Prince Harry, Meghan Markle won't have political guests at wedding

Beautiful soul: Make-up artist Spencer Barnes said he'd approached the'gifted psychic on the advice of Meghan Markle

Beautiful soul: Make-up artist Spencer Barnes said he'd approached the'gifted psychic on the advice of Meghan Markle

It has finally been confirmed that neither the Obama family or the Trump family will be attending Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding.

In a break from tradition, the couple have not included political leaders on the guest list.

The photographer who took Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's official engagement portraits has spoken out about working with the couple and what it was like to be on set on the day of the shoot.

Amanda Williams, chair of the Children's HIV Association (CHIVA), which supports children with HIV across the United Kingdom and Ireland, said she was "delighted and honoured" that CHIVA had been chosen by the royal couple.

We'll all be waiting to see just who shows up to the Royal Wedding next month. The government source noted that the wedding venue was significantly smaller than Westminster Abbey, where Harry's older brother Wednesday Kate Middleton in 2011 in the presence of numerous heads of government.

President Obama and Prince Harry have become particular friends and, over the years, developed a close relationship.


It appears the former first couple will not be among those attending the May 19 nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

But Harry and Meghan will extend some special invitations beyond close friends and relatives, with their decision to include members of the British public in their wedding.

Officials, however, were likely concerned Trump would feel snubbed if he was left out while his predecessor attended.

Since the bride comes from an American background, there were possibilities of former president Barack Obama being present.

Downing Street is eager to maintain good relations with the White House, with an eye to negotiating a bilateral trade agreement as quickly as possible after Britain leaves the European Union.

The BBC also reported 12-year-old Amelia Thompson, who was injured during an attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, was among those who received an invitation. They cite that the smaller size of St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle and Prince Harry's place in the line of succession to the English throne are the two main reasons.

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