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Prince William’s godmother has resigned from the royal household for asking a black British charity founder at a Buckingham Palace reception “which part of Africa” she was from. Ngozi Fulani says she told Lady Susan Hussey, 83, that she was from north London, to which Hussey replied: “No, but where do you really come from? Where do your people come from?” Patients face a “postcode lottery” when they call 999 for an ambulance, say The Times. According to a new analysis, suspected heart attack and stroke victims in Cornwall wait an average of 1hr 41mins for paramedics to arrive, compared to just 19 minutes in Oxford. British artists had four of the 10 most-streamed songs on Spotify this year. Harry Styles’s As It Was (below) took the top spot with 1.5 billion plays worldwide. The others were Oxford indie-rock band Glass Animals, Elton John & Dua Lipa, and Kate Bush.