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Prince Harry ‘misses the Queen’s 95th birthday as he returns to US’

Harry has returned to his wife Meghan Markle and son Archie

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Prince Harry has missed the Queen’s 95th birthday as he’s reportedly returned to the US.

The Duke of Sussex flew over to the UK for Prince Philip‘s funeral.

However, just days after the funeral, Harry has returned to his pregnant wife Meghan Markle and son Archie in California.

Prince Harry and his grandparents
Harry missed the Queen’s birthday as he travelled back to the US (Credit: Tony Clark /

Prince Harry misses the Queen’s birthday

Her Majesty has turned 95 today (April 21) and will spend it without her husband Philip following his death.

Read more: The Queen’s 95th birthday portrait plans shelved as she remains in official mourning for Prince Philip

There were rumours Harry would stay in the UK for his grandmother’s birthday.

However, reports say he flew to Los Angeles on an American Airlines flight from London, which arrived at LAX after 1:30pm local time on Tuesday (April 20).

Harry has returned to wife Meghan and son Archie following his grandfather’s funeral (Credit:

Meanwhile, his car was seen leaving the airport’s private terminal shortly after the plane landed.

He was apparently later spotted arriving in Montecito at around 4pm local time.

However, according to royal expert Russell Myers, Harry is still has plans to return to the UK in July for the unveiling of the Princess Diana statue at Kensington Palace.

He wrote on Twitter: “Prince Harry has returned to California, not staying for the Queen’s birthday today & unable to see his father Prince Charles for further talks.

“Am told he still plans to return for the July 1 unveiling of the Princess Diana statue at Kensington Palace alongside Prince William.”

Harry’s return to the US comes after he reportedly had talks with father Prince Charles and brother Prince William following his explosive Oprah interview.

According to sources, they started the “baby steps” towards a reconciliation.

Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry
Charles, William and Harry reportedly had talks following Philip’s funeral (Credit:

What happened during Charles, William and Harry’s talks?

A source claimed that Charles, William and Harry “took the opportunity to speak and catch-up face to face after many months apart”.

In addition, reports claim Harry wrote Charles a “deeply personal” note before reuniting at Prince Philip’s funeral.

Harry had flew over from America to attend the funeral but had to quarantine beforehand.

Meanwhile, the Queen will reportedly have a “low-key” birthday today following Philip’s death and amid coronavirus restrictions.

Members of the Royal Family will reportedly visit Her Majesty at Windsor Castle.

The Queen faces her first birthday without her husband (Credit: Splash)
Her Majesty is still mourning the death of her husband (Credit:

The Queen said her final farewell to Philip at his funeral last Saturday (April 17).

She had previously described her husband as her “strength and stay”.

Read more: Royal Family shares photo of the Queen to mark her 95th birthday

A two-week period of royal mourning is being observed by family members until Friday (April 22).

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