Meghan Markle

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Meghan Markle Baptized in Intimate Ceremony

She's now an official member of the Church of England

(Newser) - Meghan Markle is following in the footsteps of her future sister-in-law, having been baptized and confirmed into the Church of England ahead of her marriage to Prince Harry. Fiance Harry, Prince Charles, and his wife, Camilla, attended Markle's intimate baptism and confirmation Tuesday in the Royal Chapel at St.... More »

With 3 Months to Go, UK Abuzz Over What Meghan Will Wear

Markle widely expected to pick a British designer, but will she take a fashion risk?

(Newser) - Where does one shop for a wedding gown set to be the dress of the year—an outfit chic enough for a fashion-loving bride but suitable for a church that's the burial place of monarchs? Everyone at London Fashion Week—and elsewhere—is dying to know. With only three... More »

Paul Ryan Challenger Banned From Twitter Over Markle Post

Paul Nehlen put Cheddar Man's face on Meghan Markle's body

(Newser) - Paul Nehlen is vying for Paul Ryan's Wisconsin House seat, and he won't have Twitter to help him in his quest. The man described by the Washington Post as a "fringe challenger" who lost to Ryan 16% to 84% in 2016 had his account permanently suspended in... More »

Harry, Meghan Reveal More Wedding Details

May 19 guest list is still a secret

(Newser) - Prince Harry and fiancee Meghan Markle have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage ride through Windsor so they can share the big day with the public. The couple will marry at noon British time—7am EST—in St. George's... More »

London Zoo Honors Prince Harry's Fiancee

Via a baby okapi

(Newser) - London Zoo has honored Prince Harry's fiancee by naming its newborn okapi after her. The zoo said Wednesday the animal born in early December was named Meghan to celebrate the upcoming wedding of Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. The okapi (oh-COP-ee) have striped hindquarters like zebras but are... More »

Texts About Meghan Markle Create Political Storm in Britain

UKIP leader splits with girlfriend after nasty messages are published

(Newser) - The leader of a British political party is in hot water over his girlfriend's texts about Meghan Markle. Ex-girlfriend, actually. In the wake of the controversy, UK Independence Party leader Henry Bolton, 54, has split with his 25-year-old girlfriend, Jo Marney, reports the Guardian . Now the question is whether... More »

UK in Tizzy Over Homeless People and the Royal Wedding

Borough council leader Simon Dudley wants to 'clean up' Windsor's streets

(Newser) - A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's May 19 wedding over whether to crack down on homeless people and beggars in the well-to-do English town of Windsor. The wedding will be held at Windsor Castle, the town's most famous landmark and a favored... More »

Meghan Markle's Half-Sister Has Issue With Prince Harry

Samantha Grant takes offense to his comment about family

(Newser) - It's a tiny tiff being reported by even the BBC : Meghan Markle's half-sister has taken offense to a comment Prince Harry made on a BBC radio program when asked how his fiancee enjoyed Christmas with the royals. His reply in part: "We've got one of the... More »

Obama to Harry: 'Serenity' on the Day I Left Office

Prince interviews former president for BBC in the first since he left the White House

(Newser) - Former President Obama told Prince Harry in a BBC interview broadcast Wednesday that despite the sense that much important work remained unfinished on the day he left the White House, "there was a serenity there, more than I would have expected." Obama said it's "hugely liberating"... More »

Prince Harry's Thorny Wedding Issue: Obama?

'Sun' reports government is worried about the implications of an Obama invite

(Newser) - Barack Obama and Prince Harry are chummy , and that could prove problematic. The UK's Sun tabloid claims the prince "has made it clear" the Obamas will be on the invite list for his and Meghan Markle's May 19 wedding, and that's allegedly causing some hand-wringing among... More »

Royals Buck Tradition, Invite Meghan Markle to Christmas

Elizabeth says the royal family looks forward 'to welcoming new members into it next year'

(Newser) - Queen Elizabeth II and senior members of the royal family—along with newcomer Meghan Markle, Prince Harry's fiancee—arrived at a Christmas church service as a crowd of local residents gathered. Markle smiled and gave a brief wave on her way into the church in her first public appearance... More »

At Queen's Holiday Lunch, a 'Racist' Brooch Causes a Stir

Princess Michael of Kent's blackamoor brooch called 'racist'

(Newser) - The queen's Christmas luncheon had attracted more attention than usual—and then even more attention, this time of a negative flavor. The lunch entered the spotlight thanks to Meghan Markle's presence at Buckingham Palace among what People reports were about 50 royal family members. But the headlines then... More »

Harry, Meghan Release Their Engagement Pictures

2 official portraits taken by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski

(Newser) - Alexi Lubomirski is accustomed to photographing celebrities, but he had a shoot this week that was more high profile than usual: the engagement portraits for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which USA Today has deemed "exquisite." People reports that Lubomirski captured the pair earlier this week at Windsor... More »

Harry and Meghan Set an Odd Wedding Date

It's May 19, 2018, a Saturday—but royal weddings are usually held on weekdays

(Newser) - Prepare for an onslaught of media buzz each time a bit of minutiae about the upcoming Meghan Markle-Prince Harry wedding emerges. Friday's relevant detail: their actual wedding date. It had previously been noted the ceremony would take place sometime next spring, but now an actual date has been announced,... More »

Matt Lauer Made at Least One Company's Top 10 List

He's up there with Hurricane Irma on Google's annual ranking of favorite searches

(Newser) - Hurricane Irma and Matt Lauer were hot topics in 2017, Fast Company notes—hot enough to propel both to the top of Google's annual "Year in Search" results. Per the site, the results were culled "based on search terms that had a high spike in traffic in... More »

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Do First Joint Royal Event

They kick things off in Nottingham

(Newser) - Hundreds of royal fans, some carrying British and American flags, lined the streets of Nottingham on Friday in hopes of catching a glimpse of Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle. The trip is the first official engagement for Harry and the American actress since they announced earlier this week... More »

Megan Markle Will Be Baptized Before Wedding

She and Harry will wed in May

(Newser) - Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have a May wedding at Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel, Kensington Palace announced Tuesday. Windsor Castle, west of London, is one of Queen Elizabeth II's main residences. The 15th-century chapel is as historic but more intimate than Westminster Abbey,... More »

Here's How Prince Harry Proposed

An attempted roast chicken was involved

(Newser) - First came the announcement , then the photographs , now the interview. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Monday spoke with the BBC's Mishal Husain about how they met, how he proposed, and what's in store. The two were set up on a blind date by an unnamed mutal female... More »

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Show Off Their Love, the Ring

They pose for photographers following the engagement announcement

(Newser) - Prince Harry and his future wife Meghan Markle made a brief appearance before photographers on the grounds of Kensington Palace hours after their engagement was announced . Harry, wearing a blue suit and tie, said he was "thrilled" and said details about his proposal will come out later, reports... More »

Britain's Next Royal Wedding Will Have an American Bride

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will marry next spring

(Newser) - Britain's next big royal wedding will involve an American bride. Royal officials announced Monday that Prince Harry is now engaged to American actress Meghan Markle and they will marry next spring, NBC News reports. A statement from Kensington Palace did not disclose the wedding venue, though it said more... More »

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