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The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
Newsweek resurrects the former princess for a cover image that situates Diana next to current Princess Catherine.

Newsweek's 'creepy' Princess Diana cover

The magazine imagines — both visually and in words — what could have been if the beloved princess wasn't killed in a tragic 1997 car crash

The Royal Family : Instant Guide
Prince William and Kate Middleton in London: The royal couple is reportedly honeymooning at a luxurious resort on a secluded Indian Ocean island.

The '$1 million' royal honeymoon: An instant guide

Will and Kate are off on their first holiday as a married couple. What kind of luxury getaway did they pick?

The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
Catherine Middleton wowed in a sleek Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen dress that commentators say represents a clear alternative to Princess Diana's "overblown" gown.

Kate Middleton's 'magnificent' wedding dress: The reactions

The dress suspense is over: The royal bride evoked Grace Kelly in a gown by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen that drew near-universal approval

The Royal Family : Best Video
Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, share a kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace Friday.

The 'greatest and grandest' royal wedding video

Prince William and Kate Middleton officially tie the knot in a ceremony cheered by hundreds of thousands in London and millions more around the world

The Royal Family : The List
Kate Middleton may pull off the pristine princess-to-be look, but at least one writer is convinced her inner, rebellious feminist is ready to let loose.

Royal wedding: 4 rogue theories

It's not all frothy excitement over floral arrangements and Kate's dress. Plenty of commentators have some rather controversial thoughts on the royal wedding

The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
Prince Charles may be next in line to the throne according to the royal hierarchy, but the majority of Britons would prefer to see Prince William take the seat.

Should Prince William get a fast track to the throne?

Traditionally, Prince Charles would be king before his son, but given William's overwhelmingly popularity, some are wondering if Charles should step aside

The Royal Family : Fact Sheet
Should Prince Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa of Bahrain change his mind and accept his invitation to this Friday's Royal Wedding, human rights activists are ready to protest.

Top 5 controversial royal wedding invitees

The inclusion of an African king, a Bahraini prince, and Kate Middleton's bawdy uncle raises eyebrows and even incites protest

The Royal Family : In-depth briefing
Though millions of people around the world are expected to cheer on the happy couple during the royal wedding April 29, much of the British population remains indifferent to the monarchy.

Britain's first family

The world seems enthralled by the royal wedding. But what’s the real state of the British monarchy?

The Royal Family : By the numbers
A U.K. minister says that two billion people are expected to tune into Prince William and Kate Middleton's April 29 wedding.

The 'over-the-top' Royal Wedding coverage: By the numbers

With Prince William and Kate Middleton's vows barely a week away, the media is officially entering frenzy mode. But how much do people really care?

The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
Lifetime's version of the Royal courtship, "William & Kate: Let Love Rule," debuts on the network and DVD just in time for the nuptials.

Lifetime's 'William and Kate' TV movie: Too Disney?

Judging from the trailer for its April 18 dramatization of Prince William and Kate Middleton's courtship, say critics, Lifetime is serving up a cornball fantasy

The Royal Family : Instant Guide
"Waity Katie" no more: Prince William popped the question to long-time girlfriend, Kate Middleton, with his mother's sapphire ring.

Prince William's royal wedding: An instant guide

The heir to the British throne will marry Kate Middleton on April 29, but what will the future queen wear? And who is she, anyway? Here's what's known to date

The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
A coffee cup produced in honor of the upcoming royal nuptials features Kate Middleton and her husband-to-be Prince... Harry?

The royal wedding's teacup gaffe

A commemorative mug goofs by using an image of Prince Harry instead of his older brother William. Nobody will notice, right?

The Royal Family : Fact Sheet
Prince William and Kate Middleton lookalikes (pictured) are being hired for events such as the London Toy Fair, where they help sell knitted royal dolls.

The royal wedding: 6 strange facts

Think you know everything about Prince William and Kate's nuptials? Think again. From commemorative condoms to model rabbits of the couple, the weirdest things about the royal wedding

The Royal Family : Slideshow
On April 29, 2011, Kate Middleton follows in line with many regal brides before her - both in Britain and across the globe - and becomes a princess.

Regal weddings

William and Kate are the only the latest royal couple to capture the public imagination

The Royal Family : The List
William's princely status cannot protect him from hair loss, but Rogaine says it would be happy to help him out.

Exploiting Prince William's wedding: 5 marketing schemes

Rogaine is trying to get in on the excitement surrounding the royal wedding, but it isn't the only company stretching the bounds of good taste

The Royal Family : Opinion Brief
The more "casual" shot  of Prince William and Kate Middleton, in notable neutrals, was taken in the Cornwall Room of St. James Palace.

Mario Testino's 'weak' royal portrait

Prince William and Kate Middleton released two official engagement photos by the "Vogue" photographer — but some Royal watchers find the shots wanting

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