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A look at issues of today: Is Megharry baby just a Brexit conspiracy?

PUBLISHED: 12:00 20 October 2018

Steve Allen. Picture: PAUL BENNETT

Steve Allen. Picture: PAUL BENNETT

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I’m not normally one to buy into conspiracy theories, they’re only put out there to keep us too busy to think about the real things that are going on.

However, there’s one conspiracy theory that has caught my eye.

This week we had the happy royal news.

I don’t mean Princess Eugenie’s wedding. We paid over £2.5million for that and all I got from it was a lesson on how to say Eugenie the right way.

There’s another royal baby coming this way. It’s always fun.

Everyone loves seeing a new baby, and even better than that we like seeing Kay Burley from Sky News losing the plot live on TV during a five-hour broadcast outside the Lindo Wing.

Sadly, with Kate’s last baby, the labour seemed like only a few minutes.

I have had spots that took longer to get out, so Kay Burley stayed annoyingly sane.

But with Meghan it will be the first baby and will hopefully take hours.

Just when I started to look forward to the fun of another regal birth I heard the theory that the baby, due next spring, was arranged to take our minds off Brexit.

As March 29, 2019 comes around and the reality of leaving the EU kicks in the nation will be distracted by a cute little hairy royal.

There’s no evidence to suggest that’s true but that’s exactly the situation you’d expect for a conspiracy theory so it makes it more believable.

Before you worry that the royal family has the ability to control how we feel, rest safe in the knowledge that after Harry and Meghan have a baby, Eugenie and Jack will probably have one and remind us that we’re having to pay for all this.

So there could still be riots in the street.

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