Queen, 94, enjoys a socially-distanced Easter walk with Prince Charles, 72, in Windsor

The Queen and Prince Charles have been captured enjoying a socially-distanced walk in their first photo together since the bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.  

Meanwhile, Prince Harry was spotted wearing his baseball cap backwards and sporting a pair of sunglasses as he relaxed on a beach in Los Angeles over 5,000 miles away. 

The pair were snapped together as they took part in a private engagement at Frogmore on the monarch’s Windsor estate, details of which will be released in the next few weeks.

While the latest picture was captured on a whim, it serves to provide a happy contrast to events of recent months.

Both the Queen and Charles have been deeply saddened by the acrimonious departure of Harry and Meghan as working royals and their subsequent emigration to California.

And as a doting grandmother and father they were also personally wounded by the bitter and highly damaging allegations that have since been thrown at them – and other Royal Family members – by the couple. 

But the Monarch is said to be ‘delighted’ to have Prince Philip, who spent 28 nights in hospital and left more than  a fortnight ago, back home by her side in Windsor.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles enjoy spring weather and pose for a portrait in the garden of Frogmore House in Windsor

The Queen, who turns 95 later this month, looked radiant. Wearing one of her famed headscarves with a green, full-length raincoat and black rubber boots, she smiled and laughed, with her gloved hands in her pockets

Meanwhile, a relaxed Duke of Sussex, 36, wore his baseball cap backwards and sported a pair of sunglasses while frolicking in the sea and throwing a tennis ball for his dog

Mother and son appeared so happy and relaxed that when staff asked if they might pose for a handful of spur-of-the-moment pictures, they agreed.

The Queen, who turns 95 later this month, looked radiant. Wearing one of her famed headscarves with a green, full-length raincoat and black rubber boots, she smiled and laughed, with her gloved hands in her pockets.

The Prince of Wales, 72, was more formally dressed in a favourite brown overcoat, shirt, tie and brogues, but looked equally delighted to be spending time with his beloved mother.

Behind them are the cherry trees, in full blossom, and daffodils that Frogmore House (as opposed to Frogmore Cottage, the Windsor home of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex) is so famed for at this time of year, as well as a small stone bridge over one of the estate’s ornamental lakes. 

Frogmore – which is low-lying and marshy and derives its name from the preponderance of frog it attracts – was the setting for a family picture alongside Philip, Anne, Andrew and Edward taken in 1968.

It comes as Prince Harry was seen on a seaside stroll with his dog as he settles into the LA lifestyle after landing two jobs including a role as a Silicon Valley ‘chief impact officer’. 

A relaxed Duke of Sussex, 36, was pictured frolicking in the sea and throwing a tennis ball for his black labrador Pula on Friday.

Last month, in their explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Sussexes accused the Royal Family of outright racism and failing to  support Meghan as she suffered a serious mental health crisis.

Both the Queen and Charles have been deeply saddened by the acrimonious departure of Harry (pictured above, walking his dog Pula in LA) and Meghan as working royals and their subsequent emigration to California

Have you come far: The royals in 60s sunshine at Frogmore with Princess Anne, Princes Philip, Andrew and Edward in 1968

The Queen made clear that while deeply concerning, the family did not accept all of the accusations (‘recollections may vary’, she said) but stressed they wished to try to build bridges privately as a family.

And however upsetting it has been, the crisis has brought mother and son even closer together, united at having to put their personal feelings to one side in order to act in unison as The Firm’s ‘CEOs’.

The Daily Mail understands they have not only spoken but also met regularly in recent months, with Charles a frequent visitor to Windsor where his mother has been isolating since last spring with Prince Philip, 99, in line with Government coronavirus regulations.

A source said: ‘Although unplanned, this picture offers an insight into a family that is still together, happy and united after a difficult few months.’

Meanwhile, Prince Philip is said to be in ‘good spirits’ after returning from hospital following a month under the care of medical staff after being admitted with an infection and later undergoing heart surgery.

