Prince Harry returns to the UK to attend the Invictus Games

Comment on the photo, The prince will attend a ceremony at St Paul's Cathedral in London to mark the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games in May.

The Duke of Sussex will return to the UK in just over a week to attend a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games.

Prince Harry will attend a Mass of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in London on May 8.

The Prince will read during the mass, while actor Damian Lewis will recite a poem.

Prince Harry was last seen in the UK in February on a short visit to see King Charles after he was diagnosed with cancer.

It is the first major event he will attend in the UK for some time.

The prince launched the Invictus Games, a sporting event for military personnel injured in combat, in 2014.

A Games spokesperson said the ceremony would mark “a decade of changing lives and saving lives through sport”.

The Duke moved to the United States with his wife, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, after they stepped down as senior members of the royal family in 2020.

The spokesman did not say whether Meghan would join the prince at the ceremony.

However, the Duchess will join the Prince after the event on a trip to Nigeria, marking their first time visiting the country as a married couple.

They will meet service members and their families and participate in traditional cultural activities, Nigerian media reported.

He also suggested further visits to the UK, saying: “I'll stop and see my family as much as I can.”

Image source, Getty Images

Comment on the photo, An Invictus Games spokesperson did not say whether the Duchess of Sussex would join the prince

The King will begin a symbolic trip to a cancer treatment center next Tuesday, while his summer plans include a visit to a country where he will host the Emperor and Empress of Japan.

The palace said it was “too early to determine” how long his treatment would last.

She added that doctors were “very encouraged by the progress made so far and remain positive about the King's continued recovery.”

The type of cancer has not been revealed, but the king's medical team is “pleased enough with the progress made so far that the king is now able to resume a number of his public duties.”

It's been a difficult start to the year for the Royal Family, with the Princess of Wales also undergoing treatment for cancer.

In a statement in March, Catherine said the diagnosis had come as a “huge shock” after a “very difficult couple of months”.

She said the cancer was discovered after she underwent abdominal surgery in January, saying that tests performed after the operation “showed the presence of cancer.”

She said: “Therefore, my medical team advised me that I should undergo a course of preventive chemotherapy, and I am now in the early stages of this treatment.”

The princess said she was thinking of all those affected by cancer, and added: “To all who are facing this disease, in any way, please do not lose faith or hope. You are not alone.”

The king was said to be “very proud of Catherine for her courage” in speaking out about her treatment.

The palace said he had been in “closest contact with his beloved daughter-in-law.”

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