- Associated Press - Friday, April 29, 2011

LONDON (AP) - As Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot, Associated Press journalists are hunting down the most interesting details, from Westminster to points around the globe. Here’s the latest on the big event.


2:17 p.m.

It’s not exactly a Pac-Man game you can play when you’re procrastinating, but Google’s latest doodle does have a certain fairy-tale charm to it.

Google, which reguarly changes the logo atop its search page for holidays and special events, swithced to a fanciful drawing of a royal carriage being led through the streets of Westminster.

Click on it, and you go to a search for “Royal Wedding.” Which is probably why you went to Google anyway.


2:02 p.m.

It’s a nice day for a wet wedding: A handful of the revelers who were gathered in front of Buckingham Palace to witness “The Kiss” hopped into a fountain.

It’s warm here in London, but it’s not that warm.


1:52 p.m.

Hopefully you didn’t spend too much on your straightening iron. This is what celebrity hair dresser Andrew Barton said about the bride’s hair, which was styled by James Pryce in a “demi-chignon”: “Kate wearing her hair as she has is the death of the straightening iron.”

“This is definitely about the re-birth of the roller.”


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