• Meghan Markle's parents release heartwarming statement after engagement to Prince Harry is announced

    It's the news the world has been waiting for - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have confirmed their engagement! In a statement released on Monday, Harry said he was "delighted to announce" the happy news and had received the blessing of the Suit star's parents. A statement issued on behalf of Meghan's parents, Thomas Markle and Doria Ragland, said: "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. Prince Harry and

  • Prince William and Kate 'very excited' for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    Prince William and Kate have released a statement congratulating Prince Harry on his engagement to Meghan Markle, saying that they are "very excited" for the couple. Kensington Palace's official Twitter account shared their sweet message to the newly engaged pair, which read: "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." READ: How Meghan Markle will make Kensington Palace her home Prince Harry and Meghan announced their engagement on Monday The couple announced their engagement on Monday with a statement from Kensington Palace, which read: "His

  • Prince Harry's engagement: what happens next?

    Prince Harry has officially announced his engagement to American girlfriend Meghan Markle, and already preparations for their royal wedding are underway. The announcement on Monday set in motion a chain of events that will culminate in the couple's nuptials next spring. So what happens next? HELLO! Online takes a look at what's in store for the newly-engaged couple… Official photographs Harry and Meghan are expected to pose for engagement photographs, when the world will get the first glimpse of Meghan’s all-important engagement ring. And we might not have to wait long; Prince William and Kate appeared together on the same day

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement The Queen is 'delighted'

    The Queen and Prince Philip have given their official reaction to the joyous news of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement. The British monarch released a statement declaring she and her husband "are delighted for the couple and wish them every happiness", a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.  Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({ 'event': evt_name,

  • Prime Minister Theresa May congratulates Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their engagement

    Theresa May has congratulated Prince Harry on his engagement to Meghan Markle, wishing the couple "great happiness for the future". The Prime Minister led the list of politicians who sent their well-wishes following weeks of speculation. "I would like to offer my very warmest congratulations to HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upon their engagement," said Mrs May in a statement. "This is a time of huge celebration and excitement for two people in love and, on behalf of myself, the Government and the country, I wish them great happiness for the future." Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged! GALLERY:

  • Prince Harry and Meghan share the look of love as they pose for engagement photos

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle couldn't hide their delight as they posed for the engagement photos on Monday afternoon. Just a few short hours after their betrothal was announced, the couple appeared in front of waiting press in the Sunken Gardems at Kensington Palace, where Meghan proudly showed off her beautiful engagement ring for the very first time. Dressed in white winter coat by Canadian brand Line the Label, 36-year-old Meghan beamed as she stood hand-in-hand with Harry, her diamond ring on display as they spoke to reporters. The couple, who started dating last summer, looked head-over-heels in love

  • Where will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle get married?

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, and fans of the royal family are already speculating where the nuptials will take place, and whether the pair will marry in a church ceremony or a civil wedding. If the pair choose to have a large-scale royal wedding, they could follow in the footsteps of Harry's older brother, Prince William, who wed Kate at Westminster Abbey. The central London location is also where Harry's grandmother, the Queen, and great-grandmother, the Queen Mother, were wed. READ: Prince Harry's engagement: what happens next? William and Kate wed at Westminster Abbey  A spokesperson for Betfair

  • Holly Willoughby leads celebrity reactions to royal engagement

    The news of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal engagement has caused a wave of excitement across the nation. Hundreds of thousands have tweeted their joy following the official announcement, with the hashtag #Royalengagement trending less than a few hours after it was confirmed. Celebrities were also quick to react to the good news, including Holly Willoughby, who was among the first to share her excitement. Taking to Twitter the This Morning star wrote: "Soooo exciting... congratulations!" Fellow TV star Kate Garraway also wished the royal couple well, writing: "Wonderful news! Congratulations to them both #RoyalEngagement".   Soooo exciting... congratulations! 💍✨💍✨💍✨💍✨💍✨💍 A post

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: All the details of her diamond engagement ring

    Shortly after 2pm on Monday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appeared hand-in-hand together in the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace for the first official appearance since announcing their engagement. And all eyes were on the dazzling engagement ring adorning 36-year-old Meghan's finger as she proudly posed with her Prince in front of the waiting press. It was the public's first chance to see the ring which Harry chose to present to his bride when he popped the question in London earlier this month. It was clear he had pulled out all the stops to create the perfect engagement band for

  • Are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle about to become the Duke and Duchess of Sussex?

