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Harry and Meghan biographer apologizes for blunder over Queen's coffin

‘Slip of the tongue’: Journalist who wrote Harry and Meghan’s biography admits error after telling US news channel Queen’s casket would make its journey ‘by royal train’ from Scotland ‘to UK’

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The journalist who wrote Harry and Meghan's biography has admitted to making a mistake after telling a US news channel that the Queen of Scotland's coffin would travel 'to the UK'.

The journalist who wrote Harry and Meghan’s biography has admitted to making a mistake after telling a US news channel that the Queen of Scotland’s coffin would travel ‘to the UK’.

Omid Scobie, a favorite journalist of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, seemed to falsely suggest that Scotland is not part of the UK.  He also said the Queen would be taken to London on 'one of the royal trains', despite there being only one royal train and the fact that Her Majesty will be transported by plane.

Omid Scobie, a favorite journalist of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, seemed to falsely suggest that Scotland is not part of the UK.  He also said the Queen would be taken to London on 'one of the royal trains', despite there being only one royal train and the fact that Her Majesty will be transported by plane.

Omid Scobie, a favorite journalist of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, seemed to falsely suggest that Scotland is not part of the UK. He also said the Queen would be taken to London on ‘one of the royal trains’, despite there being only one royal train and the fact that Her Majesty will be transported by plane.

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1663122986 366 Harry and Meghan biographer apologizes for blunder over Queen039s coffin

The 41-year-old later said on Twitter that his comments were a “slip of the tongue” and were made “in the chaos of breaking news” as news of the Queen’s death became public knowledge. He made the comments to ABC News on Thursday, September 8, where he described to viewers what would happen to the Queen’s body after her death at Balmoral Castle. Royal pundit said Her Majesty will ‘eventually rest in the smallest palace in Edinburgh before’ [the coffin] travels to the United Kingdom on one of the royal trains’.

This was incorrect as the Queen's body will actually be flown to London on a military plane tomorrow from Edinburgh Airport to RAF Northolt outside London.  However, it was his apparent 'slip of the tongue' that suggested Scotland is no longer part of the UK for which he apologized.  Scobie wrote on Twitter: 'It turned out that in the chaos of breaking news on September 8, I accidentally said 'Scotland to the UK' rather than 'Scotland to England' when discussing the travel elements of Operation Unicorn.  Slip of the tongue and happy to own it'

This was incorrect as the Queen's body will actually be flown to London tomorrow on a military plane from Edinburgh Airport to RAF Northolt outside London.  However, it was his apparent 'slip of the tongue' that suggested Scotland is no longer part of the UK for which he apologized.  Scobie wrote on Twitter: 'It turned out that in the chaos of breaking news on September 8, I accidentally said 'Scotland to the UK' rather than 'Scotland to England' when discussing the travel elements of Operation Unicorn.  Slip of the tongue and happy to own it'

This was incorrect as the Queen’s body will actually be flown to London tomorrow on a military plane from Edinburgh Airport to RAF Northolt outside London. However, it was his apparent ‘slip of the tongue’ that suggested Scotland is no longer part of the UK for which he apologized. Scobie wrote on Twitter: ‘It turned out that in the chaos of breaking news on September 8, I accidentally said ‘Scotland to the UK’ rather than ‘Scotland to England’ when discussing the travel elements of Operation Unicorn. Slip of the tongue and happy to own it’

Scobie has been a solid cheerleader for Harry and Meghan in recent years, co-authoring the couple's biography, Finding Freedom, in 2020. He is the royal editor of the American website Harper's Bazaar and has been one of its closest friends ever since. became journalists of the couple.  their move to America.

Scobie has been a solid cheerleader for Harry and Meghan in recent years, co-authoring the couple's biography, Finding Freedom, in 2020. He is the royal editor of the American website Harper's Bazaar and has been one of its closest friends ever since. the couple's journalists.  their move to America.

Scobie has been a solid cheerleader for Harry and Meghan in recent years, co-authoring the couple’s biography, Finding Freedom, in 2020. He is the royal editor of the American website Harper’s Bazaar and has been one of its closest friends ever since. became journalists of the couple. their move to America.

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