Meghan Markle perfectly in step on first official engagement with the Queen

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Liam Payne, meanwhile, gave a performance at the celebratory event.

Kate and Prince William and Meghan and Prince Harry arrived ahead of the Queen to screams and shouts from the public. Following the service, William, Kate, Harry and Meghan will walk through Dean's Yard to attend a reception.

"You know I think it's there for all to see how important, joyous, national events like this can bring very good things to the life of the nation whether that's in the tourism industry, or for hotels and restaurants, hospitality, or for small businesses like ours".

'These gatherings are themselves fine examples of how consensus and commitment can help to create a future that is fairer, more secure, more prosperous and sustainable'.

Newspapers poked fun at the future king's "dad dancing" when video footage emerged of his antics on the dance floor and in the DJ booth during the trip.

The royal couple spent time at an event hosted by Stemettes - an initiative that aims to inspire the next generation of women to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) - at Millennium Point, a site that provides workspace for educational and STEM-related organisations.

The Commonwealth Service is the largest inter-faith gathering in the United Kingdom and is now being televised on the BBC.

Her father, Thomas Markle, is also said to be unhappy with Prince Harry's comments about the royals being like the "family she never had".

Elizabeth has been head of the Commonwealth since 1952 and aides say she regards the success of the organization, which now has 53 members representing over 2.4 billion people, as one of her greatest achievements as queen.

Also among the 2,000 strong congregation will be the prime minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, Commonwealth Secretary-General Baroness Scotland, high commissioners, ambassadors, senior politicians from across the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, faith leaders and more than 800 schoolchildren and young people.

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