x

Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 16 November 2018

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first baby in the Spring of 2019. EPA

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace confirms 

The Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry are expecting a child Kensington Palace confirmed on Monday.

Meghan who married Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, in May of this year, is expected to give birth to her first child in Spring next year.

The child will be seventh in line to the throne. The line of succession will now be Prince Charles, Prince William, Prince William's three children George, Charlotte and Louis, Prince Harry and now Prince Harry's first child.

"Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in May and are delighted to be able to share this happy news with the public," the palace said in a statement.

The royal couple and are currently in Australia on their first overseas tour.

Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex attended Princess Eugenie's, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth, wedding on Friday.

_______________

Read more:

Celebrities post pictures on social media from Princess Eugenie's royal wedding at Windsor Castle

Princess Eugenie wedding: Duke of York's daughter marries at Windsor Castle

Meghan reveals 'something blue' she wore at royal wedding

_______________

More to follow