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Tuesday, June 29, 1999 Published at 18:58 GMT 19:58 UK

Honeymoon over for Edward and Sophie

The Earl of Wessex and his new bride are heading home after a honeymoon in the north of Scotland.

Balmoral honeymoon - then back to work

The Earl and Countess of Wessex are spending a short honeymoon at the Queen's Balmoral estate in Scotland before returning to work, it is reported.

Royal couple join waxworks

Prince Edward and his new wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex, have been immortalised in wax at Madame Tussaud's.

Edward and Sophie begin married life
The newly-wed royal couple are beginning married life together with a honeymoon at a secret location.
Radiant Sophie marries her prince
Prince Edward has married Sophie Rhys-Jones in a ceremony at St George's Chapel in Windsor.
Sophie stunning in ivory silk
Royal bride Sophie Rhys-Jones wore a simple ivory silk and organza dress-coat with a long train, and carried a bouquet of ivory roses.
Traditional service for royal couple
A specially-written fanfare was followed by traditional hymns at the wedding of Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones.
Stars and royalty at wedding of the year
Showbiz stars, the super-rich and royalty were among the guests mingling happily at the informal wedding of Edward and Sophie.
Something old, something new
Watching on television, it looked like a royal wedding in the truest sense of the tradition but looking closely it was a very different affair.
Hats off to wedding fashion
Guests at the royal wedding had been asked to wear evening dress with no hats, although some, including the Queen, did not turn up bare-headed.
Wessex titles for Edward and Sophie
Prince Edward is becoming the Earl of Wessex and Sophie Rhys-Jones is to be styled the Countess of Wessex in honour of their marriage.
Shoes hitch for Sophie
Sophie Rhys-Jones's wedding shoes had to be changed in 24 hours because they were the wrong colour.
Marriage and monarchy move with the times
Once there were far more pressing issues than love for a royal match - preserving dynaties and pure politics.
Fan fare: Monarchist memorabilia worldwide
The British Royal family attracts a serious following the world over. Dedicated fans share their experiences and memorabilia with BBC News Online.
Shattering the royal marriage myth
As Prince Edward embarks on marriage, the unsuccessful attempts of his elder siblings cannot be ignored.

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