April 28, 2011 Starting around 4 a.m. ET Friday, we'll be posting on what's happening before, during and after the ceremony. If you aren't near a TV or want a more discreet way to keep tabs on the wedding, please join us.
April 28, 2011 The tent people have staked out their places along the royal wedding route. It may look like craziness, but for some, the reasons to be present are relatively simple.
April 28, 2011 While there's plenty of overemphasis on the upcoming royal wedding, it's important to keep in mind that people have found a way to be more invested than they should be in the doings of young lovers and royals since long before television.
April 28, 2011 If you plan to watch the royal wedding live on Friday, be prepared to wake up early — the ceremony starts at 6:00 a.m. EST. If you're not quite sure what to eat at that uncivilized hour, British food writer Nigella Lawson offers one answer: Have a scone.
April 27, 2011 Male heirs are still favored, and the law still states that the monarch must be a protestant and "in communion with the Church of England."
April 26, 2011 Will the royal couple go for Handel, Tavener, or Elton John? And what would you choose for them?
April 26, 2011 From Wait Wait's "How To Do Everything" podcast, a step-by-step guide to not embarrassing yourself in front of the queen. A few ground rules: Don't wear gloves. Don't chew gum. And don't say "toilet."
April 26, 2011 With her marriage, Kate Middleton becomes the wife of the second in line to the British throne — Prince William, the grandson of the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth. Here's a look at Queen Elizabeth's family and where the members stand in the line of succession.
April 26, 2011 Queen Elizabeth's rule extends across the world; she's the sovereign of 15 Commonwealth realms in addition to the United Kingdom. But she's not the only royal out there. Here, a look at where monarchies — and sultanates and emirates, which are similar systems — still exist around the world.
April 26, 2011 No matter what, though, Prince William and Kate Middleton will appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for the traditional "first kiss."
April 26, 2011 As the anticipated royal wedding approaches, Tina Brown, author of The Diana Chronicles and editor of Newsweek and The Daily Beast, looks back on how much has changed in Britain since the last must-see royal wedding — the 1981 nuptials of Prince Charles and Diana.