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Prince Harry breaks his silence on baby news

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Prince Harry has spoken out for the first time since news broke of Meghan Markle’s pregnancy

The Duke of Sussex thanked the Governor General and Lady Cosgrove at Admiralty House for their hospitality at an afternoon reception, before speaking about Meghan’s pregnancy.

“G’day your Excellency, ladies and gentlemen,” he began

“It is obviously great to be back in Australia and even more so because this is my wife’s first visit here, so I’m very excited to show her this wonderful country of yours.

“Australia is of course home to some of the world’s best sporting talent, but what you are about to see at these Invictus Games will, quite literally, astound you.”

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During the speech, he spoke of his love for the country, and said he was thrilled he and Meghan got to share their pregnancy news while in Australia.

He added: “A demonstration of the power of the human spirit, the power of sport to change lives and the power of feeling part of all of this from the stands.

“There really is something for everyone.

“Thank you Your Excellency and Lady Cosgrove for giving us your magnificent home for the week. We are inviting all of our mates in Sydney…

“Finally, we are both absolutely delighted to be here. We are really impressed to see you serving beer and tea at an afternoon reception in true Aussie style.

“We couldn’t think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby.

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Yesterday, Kensington Palace officially confirmed that the Duchess of Sussex was expecting.

“Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019,” they shared on Twitter.

The news came after it was revealed that Meghan gave her first major ‘sit-down’ interview since joining the royal family.

Previously, New Idea learnt that ‘the palace was talking in riddles without stating the obvious’ before the royal tour to Australia and New Zealand before ‘she was given the three-month all clear.’

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