Harry and Meghan were expected to attend the coronation of King Charles

Harry and Meghan

The news came in response to claims they could be ‘staged’ the event (Image: Getty)

Prince Harry and Meghan are expected to be guests at King Charles’ coronation.

The news comes amid claims they were told to ‘stay away’ in the wake of the couple’s Netflix documentary.

The company is also said to be still reeling from the revelations from Harry’s autobiography, Spare.

Royal insiders say there is now a “working case” that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will receive an invitation to the king’s coronation on May 8.

There are plans to navigate a potentially difficult family reunion.

The King reportedly wants to extend an olive branch to the couple, although it is unclear if they will accept it.

Invitations to the 90-minute service at Westminster Abbey are due to go out this month.

Talking to you The suna source said: “They will definitely be invited and we are working on the assumption that they will come.”

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 10, 2022, Britain's Prince Charles of Wales reacts after reading the Queen's speech as he holds it in his hands in the House of Lords during the opening of parliament at Parliament Buildings , in London.  - The coronation of King Charles III will take place on 6 May 2023, Buckingham Palace announced on 11 October 2022, pledging to reflect the monarchy's historic traditions and contemporary role.  Charles, 73, will be officially crowned at London's Westminster Abbey, following a long tradition dating back more than 900 years.  (Photo by Ben Stansall / POOL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Charles’ coronation is set to take place on May 8 (Image: Getty)

However, they added, “It would be helpful if they came earlier, so it’s not an absolute circus on the day.”

Around 2,000 people will be invited to the high-profile event in May, with many royals, dignitaries and world leaders expected to attend.

Last week, the Mail on Sunday reported that Charles had drafted the Archbishop of Canterbury to broker a deal with the Sussexes and was willing to make some concessions to allow them to attend.

Sources told the newspaper that Harry could be guaranteed a high-profile position at the Abbey or an informal assurance that he will be able to keep his titles if all goes to plan.

The King believed the couple’s absence from the ceremony would prove more of a distraction than their presence.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex leave after a service of thanksgiving for Queen Elizabeth II's reign at St. Paul's Cathedral in London on Friday, June 3, 2022 second of four days of celebrations to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.  Events over a long UK holiday weekend are meant to celebrate the monarch's 70 years of service.  (Photo by Matt Dunham - WPA Pool/Getty Images) - 11614367

Harry and Meghan are reportedly pushing for reassurances before confirming their attendance (Image: Getty)

Some royal insiders even suggested the prime minister should be sent to settle the dispute and urged the King to use the so-called “previous Churchill” to take the “impossible” decision of Harry’s attendance out of his hands – and Rishi Sunak‘small.

In 1953, Winston Churchill, then prime minister, told the Duke of Windsor – who had abdicated as Edward VIII more than 16 years earlier – that he would not be welcome at Queen Elizabeth’s coronation.

But when asked for his thoughts on Harry and Meghan’s presence by Piers Morgan on Thursday, the embattled prime minister refused to give an answer.

“I had a feeling you might ask me that,” Sunak said.

“You know I can’t talk about the royal family.”

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