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Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Now Husband & Wife

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No Threat, but UK Royal Wedding Fans in Windsor Face Tight Security

All royal fans coming to Windsor to watch the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will have to pass through tight security but there is no known threat to the event, a police commander told Reuters on Wednesday.

More than 100,000 people are expected to flock to the genteel town dominated by Windsor Castle where the couple will marry on Saturday in a glittering ceremony mixing traditional royal pomp with a flavour of Hollywood glamour.

Britain is on its second-highest threat level of severe, meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. Last year there were four deadly attacks blamed on terrorists which claimed 36 lives.

There is no particular threat for this event. There’s no intelligence to support that this event is going to be particularly targeted.
Jim Weems, tactical commander in chief for the wedding to Reuters

Some 5,000 officers were on duty in London when Prince William married Kate Middleton in a huge display of British pageantry in 2011 but Weems declined to say how many would be patrolling in Windsor on Saturday.

(With Reuters inputs)

1:21 PM , 20 May

Priyanka Chopra Dazzled in Gold at the Royal Reception

Meghan Markle might have officially became the Duchess of Sussex, but it is Priyanka Chopra who looked no less than a princess at the Royal reception at Frogmore House.

Priyanka, a close pal of the Duchess of Sussex, opted for a shimmery gold, princess gown by Christian Dior.

In an emotional Instagram post, actor Priyanka Chopra called her close friend, Meghan Markle's marriage to Prince Harry a union of "change and hope".

The 35-year-old actor took to social media to share her feelings about the former "Suits" actor callin her "the epitome of grace, love and beauty".

Every once in a while there is a moment when time stands still... That happened today... You my friend... Were the epitome of grace, love and beauty. Every choice made at this wedding by you both will go down in history, not just because it was your wedding but because this incredible wedding stood for change and hope. Both things that the world needs desperately.
Priyanka wrote.
1:10 PM , 20 May

A Royal Reception Feast for 600: Langoustines, Quail Eggs and Rhubarb Tartlets

Guests of Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan tucked into dishes including Scottish langoustines, grilled asparagus and rhubarb crumble tartlets at a lunchtime reception for the newlyweds.

Some of the 600 or so guests arrived hours before the beginning of the ceremony at noon. Canapes being served included poached free-range chicken in a lightly spiced yoghurt with roasted apricot, croquettes of confit Windsor lamb and garden-pea panna cotta with quail eggs and lemon verbena.

There were also bowl foods such as pea and mint risotto with pea shoots, truffle oil and parmesan crisps, and 10-hour slow roasted Windsor pork belly, all washed down with champagne, wines and a range of soft drinks.

Sir Elton John performed at the reception for the newlyweds, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

(With inputs from Reuters.)

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1:05 PM , 20 May

Meghan, Harry Depart From Wedding Reception at Windsor Castle

The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, leave Windsor Castle after their wedding in Windsor near London Saturday, May 19, 2018 to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House, hosted by the Prince of Wales.

Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Now Husband & Wife
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Royal Wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Now Husband & Wife
(Photo: AP)
The image shows a close up of the ring worn by the newly married Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.
The image shows a close up of the ring worn by the newly married Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle.
(Photo: AP)
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12:46 PM , 20 May

British Royal Family Thanks Those Who Celebrated Wedding

The royal family on on Sunday, 20 May thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

"Thank you to everyone who came to Windsor and those who followed from around the UK, the Commonwealth, and the world," the royals said.

The family expressed its gratitude in a tweet late Saturday night while Harry and his bride were attending a private soiree hosted by Harry's father, Prince Charles.

(With inputs from AP)

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Published: 18 May 2018, 2:44 PM IST
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