5 highlights from day 2 of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal tour

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Meghan hugs Luke Vincent, 5, in Dubbo (PA)
Meghan hugs Luke Vincent, 5, in Dubbo (PA)

1. Schoolboy charms the world

The Duke and Duchess spent day 2 of the royal tour in Dubbo, New South Wales, where they met with local schoolchildren at the Royal Flying Doctors Service hangar.

Five-year-old Luke Vincent was overjoyed to meet the couple and stole the show, when he gave Meghan a huge hug and rubbed Harry’s beard.

2. Meghan plays the role of protective wife

The Duke and Duchess then travelled to a local farm, where Harry gave a heartfelt speech, in which he acknowledged the difficult times many farmers have gone through, during the drought.

Ironically, at that moment, there was a huge downpour and Meghan did her best to try and keep her husband dry with an umbrella.

Prince Harry gives a speech in Dubbo, Australia (Getty)
Prince Harry gives a speech in Dubbo, Australia (Getty)

3. Aussie star reveals how far along Meghan is

Kensington Palace made the announcement on Monday that Harry and Meghan are expecting their first child in Spring 2019 and confirmed that the Duchess is in “good health” and has had her 12-week scan.

However, Australian singer Missy Higgins, who met Meghan and Harry in Sydney on Tuesday, has let slip exactly how far along the Duchess of Sussex is in her pregnancy.

4. The Duchess shows off her baking skills

One of Meghan’s biggest passions is cooking.

The Duchess showed off her baking skills, when she brought along a homemade treat to a picnic with a farming family in Dubbo.

The Duke and Duchess arrive in Dubbo (PA)
The Duke and Duchess arrive in Dubbo (PA)

5. Meghan shows support for Serena Williams on tour

On the first day of the tour, the Duchess wowed in an ivory Karen Gee frock and a khaki Brandon Maxwell shirt dress.

Meghan went a little more casual with her outfit for her second day of engagements and paid tribute to her best friend Serena Williams, by wearing a plaid blazer from the tennis star’s fashion label.

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