FRIDAY was a royal watcher’s bonanza, with wedding vows, an official visit – and poignant reminders of princesses past.
Monaco’s Prince Albert II took the plunge with Olympic swimmer Charlene Wittstock of South Africa, marrying her in a civil ceremony ahead of a religious service yesterday.
British royal newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – won raucous cheers from an estimated 300,000 people while touring Ottawa on Canada’s national holiday. It was their first official visit abroad after their widely watched wedding in April.
And admirers of the late Princess Diana gathered at the gates of Kensington Palace in London to leave tributes to her and share their memories on what would have been the 50th birthday of “the people’s princess”.
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