Most people who buy an engagement ring have no idea where its gold and diamonds come from, or whether they might be tainted by human rights abuses.
Michael Wolff, journalist and author of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, says U.S. President "does not like to be snubbed".
Princess Michael Slammed for Wearing 'racist' Blackamoor Brooch at Christmas Lunch with Meghan Markle
Princess Michael of Kent, the wife of the Queen's cousin Prince Michael, was pictured attending the royals' Christmas meal in London.
The snaps, shot at Frogmore House on the castle estate, were taken by Alexi Lubomirski, a New York-based fashion photographer.
Justin Welby said that the upcoming royal wedding is important because millions of people will see a model of "how two people commit their lives to one another before God."
In Pictures: Princes William And Harry Make Last Jedi Premiere a Special Night for Grenfell Fire Families
The Royal Foundation invited more than 400 young people, military veterans and volunteers to walk the red carpet alongside stars including Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.
Kensington Palace confirmed on December 13 that Markle will attend Christmas celebrations at the royal retreat in Sandringham, with a small gathering of around 25 guests.
Given that Meghan Markle is an American citizen, what hoops will the happy couple need to jump through in order to complete their nuptials?
"Now they are engaged it was unthinkable that they would be apart for Christmas," a friend of Prince Harry said.
Apart from one joke about Prince Harry's hair color, the first official joint engagement for the royal and his new fiancee, Meghan Markle, seems to have been a success.
In a hyper-visible age of mass media and instagram, royals aren't just royals—they also function as walking billboards.