A royal source told the Mirror: ‘Her Majesty is delighted to have the Duke of Edinburgh at home and he is in good spirits having returned from hospital to continue his recovery.

‘These new pictures definitely show a lighter side to the Queen and her son and they will be wishing everyone a very happy Easter as we can begin to see our loved ones again.’

Life’s a beach! Prince Harry flips his baseball cap backwards for seaside stroll with dog… as he settles into LA lifestyle after landing two new jobs

By Emer Scully for MailOnline

Prince Harry has been spotted on a seaside stroll with his dog as he settles into the LA lifestyle after landing two jobs including a role as a Silicon Valley ‘chief impact officer’.

A relaxed Duke of Sussex, 36, wore his baseball cap backwards and sported a pair of sunglasses while frolicking in the sea and throwing a tennis ball for his black labrador Pula on Friday.

The soon to be father-of-two went barefoot for the outing in Santa Barbara, California, where he wore a white t-shirt with blue cargo shorts and carried a pair of trainers as he walked along the sand.

His dog Pula, adopted shortly after his 2018 wedding and named after the national currency of Botswana where Harry and Meghan, 39, had their third date, was pictured bounding through the waves at the beach near their $14m mansion.

It comes after Prince Harry announced his first job in the corporate world by revealing he had taken an executive position at Silicon Valley start-up BetterUp that claims to be worth $1.7billion. 

The soon to be father-of-two went barefoot for the outing in Santa Barbara, California, where he wore a white t-shirt with a pair of £60 Helly Hansen cargo shorts

It comes after Prince Harry announced his first job in the corporate world by revealing he has taken an executive position at a Silicon Valley start-up that claims to be worth $1.7billion

His dog Pula, adopted shortly after his 2018 wedding and named after the national currency of Botswana where Harry and Meghan, 39, reportedly had their third date, was pictured bounding through the waves at the popular beach destination

Prince Harry strolled along the beach with his security officer and rescue labrador during an outing

As ‘chief impact officer’ at mental health services business BetterUp, he will help promote an app used by corporate giants including Hilton, Facebook and oil firm Chevron to improve the wellbeing of their staff.

The company’s chief executive Alexi Robichaux has declined to say how much the royal will be paid, although similar roles at other California firms would command six or seven-figure salaries.

The Prince has also taken a role at think tank The Aspen Institute, where he will serve as a ‘commissioner’ on the organisation’s ‘Commission on Information Disorder’.

Prince Harry could be working in the US on a visa designed for people with ‘extraordinary ability’, experts revealed last week.

But he and Meghan have already scheduled some time off from the roles, with a source announcing that they ‘will both take some proper time off,’ after the birth of their daughter in the summer. 

The Duke now has two jobs and TV and radio projects in the US, prompting many to question how he obtained a visa

Prince Harry was pictured throwing a ball for his dog during the outing on a popular beach in California 

Harry’s work with Invictus Games for injured servicemen could potentially qualify him for a visa

The Duke smiled and laughed as he enjoyed the trip to the coast with his dog. Meghan Markle did not join him

During the bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview, the Duke of Sussex told how he stopped receiving income from Buckingham Palace shortly after he and Meghan announced their wish to step back as senior royals and spend time overseas

Prince Harry’s paternity leave would mean temporarily stepping back from his multi-million-pound deals with Netflix and Spotify – which he told Oprah Winfrey he was persuaded to sign when he was ‘literally cut off financially’ from the Royal Family.

‘It will be the summer and they want to make sure they both take their leave so they have some real quality time together once the baby arrives,’ a source close to the couple told Vanity Fair’s Katie Nicholl.

It comes after a royal expert claimed palace officials will be watching Prince Harry’s new roles ‘very, very closely’ to see if they go against his agreement with The Queen that he would not trade off his Royal status.

Speaking on last week’s edition of True Royalty TV’s weekly programme The Royal Beat, Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers discussed Prince Harry’s new role as Chief Impact Officer at US coaching firm BetterUP.

