Topic: royal wedding 2018

How activists are fighting back against facial recognition

Academics and activists are calling out the dangers of facial recognition technology and advocating for a privacy first approach.

Harry and Meghan to visit Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand

The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make an official visit to several Commonwealth countries in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean this coming autumn.

Kensington Palace shares family portrait, other royal wedding photos

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after they were married on Saturday.

Teenage cellist wows royal wedding guests

Young British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason was thrust into the global limelight on Saturday, heard by millions as he played at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
THE ROYAL FASCINATOR

A wedding like no other

From the moment Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became engaged, it seemed obvious their marriage would break new ground, but only so far.
Video

The royal wedding in under an hour

For those who missed it, you can catch up in under an hour with a video of Prince Harry and Meghan's royal wedding or take in other highlights from the event.

Meghan's wedding dress, Prince Harry's military uniform and what the guests wore

Wedding guests came dressed in all styles and colours as the bride won praise from fashion experts for choosing simple beauty over "old-fashioned fairytales."

From viewing parties to city hall nuptials, here's how thousands marked the royal wedding in Toronto

Hundreds of fascinators and royal watchers joined the celebrations in Toronto on Saturday to mark Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.

U.S. bishop's fiery 'love' speech highlight of royal wedding

In contrast to the muted style of sermon the Royal Family is used to, the head of the Episcopal Church in the U.S. stole the show during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding as he spoke passionately on the theme of love.
Photos

Celebrity guests at Harry and Meghan's wedding

Harry and Meghan's royal wedding drew famous names from both sides of the pond.

Fascinators galore: Royal wedding watchers gather in Fredericton

Dozens of New Brunswickers donned fascinators and other wedding finery Saturday morning to view the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the Delta Fredericton.

Royal wedding watchers in B.C. up early to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot

Some dedicated Royal watchers in Victoria were wearing their finest as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in Windsor.

Meet the Canadians lining up along Harry and Meghan's carriage route outside Windsor Castle

Canadians have been staking out the carriage route outside Windsor Castle for days. They've been staying warm with red mittens and HBC blankets.
THE ROYAL WEDDING

After delighting crowds, newlyweds Meghan and Prince Harry celebrate at private reception

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, now officially the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, were beaming as they departed for an evening reception hours after their wedding ceremony at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

Prince Charles to walk Meghan Markle down the aisle

Kensington Palace says Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle when she marries Prince Harry, replacing her father, who won't be able to travel from the U.S. to Windsor just west of London due to health issues.
Analysis

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Why it's more than just a wedding

As much as some might say "it's just a wedding," the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this weekend also represents a critical moment for an image-conscious House of Windsor trying to find its way into the future.

'This can't be real': Survivor of Manchester concert bombing surprised with royal wedding invite

Picking out the perfect dress and hair style is a welcome distraction for a 12-year-old still coping with the horror she witnessed during the deadly attack at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester last year.

As global media descend on Windsor, a majority of Brits are tuning Harry and Meghan out

Some 5,000 British and international journalists are descending on Windsor ahead of Saturday's royal wedding. But recent polling suggests that public interest is far lower than those numbers might indicate — not only in countries where the British royals have traditionally enjoyed popularity, but in the U.K. itself.

A tale of two Windsors, and a wedding cake made by the Queen's chef

Kaye Brown was from Windsor, U.K. Her husband was from Windsor, Ont. And the image of a stained glass window prompted her to tell CBC her story.

Meghan Markle's father won't attend royal wedding due to health issues

Ending days of speculation, Meghan Markle says her father will not be able to attend her wedding to Prince Harry due to health problems.
Analysis

Here's what Prince Harry learned from Diana about power of compassion, stigma of HIV

Princess Diana's courageous health activism is reappearing in her son Prince Harry's actions - and even his wedding plans.

'This is not an act': Meghan Markle's former teachers describe her as genuine and bright

Students and teachers at Immaculate Heart school in Los Angeles say the monarchy isn't typically their cup of tea, but that this royal wedding is different because Meghan Markle is one of their own.

Berries for Harry and sparkle for Markle: Milton farm's royal wedding jam a hit

Kensington Palace has sent its thanks to a Milton farm that concocted a limited edition jam for the upcoming royal wedding.

