Theresa May, Trump not invited to Prince Harry's wedding

Theresa May, Trump not invited to Prince Harry's wedding

In a pivot away from royal tradition, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will not invite politicians from Great Britain or elsewhere to their May wedding.

US President Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and British PM Theresa May have not been invited to the wedding of prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, royal and United Kingdom government sources said on Tuesday.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are getting married in just over a month, and with the preparations for the big day well underway, Kensington Palace have now released a few more details about the couple's guest list for the wedding. Despite the close friendship between the British prince and the former USA president, it turns out the Obamas are not among the expected 600 guests. Her Majesty's Government was consulted on this decision, which was taken by The Royal Household'.

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Among the invitees is 30-year-old Philip Gillespie, a military veteran who lost his right leg in an explosion in Afghanistan and was a participant in the Invictus Games for wounded service personnel, which Harry founded.

Then prime minister David Cameron was invited to the 2011 wedding of Harry's brother Prince William, who is second in line to the throne after their father Prince Charles. With that, it means that President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are also not invited to the May 19 wedding at Windsor Castle.

Included in this special list is a young survivor of the Manchester terror attack a year ago, a deaf schoolboy who uses his lunch break to teach his classmates sign language and a young girl who works with disadvantaged youngsters. That part of the guest list hasn't been publicly disclosed, but will include people the royal couple know personally.

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