‘There is the argument that if he is ‘Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex’ in all the published materials for [the firm], is that trading off the royal brand which they said they wouldn’t do to uphold the values of The Queen?’ he explains.

‘So it is very debatable at the moment. People at the Palace will be watching this very, very closely.’

The Duke hit the ground running in his new job on March 25 by posting a motivational quote on the Instagram account of BetterUp, the life coaching firm he has joined as ‘chief impact officer’. 

He wrote: ‘Self-optimisation is not about fixing something that’s broken. It’s about becoming the best version of ourselves with whatever life throws at us.’ 

A statement on the company’s website said: ‘Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex is a humanitarian, military veteran, mental wellness advocate, and environmentalist’

Prince Harry started his first proper job at a Californian startup dubbed life coaching Tinder for millennials in January – but they waited to announce it until after his Oprah interview was watched by tens of millions around the globe, it has been reported.

The Duke of Sussex has been appointed ‘chief impact officer’ at mental health services business BetterUp by CEO Alexi Robichaux, who says his royal employee insists on everyone calling him Harry because they are all ‘partners’ in the business valued at $1.7billion.

The Duke will help to promote a wellness app used by corporate giants including NASA, confectionery giant Mars and oil firm Chevron to improve the wellbeing of their staff.

Harry, whose new role at the firm could command a seven-figure salary plus share options, was introduced to the BetterUp co-founder through an unnamed mutual friend last year, and after they weighed up ‘four buckets of opportunities’, they agreed to start working together, Mr Robichaux said.  

He said: ‘He’s been in the role for a couple of months, and we’re so excited to share the news with the world. We’re partners here, he likes to be called Harry in the workplace, so we just address him as Harry.’

Prince Harry’s statement on the website of the company he joined

Harry’s statement on the BetterUp website … and how his royal title was displayed with a black and white photograph.

I am really excited to be joining the BetterUp team and community! Thanks for having me.

I firmly believe that focusing on and prioritising our mental fitness unlocks potential and opportunity that we never knew we had inside of us.

As the Royal Marine Commandos say, ‘It’s a state of mind.’ What I’ve learned in my own life is the power of transforming pain into purpose.

During my decade in the military, I learned that we don’t just need to build physical resilience, but also mental resilience. When I first met Alexi [Robichaux], we instantly recognised a shared passion for helping others realise their full potential. 

As our conversations continued, it became even more clear that we hold a similar philosophy on mental health: that we must proactively take care of our minds. I’ve personally found working with a BetterUp coach to be invaluable. And because we believe in strengthening our own mental fitness, our entire Archewell team also has access to BetterUp coaching.

As BetterUp’s first Chief Impact Officer, my goal is to lift up critical dialogues around mental health, build supportive and compassionate communities, and foster an environment for honest and vulnerable conversations. And my hope is to help people develop their inner strength, resilience, and confidence.

Brand expert Mark Bukowski told MailOnline that timing the announcement for after the Oprah interview generated free publicity worth millions of dollars for the startup, and could help Harry cash in if he has shares in the business.

Tech-CEO Mr Robichaux, who likes to quote Einstein and Marcus Aurelius and once gave a presentation on his business to leading scientists and academics while wearing a spacesuit, told Sky News: ‘We were just so impressed, and really I think there was such a natural chemistry and synergy around the insights and the contributions he can make creatively to BetterUp in ensuring that we achieve our mission. 

‘Bigger than commercial success, this is about global impact, and so as we crafted the role together, those four buckets of opportunities, we came to the title “chief impact officer”, really denoting that he’s focused on our mission and he’s focused on ensuring that we’re doing everything we can to achieve our mission on a bigger and larger and grander scale to impact the lives of more people.’ 

He added: ‘He’s also helping to work on everything from product design to product strategy, to co-creating content and the experience for our members and helping with partnerships, like creating some new content for our users related to mental toughness and mental fitness as well.’ 

