Meghan and Harry pack on the PDA as they go back to work

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry returned to royal duties with a visit to Canada's High Commission in London on Tuesday - and their PDA was back in action as well.

The engagement signified the end of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s six-week long break from royal duties, which began in mid-November.

According to a statement from Buckingham Palace, the couple wanted to meet Janice Charette, Canada's High Commissioner to the UK, together with different members of the High Commission team, in order to "thank them for the warm Canadian hospitality and support they received during their recent stay".

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have returned to work after a six-week break. Photo: Getty Images
The couple looked delighted to be back to their royal duties. Photo: Getty Images

The couple also viewed a special exhibition by indigenous Canadian artist Skawennati which is currently displayed at Canada House.

Duchess Meghan wore a chestnut polo neck with a burnt orange satin skirt, worn underneath a camel overcoat which looks like it might be from Stella McCartney.

On her feet, she wore a pair of burnt orange Jimmy Choo Romy velvet stilettos, which she has worn previously.

Harry and Meghan only had eyes for each other when they got out of their car. Photo: Getty Images
Meghan stunned in a beige outfit. Photo: Getty Images

Prior to this scheduled appearance, it is believed they made a private visit the Hubb Community Kitchen in west London, whom Duchess Meghan collaborated with to produce the ‘Together’ cookbook last year.

This is according to a tweet from royal correspondent Richard Palmer.

What the Sussex family did on their break

The main reason behind the couple’s break was to spend “much-needed family time” with eight-month-old baby Archie, who was born in May last year.

They did not spend Christmas at Sandringham with the Queen and the rest of the royal family, as is tradition, but instead spent the occasion with Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland.

“Having spent the last two Christmases at Sandringham, their royal highnesses will spend the holiday this year, as a new family, with the duchess’ mother Doria Ragland,” a spokesperson for the Palace confirmed to Sky News.

It is believed they spent some time on Vancouver Island in Canada, too, where Meghan surprised couple Iliya Pavlovic and Asymina Kantorowicz by offering to take a photo of them during a hike.

The duchess was there with friend, actor Abigail Spencer, and Prince Harry, among others.

The time off was not entirely devoted to leisure, it seems. According to reports, Meghan used some of her time to work on the launch of the Sussex Royal Foundation charity in the US.

Words by Francesca Specter

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