The reclusive former TV lighting director was caught up in controversy after being caught staging photographs with the paparazzi. Meghan Markle has confirmed her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry, saying she hopes he can be given the “space he needs to focus on his health”. Ms Markle – who was pictured arriving in Windsor with the Prince on Thursday afternoon – is now expected… Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. After days of speculation about whether or not Thomas Markle would walk her down the aisle, the American star spoke of her sadness as she revealed it had been decided he will miss her big day. Mr Markle is still in Mexico where he is recovering from heart surgery on Wednesday to implant three stents.