Harry's cheeky four-word reply when asked 'are you happy to be home?'

Prince Harry flashed his trademark cheeky grin this morning as he left an event in Central London, making his way to his vehicle.

The Duke of Sussex, who touched down in the UK yesterday for a series of events in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Invictus Games, was acknowledging the gathered crowds when a cameraman asked him: "Are you happy to be home?"

With a laugh, Harry swiftly responded with "nice to see you" before sliding into the back seat of a black Range Rover.

This incident follows Prince Harry's admission that his father, King Charles, won't have time to meet him during his current visit to the UK, despite their close proximity.

A representative for the Duke Of Sussex confirmed that a meeting is off the table due to the King's "full programme", the Express reports.

A spokesperson for Prince Harry said: "It unfortunately will not be possible due to His Majesty's full programme.

"The Duke of course is understanding of his father's diary of commitments and various other priorities and hopes to see him soon."

Harry is understandably said to be quite let down by this development, especially after expressing his affection for his family in a US television interview, saying: "I love my family."

In that conversation, the duke expressed his wish that his father's health challenges might bring about a reconciliation within the Royal Family and mentioned his planned visits to the UK.

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Meanwhile, the King has been preoccupied with his royal responsibilities, having resumed public duties last week following his battle with cancer.

Prince Harry has returned to the UK to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games, honouring a decade of support for competitors in the paralympic-style event.

The duke gave a quick four word response when he was asked by a camera man if he was happy to be back in the UK
The duke gave a quick four word response when he was asked by a camera man if he was happy to be back in the UK

Later today, Harry is set to deliver a reading at a thanksgiving service at St Paul's Cathedral, where actor Damian Lewis will also perform the iconic Invictus poem.

Spending Tuesday in London, Harry attended a summit reflecting on the Invictus Games' 10th anniversary, which promotes sports events for wounded, sick, and injured veterans and military personnel as part of their rehabilitation.

Speaking to attendees at the Honourable Artillery Company's headquarters, Harry remarked: "Sometimes you ... look back and go 'look at what we've done'."

He added, addressing the current global challenges: "But also given the state of the world, there is so much more to do and I think a lot of uncertainty - but what we've created is a global community."

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