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have officially announced their engagement, which means The Queen will be issuing the happy couple with a new royal title on their wedding day. Since the news of the engagement, royal fans have been speculating as to the title the monarch will bestow. But one thing is for certain - Meghan will not become Princess Meghan following the nuptials. This is an honour reserved for women, like Princess Charlotte, who are born into the royal family.  Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are engaged! STORY: Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle are engaged If Harry becomes a Duke upon

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a church wedding - find out more

    Prince Harry is set to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle in the spring of 2018. And it seems the couple have already decided on a wedding venue following the news that the Archbishop of Canterbury has been asked to give his blessing to a church wedding for Prince Harry and US divorcee Meghan. In a statement following the engagement announcement, Justin Welby said: "I am absolutely delighted to hear the news that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now engaged. I have met Prince Harry on a number of occasions and have always been struck by his

  • Prince Harry pays touching tribute Princess Diana during engagement interview

    Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle have appeared for the first time together in a joint TV interview and paid an emotional tribute to his late mother Princess Diana. The couple, who have been together since last year and announced their engagement on the morning of 27 November, looked very much in love as they sat down with the BBC's Mishal Husain for their television appearance, and spoke about Harry's romantic proposal and their whirlwind romance.   Talking about the stunning engagement ring, Prince Harry turned conversation to his late mother in an incredibly emotional way. "The ring is - is obviously yellow gold because

  • Who will be Meghan Markle’s bridesmaids at the royal wedding?

    Meghan Markle has an extensive social circle of close and trusted friends, so she may have a tough decision on her hands when it comes to choosing the bridesmaids for her wedding to Prince Harry. The couple, who announced their engagement on Monday, will marry in spring 2018. But who will be joining Meghan in her bridal party? We've rounded up some of her potential bridesmaids. Jessica Mulroney: Meghan's BFF is the daughter-in-law of former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and a well-known Toronto personality and philanthropist. The pair first met years ago when the actress moved to Canada to start

  • WATCH LIVE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engagement photocall

  • All of the photos from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement announcement

  • Prince Harry designed Meghan Markle's engagement ring himself

    It has been revealed that Prince Harry designed his fiancée Meghan Markle's engagement ring, touchingly using diamonds which belonged to his mother Diana, Princess of Wales. The couple, who have been dating since last year, appeared hand-in-hand together in the Sunken Gardens at Kensington Palace for their first official appearance since announcing their happy news. All eyes were on the dazzling engagement ring adorning 36-year-old Meghan's finger as she proudly posed with her Prince in front of the waiting press. Prince Harry has designed Meghan Markle's engagement ring STORY: Prince Harry and Meghan share look of love as they pose for engagement photos The two

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding: will there be an extra bank holiday?

    When Prince William and Kate were married in April 2011, the nation enjoyed an extra bank holiday in celebration of the big event as the royal couple exchanged vows at Westminster Abbey. So can we expect the same when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot next spring? Sadly not, it seems. Downing Street has issued a statement confirming that there are "no plans" for an extra day off on the day of Harry and Meghan's wedding. It's likely because Harry is not directly in line to the throne, and his own nuptials are likely to be more low-key in

  • Prince Harry proposed at Nottingham cottage - see which other royals proposed at home

    Prince Harry, 33, has revealed that he chose to get down on one knee and propose to his fiancée Meghan Markle in his Kensington Palace home, Nottingham Cottage. Speaking to Mishal Husain in his first interview with fiancée Meghan Markle, the Prince revealed: "It happened a few weeks ago, earlier this month, here at our cottage; just a standard typical night for us." The proposal caught the actress by surprise while the couple were "trying" to roast a chicken. Meghan said it was "an amazing surprise" and that it "was so sweet and natural and very romantic. He got on one knee." And he isn't the

  • Prince Harry reveals how he proposed to Meghan Markle

    Prince Harry has opened up about how he proposed to Meghan Markle in the couple's first joint television interview. Chatting to the BBC about their engagement, the couple revealed how Harry had popped the question during a quiet evening at the Prince's home of Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace. Prince Harry said: "It happened a few weeks ago, earlier this month, here at our cottage; just a standard typical night for us," to which Meghan interjected: "Just a cosy night, it was - what we were doing just roasting chicken… and it just - just an amazing surprise, it

  • Meghan Markle opens up about her first meeting with Duchess Kate

    Meghan Markle has opened up about her first meeting with her future brother and sister-in-law, Prince William and Duchess Kate. Appearing with Prince Harry in their first joint TV interview following their engagement announcement, Meghan praised the royals for welcoming her so warmly into the family. Having revealed that Harry popped the question while they cooked roast chicken together during a quiet evening at his home, the couple were asked about 36-year-old Meghan's introduction to William and Kate. "What was it like?" Harry, 33, said. "It was exciting. I mean I've - you know I'd been seeing her for a period

  • Meghan Markle reveals details on meeting The Queen - and her Corgis!

