue to build their lives overseas.’