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Kate Middleton confirmed ahead of royal wedding

LONDON - Royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton has been confirmed into the Church of Englandahead of her wedding to Britain's Prince William this month, his office said on Wednesday. The ceremony, carried out by the Bishop of London Richard Chartres who will give the address at the April 29 wedding, took place on March 10 with Middleton, 29, accompanied by her future husband, a spokeswoman for St James's Palace said.
"Catherine Middleton was confirmed by the Bishop of London at a

So far so good: Kate avoids media frenzy of Diana

LONDON - Kate Middleton has been enveloped by a media storm since her engagement to Prince William but lessons learned after Diana's death mean she should be better protected from the paparazzi, insiders say.
From the moment Kate and William announced their engagement in November, the pretty 29-year-old brunette has been a global news sensation and the excitement is building ahead of the wedding on April 29. "She's A-star list as far as we're concerned -- she rates as highly as a

William and Kate set up charity fund

Prince William and bride-to-be Kate Middleton have set up a gift fund to allow well-wishers who want to give them a wedding gift to donate money to charities they care about instead, royal officials said on Wednesday.
The couple have chosen 26 charities which will benefit from the Royal Wedding Charitable Gift Fund, some of which are not well-known or work in specific communities, St James's Palace said.
"These causes are close to their hearts and reflect the experiences,

William and Kate reveal wedding guest list

LONDON - Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited 1,900 guests to their wedding in April, palace officials said Sunday, filling Westminster Abbey with a vast array of royals, diplomats, family and friends. Gilded invitations issued in the name of Queen Elizabeth II were sent out by post on Wednesday and Thursday, with the monarch's EIIR cypher and the text die-stamped in gold.
When the couple became engaged in November, Kate said that marrying into the royal family was

Lifetime’s ‘William & Kate’ biopic Casts Kate

LOS ANGELES - A relatively unknown British actress has been cast to play Prince William's fiancee Kate Middleton in a TV film of Britain's upcoming royal wedding, a movie executive said. Camilla Luddington, whose previous appearances have mostly been in US TV series, will play Middleton in "William and Kate," the story of the couple's relationship after they met as students in Scotland.
"We have cast Camilla Luddington to play Kate Middleton," said Frank Konigsberg of the planned