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Confirmed, snubbed, rumoured: the Royal Wedding guest list

Who's in, who's out and what rumours are too convincing to dismiss? A look at the Royal Wedding guest list so far.

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Confirmed: Victoria and David Beckham

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In the party: Pippa Middleton, sister of the bride, will be Kate's maid-of-honour

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Rumoured: Kanye West

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Rumoured: Paul McCartney. It has been reported the former Beatle will perform at the wedding.

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In the Party: Lady Louise Windsor, William's cousin, will be a bridesmaid.

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Snubbed: The first family of the United States was not invited.

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Confirmed: Sir Elton John, left, and husband David Furnish.

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Confirmed: Princesses Eugenie, left, and Beatrice Ferguson are both on the leaded wedding invite list. Snubbed: Their mother, Sarah Ferguson, former wife of Prince Andrew, is not.

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Confirmed: The Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala has never met Prince William or Kate Middleton, but the head priest at the London Buddhist Vihara monastery has been invited to show the royal family's respect for Buddhist tradition. “I would like to meet them, but I know they may not have a chance to meet all of their guests,” Mr. Seelawimala said.

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Confirmed: British Prime Minister David Cameron and deputy prime Minister Nick Clegg both are reportedly invited to the union, as is Ed Miliband, the leader of the opposition.

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Confirmed: The King of Bahrain, Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, is on the leaked wedding list but is not expected to attend as protestors at home continue to call for his ouster.


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Confirmed: Stephen Harper has been invited to the royal wedding, he even tweeted that he and his wife Laureen accepted the invitation, but has since had to turn down the invite to focus on his bid for re-election.


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In the party: Prince Harry will be front-and-centre on the action as his brother's best man.

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