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Prince Harry urges teens to drop selfies

British royal Prince Harry has urged teenagers to stop pestering him to pose for 'selfies', telling them to take "normal" photographs instead.

The fourth-in-line to the throne is Down Under for a month-long placement with the Australian Defence Force, and he mingled with crowds during a visit to the Australian War Memorial in Canberra on Monday (06Apr15).


In a light-hearted exchange with a group of young fans, the prince recoiled when he was asked to pose for a self-taken photograph and begged the youngsters to turn their back on the trend.


He said, "I hate selfies. Seriously! I know you're young, but selfies are bad. Just take a normal photograph."


The royal also thrilled another fan who was clutching a board daubed with the message "Redheads rule!" - the famously flame-haired prince dashed over and high-fived the youngster.