Meghan Markle's royal fortunes can't mask Britain's race problem

The flurry of interest in Meghan Markle's wedding to Prince Harry comes at a time when many fear racism in Britain is actually on the rise, writes Margaret Evans.

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Mulroney children to be featured in royal wedding

Britain's Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle have chosen George and Charlotte, the children of the royal's elder brother Prince William, to be among the bridesmaids and page boys for their wedding.

The royal wedding decoded: How Harry and Meghan are putting their mark on the celebration

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is a time of pomp and pageantry steeped in tradition. But Harry and Meghan are also putting their own mark on the celebration. Here's a look at how.
RECIPE

Make your own royal wedding-worthy lemon elderflower cake

Nibble on this breakfast bundt as you watch in slippers as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get married.

Once in line for the British throne, Prince Alexander is now a royal without a kingdom

Prince Alexander has the lineage and the palace, but the kingdom he was meant to rule no longer exists, writes Nahlah Ayed.

Meghan Markle's father 'stressed out' by paparazzi, says half-sibling

Meghan Markle's half-sister said Tuesday that their retired father is under an "unbelievable" amount of stress because of relentless pressure from reporters and paparazzi hounding him at his home in Mexico.
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Royal wedding souvenirs — from the cute to the kitschy

If you’re looking for something beyond the standard mugs and plates to remember Prince Harry and Meghan's big day, it's certainly out there. Royal wedding memorabilia has been a big seller for generations, dating back to Queen Victoria's time.

Meghan Markle asks for 'understanding and respect' for dad after report he'll skip wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are requesting "understanding and respect" for Markle's father after a celebrity news site reported he would not be coming to the royal wedding to walk his daughter down the aisle, Kensington Palace said Monday night.
Point of View

Congratulations to Harry and Meghan, but long live the Queen

As the royal wedding and all its pomp and circumstance approach, Peter Mansbridge looks down the road a few years and into the uncertainties for the monarchy in a post-Elizabethan era.

Why Prince Harry is giving the British press the cold shoulder

In many ways, Prince Harry's raucous relationship with the media has been leading up to this. His upcoming wedding to Meghan Markle — and his decision to keep the press out — signals the culmination of a lifelong tug of war over access to the Royal Family.
The Interview

Does Meghan Markle have the right royal stuff to make it in Prince Harry's world? Diana's biographer weighs in

Andrew Morton, Princess Diana's biographer, talks about the 'real' Meghan Markle, how she'll fit into Prince Harry's world, and what the Princess of Wales would likely have thought of the union of her royal son and the divorced North American actor.

Queen gives formal consent to royal wedding of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle

Queen Elizabeth has given her formal consent to the marriage of her grandson Harry to American actress Meghan Markle in a historic document made of vellum that is decorated with symbols representing the lives of the couple.
THE ROYAL FASCINATOR

Pomp, pageantry and the PR spectacle of the royal wedding

Ever since word broke that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged and a royal wedding was in the offing, much has been made of how they want a day of "fun and joy," but there will be more at stake next weekend: namely, how the wedding can influence the public's view of the House of Windsor.

'I like sparkly': She's no royal watcher but she is a royal tiara collector

Patte Rosebank has collected 280 tiaras, including replicas of ones worn by Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana and Princess Kate. And she'll be watching to see if Meghan Markle wears one when when she marries Prince Harry.

Your questions about Harry and Meghan's wedding answered

For the past six weeks, the Royal Fascinator has been getting questions about the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Here are some answers to a few of the most pressing queries we've received.
THE ROYAL FASCINATOR

Break out the teacups: How to throw a royal wedding party

If you weren't lucky enough to score an invite to St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on May 19, you can still celebrate the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a royal wedding viewing party. Here's a few things to keep in mind.

How to watch the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on CBC

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's will tie the knot on Saturday, and CBC has every angle covered. Find out more about how to follow our coverage leading up to and on the day of the nuptials.

Hollywood is marking Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding — and it's not all kind

Meghan Markle has wrapped up her role on the series Suits, but she still has connections to the small screen, though not all of them are flattering.
THE ROYAL FASCINATOR

Will Meghan promise to 'obey' Harry?

