London: Prince William and Kate Middleton have become man and wife now. The prince has also become a Duke of Cambridge.
Kate Middleton leaves for Westminster Abbey.
Prince William and his best man and brother Prince Harry have arrived at Westminster Abbey for his wedding to Kate Middleton.
“Happiest days of our lives”
Earlier, the pair said they had been “incredibly moved” by the affection shown to them since they announced their engagement in November.
In a message in their official wedding program, William and Kate thanked “everyone most sincerely for their kindness” as they prepare for “one of the happiest days of our lives”.
The 28-year-old prince was heard telling his fans: “All I’ve got to do is get the lines right”.
Some 1,900 people are invited to the church service, with the ceremony getting under way at 1100 BST.
Prince William is at Westminster Abbey awaiting the arrival of his bride Kate Middleton, as thousands gather across London.
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Prince William and Kate Middleton were set to marry Friday in Britain’s biggest royal wedding in 30 years, to be watched by up to half a million spectators in London and two billion global TV viewers.
The Bishop of London is a family friend and went to university with The Prince of Wales. He was made Dean of Her Majesty’s Chapels Royal in 1996 and is a Privy Counsellor. This accounts for the fact that The Bishop of London is the only bishop who bears the title ‘Right Honourable’ in addition to the usual ‘Right Reverend’. He is an ex officio member of the House of Lords. He is an Honorary Bencher of the Middle Temple, Chairman of the Ecumenical ‘London Church Leaders’, a director of Coexist Foundation – a charity promoting interfaith understanding – and is associated with numerous other London organisations.