Royal News Roundup: Prince William’s Personal Message, a Royal Pregnancy Announcement & More

Plus, Prince Harry’s potential return to the royal spotlight

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Here’s all the royal news you need to know for April 10, 2024. 

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  • Prince William posted a heartfelt message on his Instagram Story shortly after Lionesses player Rachel Daly announced her retirement. 
  • It read, “Thank you for so many unforgettable performances with @lionesses, @racheldaly3. Plenty more goals for Villa now!” It was obvious the prince penned the message himself as he signed it with his initial, “W.”
  • The Royal Hashemite Court revealed that Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II of Jordan and his wife, Princess Rajwa, are expecting their first child together. The royal family announced the exciting news on X (formerly Twitter) and confirmed the baby is due this summer. 
  • Prince Harry may return to the royal spotlight amid dad King Charles’s cancer treatment.
  • In an exclusive interview with Hello! Canada, Christopher Andersen (author of The King: The Life of Charles III) revealed that the Duke of Sussex may “take up some of the slack” when the royal returns to the U.K. next month.
  • Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, shared an old quote of Queen Elizabeth on X. It didn’t take long for the British royal family to re-share the post on their official account.  
  • The original post read, “As Queen Elizabeth II said: Long live the difference, but long live the Entente Cordiale.”
  • FYI, Entente Cordiale is a celebration of the alliance between French and British troops.
  • King Charles and his wife, Queen Camilla, gave a special social media shoutout to Muslims who are celebrating Eid al-Fitr. The royal couple posted a blue and white graphic on X, along with a personal message. 
  • It read, “#EidMubarak to Muslims celebrating in the UK and around the world.”

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