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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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Denmark Passes Bill Allowing Homosexuals to Marry in Church

Posted June 7th, 2012 at 6:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Denmark’s Parliament has approved a law allowing same-sex couples to get married in formal church weddings instead of the short blessing ceremonies that the state’s Lutheran Church currently offers. The legislation was passed Thursday with 85 votes in favor and 24 against. It takes effect June 15 and will put Denmark on par with countries […]

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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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Ex-Beatle McCartney Says ‘Love Me Do’ for Third Time

Posted October 9th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Beatle Paul McCartney married for the third time Sunday, tying the knot with American heiress Nancy Shevell at the same London register office where he married his first wife, Linda, 42 years ago. The happy couple emerged from a 45-minute civil ceremony at Old Marylebone Town Hall attended by close family and friends, including […]

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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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Monaco’s Prince Albert Weds South Africa’s Charlene Wittstock

Posted July 1st, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Monaco’s Prince Albert has wed South African Charlene Wittstock, turning the one-time Olympic swimmer into the Princess of Monaco. The pair wed in a civil ceremony Friday in Monaco’s medieval palace overlooking the tiny tax haven’s main marina. They later celebrated at a buffet reception and all of the principality’s more than 7,600 subjects were […]

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