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Prince Harry: I want to devote my life to ex-service personnel

Prince Harry has told ITV News that he wants to devote the "rest of his life" to working with ex-service men and women.

In an exclusive interview with Royal Editor Tim Ewart, the ex-British Army officer said: "I miss parts of it [the Army] - and that's another reason why I'm going to be involved with these guys for the rest of my life."

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First picture: When Harry met Michelle

Prince Harry invited Michelle Obama to his palace in Kensington this morning for a cup of tea.

The First Lady of the United States met the fifth in line to the throne to discuss support for veterans and their families - and to introduce her to her daughters Sasha and Malia, and her mother Marian Robinson.

Michelle Obama (left) and Prince Harry Credit: Amanda Lucidon/The White House

Michelle Obama meets Prince Harry for tea

Michelle Obama and Prince Harry met for tea this morning at Kensington Palace.

The First Lady of the United States met the fifth in line to the throne to discuss support for veterans and their families.

They also discusses Mrs Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, which aimsto improve adolescent girls' education around the world, and which is the purpose of her visit to the the country.

The Prince also met Malia and Sasha Obama, as well as the First Lady's mother Marian Robinson.

Harry pays tribute to fallen comrades in Afghanistan

Prince Harry paid tribute to British service personnel killed on combat operations in Afghanistan, as he unveiled a memorial to their sacrifice at the National Memorial Arboretum.

Speaking at a service of dedication to unveil the Bastion Memorial, which is inscribed with the 453 names of those killed, he said they will "forever be in our hearts".

Prince Harry salutes during the service at the National Memorial Arboretum Credit: PA Wire

"As we sit here amongst friends, we can take comfort in the knowledge that they gave their lives doing a job they loved, for a country they loved, and amongst mates who loved them dearly."

He added: "Once this ceremony is ended and all the trappings of the day have been cleared away, this will become a place of pilgrimage, a quiet space for remembrance just as it was in Camp Bastion, all those miles away."

The prince lays a wreath during the dedication of the Bastion Memorial Credit: PA Wire
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