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Last Updated: Thursday April 28 2011 17:41 GMT

Royal wedding: the event as it unfolds

Newsround at the royal wedding

Sonali and Ricky are out and about in London, bringing you everything you need to know about the royal wedding - and Leah's off to a street party!

Keep coming back to this page for updates from them, gossip from behind the scenes, plus news of what's been going on.


Thursday, 1725

Ricky says: It's been a long day! Tune in to the CBBC channel tomorrow at 0755 to see more.


Thursday, 1645

Sonali says: Here's Ricky borrowing my mirror to make sure he looks his best for Newsround on BBC One.

Ricky uses Sonali's mirror


Thursday, 1615

Sonali says: So this is my chosen outfit for tonight's Newsround. When else will I get to wear such a fairytale T-shirt?

Sonali and her lovely T-shirt


Thursday, 1600

Ricky says: Just arrived at Westminster Abbey ahead of our live show at 5pm so going through the script with Sonali

Ricky and Sonali go through their scripts


Thursday, 1520

Sonali says: There are people from all over the world outside Buckingham Palace, all queueing up very orderly!

Queues for royal wedding views


Thursday, 1500

Ricky says: ROYAL WEDDING EXCLUSIVE! I've just met Wills and Kate!

Ricky with Will and Kate lookalikes


Thursday, 1445

Sonali says: On my way to Westminster Abbery to meet Ricky and the crew. Newsround will be coming live from there at 5pm on BBC One.


Thursday, 1430

Ricky says: And this is Newsround studio at Buckingham Palace (only joking!)

Newsround's shed! (JOKE!)


Thursday, 1330

Ricky says: Sending tape back to BBC TV Centre from this truck at Buckingham Palace.

Internal shot of a BBC broadcast truck


Thursday, 1230

Leah Gooding

Leah says: Tomorrow I'll be at a street party in Bucklebury, where the future Queen of Great Britain (yes, that's Kate Middleton!) grew up.


Thursday, 0930

Ricky Boleto

Ricky says: Morning! Back at Westminster Abbey this morning for more reports on the royal wedding - I would say there are at least 100 tents down here now. Will post pix later!


Wednesday, 2330

Sonali says: Will be presenting Newsround with Ricky from Westminster Abbey tomorrow. Great meeting NR fans outside Buckingham Palace today.

Sonali and Ricky outside Buckingham Palace


Wednesday, 1700

Ricky says: People have already started camping out and a massive rehearsal took place this morning. It's getting exciting.


Wednesday, 1430

Sonali says: And this is where we'll be broadcasting from once the ceremony is over. A great view of the palace!

Royal wedding media stand


Wednesday, 1330

Sonali says: Just got to Buckingham Palace. Here's the structure that will house some of the world's media.

Royal wedding broadcasting spot for Newsround