- 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.


1:13 p.m.

Britain’s military media operations team at Camp Bastion, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, has tweeted its best wishes:

“Everyone in Afghanistan is hard at work, but the telly is on and we are watching where we can. Congratulations to William and Kate.”


1:12 p.m.

All you lip readers out there had an advantage over the rest of us during the ceremony at Westminster Abbey, where Prince William made a few comments that the microphones didn’t catch but British media outlets did.

“We’re supposed to have just a small family affair,” the prince supposedly joked to his bride and father-in-law at the altar.


12:43 p.m.

It’s a royal sweep on Twitter, where the 10 top trending terms worldwide are all related, in some way, to the marriage of Kate and Prince William. Here are some of them:

_ (hashtag)RoyalWedding (a hashtag promoted by Magnum Ice Cream)

_ (hashtag)rw11

_ (hashtag)proudtobebritish

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