Prince Harry 'will return to the UK' again in coming weeks after King Charles reunion
11.02.2024 - 23:41
Prince Harry is reportedly planning to return to the UK soon for the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games, after a brief visit following the news of King Charles' cancer diagnosis. The Duke of Sussex, 39, made a quick trip back to London on Tuesday, 6 February.
He met his father later that day, for less than 30 minutes, and stayed just one night in a luxury hotel, before catching a flight back to the US on Wednesday, 7 February. He now lives in Montecito, California, with his wife, Meghan Markle, 42, and their children, Prince Archie, 4, and Princess Lilibet, 2.
However, it seems Harry will be back on British soil sooner than expected, possibly giving him another chance to mend fences with the Royal Family. He's expected to return in May for the 10th birthday of the Invictus Games, an event he founded in 2014, with celebrations set to take place at St Paul's Cathedral.
In other news, the UK government recently announced a multi-million-pound bid to host the games in Birmingham in 2027. Johnny Mercer, the minister for veterans' affairs who is leading the bid, said: "It feels like a natural rounding of the circle to come back to the UK and we're going to do everything we can to win the bid." A source close to the Invictus Games project suggested that a UK-based event would be welcomed by both Prince Harry and the rest of the Royal Family.
They told The Express: "Harry has indicated that he is comfortable coming back for a British-based Invictus Games and we understand that the Games have always had the support of the rest of the Royal Family." Opinions are split on Harry's quick visit. While King Charles was reportedly "touched" by his son's grand gesture of flying in from America to see him, others believe the brief