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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.”


1:41 p.m.

Royal Air Force planes did a dramatic flyby over Buckingham Palace as Kate and William stood on the balcony, looking up and seeming fairly impressed. The crowd, meanwhile, let out (yet another) cheer.


1:30 p.m.

BREAKING: The newly married Kate and William have made an appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, to a roar of cheers from the throngs gathered below. Even without being able to hear her, it was clear that Kate responded with a big “Wow.”

And then, there it was: their first royal kiss as husband and wife. (On the lips, but brief. For the record.)

Oh, and then there was another.


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