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Harry midway through attachment with Australian Army

Harry shakes hands with Russel Smith during a visit to the Wuggubun community in Western Australia.

Prince Harry has completed the first two weeks of an attachment with the Australian army, as his British military career nears its end.

Harry has been participating in day-to-day soldiering activitis and physical training alongside the 1st Brigade, and has also undergone flight simulation training.

Prince Harry passes the ball during a game of wheelchair AFL at the Soldier Recover Centre in Darwin. Credit: CPL Oliver Carter/Australian Defence Force/PA Wire

His attachment has also included time in an armed reconnaissance helicopter, and after meeting with wounded and, injured and ill soldiers he joined in a game of wheelchair Australian Football League.

He also met with members of the Wuggubun community during time on duty with the North-West Mobile Force in western Australia.

Harry, a captain in the Army, will continue his four-week attachment with the Australian Defence Force after Gallipoli commemorations in Turkey, before leaving the British military after ten years' service.


Duke and Duchess 'thank public for warm baby wishes'

The royal couple's second child is said to be due at the end of April Credit: Press Association

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have thanked the public for their "warm wishes" ahead of the birth of their second child - but they still do not know if it will be a boy or girl.

A source said: "The Duke and Duchess are hugely grateful for the warm wishes they have received from people throughout the UK and indeed around the world and over the last few months.

"They know that people are excited that Prince George will soon have a little brother or sister, it means a great deal to them that so many will be celebrating this important moment for their family."

Story of Royal princesses on VE Day turned into a film

With the seventieth anniversary of the end of the second world war in Europe approaching, one of the most famous stories of VE day has been turned into a film. As the crowds celebrated in London, Princess Elizabeth - now the Queen - and her younger sister Princess Margaret were allowed out of Buckingham Palace and in among those crowds.

ITV News correspondent Nina Nannar reports on what the Queen's cousin and friend, Margaret Rhodes, called a Cinderella moment in reverse:

Duke of Kent out of hospital after hip injury

The Duke of Kent was taken to hospital after dislocating his hip. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Queen's cousin, the Duke of Kent, has been discharged from hospital after being treated for a dislocated hip, according to Buckingham Palace.

It is understood the 79-year-old Duke suffered the injury while staying at the Queen's private Balmoral estate in Scotland and was taken to hospital yesterday.


Queen's cousin in hospital after injuring hip at royal estate

The Queen's cousin, the Duke of Kent, has been taken to hospital after suffering a suspected dislocated hip, Buckingham Palace has said.

Duke of Kent has suffered a suspected dislocated hip Credit: PA

The 79-year-old Duke is understood to have injured his hip while staying at the Balmoral estate in Scotland.

I can confirm that the Duke of Kent was admitted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in Scotland for treatment of a hip injury.

– Buckingham Palace spokesman

As president of the All England Lawn Tennis Club, the Duke has presented Wimbledon champions with their trophies, and undertakes a large number of royal engagements and visits.

He previously suffered a "mild" stroke in 2013.

Harry agrees 'Redheads RULE!' but says selfies are bad

Prince Harry made one young fan's day when he high-fived him for bringing a banner which read: "Redheads RULE!" as he landed in Australia.

The prince arrived in Canberra to launch his four-week attachment with the Australian Defence Force, before leaving his post with the British Army in June.

Prince Harry spoke to Ethan Toscan, who made the banner Credit: Reuters

Hundreds of people braved the wet weather and lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the royal - including 12-year-old Ethan Toscan.

According to fellow ginger Ethan, the prince told him that being a redhead "has to be the number one thing one person can ever be".

He said that I was fabulous in making the sign and it's awesome to be a redhead.

I'm over the moon - it's just wow! I got to shake his hand."

– Ethan Toscan, 12-year-old redhead

However, the prince was less impressed with a teenage admirer who tried to snap a selfie with him - jokingly telling her: "Seriously, you need to get out of it. I know you're young, but selfies are bad."

Queen attends Easter Sunday service in Windsor

The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family have attended an Easter Sunday service at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

The Queen leaves after attending the Easter Sunday service at Windsor Castle Credit: Neil Hall/PA Wire
A young child gives the Queen a bunch of daffodils outside St George's Chapel. Credit: Neil Hall/PA Wire
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