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Luxembourg’s Heir to Thrown Weds Belgian Countess

Posted October 20th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Luxembourg’s Prince Guillaume has married Belgian Countess Stephanie de Lannoy in an elaborate Catholic wedding ceremony that was the country’s largest royal event in decades. The heir to Luxembourg’s throne and his bride wed in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Luxembourg Saturday. Royals from across the globe attended the wedding mass, including Prince Edward […]

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Bhutan King Marries, Crowns Queen

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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The king of the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has married a commoner, crowning his new queen during a colorful Buddhist ceremony. Thirty-one year old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the world’s youngest monarch, married 21-year-old Jetsun Pema Thursday at a 17th-century monastery fortress in Punakha, Bhutan’s ancient capital. During the ceremony, the king wore […]

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Bhutan King Marries, Crowns Queen

Posted October 13th, 2011 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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The king of the tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan has married his commoner bride and crowned his new queen. Thirty-one year old King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, the world’s youngest monarch, married 21-year-old Jetsun Pema in a Buddhist ceremony Thursday at a monastery fortress in Punakha, the country’s ancient capital. The wedding captivated the nation […]

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Bhutan Prepares for Royal Wedding

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Final preparations for a royal wedding were in full swing Wednesday in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, as students composed poems of joy, people practiced celebratory dances, and the airwaves were flooded with wedding fever. On Thursday, Bhutan’s top Buddhist cleric will perform the marriage ceremony for the world’s youngest monarch, 31-year-old King Jigme […]

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Britain Celebrates Second Royal Wedding

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain celebrated the marriage of another member of the royal family Saturday, though in a decidedly more private fashion than that of Prince William and Catherine Middleton earlier this year. Queen Elizabeth’s eldest granddaughter, equestrian star Zara Phillips, married rugby player Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. William and Catherine, now known as […]

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Britain Celebrates Second Royal Wedding

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Britain celebrated the marriage of another member of the royal family Saturday, though in a decidedly more private fashion. Queen Elizabeth’s eldest granddaughter, equestrian star Zara Phillips, married rugby player Mike Tindall at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland. Their nuptials follows the late April media-frenzied wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton, which was televised […]

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Britain Celebrates Second Royal Wedding

Posted July 30th, 2011 at 2:45 am (UTC-5)
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Britain will celebrate the marriage of another member of the royal family on Saturday. Queen Elizabeth’s eldest granddaughter, equestrian star Zara Phillips, will marry rugby player Mike Tindall in Scotland. Their nuptials follows the late April media-frenzied wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton. Both will attend Saturday’s wedding, which by royal standards is being […]

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Son of Pink Floyd Guitarist Sentenced to Jail in Attack on British Royal Convoy

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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The son of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for his role in a London student rampage last year that included an attack on a car carrying Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla. A judge at Kingston Crown Court said Friday that 21-year-old Charlie Gilmour, a student […]

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Britain’s Royal Couple Visits Urban Arts Charity

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are finishing up their North American tour by visiting a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles that teaches art to needy children. The couple will watch a dance event Sunday at Inner-City Arts academy, headquartered in one of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. Organizers […]

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Britain’s Royal Couple Experience Hollywood Glamour

Posted July 10th, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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( Updates US ROYAL TOUR, 1st UPD from 7/9)) Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, experienced a touch of Hollywood glamour in California Saturday night at an event promoting up-and-coming British film talent. The event drawing U.S. and British movie stars was sponsored by the British Academy of […]

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