Princess Eugenie engaged to long-term boyfriend, confirms Buckingham Palace

Jack Brooksbank and Princess Eugenie Credit: PA

Princess Eugenie has become engaged to her long-term boyfriend, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The former Newcastle University student has been dating Jack Brooksbank for seven years. They met while skiing at the Swiss resort of Verbier.

Mr Brooksbank is a Stowe-educated socialite and manages Mayfair nightclub Mahiki.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: "The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Princess Eugenie to Mr Jack Brooksbank.

"Her Royal Highness and Mr Brooksbank became engaged in Nicaragua earlier this month.

"The wedding will take place in the Autumn of 2018 at George's Chapel in Windsor, with further details to be announced in due course."