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Last Updated: Monday, 22 August 2005, 01:32 GMT 02:32 UK
Breakfast TV host Kaplinsky weds
Natasha Kaplinsky with her husband Justin Bower
Kaplinsky was married in a satin Kruszynska gown
Strictly Come Dancing and BBC One Breakfast presenter Natasha Kaplinsky has married investment banker Justin Bower, following a whirlwind romance.

The couple were engaged in April, after dating for less than three months.

They wed at St Margaret's Chapel, in the grounds of hotel and members' club Babington House, near Frome, Somerset, before 100 friends and family.

Kaplinsky, who had said she would be happy to be married in jeans, wore a white satin gown by Kruszynska Couture.

Bower wore a traditional morning suit with a white orchid buttonhole that matched his bride's bouquet.

Both Natasha and Justin said it was the most incredible day of their lives
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After the service, a reception was held at the hotel, which is owned by the husband of Channel Five newsreader Kirsty Young.

A spokeswoman for the couple, who are both aged 32, said: "They are overjoyed to be married.

"Both Natasha and Justin said it was the most incredible day of their lives."

The pair will depart to an unannounced location for their honeymoon on Monday.

Kaplinsky, who joined the BBC from Sky News in 2002, was named newscaster of the year and two of her programmes won prizes at the Tric Awards in March.


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