UK royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been officially married

Celebrity guests arrived throughout the morning ahead of the midday ceremony

UK royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been officially married

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Updated 14.50

Britain's Prince Harry and the US actress Meghan Markle have become husband and wife.

The royal wedding took place at St George's Chapel, on the grounds of Windsor Castle.

The ceremony began at midday, with a pair of wedding receptions to take place this evening.

The bride was accompanied down the aisle by Prince Charles.

Meghan Markle and her bridal party arrive at St George's Chapel. Picture by: Ben Birchall/PA Wire/PA Images

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets in Windsor, hoping to catch a glimpse of the couple before or after the ceremony.

After the wedding, the newly-married couple were brought through the streets of Windsor in a horse-drawn carriage.

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Queen Elizabeth and her husband Philip arrived shortly before the ceremony began.

US TV presenter Oprah Winfrey and British actor Idris Elba were among the first of around 600 guests to arrive this morning.

George and Amal Clooney were also in attendance, with David and Victoria Beckham also arriving at the chapel for the wedding ceremony. 

Famous musicians in attendance included Elton John and James Blunt.

Several of Ms Markle's former co-stars from the US TV drama Suits also attended.

The UK's Prince Harry (left) walks with his best man, the Duke of Cambridge. Picture by: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/PA Images

It was confirmed this morning that Prince Harry, who is sixth in line for the British throne, has gained the title of the Duke of Sussex ahead of the wedding.

His new wife, meanwhile, will become the Duchess of Sussex.

In a statement yesterday, the Royal Family said: "Like any couple getting married, Prince Harry and M. Markle have taken a great deal of care in selecting all elements for their service.

"This has been a collaborative effort led by Prince Harry and Ms. Markle."