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Couple meets for the first time after dating

At the centre is a diamond from Botswana, a country that holds special significance for Harry who has visited many times since he was a child.

Prince Harry has also sought and received the blessing of Ms. The couple will live in Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace.

Joining in on the congratulations, Prime Minister Theresa May said: “I would like to offer my very warmest congratulations to HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle upon their engagement.

Rumours have been rife ever since Meghan, 36, was said to have pulled out of Thanksgiving celebrations in Los Angeles to be in London.

The divorcee travelled to the UK last Saturday after a small leaving party in her native Canada and was seen shopping in the capital earlier this week.

Wearing a white coat by Canadian brand Line the Label and a dress by PAROSH, Meghan said she was "so very happy, thank you" to be engaged to Harry.

The prince said he was "thrilled, over the moon" adding: "Very glad it's not raining as well." He said the details of his proposal would "come later", but admitted it had been very romantic.

Beaming from ear to ear during a visit to Poundbury in Dorset this morning, he said: "We're thrilled. We hope they'll be very happy indeed." His son is expected to receive the title Duke of Sussex, while Meghan will become a duchess.