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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Wedding Won't Be A Bank Holiday And People Aren't Happy

They're getting married on Saturday 19 May 2018. That's right, a Saturday.

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His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales and Ms. Meghan Markle will marry on 19th May 2018. Today's announcement… https://t.co/gzLOX8JULp

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have set a date for their upcoming wedding. It's is going to be on Saturday 19 May 2018 at Windsor Castle.

That's right, a Saturday, which can mean only one thing...no bank holiday.

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When Harry & Meghan got engaged, everyone got excited about another extra three-day weekend. Theresa May said however there was "no precedent" for a bank holiday, as Harry is only fifth in line to the throne.

However, we Brits hadn't given up hope for an extra bank holiday...

Everyone's talking about the #royalwedding but why won't anyone tell me if I get an extra bank holiday or not?

...until our dreams were crushed into tiny little pieces.

News: Prince Harry is getting married Britain: Get in! Bank holiday time! Two weeks later: Prince Harry is getting… https://t.co/aVJtwu5NfE

Lots of people on Twitter were not happy.

What's even the point of the Royal Wedding date announcement, if it's not immediately followed by the words 'there… https://t.co/joQAsV9Vcx

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Lots and lots of them.

Why even get married if you can't even get your loyal subjects a Bank Holiday

So they've decided to put the next #royalwedding on a Saturday. Forget Brexit or the Scottish Independence refere… https://t.co/goWXdPP9ZZ

the royal wedding is on a saturday guyyyyssss don't be rude we wanted a bank holiday 😔

To make matters worse, the wedding is on the same day as the FA Cup final.

No bank holiday. Same day as FA Cup Final day. #royalwedding

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Which could also lead to some non-bank-holiday TV remote wars.

Nice way to start your married life, by putting strain on millions of other relationships forced to choose between… https://t.co/LKnFSNISRV

I can just imagine The Queen and the Royal Family planning the date for the #RoyalWedding Queen: We have denied th… https://t.co/jNXrEDKNM8

Sorry, Britain, you'll have to make to with just the *two* long weekends in May.

Hannah Al-Othman is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Hannah Al-Othman at hannah.al-othman@buzzfeed.com.

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