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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…

    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 bank holiday.

    When Harry's elder brother Prince William married Kate Middleton back in 2011, the ceremony took place on a Friday, and a lot of people in the UK got the day off.

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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.

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    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…

    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…

    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…

    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

    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…

    I can just imagine The Queen and the Royal Family planning the date for the #RoyalWedding Queen: We have denied th…

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

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

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