PUBLISHED: 11:39, Mon, Sep 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 11:47, Mon, Sep 21, 2020
But royal correspondent Katie Nicholl said the “distance” between the brothers after Harry moved to California with his wife Meghan Markle has been “good” for them. Ms Nicholl said Prince Harry spoke with his older brother Prince William to mark his recent 36th birthday and they were “getting on better” than they were several months ago.
But she warned it will be a long time before the pair have a “cosy Christmas together”.
Ms Nicholl told Entertainment Tonight the pair’s relationship was “better than they were” a few months ago.
She said: “The brothers spoke on Harry's birthday. It's no secret that it's been a rocky path between the two brothers.
Prince Harry and Prince William are said to be getting on better (Image: PA)
Prince Harry, Meghan, Prince William and Kate were once dubbed the Fab Four (Image: PA)
“But I actually think the distance has been a good thing for them. They are speaking more than they did before.”
Meghan, Harry, William and Kate – once dubbed the Fab Four – have maintained a distant relationship ever since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced their decision to quit the Royal Family earlier this year.
Prince Harry and Meghan’s final engagement at Westminster Abbey’s Commonwealth Day service proved relations would be sour for some time.
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The couple's are said to have fallen out after Megxit (Image: PA)
Harry’s relationship with his older brother and sister-in-law, with whom he was once close