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Geri Halliwell announces engagement in small newspaper notice

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and her fiance Formula One boss Christian Horner. Credit: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Geri Halliwell and Red Bull Formula One team boss Christian Horner have announced their engagement with a small notice in a national newspaper.

The former Spice Girl revealed her good news in the Births, Marriages and Deaths section of The Times today.

The announcement was made in The Times' Births, Marriages and Deaths section. Credit: ITV News/Cheryl Smith

The formal announcement reads:

Mr C E J Horner OBE and Miss G E Halliwell.

The engagement is announced between Christian, son of Mr and Mrs G M Horner and Geraldine, daughter of the late Mr L F Halliwell and Mrs A Parkinson.

– Geri Halliwell's engagement announcement.
The singer has been publicly dating Horner since March 2014. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The singer has been publicly dating Horner since March this year after they became friends in 2009.

Their decision to share the news of their impending nuptials in The Times follows Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch's engagement notice in the same newspaper.