As the court hearings in the Associated Newspapers phone-tapping and privacy case get underway, Prince Harry shows up at the High Court. He reportedly returned to the UK for the first time since his grandmother’s burial in September.

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He is one of several people who have filed claims against the Daily Mail newspaper’s owner.

In a preliminary High Court hearing that begins today, Associated Newspapers will contest the accusations. A judge will then determine whether the case will proceed.

In a suit, tie, and black winter coat, the smiling prince was filmed entering the Royal Courts of Justice in the heart of London flanked by bodyguards and encircled by reporters.

He once ran into a photographer as he entered the courtroom through the gates. Harry sat in the back of the courtroom as the proceedings began, periodically writing in a small black notebook.

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His return to the UK coincides with a rift with Buckingham Palace over shocking revelations in his divisive book, Spare, in which he exposed his strained bond with both his brother William, the Prince of Wales, and father, King Charles.

It is unlikely that Harry will visit his relatives. The King, according to Buckingham Palace, is not in Windsor or London and will be departing on Wednesday for an official visit to Germany.

The Prince and Princess of Wales are gone for the Easter break with their kids Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis.

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The King’s crowning is scheduled for May 6, which also happens to be the sixth birthday of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s son Archie. Although they have been requested to “vacate” Frogmore Cottage, the couple’s UK residence that the Queen gave them as a gift, it is currently unknown if they will go.