23 Things To Catch Up On Before The Royal Wedding

A helpful guide to catch you up before the most anticipated wedding of the year.

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Meghan Markle’s Father Has Pulled Out Of The Royal Wedding Amid Photo Scandal

Despite having been set to walk Meghan down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel, Thomas Markle’s sudden change of plans come over a week after he suffered a heart attack and was checked into hospital. He told TMZ that he backed out after admitting to staging photographs for the paparazzi, striking a deal to take photos of him getting ready for the wedding to counter previous unflattering images taken, which included him buying alcohol.


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The Reason Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Chose That Wedding Date

While you might put it down to excitement, the reason behind their imminent wedding is much more personal.



This Is Where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Honeymoon

While we’re counting down the days until the royal wedding, we’re left wondering how empty our lives will be post-royal wedding. For the meantime, we can look to the royal honeymoon.

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The Queen Has Banned One Thing From Harry and Meghan’s Wedding

While Queen Elizabeth II recently signed the Instrument of Consent, the hand-written document which records her consent on the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle, there is one thing she has banned.



The One Thing Meghan Markle Won’t Have At Her Wedding

Who would’ve thought we’d have something at our weddings that Meghan Markle won’t! Kensington Palace have shared further details of the royal wedding (May 19th – pencil it into your calendars stat!) to whet your appetite, announcing that the bride-to-be has chosen to leave out a pretty important aspect of the wedding.

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You’ll Never Guess The Queen’s Wedding Gift To Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

As she did when Prince William wed Kate Middleton in 2011, Queen Elizabeth II is reportedly gifting her beloved grandson, Prince Harry, and his bride-to-be, Meghan Markle, a major present.

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Meghan Markle’s Brother Tells Harry “It’s Not Too Late” To Cancel Wedding In An Open Letter

Thomas Markle Jr., Meghan’s 51-year-old half-brother who has previously been arrested for holding a gun to his girlfriend’s head, shared with In Touch a handwritten letter addressed to Harry, warning him against marrying Meghan.


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This Is How Meghan Markle Is Including Princess Diana In Her Wedding

Prince Harry told the BBC that Meghan Markle and his late mother, Princess Diana would have been “thick as thieves” had they had the chance to meet each other. The bride-to-be is paying sweet tribute to her mother-in-law in the sweetest way.


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Meghan Markle Reportedly Chooses Aussie Designers For Her Wedding Dress

While we may not be attending the royal wedding, we could be seeing a bit of Aussie flair at St. George’s Chapel, with reports circulating that Meghan Markle has chosen Australian designers Ralph & Russo to design her much-talked about gown.


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Meghan Markle Personally Called This Musician To Play At Her Wedding

All eyes are on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry‘s imminent wedding and with further details of the day coming to light, we’ve been let in on another aspect of the wedding – the music.



Meghan Markle Has Blown Her Wedding Budget

We expected nothing less than an eye-watering budget for Meghan Markle’s wedding to Prince Harry. According to Look, Meghan’s expensive taste has seen the budget for Britain’s most anticipated wedding skyrocket.



Could This French Designer Be Behind Meghan Markle’s Wedding Dress?

French designer and long-time friend of Meghan Markle, Roland Mouret is possibly the chosen one for the most talked about wedding dress of the year.


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The Dress Code Rule Kate Middleton Must Follow For The Royal Wedding

We’ve already spoken about the insane rules that follow the birth of Kate and Prince William‘s third child, but it looks as though there’s yet another protocol Kate must follow when it comes time to Harry’s wedding.

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The Royal Invites Have Been Sent Out. Here’s Everyone That Didn’t Made The Cut

“Invitations to the wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle have been issued in the name of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales,” reads the Palace’s Twitter statement. But who’s made the cut?

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The Hilarious Way Prince Harry Asked William To Be His Best Man

Believe it or not, Prince Harry had to pop the question more than once for his up and coming royal nuptials. During a visit to the Greenhouse Centre charity in London, Harry had a fun answer to the way he asked big bro, Prince William, to be his best man.

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Meghan Markle Will Have 10 Kids In Her Bridal Party Under The Age Of 7

With the royal wedding fast approaching, many are keen to uncover details about the upcoming nuptials. Although we don’t know what Meghan will be wearing as she walks down the aisle, we do know who will be accompanying her.


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Prince Harry Might Not Wear A Wedding Ring After Marrying Meghan Markle

With William forgoing the choice of jewellery, we’re left wondering whether Prince Harry will follow suite after marrying Meghan Markle.



Prince Harry’s 12 Ex-Girlfriends Before He Met Meghan Markle

Prince Harry may have found The One in actress Meghan Markle but the once eligible Prince Charming has had a rocky history when it comes to relationships – all in front of the eyes of the world.



Prince Harry Refuses to Sign Prenup Ahead of His Wedding to Meghan Markle

The people’s favourite Prince has refused to sign a pre-nuptial agreement ahead of his marriage to Suits actress, Meghan Markle, even though he is worth an estimated £30 million ($54 million).

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Meghan Markle Was Kidnapped As Part of Her Princess Training

If you thought being a bride-to-be was tough, then you haven’t heard about the extra obligations that royal bride-to-be Meghan Markle has to fulfil. According to reports from the Express, Markle was forced to undergo some extreme “training” before she can officially join the British royal family.



7 Ways Meghan Markle Is Modernising The Royal Family

Once staunchly traditional, Meghan’s introduction into the monarchy is another step in the royal family’s modernisation (a process that has been slow-paced thus far). It has been 81 years since a royal married an American divorcee, and the first time that someone of African American descent has married into the family.



Mel B Confirms The Spice Girls Will Perform At Harry and Meghan’s Wedding

Mel B – formerly known as Scary Spice, formerly known as the one Spice most girls didn’t want to be (you’re lying if you say you didn’t want to be Baby or Posh – has let slip that the former girl band are not only invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, but will also be performing at the event.

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You Can Now Eat The Royal Wedding Cake At Home

Tommy Collins by Atlantic Group have developed a tried-and-tasted royal wedding cupcake recipe so that those with royal FOMO can get a taste of the lemon elderflower cake at home.


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