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Friday, 24 May, 2002, 19:57 GMT 20:57 UK
In pictures: Norway's royal wedding
Thousands gathered to watch the wedding of Norway's Princess Martha Louise to a controversial author, Ari Behn, in the ancient cathedral city of Trondheim.

Princess Martha Louise arrives in horse drawn carriage outside Trondheim's Nidaros Cathedral in the company of her father, King Harald V
Norway was captivated by the wedding, and there were loud cheers and applause as the Princess arrived to the cathedral

Princess Martha Louise and  Ari Behn, walk down the aisle in the Trondheim Cathedral
The wedding was broadcast live on TV, but thousands still came to Trondheim to watch the ceremony on giant screens

Princess Martha Louise Ari Behn exchange rings to confirm their wedding vows given to Bishop Finn Wagle
Bishop Finn Wagle - who officiated the ceremony - told Mr Behn he was being given the Norwegian people's princess

The newlyweds kiss outside the cathedral
The newly weds celebrate, and public animosity to Mr Behn because of his wild partying past seems forgotten

Danish Queen Margrethe (left) and Spanish Crown Prince Felipe (right), and in background Swedish Princess Madeleine (left) and Crown Princess Victoria leave the cathedral
Royalty from all over Europe and specially invited guests attended the wedding

Girls dressed up like princesses
Many little girls dressed up as princesses and waited for hours to see the real Princess walking past them

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