Welcome to The Royal Fascinator, your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials on May 19.

Meghan Markle won't have maid of honour; dad will walk her down the aisle

Meghan Markle's father will walk her down the aisle when the American actress marries Prince Harry this month, and both her parents will meet the Queen and senior royals in the run-up to the ceremony, Kensington Palace said on Friday.

Prince William to serve as best man for Prince Harry at royal wedding

Britain's Prince Harry has asked his elder brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding to U.S. actress Meghan Markle next month, his office said in a statement on Thursday.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to mix choral, gospel music for wedding

​Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are striking a different note with the music for their upcoming wedding, mixing gospel with choral works as the soundtrack for what they pledge will be a joyful occasion.
THE ROYAL FASCINATOR

What do you get the couple that has everything?

Welcome to The Royal Fascinator, your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials on May 19.
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The guest list: Who's going to the wedding? Who isn't?

Welcome to The Royal Fascinator, your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials on May 19.

Ontario teen scores invitation to royal wedding

Justin Trudeau, Barack Obama and Donald Trump all missed out on invitations to the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. But a 15-year-old girl from Peterborough scored one.

Trumps, Trudeaus, Obamas not invited to wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The guest list for next month's royal wedding will not include Trudeau, Trump, Obama or even British Prime Minister Theresa May.
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St. George's Chapel: Gothic glory surrounds memorials to monarchs – but their marriages didn't always work out

Welcome to The Royal Fascinator, your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials on May 19.
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Harry and Meghan's wedding will break new ground, but tradition won't 'go out the window'

Welcome to The Royal Fascinator, your invitation to royal wedding news and analysis ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's nuptials on May 19.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle invite the public to help celebrate their wedding

Prince Harry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, will open up the grounds of Windsor Castle for their May wedding to 2,640 people from all walks of life to help them celebrate their big day, Kensington Palace says.

'I've never seen anything quite like this': Canadian designers basking in Meghan Markle effect

Canadian fashion designers are benefiting from the so-called Markle effect, the term used to describe an instant spike in demand for clothing, jewelry and other items Meghan Markle wears since she and Prince Harry announced their engagement last November.

Here's who could get an embossed royal invitation to Harry and Meghan's wedding

Forget the Winter Olympics, the World Cup or the Champion's League. The real competition right now is who's going to be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to take carriage ride after exchanging wedding vows

Prince Harry and fiancée Meghan Markle have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage ride through Windsor so they can share the big day with the public.
Analysis

Obama or Trump at royal wedding? Why Prince Harry and Meghan's guest list may not get too political

Diplomacy and politics have played out in the guest lists for previous royal weddings, but there’s a strong likelihood there may be fewer geopolitical considerations in the mix when invitations go out for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's ceremony in May.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle wedding date set for May 19

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on Saturday, May 19, at St George's Chapel in London, Kensington Palace announces.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle will wed at St. George's Chapel in May

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, one of the most highly anticipated social events in Britain, will be held at Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel in May.
Analysis

'This feels very modern': How Meghan Markle could nudge the House of Windsor into the future

Meghan Markle’s background may be what many would consider unconventional for a royal, but her interests and experience could stand her in good stead in the House of Windsor after her marriage next spring to Prince Harry.
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Prince Harry, actress Meghan Markle engaged

In their first joint interview hours after announcing their engagement, Prince Harry says that he and American actress Meghan Markle hope to start a family in the near future.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle: Lots of speculation and a new kind of royal relationship

Swirling speculation around high-profile members of the Royal Family is nothing new, but the way in which the relationship between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has evolved in public so far appears to have broken new ground.

Prince Harry surprises students with speech at Toronto We Day event

Prince Harry surprised thousands of young people Thursday when he arrived unannounced at the Toronto We Day celebration.

'Get that effing picture': Photogs jockey for glimpse of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle at Invictus

His Invictus Games just started, but Prince Harry has been popping up all over Toronto, and with each stop, anticipation builds: Will his girlfriend, Meghan Markle, show up, too?

'Times have changed': Why Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle could fit right in with the Royal Family

If the relationship between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is serious and leads to an engagement and marriage, it will signal another subtle shift for a House of Windsor that has been trying to put a more modern face on the monarchy.