Past catches up with Meghan in her new home county

Her past caught up with her as the Duchess of Sussex made a first official visit to her adopted county today.

The Duchess of Sussex receives a bunch of flowers from a well-wisher during a visit to the Royal Pavilion in Brighton

The Government-hosted event next week is aimed at trying to find ways to address the trade, which is worth billions of pounds each year.

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The selling of animals, plants and timber is the fourth most lucrative transnational crime after drugs, weapons and human trafficking.

The conference is focused on tackling the trade as an organised crime and shutting down markets for illegal products.

William will join an evening reception with his brother, the Duke of Sussex, to officially open the event.