Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrate first wedding anniversary

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge today celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary

On 29 April, 2011 huge parts of the UK came to a halt as people tuned in to the witness the marriage of Prince William to Catherine Middleton. Thousands of people lined the streets of London between Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, where the wedding took place. Here the newly-married couple wave to the crowds as they make their way back to Buckingham Palace.

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A huge cheer was heard for both balcony kisses

Thousands of people crammed outside Buckingham Palace, around the Victoria monument and down The Mall hoping to get a view of the royal couple on the palace's balcony. A huge cheer erupted as the Duke and Duchess made their way onto the balcony. The couple shared one very quick kiss, but pleased the crowd with a second kiss later.

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From the Seychelles to Anglesey

After a quiet and private honeymoon in the Seychelles the royal couple returned to home and Prince William's work as rescue helicopter pilot saw the Duke and Duchess living in Anglesey.

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Meeting the Obamas at the Palace

In May President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle came on a state visit to the UK. The Obamas met the Duke and Duchess at Buckingham Palace less than one month after their wedding.

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Handing out medals to Irish Guardsv

One of the first royal engagements for the Duke and Duchess was attending a medal ceremony for the 1st Battalion Irish Guards on Armed Forces Day at the Victoria Barracks in Windsor. The couple took time talking to soldiers at the ceremony.

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Their first royal tour

After enjoying some quiet time after their wedding the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge headed to North America for their first official royal tour. The couple were warmly welcomed by huge crowds when they arrived in Canada.

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Getting into the spirit

The royal couple showed why they have helped revive the popularity of the royal family as they watch some bull riding while wearing western clothing and cowboy hats in Calgary.

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The Prince is the first to try his hand at some hockey

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Showing style on the red carpet in Los Angeles

After their trip to Canada the royal tour took the Duke and Duchess to California. They showed style on the red carpet as they attended the BAFTA Brits to Watch event in Los Angeles.

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Meeting the Danish royals in Copenhagen

In November the Duke and Duchess met Prince Frederik and his wife Princess Mary at a Unicef emergency supply centre in Copenhagen. The royals visited the centre to view efforts to distribute emergency food and medical supplies to East Africa; where severe food shortages are affecting more than 13 million people.

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A polite refusal leads to pregnancy speculation

During the visit to the Unicef supply centre in Copenhagen the Duchess refused to taste a high energy paste used to treat severe malnutrition. This sparked rumours that the Duchess was pregnant, but these proved to be false.

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The Prince heads to the Falklands

Prince William's work as an RAF search and rescue pilot saw him have to take a tour of duty on the Falkland Islands. His wife did not join him on the islands.

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The Duchess goes ahead with solo duties

With her husband overseas the Duchess of Cambridge went ahead with a series of solo engagements, including a trip to Liverpool, where huge crowds greeted her at each event. Here the Duchess is seen collecting flowers and gifts outside Alder Hey children's hospital.

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The Duchess has a go at hockey as well

After witnessing her husband's efforts in Canada the Duchess had a swing when meeting the Team GB Olympic hockey teams at the Olympic Park.

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The Duchess joins the jubilee tour

The Queen and other members of the royal family are embarking on a diamond jubilee tour of the UK and the Commonwealth. The Duchess joined the Queen and Prince Philip on the opening engagement of the jubilee tour, with a trip to Leicester.

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The first speech

In March the Duchess visited the Treehouse children's hospice in Ipswich and made her first speech since becoming a member of the royal family. After a nervous start the Duchess received loud applause and cheers from those who were present.

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Back together in the public eye

After their forced absence the royal couple are back together and most recently appeared at a fundraising reception for new First World War galleries at the Imperial War Museum.