THE unexpected star of Harry and Meghan’s wedding flew home early yesterday unaware he had become the “new Pippa”. Just as Kate Middleton’s sister became the accidental star of her wedding, Bishop Michael Curry boarded a plane for home to the US leaving a Britain still raving about his electrifying sermon. Former Labour leader Ed Miliband, an atheist, even tweeted to say the rocking reverend could almost make him a believer. Almost two billion TV viewers around the world witnessed what religious experts are calling the Fire Speech, which left the well-heeled congregation at Windor’s St George’s Chapel looking amused and bemused. Though it should be the Love Speech, actually. Because the frocked preacher said the word “love” an astonishing 65 times (plus “beloved” twice) during his unforgettable speech that lasted 13 minutes and 34 seconds. It caused the wedding service to overrun by eight minutes. He mentioned fire just 20 … [Read more...] about Bishop Michael Curry stole the show at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding — and is the ‘new Pippa Middleton’
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Love and carriage The countdown to Harry and Meghan's wedding has begun, and we have all the information you need for the big day ahead The wedding will climax with Harry and Meghan in a two-mile, 25-minute open-top carriage procession through the streets of Windsor. Here’s the route . . . and what you need to know about the rest of the day. THE DRESS A closely guarded secret. Bookies stopped taking bets on the designer three months ago. Front-runners are Ralph and Russo, Alexander McQueen. Erdem, Steve Parvin and Roland Mouret. Harry is tipped to wear the dress uniform of his old Army regiment the Household Cavalry. THE RING The Queen, Queen Mother, Princesses Margaret, Anne and Diana and Duchesses of Cambridge and Cornwall wore rings made of gold from Clogau St David’s mine at Bontddu, North Wales. Meghan may choose to follow the tradition. Princes Philip, Charles and William don’t wear wedding rings. THE CAKE Lemon elderflower with … [Read more...] about All you need to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding – from the the carriage to the cake
THE royal wedding was hit by unexpected chaos when Meghan’s dad pulled out of giving her away. Meghan hopes Thomas Markle Sr will now be given the "space" he needs, as he recovers from heart surgery. Here’s what she has said. What did the Kensington Palace statement say on behalf of Meghan Markle? Meghan Markle released a heartbreaking statement via Kensington Palace on May 17 - just two days before her Windsor Castle wedding. The tone of Meghan's statement seemed downcast. It was recently revealed she was "left in tears" over the drama surrounding her dad's involvement in the wedding. Meghan, 36, said: Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. "I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health. "I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. "Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday." What did the Kensington Palace previously … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle statement in full – what has Kensington Palace said about dad Thomas attending the Royal Wedding?
PUBLISHED: 14:18 03 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:18 03 May 2018 York Cottage, which the Queen has given to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Picture: The Giant Puffin/Wikipedia Archant The Queen has reportedly gifted Prince Harry and Meghan Markle a home in Norfolk. She is said to be giving the couple York Cottage, near Sandringham House. Buckingham Palace declined to comment on reports which have appeared on a number of websites today. The building currently houses the estate offices and staff accommodation. It is next to a lake on the edge of woodland, with sweeping views across Sandringham Park. The house was the home of Prince George, the Duke of York (later King George V) from the 1890s. The Duke Of York lived there with Princess Mary for 33 years after their marriage and King George VI - Prince Harry’s great-great grandfather was born there. George V described the house as “three Merrie England pubs joined together”. It is also a stone’s throw from Park House … [Read more...] about Have Prince Harry and Meghan Markle been given a house in Norfolk by the Queen?
WE know who is best man at Harry and Meghan’s wedding, but almost no other guests have been revealed – until now. Today we bring you the lowdown on who has most likely made the cut for the wedding of the year at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, on May 19. As already announced, top of the list — for Harry at least — is his brother and best man, PRINCE WILLIAM, 35. Harry, 33, joked he “got down on one knee” to ask Wills to return the favour he had performed for him at his wedding to Kate in 2011. Here are the other key players — minus of course, the family member Harry would most liked to have attended, his beloved mother Diana.Ushers TOM “SKIPPY” INSKIP, 31: He and Harry have been pals since Eton. Was the Prince’s wingman and fellow party animal until his wedding last year to aristo Lara Hughes-Young. He was with Harry on the infamous lads’ trip to Las Vegas in 2012 when Harry played pool while naked. Skippy was … [Read more...] about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding guests finally revealed…