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Guests arrive at Windsor Castle ahead of Royal wedding

Guests from around the world have started to arrive at Windsor Castle ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Well known faces, including those from television, film, sport, are beginning to gather ahead of the ceremony.

The Beckham's arrive at the ceremony

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Fashion commentators have remarked that pastel colours are dominating the dress for the wedding. Pastel pink seems to be a favourite with those attending. Meanwhile, men are wearing Morning suits in line with tradition.

Meghan Markle is currently preparing for what some have called 'the biggest day of her life'. Fomer Editor of Tatler magazine told ITV that Cliveden House, where Meghan is preparing and stayed the night, is the ideal location for a pre-ceremony bride. She said: "Cliveden is perfect as it's close to Windsor but still feels isolated."

US TV presenter Oprah Winfrey arrives

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Should children be allowed at weddings?

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There has been more royal news, this time revealing that Princess Charlotte and Prince George will be playing starring roles in the big day.

Three-year-old Charlotte is set to be a bridesmaid and four-year-old George will be a pageboy. Kensington Palace announced that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry would have six bridesmaids and four pageboys.

All of the bridesmaids and pageboys included in the ceremony are children: Harry’s goddaughters, Zalie Warren, two, and three-year-old Florence van Cutsem, Ms Markle’s goddaughters, sisters Remi and Rylan Litt, aged six and seven and four-year-old Ivy Mulroney.

A list of the bridesmaids and pageboys at the royal wedding has been released

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Should children be banned from weddings?

The number of children attending the royal wedding has stirred up the long running debate about whether children should be invited to weddings.

During today’s show, Anna Williamson argues that kids should be kept away from weddings as they risk disrupting the day. But Hannah Marshall says children are welcome and should be included.

What do you think?

Meghan Markle confirms her father will not attend the royal wedding

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Following much speculation, Meghan Markle has confirmed that her father will not be attending the royal wedding on Saturday.

Kensington Palace issued a statement on Thursday morning.

In the statement from Meghan Markle, she said: "Sadly, my father will not be attending our wedding. I have always cared for my father and hope he can be given the space he needs to focus on his health."

She added: "I would like to thank everyone who has offered generous messages of support. Please know how much Harry and I look forward to sharing our special day with you on Saturday."

Grenfell Tower government review does not urge for cladding ban

The Grenfell Tower fire in June 2017

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Almost a year since the Grenfell Tower tragedy and a government review of building regulations has shocked many. The report has not called for an outright ban on combustible cladding and insulation as hoped.

Many people were hoping and expecting that dangerous cladding would be banned, with demands from Grenfell Tower survivors, politicians and fire safety experts calling for a ban.

Cladding is removed from a tower block in Sheffield

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Seventy-two people died as a result of the ferocious fire which ripped through the tower block in West London last June. Since the fire, the cladding on hundreds of buildings has failed fire safety tests.

Protestors gather at a Justice for Grenfell demonstration in May

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Despite a cladding ban not being introduced, the review called for a "radical rethink" of the safety system currently in place.

Dame Judith Hackitt (a senior engineer who used to chair the Health and Safety Executive) said that a "genuine" culture change was required.

Dame Judith Hackitt did not call for an outright cladding ban

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Speaking of the Grenfell disaster, she added that the fire "should not have happened in our country in the 21st century".

But when it came to the question of cladding, she said: "This is most definitely not a question of the specification of cladding systems.”

Adding: "Simply adding more prescription, of making amendments to the current system, such as restricting or prohibiting certain practices, will not address the root causes."