27/11/2017 13:56 GMT | Updated 19/03/2018 16:08 GMT

Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Engaged: The Best Comedy Reactions To The Royal News

'Glad to hear Prince Harry is doing his bit to smooth over Brexit negotiations by offering to marry Angela Merkel.'

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle cheered the nation up on a gloomy Monday morning with the news that they are set to marry after getting secretly engaged earlier this month.

The congratulations immediately rolled in from across the globe for the pair, who are set to tie the knot in the spring.

Clarence House released a statement saying the couple got engaged in London earlier this month.

Of course, social media went into overdrive upon hearing the news...

The timing does seem...interesting

Of course, there’s still the most pressing issue to be addressed



Looks like the readers have rumbled where the Daily Express is getting its inside scoops from 

BBC newsreader Simon McCoy was on top form as usual

To be fair, Brexit doesn’t seem to be going that well

Come to think of it, we could’ve sworn we’ve seen this film before

Same tbf

Uh oh

Spare a thought for us journos

So many similarities

Easily misheard

Meanwhile in the Daily Mail office

We wouldn’t blame her

RIP the dreams of every girl born between 1984 and 1994

Piers Morgan’s tweet ended up being unintentionally funny

As did Arlene Foster’s