The British aren’t the only ones with royal drama

Norway's Princess Martha Louise relinquished royal duties to focus on her alternative medicine business with her fiance Durek Verrett. PHOTO: AFP
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LONDON - Since the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of King Charles III in September, the Firm – as the British royal family is unofficially known – hasn’t just been grappling with a major management reshuffle. In a Netflix series and his splashy new memoir, Prince Harry has been lobbing a near constant stream of bombshell revelations into the public domain, airing intimate personal details as well as allegations of treachery and familial betrayal afoot behind palace doors in the House of Windsor.

But Britain doesn’t have a monopoly on royal dirty laundry. Behold, four other messy monarchies that have also been engaged lately with dysfunction, disorder and high drama of their own.

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