LONDON: Clarence House has finally announced the engagement of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle
A statement issued by the House said: “His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is delighted to announce the engagement of Prince Harry to Ms Meghan Markle.
“The wedding will take place in Spring 2018. Further details about the wedding day will be announced in due course.”
“His Royal Highness and Ms Markle became engaged in London earlier this month. Prince Harry has informed Her Majesty The Queen and other close members of his family. Prince Harry has also sought and received the blessing of Ms Markle’s parents.”
“The couple will live in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace,” it concluded.
Kensington Palace said Prince Harry and Markle would appear for a photo call at Kensington Palace later this afternoon.
The couple will also take part in a broadcast interview to be broadcast this evening UK time.
Rumours about their engagement have been at an all-time high in the recent weeks as speculation of a major royal announcement has mounted.