Prince Harry has officially announced his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle.
The couple shared the news of their impending royal wedding on Monday morning with Kensington Palace saying that the nuptials will take place in spring 2018.
They will appear for official photos later this afternoon and will take part in a broadcast interview this evening.
‘We are incredibly happy for Meghan and Harry. Our daughter has always been a kind and loving person. To see her union with Harry, who shares the same qualities, is a source of great joy for us as parents,” said Meghan’s parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge commented: “We are very excited for Harry and Meghan. It has been wonderful getting to know Meghan and to see how happy she and Harry are together.”