Nigel Farage discusses 'falling out' he had with Prince Charles
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GB News host Nigel Farage had revealed he once had a falling out with Prince Charles over a speech to the EU Parliament. Mr Farage was discussing the Prince of Wales with royal expert Ingrid Seward when the former MEP recalled the time he refused to give Charles a standing ovation in Brussels because of the Prince’s view on EU integration and the climate. Mr Farage told Ms Seward: “I refused to stand up.”
Mr Farage told the Majesty magazine Editor-in-Chief: “I had a bit of a fallout with him.
“He turned up in the European Parliament in 2005 or 6.
“So Charlie turns up at the European Parliament gives a big speech to the MEPs.
“Basically says that the European Union needs to have more power, what!?
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The former Brexit Party leader added: “And that the North Pole would be gone with seven years, and we are all facing catastrophe we are all going to die unless the European Union has more power.
“I thought well this is very odd.
“This is a future King asking for more sovereignty to be given…
“So I refused because there was a standing ovation for what he said and I refused to stand up.”
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“I have met him a couple of times since at to be fair he has got a sense of humor,” added Mr Farage.
“He knows that we have rather different views.
“I think he is an alarmist and he probably thinks I am not alarmed enough.
“He is polite, friendly, a good sense of humor I have seen that first hand with him, but does he have the connection with the people that is needed to be a king?”
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On Tuesday, Prince Charles met one of the stars of the BBC’s series Trawlermen during a visit to an award-winning seafood company in Aberdeenshire.
Charles, known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, visited Amity Fish Company Ltd in Peterhead.
The company is headed by renowned skipper Jimmy Buchan, who starred in the Bafta award-winning series.
Mr Buchan said: “We were proud to host a walk-through of our supply chain operations where we explained our desire to improve on our sustainability footprint and how we are working to improve the integrity of our products during transit to customers.”
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