Prince William and Kate are married

Friday, April 29, 2011

Pretoria - Prince William and Kate Middleton have said their vows and have been pronounced man and wife at Westminster Abbey in front of the world.

Following the service they signed the marriage register with family in private, before walking down the aisle and making their way to Buckingham Palace in a horse and carriage. 

Thousands of people from around the world have lined the streets to witness the occasion and catch a glimpse of the married couple.

Kate, who will now be known as the Duchess of Cambridge, is wearing an ivory dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. The prince, who has been given the title of the Duke of Cambridge, is wearing the red tunic of an Irish Guards Colonel, which is his most senior honorary appointment.

The couple will make a balcony appearance on arrival at the palace, following which there will be a fly past.

According to reports, 650 guests have been invited to the palace for a buffet lunch while a formal black tie dinner and disco in the evening have been planned for about 300 close friends and relatives. - BuaNews