Royal Wedding: The UK Gets Ready

Britain is preparing itself for the biggest royal event for 30 years, the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, set to take place tomorrow, April 29, in Westminster Abbey. Around the world, 2 billion people are expected to watch the eldest son of Prince Charles and Princess Diana tie the knot. Royal enthusiasts are arranging parties and camping out on the pavement along the procession route, hoping for a view. Both the bride's and groom's families have been busy for months now, along with the government, readying everything from security and crowd control to gowns and wedding cakes. Collected here are scenes from the preparations for tomorrow's royal wedding.

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