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‘Call me Harry’: Prince shrugs off his title as he returns to the UK

The Duke of Sussex has asked to simply be addressed as Harry during his first public engagement since returning to the UK.

He is currently in Edinburgh to launch an event for his new ecotourism company Travalyst.

Harry had been out of the country for a while, and had flown to Canada on 20 January to be with wife Meghan and son Archie following a summit with the Queen.

She agreed they could step back from royal duties and become more financially independent from 31 March.

The outing for Prince Harry is the first of seven engagements he and Meghan will carry out over the next few weeks.

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Addressing attendees at the Travalyst event, he said Scotland was at the forefront of making air travel greener.

"We want to hear truths and perspectives from across the industry," he said.

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"We don't need to reinvent the wheel, a lot of great work has already been done. But our research again shows that many of these endeavours have failed to reach the conscientiousness of consumers."

He added: "Scotland is one of the fastest growing tourism destinations worldwide and it's at the forefront of a more sustainable approach, which is why your insight into these issues is so incredibly valuable."

Image: Prince Harry and Meghan are stepping back from royal life

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