By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
There were six figures on the balcony, three generations of royalty _ and one large absence.
Prince William and best man Prince Harry strode into Westminster Abbey in formal military attire Friday as royal fans packed the streets of London, hoping to snatch a glimpse of a historic royal wedding expected to revitalize British monarchy.
Queen Elizabeth II has arrived at Westminster Abbey, where her grandson Prince William is marrying Kate Middleton.
The bride has arrived, and Britain's biggest royal wedding in decades has begun.
As Buckingham Palace prepares to celebrate the wedding of Prince William, officials are rushing to contain a flurry of negative publicity from the side of the family that has long been a source of embarrassment.
Less than two months before a fairytale wedding anticipated by much of the world, Britain's royal family finds itself fighting an inconvenient distraction: revelations that Prince Andrew, the queen's second son, is friends with a convicted sex offender, was photographed with a teenage prostitute, and has been accused of ties to Moammar Gadhafi's Libyan regime.