Kate and King Charles share touching moment on Buckingham Palace balcony as princess returns to public life

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Princess Kate and King Charles shared a touching moment on the Buckingham Palace balcony as the princess returned to public life today.

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Svar Nanan-Sen

By Svar Nanan-Sen


Published: 15/06/2024

- 13:16

Updated: 15/06/2024

- 13:54

The Princess of Wales and the monarch were both diagnosed with cancer this year

Princess Kate and King Charles shared a touching moment on the Buckingham Palace balcony as the princess returned to public life today.

The Princess of Wales made her first public appearance in 2024 at Trooping the Colour today.


It is the first time Kate has been seen in public since she announced she had been diagnosed with cancer in March.

The King was also diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

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The Princess of Wales made her first public appearance in 2024 at Trooping the Colour today.

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The Royal Family's appearance on the Buckingham Palace balcony is seen as one of the highlights of the royal calendar.

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The princess and the monarch shared a touching moment on the Buckingham Palace balcony as they chatted while watching the flypast.

The Royal Family's appearance on the Buckingham Palace balcony is seen as one of the highlights of the royal calendar.

Princess Kate and King Charles were joined by Prince William, Queen Camilla, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Edward, Lady Louise and the Duchess of Edinburgh.

Prince William and Kate also shared a special moment on the balcony as they watched the flypast with their children.

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Prince William and Kate also shared a special moment on the balcony as they watched the flypast with their children.

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Princess Kate and King Charles were joined by Prince William, Queen Camilla, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis, Prince Edward, Lady Louise and the Duchess of Edinburgh.

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Kate's appearance today is her first official public outing since joining the Royal Family at the walk to Sandringham Church on Christmas Day.

However, it does not signal a return to the royal undertaking public duties.

The Princess of Wales is hoping "to join a few public engagements over the summer" but she will not attend Garter Day or Royal Ascot next week.

King Charles returned to public-facing duties in April and has been undertaking at times multiple engagement in a single week.

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Kate's appearance today is her first official public outing since joining the Royal Family at the walk to Sandringham Church on Christmas Day.

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King Charles returned to public-facing duties in April and has been undertaking at times multiple engagement in a single week.

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Last week, the King travelled to France to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

King Charles, Queen Camilla and Prince William will host the Emperor and Empress of Japan later this month.

The Princess of Wales is not expected to take part in those engagements.

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