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Saturday, 25 August, 2001, 21:19 GMT 22:19 UK
In pictures: Norway's royal wedding
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway married Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby, a single mother with a colourful background, in a full royal wedding at Oslo's cathedral on Saturday

The couple wait to enter the cathedral
The wedding followed speculation about Ms Hoiby's suitability to become Norway's future queen

Marriage ceremony
Dignitaries present included representatives of other European royal families

The Bishop of Oslo, Gunnar Stalsett, performs the ceremony
Ms Hoiby publicly distanced herself from her "wild youth" just before the wedding

Kiss after the wedding
The couple fell in love at a rock concert in 1999

The couple and four-year-old Marius
Ms Hoiby's son has no claim to the throne

Official wedding photograph
The crown prince's choice was finally accepted by his parents





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25 Aug 01 | Europe
Norwegian prince ties the knot
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