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Last Updated: Friday April 29 2011 15:32 GMT

PICTURES: Prince William marries Kate Middleton

Crowds outside Buckingham Palace

Crowds gathered in central London for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey.

Well wishers in central London

The first of the 1,900 guests arrived from 0815, and the ceremony itself kicked off at 1100.

Well wishers in central London

Thousands of people camped out overnight on the procession route that the couple will take to Buckingham Palace.

Conmael, the Irish Wolfhound mascot lining up with the guardsmen of the Irish Guards

The prince's outfit is the red tunic of an Irish Guards colonel.

Well wishers in central London

The night before, Wills nipped out of Clarence House to meet a load of the people camping out for the wedding.

A woman wearing Union Jack tights sits outside Westminster Abbey

BBC reporters think there are 3,000-5,000 who camped in London overnight and 600,000 people on the streets.

Street party

And it's not just about London. There are a whopping 5,500 street parties are taking place - including one hosted by Prime Minister David Cameron at Downing Street.

Larry the Downing Street cat in a Union Jack tie

And Larry the Downing Street cat has made an effort too.

Elton John and David Furnish

Elton John and his husband David Furnish arrive at Westminster Abbey.

David and Victoria Beckham arrive

David and Victoria Beckham outside Westminster Abbey with the other guests.

David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron is one of Kate and Wills' guests at the wedding.

Prince William and Prince Harry

Prince William arrives with his best man and brother, Harry, waving at the crowds.

The Queen and Prince Philip

The Queen and Prince Philip in their car on the way to their grandson's wedding.

Kate Middleton and her father

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey with her father.

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton waves as she arrives with her sister, the Maid of Honour Philippa Middleton.

The couple at the altar of Westminster Abbey, with Kate's father Michael Middleton.

Here are Will and Kate at the altar of Westminster Abbey. Kate is with her father Michael Middleton.

William and Kate leaving Westminster Abbey as a married couple.

William and Kate leaving Westminster Abbey - as a married couple!

William and Kate leaving in a carriage.

They left Westminster Abbey in this carriage and headed towards Buckingham Palace.

Prince William and Kate Middleton travel by carriage to Buckingham Palace

Thousands of fans cheered the couple and followed the procession down the Mall towards the palace.

William and Kate kiss on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

William and Kate came out onto the balcony of Buckingham Palace with members of their families. And they couldn't leave without a kiss for the crowds!

Prince William and his wife drive away from Buckingham Palace.

In a change from the horse drawn carriage which they arrived in, Prince William and his new wife left Buckingham Palace in this car - nice number plate!