Prince Harry and Meghan charm adoring fans at the Opera House

Prince Harry and Meghan charm adoring fans at the Opera House

After their fairytale royal wedding gripped the entire world, Meghan and Harry - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are hogging the limelight as they expect their first child together next spring.

This royal couple are on a 16-day tour of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga that had already been keenly watched but is now set to be a media frenzy that may test Australia's large contingent of royal-sceptic republicans.

SYDNEY, Australia ― Prince Harry was reunited with his favorite Australian fan on Tuesday, 98-year-old war widow Daphne Dunne.

"And hopefully the next time we see you we'll have our little with one with us", the duchess added as Dunne sweetly stroked her hair.

It was the third time that they had met since Harry's eye caught sight of a Victoria Cross medal on her chest during a Sydney visit in 2015.

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The royal couple announced Meghan's pregnancy Monday, just hours after she and Harry landed in Sydney.

"I've seen your shoes, they're very cool", Prince Harry said "Have you dyed your hair a shade of pink?"

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex meet and greet the public at the Opera House.

Dunne then said, "I think it's wonderful the two of you".

Emerson Yee held up a poster saying, "I gave up flawless school attendance to see you".

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Harry, 34, and Meghan, 37, revealed their baby news through a statement shared on social media by Kensington Palace, which said the happy couple were "delighted" to be able to share the exciting news with the public.

Harry and Meghan - along with Prince William and his wife, Kate, the duchess of Cambridge - have stepped to the fore in the a year ago as Queen Elizabeth II, 92, slightly reduces her public schedule.

She kissed both the Duke and Duchess and gave them cards and flowers as gifts. The source said Kensington Palace considered medical issues before Meghan departed for the overseas tour.

The royal couple was driven from the airport to Admiralty House, the official Sydney residence of Governor General Peter Cosgrove, who represents Australia's head of state, Queen Elizabeth II, Harry's grandmother.

The Duke and Duchess' Australian tour coincides with the Invictus Games in Sydney, which begin on Saturday and run for a week. "I climbed up that pole there to get a better view".

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Harry founded the Games - which is a Paralympic-style event for soldiers wounded in action.

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