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Brits spent 45% more over Royal Wedding weekend!

Research from the company Paymentsense has shown that people in and around Windsor spent 45% more than the average weekend during the Royal Wedding weekend. The wedding is estimated to have cost £30 million with a large chunk of the budget being spent on defence, but it is believed that it has brought in around £500 million to the economy. There were lots of factors which added to the huge…
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A look inside a Royal Wedding watch party - Nashville style!

The Nashville Westin hosted a watch party in their Decker & Dyer Restaurant where guests of the hotel, local influencers and the public were all invited to watch fellow American Meghan Markle (now The Duchess of Sussex) marry her prince. It all began at 6.00 CDT (when the wedding officially started at noon at St George’s Chapel). Photo: Brittani Barger/Royal Central There were also Royal…
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Mother of the bride: Doria Ragland

Meghan’s mother Doria spent the evening before the Royal Wedding with her daughter at Cliveden House Hotel. The pair arrived yesterday evening looking happy and relaxed. Last night, Doria was able to spend some quality time with Meghan before she takes part in…
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The Windsor Wedding Tiara Picks

With just hours to go until we discover which, if any, tiara Meghan Markle has chosen to wear for her Royal Wedding, it’s time to get a bit sparkly. There are plenty of diamonds in the vaults for the newest member of the Royal Family to choose from which means endless speculation for the rest of us (you can have a look again at some of the most hotly tipped pieces here). While we wait to find…
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The father of the bride: Thomas Markle

We have heard a lot in the past week about how Thomas Markle is sadly unable to attend the Royal Wedding and he has been receiving a lot of negative press lately. Rather than looking into negative rumours, let’s have a look into Thomas as a person and learn more about…
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Cliveden: Meghan Markle's bridal retreat and its royal past

From the roof, you can see Windsor Castle, but that’s not nearly the most regal thing about Cliveden in Buckinghamshire where Meghan Markle will spend the night before her marriage to Prince Harry. This palatial house, owned by the National Trust and leased as a hotel, has entertained many royals over the years and was once even home to a regal rebel. As Cliveden gets ready to add more…
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