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8:22 a.m.

Big news on wedding garb! Well, small news. It’s not about the dress.

Prince William will be wearing the scarlet tunic of an Irish Guards officer, AP’s Gregory Katz reported Friday. Royal experts are saying his choice of ceremonial military dress signals his desire to reinforce his image as a dedicated military man, rather than the club-hopping party boy he was once characterized as.

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8:01 a.m.

BREAKING: Buckingham Palace says Prince William and Kate Middleton will receive the titles of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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8:00 a.m.

Some headlines from the British newspapers:

_ The Times of London: “To marry her prince”

_ Daily Mirror: “Happiest day of our lives”

_ The Guardian: “Two people will marry today _ with 2 billion people watching”

_ Daily Express: “Today William and Kate invite the nation to … celebrate our happy day”

_ The Sun: “Mum would be so proud”

_ Daily Mail: “Smile that says the waiting’s over”

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