Prince Harry has left the UK, heading to Canada - reports

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex depart Canada House on January 07, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry has left the UK on his way to Canada to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and their son Archie, according to reports.

The royal couple have been in the spotlight more than usual recently after announcing they would be stepping down from royal duties.

In a statement released earlier this month, Harry and Meghan said they would "work to become financially independent, while continuing to support Her Majesty the Queen".

They also announced they would be splitting their time between the UK and North America. 

Despite the controversy, their decision was eventually accepted by the Queen, who said she was "supportive" of the move.

"Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family," the Queen said on Sunday (NZ time).

"Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of my family.

"I recognise the challenges they have experienced as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years and support their wish for a more independent life."

The split came at a price for the couple, however, as they will no longer be able to call themselves 'His Royal Highness' or 'Her Royal Highness' and won't be able to formally represent the Queen.

They will also have to pay back money they were given to refurbish their Frogmore Cottage home in the UK.

Meghan returned with Archie to Canada earlier this month following the controversial announcement.

According to E News, Harry will arrive in Canada on Monday night (local time), following his bombshell 'Megxit' speech in London on Sunday night (local time).