Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland will soon arrive in London

Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland will soon arrive in London

The nation did get an extra bank holiday for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding - and Harry and Meghan's big day also clashes with the FA Cup Final, as well as the start of Ramadan.

In an effort not to embarrass his daughter or the the royal family, he says, Thomas Markle told the outlet he won't be attending the royal wedding.

Prince Charles and wife Camilla have returned from a visit to Greece, taking a helicopter to Kensington Palace ahead of the royal wedding.

Thomas Markle is set to miss the wedding of his daughter Meghan and Prince Harry due to heart surgery, it has been reported.

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have prominent roles in Saturday's royal wedding.

Ms Ragland was picked up from her LA home by a chauffeur, who loaded her luggage into a luxury vehicle.

More news: Exit polls are entertainment, enjoy weekend: Siddaramaiah

Queen Elizabeth has made her first public appearance since the Thomas Markle scandal, and despite the family drama she was all smiles.

It comes as the American actress's father Thomas Markle has pulled out of attending the wedding again due to having a heart procedure. It was then claimed that he had a change of heart, before he told TMZ that he would be having surgery on Wednesday and would not be flying to the United Kingdom to see his daughter marry the prince.

Page boys announced with Prince George will be six-year-old Jasper Dyer, godson of Prince Harry and the son of his close friend Mark Dyer, and seven-year-olds Brian Mulroney and John Mulroney, both sons of Markle's close friends.

The actress and activist has always been outspoken about her independence and it could be a telling gesture to walk herself down the aisle as she prepares to join the world's most famous family.

But even if she did ask, he's unlikely to be fit enough to do the job.

"We are so privileged to live here in Te Aroha, beneath the mountain of love", she said.

Related Articles