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle delighted the world with news of their engagement on Monday morning, and just a few hours later they appeared in their first TV interview to talk about the Prince's romantic proposal. As they spoke to BBC's Mishal Husain for the exclusive interview, the happy couple revealed that Meghan has been introduced to members of Harry's family - including his grandmother, the Queen. When asked about their introduction, Harry replied: "[They've met] a couple of times." To which, Meghan added: "Yes, true, a couple of times." Meghan Markle has met the Queen more than once STORY: Prince Harry

  • Why spring 2018 will be the best time for the royal family

    Following the news of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement, royal watchers are already predicting the details of their wedding - from Meghan's dress, to her bridesmaids, and the venue. However, one thing that has been confirmed is the season – spring 2018. It's set to be an exciting time for not just Harry and Meghan, but the entire royal family, with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge also expecting their third baby in April. Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) {

  • Prince Harry praises fiancée Meghan Markle's 'amazing' mum

    Prince Harry has praised Meghan Markle's mum, Doria Radlan, in their first interview as an engaged couple. Chatting about meeting each other's families, Meghan revealed that they have spent a lot of time with her mother. Speaking about her family's reaction to their relationship, she said: "I'm sure the onset, both my parents and my close friends were concerned, because we got very quickly swept up in a media storm that, as I shared, was not part of my life before that, but they also had never seen me so happy.  And I think also once my friends - excuse

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reveal long-distance relationship rule: 'We never went longer than two weeks'

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have opened up about their fairytale romance, and revealed the golden rule that kept them together. "I think we were able to really have so much time just to connect and we never went longer than two weeks without seeing each other, even though we were obviously doing a long distance relationship," explained Harry, as the couple gave their first TV appearance to the BBC, following their engagement announcement. "So [that's how] - we made it work." Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reveal their long-distance relationship rule Meghan Markle reveals details on meeting The Queen - and her

  • The one thing Meghan Markle won't be able to do now she's engaged to Prince Harry

    Meghan Markle's life is about to change drastically following the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, and there is one thing in particular that the former Suits actress will no longer be able to do – and that is interacting with her fans on the same level as she has previously done. Now a future royal, Meghan will have a very different role, meaning signing autographs, posing for selfies and chatting with her admirers will no longer be part of her everyday schedule -  although she will still get to meet fans on royal tours as her new role

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle make first appearance together at Invictus Games

    As Prince Harry kicked off one of the events that is closest to his heart, the Invictus Games, in Toronto, he had the support of his girlfriend Suits star Meghan Markle for the first time at a public event. The actress was seated a section away from her royal boyfriend, who watched the proceedings alongside First Lady Melania Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. CLICK FOR FULL GALLERYMeghan's show Suits doesn't shoot on weekends, leaving her free to support Prince Harry at the opening ceremony Photo: Getty ImagesMeghan was stylish in a burgundy dress, matching leather jacket

  • Prince Harry visits girlfriend Meghan Markle on the set of 'Suits': 'He's incredibly supportive'

    The Suits set had a royal visitor last week. We can reveal that after Prince Harry arrived in Toronto for the Invictus Games, he surprised girlfriend Meghan Markle on the set of her USA Network show. "He was super low key, met some crew and was so happy to watch his lady," a source tells HELLO!. "He's incredibly supportive of her work."CLICK FOR GALLERY Prince Harry, seen here backstage during the Invictus Games in Orlando last year, visited girlfriend Meghan on the set of her show, Suits, last week in Toronto Photo: Getty Images The 36-year-old Toronto-based American actress, who plays

  • The Markles and the Middletons: A closer look at the ‘almost royal’ families

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle took a big step forward in their relationship this week, making their first official appearances together at the Invictus Games – first sitting separately at the opening ceremony, then holding hands at a tennis match. With the romance looking more serious with each passing royal moment, fans want to know all about the Suits actress, from her style to her family.CLICK FOR FULL GALLERY Meghan may soon follow Kate and marry into the British royal family Photo: Getty Images GALLERY: Duchess Kate and Meghan Markle's twinning moments The attention on Meghan is reminiscent of that