Is the Princess of Wales a dab hand at photoshop? Was the now-infamous photo taken last year? Which gang sign is Louis laying down? These are all questions that had conspiracy theorists on the edge of their seats today after press agencies pulled the Mothering Sunday picture of Kate and her three children from circulation last night. A key development today came when the Waleses’ account tweeted a response to the saga, insisting that the Princess likes to “experiment with editing” photos and apologised for any confusion caused.

Pushing the dial further, one TikToker sleuth suggested that the photo had actually been taken in November, pinning it down to the exact day based on the clothes Kate and her children were wearing. Today’s heated discussion has only added to the mystery as to where Kate could be