Harry’s first real job will see him spending time at the firm’s San Francisco office – when Covid-19 allows – where the prince can take part in weekly office yoga sessions, beat a punch bag when he’s frustrated or pet the office dog ‘Gordo’ when he’s concerned about his ‘wellness’. He can also bring his dogs Guy and Pula to work if he likes.

BetterUp also throws regular onesie-fancy dress parties for staff, including at Halloween – but if this gets too much for the prince he can relax using some of his five ‘inner work’ days a year – on top of his holiday days – to focus on ‘personalised growth’ by hiking in California, reading books or doing volunteer work.

His new office has sofas to flop on during a hard day and games to play when staff need a break, with one employee, Lily, saying the office was designed for both work and play. She said: ‘When one of us is flourishing, the whole team gets stronger. So every decision we made about what to put in the office had those baselines in mind’. 

Harry’s CEO, a devout Christian fluent in Greek, Aramaic, and Hebrew, said he had experimented with therapy and life coaching in his twenties and the idea for BetterUp came to him while on a pilgrimage of self-reflection to Santiago de Compostela in northern Spain. His mantra is: ‘I don’t believe technology is the enemy when used right.’     

Meanwhile, it was revealed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘will both take some proper time off,’ after the birth of their daughter in the summer, a source claimed.  

Prince Harry’s paternity leave would mean temporarily stepping back from his multi-million-pound deals with Netflix and Spotify – which he told Oprah Winfrey he was persuaded to sign when he was ‘literally cut off financially’ from the Royal Family. 

‘It will be the summer and they want to make sure they both take their leave so they have some real quality time together once the baby arrives,’ a source close to the couple told Vanity Fair’s Katie Nicholl.   

During the bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview, the Duke of Sussex told how he stopped receiving income from Buckingham Palace shortly after he and Meghan announced their wish to step back as senior royals and spend time overseas.

Harry added that he would have been unable to pay for security to protect his family if it were not for money left to him by his mother Princess Diana in her will. 

The couple raised eyebrows when they announced in September a deal worth an estimated £75million to make programmes for Netflix – despite citing lack of privacy as a reason for quitting the Royal Family.

In December, the couple announced a lucrative deal with audio streaming giant Spotify.

Harry was pictured looking lighthearted as he enjoying the outing at the beach and threw a ball for his dog

Prince Harry goes barefoot on the beach while playing fetch with his black lab in the the American Riviera’s Pacific Ocean

The deal, estimated to be worth around £18million, will see Harry and Meghan make podcasts for Spotify’s 320million monthly users to help listeners ‘connect to one another without distraction.’ 

Asked about the money-spinning partnerships, Harry told Miss Winfrey they were ‘never part of the plan’ but were suggested by a ‘friend’ when they feared financial issues.

He insisted: ‘My family literally cut me off financially and I had to afford security for us.

‘But I’ve got what my mum left me and, without that, we would not have been able to do this.’ He added of the issues he has faced: ‘I think she saw it coming.’

Does a child born in America get automatic US citizenship?

Any child born in the US gets automatic US citizenship under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution.

This states: ‘All persons born or naturalised in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.’

The only exception applies to the ‘jurisdiction’ element, which means children born to diplomats and other recognised government officials from foreign countries don’t get US citizenship if born on American soil.

Anyone born in the US gets citizenship for their life unless they make an action to give it up such as filing an oath.

If born in the US, Meghan and Prince Harry’s baby will be entitled to US citizenship as an automatic right. She will also be able to run for US presidency if born on US soil.

The baby will also be entitled to a British passport through Harry. 

Prince Harry’s paternity leave was cut short when Archie was born on 6 May 2019, because just three days after the birth the royal flew to the Netherlands to launch next year’s Invictus Games. 

There, the royal was showered with presents meant for his infant son, donned a special ‘I am daddy’ jacket during a bike ride, and was given a baby grow by Princess Margriet, before being met with laughter from the crowd after modelling it against his own body. 

Meanwhile, throughout her pregnancy and after the birth, Meghan, 39, was busy editing an issue of British Vogue and designing a capsule collection for Smart Works. 

It comes after an insider claimed Meghan Markle is planning to give birth to her second child with Prince Harry in the comfort of their stunning $14.7m Santa Barbara property in Montecito, California. 

Speaking about Meghan’s home birthing plans, a source told Page Six: ‘She has a beautiful home in California, it’s a beautiful setting to give birth to her baby girl.’

If born in America, Meghan and Prince Harry’s baby will be entitled to US citizenship as an automatic right, and will have dual UK citizenship through her father. She will also be able to run for US presidency if born on US soil. 

The source also said that Meghan initially planned to have a home birth for Archie, now 22 months old, but was unable to do so because her son was a week overdue. 

Instead of welcoming her first child with an all-female midwife team at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, the mother was taken to London’s private Portland hospital, where she gave birth to Archie on May 6, 2019.

The source explained: ‘Meghan’s plan was to have a home birth with Archie, but you know what they say about the best-laid plans.’ 

The couple revealed during their bombshell Oprah Winfrey interview earlier this month that their second child is a girl and is due to be born this summer.  

Prince Harry joined his wife for the second half of the much-anticipated interview on CBS to reveal the news, excitedly telling the chat show host: ‘It’s a girl.’ 

The Duke of Sussex was unveiled as the chief impact officer at BetterUp with this corporate black and white photograph of Harry released at the same time

Her Majesty, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry watch a flypast to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on July 10, 2018 in London

He said his first thought was ‘amazing’ when he learned they were having a girl, adding: ‘Just grateful. To have any child, any one or any two, would have been amazing. 

‘But to have a boy and then a girl, I mean what more can you ask for? Now we’ve got our family, we got the four of us and our two dogs.’ 

While the couple made no hint of what their daughter’s name would be, fans began speculating that they will call her Diana, after Harry’s late mother.  

Asked if they were ‘done’ with two children, Harry said ‘done’ and Meghan said: ‘Two is it.’  

The girl will not be entitled, at this stage, to be an HRH nor a princess title due to rules set out more than 100 years ago by George V – but this is the same as what would have happened before they stepped back from senior duties.

The baby is entitled to be a Lady, but Harry and Meghan will again opt to style their second-born a plain Miss, with the surname Mountbatten-Windsor. 

Harry was introduced to CEO Alexi Robichaux (top left) through a mutual friend. He has refused to say how much Harry (top right) will be paid. Harry is listed on the company website with Mr Robichaux’s co-founder, Eduardo Medina (top centre)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘will both take some proper time off,’ after the birth of their daughter in the summer, a source has claimed. Pictured, with son Archie

The married couple revealed during their bombshell Oprah interview (pictured) that their second child is a girl and is due to be born this summer

The Duchess of Sussex is due to welcome her second child with the Duke of Sussex in the summer, and it is thought she hopes to have a home birth at their stunning $14.7m Santa Barbara property in Montecito, California (pictured)

Harry and Meghan first announced on Valentine’s Day that they are expecting a second child, saying they were ‘overjoyed’ at the pregnancy. 

Their news echoed Princess Diana’s announcement of her own second child – Prince Harry – which was printed in newspapers on Valentine’s Day in 1984. 

A spokesman for the couple said at the time: ‘We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are overjoyed to be expecting their second child.’ 

The announcement came soon after Meghan suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage last year. 

After the pregnancy announcement, Bookies quickly started taking odds on what the name of Archie’s sibling could be, with Diana coming in first position before Alexandra, Florence, Arabella and Elizabeth.

Bookmakers Ladbrokes said at the time that the chances of Harry and Meghan naming their girl Diana were four to one.

The new Sussex baby will become eighth in line to the throne, after Prince Charles, Prince William, William’s three children George, Charlotte and Louis, Prince Harry and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

Prince Harry retained his place in the line of succession despite his decision to quit royal life.

Prince Harry, Meghan and Archie left Britain for Canada in November 2019 before moving to America, meaning Archie has not seen any of his British relatives since he was six months old.’  


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